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Airlines make N330.59bn from tickets sales

Drug abuse: NCAA to conduct pre-flight tests on pilots

The House of Representatives has called on the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to conduct regular pre-flight tests on pilots to ensure that they are not under...

Yakubu Dogara

Dogara fumes over Fayemi’s absence at Ajaokuta Steel debate

The absence of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, at the ongoing debate on the Ajaokuta steel company, has drawn the ire of lawmakers at the...

House of Representatives

Nigeria aims to pass oil bill by mid-2018- Lawmaker

Nigeria’s lower chamber aims to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), aimed at overhauling the West African nation’s energy sector, in the second quarter of 2018,...

Benue-Yams

Exporting yams is illegal, rep tells FG

  A member of the House of Representatives from Nasarawa state, Gaza Jonathan, has said the federal government broke the law by exporting yams as its export is...

House of Representatives Committee Scores INTELS High

House of Representatives Committee scores INTELS high

The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Relocation has commended the management of INTELS Nigeria Limited for...

NEITI

No evidence that NNPC remitted $15.8bn NLNG dividend – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Wednesday said it had no evidence to show that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...

NEITI

$37.5bn crude, gas proceeds not remitted to FG –NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) told the House of Representatives on Wednesday that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senate passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry....

Osinbajo expects economy to pick up after sluggish Q2

Osinbajo seeks Reps approval for additional $1.2bn external loan

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is seeking the approval of the House of Representatives for $1.280 billion loan for the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN). He said the DBN...

House of Representatives

Crude oil pre-shipment inspection contracts breach due process – Reps

A House of Representatives panel yesterday uncovered several breaches in the procurement processes in the contracts for the pre-shipment inspection of Nigeria’s crude...

House of Representatives

$17bn stolen crude: Reps’ panel queries CBN over $81.2bn shortfall

The House of Representatives has queried the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a staggering $81.2bn imbalance in crude oil sale proceeds declared by the apex bank for...

Senate

Senate postpones 2017 budget report presentation

The Senate, on Thursday, postponed the laying of report on the 2017 Appropriation Bill to Tuesday.The Committees on Appropriations in the Senate and House of...