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SENATE NEWS: Mark Condoles NUJ over death of three Journalists

    LEGISREPORTS NG - President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has sent a message of condolence to the President and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) over the death of three Journalists in a ghastly motor accident in Ilesa, Osun state at the weekend.   In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, Senator Mark in a condolence message to the President of the NUJ, Mallam Garba M ...

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SENATE NEWS: Mark charges Military on improved security

    LEGISREPORTS NG - The Senate President, Senator David Mark, has charged the armed forces to embark on improving its capacity to identify and disrupt threats to the country's security.   Mark made the call while speaking at the graduation ceremony of course 21 participants of the National Defence College.   The senate president said the federal government is prepared to take steps aim ...

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INSECURITY: Security challenges – Don’t give up, Mark urges Nigerians

    LEGISREPORTS NG - President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has for the umpteenth time tasked Nigerians to renew their faith in the unity of the nation saying that the security and social-economic challenges facing the nation should not deter them.   In a statement in Abuja, Senator Mark during a Church service to Mark his Wife, Helen 64th birthday at the St. Mulumba Chaplaincy, Apo, ye ...

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SPECIAL REPORT: How Senator Emordi fared in 2 years as Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters

 LEGISREPORTS  NG - The performance of the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on National Assembly Matters, Senator Joy Emordi, has come under scrutiny sequel to an appraisal of events ever since being appointed into office in 2011 by the President.     Findings by LEGISREPORTS revealed that since her coming into office 2011, there never has being from 1999 till 2010 the number of disagreements ...

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SENATE NEWS: Senator wants policemen out of EFCC

  LEGISREPORTS NG  -  Chairman of Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Financial Crimes Senator, Victor Rampyal Lar who represents Plateau South at the Nigerian Senate has called on the authorities to reduce the high number of policemen seconded to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).     He said out of about 1250 people staffers at the EFCC, 700 of them are policemen and ...

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SENATE NEWS: Senator frowns at failure of IG to redeploy Rivers State Commissioner of Police.

 LEGISREPORTS NG -The Senator representing Rivers South -East Magnus Abe said the National Assembly will carry out the duties of the State Lawmakers following the takeover of the State legislature. Senator Magnus Abe who stated this while speaking to newsmen said the National Assembly cannot impeach the Governor ''all the legislative functions of the Rivers State House of Assembly except the power of impeac ...

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SENATE NEWS: Mark to intervene in the FCT, IBB golf club C-of-O Imbroglio

LEGISREPORTS NG - President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has promised to intervene in the imbroglio between the Federal Capital Territory Administration Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed and the management of the IBB International golf and country club over certificate of occupancy (C of O) of the complex.   Mark stated this in a statement issued in on Tuesday in Abuja.   According to the statement, the ...

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SENATE NEWS: Constitution amendment: State Creation Not Foreclosed, says Mark

LEGISREPORTS NG - President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has assured agitators for the creation of States not to be disillusioned by the turn of events "because there is still a window to address the issue".   In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, Senator Mark told his Constituents under the aegis of Idoma National Forum (INF), who are unarguably unhappy that the Constitution review committee ...

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SENATE NEWS: 2015 Elections – Senator Anyawu tasks Journalists on Professionalism, corruption

LEGISREPORTS NG - Ahead of the 2015 General elections, Senator Chris Anyawu, APGA, Imo, on Saturday tasked journalists on the adoption of professionalism in the discharge of their duties with regards to ensuring balanced and fair reportage of news by the media.   Anyawu, also a seasoned Journalist and broadcaster urged practicing Journalists to work in concert against corruption by ridding the professi ...

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SENATE NEWS: The Nigerian Senate is the hope of democracy – Gov Akpabio

LEGISREPORTS NG - The Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Barrister Godswill Obot Akpabio, on Saturday said the maturity demonstrated by the Senate, particularly going by recent events, under the leadership of Senator David Mark is a lucid evidence that portrays the upper chamber as the hope for the sustenance of democracy in the country. Akpabio stated this in Uyo, the Capital city of Akwa-Ibom state, in a speech ...

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