SENATE

BREAKING: Senate confirms Prof. Yakubu as INEC chairman

The appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for the second term of five…

3 months ago

BREAKING: Sack these overstayed service chiefs, Senate tells Buhari over Borno killings

Months after requesting the resignation of service chiefs, the Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the ”overstayed” service…

3 months ago

INEC Chair: Senate to confirm Professor Yakubu next week

The Senate on Wednesday referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman,…

3 months ago

Senate passes Bill for upgrade Ahmadu Bello College of Agriculture Kabba to University status

A bill for the upgrade of Ahmadu Bello College of Agriculture, Kabba to a full-fledged specialized university passed second reading…

3 months ago

Insecurity: Senate summons communications minister Pantami

The Senate on Wednesday, mandated its committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to summon the Minister of Communications and Digital…

3 months ago

Senate approves Buhari’s N148bn refund to Ondo, Osun, three others

The Senate on Tuesday approved the request of the President Muhammadu Buhari's request of a refund of N148,141,969,161.24 to Ondo,…

3 months ago

Senate not aware of FG’s planned sale of national assets – Orji

The Senate has said it was in the dark about the federal government’s plan to sell certain national assets and…

4 months ago

Nigeria’s debt to hit N38.68tr by Dec 2021 ― FG

The Federal Government Tuesday disclosed that Nigeria’s debt profile will rise from N31 trillion it was as at June this…

4 months ago

#EndSARS: We need to regulate social media now – FG insists

The Federal Government has warned that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder if the issue of fake news…

4 months ago

JUST IN: Senate adjourns plenary till November 24

The Senate on Tuesday suspended its plenary and adjourned till November 24, 2020. Senate President Ahmad Lawan said the suspension…

5 months ago

BREAKING: Address Nigerians over #EndSARS protests now, Senate tells Buhari

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address the nation in a bid to douse the rising…

5 months ago

PDP reject Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as INEC Commissioner

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the nomination of Ms Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent…

5 months ago

Buhari presents Proceeds of Crime Bill to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a Bill to the Senate, which seeks to ensure transparency and accountability in the management…

5 months ago

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Appointment of 8 Supreme Court Justices

On Tuesday, October 13, the Senate approved and confirmed the appointment of eight Supreme Court justices. President Muhammadu Buhari had…

5 months ago

Full text of Buhari’s 2021 budget speech

PROTOCOLS 1. It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the…

5 months ago

Lawmakers bar Buhari’s Ministers, Aides from Budget Presentation

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday said all COVID-19 safety protocols would be strictly observed at Thursday’s presentation of 2021…

5 months ago

Senate begins probing unrepatriated oil, gas, non-oil export proceeds

The Senate has began probing crude oil and gas and non-oil export proceeds unrepatriated since the inspection of the Export…

5 months ago

Senate receives MTF/FSP report, lawmakers reject PENCOM nominee

The Senate on Wednesday received the report of the Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning and Economic Affairs on…

5 months ago

Buhari to present 2021 budget next week

President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2021 budget to the National Assembly next week, the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, has…

5 months ago

“No member received N20m as COVID-19 relief”, Senate replies NDDC Projects Director Ojougboh

The Senate has said no senator received the sum of N20 million as COVID-19 palliative. The Senate said this in…

6 months ago

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