Tag: Nigerian Senate

Nigerian Senate Passes Bill on Firearms

AMT Tanimu- June 30, 2021

Senate has passed the bill seeking to amend the Firearms Act of 2004. This followed the consideration of the report of its Committee on Judiciary, human ... Read More

Senate Resumes, Confirmation of Service chiefs

AMT Tanimu- February 9, 2021

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has read the Presidential request for the confirmation of the appointment of the new service chiefs. Dr. Lawan, also ... Read More

Day 4 of The Senate Committee’s Presentation of Budget Report to the Appropriation Committee

AMT Tanimu- November 6, 2019

Senate Committee on Appropriations commenced its meeting with its Subcommittees at 11:10 am with a prayer by Senator Barau Jibrin, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations. The ... Read More

Senate approves N243.4bn FCT budget

admin- May 28, 2019

The Senate, on Tuesday, approved a sum of N243.4 billion for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) budget for 2019 Fiscal Year. The approval followed ... Read More

2018 Budget Passes 2nd Reading

AMT Tanimu- December 6, 2017

The 8th Senate has passed the Second Reading of the 2018 Appropriation Bill. The Bill has been forwarded to the Committee on Appropriations and its ... Read More

Nigerian Senate Proceedings of Thursday, 30th November, 2017

AMT Tanimu- December 1, 2017

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu took the official Prayer and ... Read More

Financial Intelligence Bill Scales Second Reading In Senate

Abdul Jimoh- July 25, 2017

Financial Intelligence Bill Scales Second Reading in Senate Today, the Nigerian Senate passed the Second Reading of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency Bill. The Bill ... Read More

The Nigerian Football Federation(NFF) will now operate differently

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 31, 2017

Cecilia Ijuo: The Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Bill 2017 after the third reading. The passage followed a clause by clause ... Read More

Nigerian Senate receives 2017 Budget report, fixes Thursday for passage

inno.korie- May 9, 2017

The Senate on Tuesday received the report of the Joint Committee on Appropriation and Finance on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. The report was laid at ... Read More

#BREAKING: Peace Corps Deemed Illegal, Bill Suffers Major Setback in Senate

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 2, 2017

NAN: The Senate has stepped down the bill to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps after lawmakers opposed adoption of the conference report on it. The ... Read More

May Day: Workers Are the Lifeblood of Our Nation, Says Saraki

Abdul Jimoh- April 30, 2017

Senate President Described Workers As Lifeblood Of The Nation Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described Nigerian workers as the life-'blood and driving force ... Read More

Xenophobic Attacks: Senate Cancels Trip to South Africa

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 8, 2017

The Senate has announced the cancellation of the planned trip, by its delegation, to South Africa over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country. ... Read More

Saraki Seeks Efficient Healthcare Services In The Country

Abdul Jimoh- February 25, 2017

...Commissions Hospital built by Senator in Yobe Senate President, Bukola Saraki On Healthcare Services Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday urged the Federal ... Read More

Onnoghen’s Confirmation as CJN: Senate reads Ag President Osinbajo’s request letter

inno.korie- February 21, 2017

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed receiving a letter from Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, requesting the confirmation of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria ... Read More

Fresh List of 46 Non-Career Ambassadors Resubmitted For Confirmation

AMT Tanimu- January 12, 2017

The senate months back rejected the non-career Ambassadorial list earlier sent by President Muhammadu Buari for confirmation. However, President Muhammadu Buhari today send or resubmitted ... Read More

Why Ali Ndume was removed as Senate Leader – Marafa

inno.korie- January 11, 2017

Sen. Kabiru Marafa  has debunked speculations that former Majority Leader, Sen. Ali Ndume, was removed because of his stand on  the confirmation of Mr Ibrahim ... Read More

APC Congratulates Senator Ahmed Lawan On Election As Senate Leader

AMT Tanimu- January 11, 2017

Bolaji Abdullahi, Abuja: The All Progressives Congress (APC) welcomes the development in the Senate, which led to the replacement of the former Senate Leader, Senator ... Read More

Saraki’s Opening Speech As The Senate Resumes From Recess

AMT Tanimu- January 10, 2017

Distinguished colleagues, it is heartwarming for me to see you back in good health, refreshed and energized for the work ahead. Let me on behalf ... Read More

Breaking: Senate Holds Public Hearing On PIB Tomorrow

AMT Tanimu- December 6, 2016

The Senate, will on Wednesday (December 7th, 2016) begin the public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIB), which passed the second reading on ... Read More

NASS To Support Nigeria Air Force On Made-In-Nigeria Technology – Saraki

inno.korie- November 30, 2016

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday expressed the readiness of the National Assembly to support the Nigerian Air Force in the development and ... Read More