Tag: Senate Committee

400,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Rivers

admin- November 20, 2018

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over more than 400,000 Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) unclaimed in Rivers INEC office. ... Read More

Nigeria’s Senate Uncovers Alleged N10trn Fraud in NNPC

admin- March 9, 2017

Three joint committees of the senate to investigate alleged ten trillion Naira in the Nigeria national petroleum corporation, NNPC and other stakeholders in the petroleum ... Read More

Senate Wants Verification of HIV Cure Claim By University Don

Henry Solomon- February 14, 2017

The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare, Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases, on Tuesday urged the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to authenticate the claim ... Read More

News Summary 13/02/2017; Senate Committee On Ecological Other Budget Defense

admin- February 13, 2017

Senate Committee On Ecological Other Budget Defense Chairman Senate committee on ecological and climate change Abba Bukar Ibrahim has urged the ministry of environment and ... Read More

News Summary on NTA, 9th Nov 2016; Buhari Inaugurates Edo State University, U.S Election Update, etc.

admin- November 9, 2016

President Buhari Inaugurates Edo State University   President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment to meet the needs of the ordinary people through provision of ... Read More

#Budget2016: The Truth on Lagos-Calabar Rail Project – Senator Ashafa

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 12, 2016

I have carefully followed the news items making the rounds in relation to the budget presented to the National Assembly and what was defended by ... Read More

Senate Promises Early Completion of Constitution Amendment Exercise

Abdul Jimoh- January 13, 2016

   The Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has given assurances on ... Read More

EFCC Chairman Advocates Time Frame for Corruption Cases

Abdul Jimoh- December 18, 2015

Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, December 17, 2015 called on the National Assembly to enact a law to ... Read More

Senate Pledges To Support EFCC In Its Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 14, 2015

The senate on Monday, December 14 pledged its support for the ongoing fight against corruption in Nigeria. Chairman Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes, ... Read More

4070 Teachers Targeted In 2014 NTI/MDGS Training Workshops

Abdul Jimoh- August 31, 2014

Over four thousand Teachers in the six Geopolitical Zones are to benefit in this year’s Annual Millennium Development Goals retraining workshops. The National Teachers’ Institute, ... Read More

Senate Invites Finance Minister Over Budget

admin- September 19, 2013

The senate has directed its standing committees on finance and appropriation to invites the two ministers of finance towards ascertaining the level of implementation of ... Read More

Senate Committee on Oversight Visit Hospitals & NIPRD

admin- July 16, 2013

The first port of call was the 350 bed University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada which due to its proximity to the highway, the Chief ... Read More

Senators on Rivers State Politics

admin- July 10, 2013

The Senators resolutions on the Rivers State Assembly crisis followed a personal explanation through a point of order raised by Senator Magnus Abe on the ... Read More

Senate Orders Investigation on Kizara Killings

admin- June 28, 2013

By Adamu Sambo The Senate has mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate circumstances leading to the sudden withdrawal of a ... Read More

PDP Receives Request for State Creation

admin- June 19, 2013

The Deputy Senate President said sixty-one State creation requests were received and analyzed by the committee comprising of representatives of all the States. Senator Ekweremadu ... Read More

NASS on Public Accounts

admin- June 6, 2013

Senate Public Accounts Committee Chairman, Ahmed Lawan said the pre-inaugural interaction is aimed at putting in place, a platform for the Coordinator of the responsibilities ... Read More

Senate Committee Visit Science and Tech Agencies

admin- June 6, 2013

By Ifeanyi Okafor The Senate Committee on Science and Technology has called for greater collaboration of Research Institutes in order to promote sustainable marketing drove ... Read More

Senate Holds Public Hearing on HIV/AIDS

admin- June 5, 2013

By Aishatu Zango Abdullahi The Senate Committee on Health has held a public hearing on a bill for an act to make provisions for the ... Read More

Senate Committee Challenges Minister of Science & Technology

admin- May 30, 2013

By Abdullahi Musa Suleja The Senate Committe on Science and Technology has challenged the Minister of Science and Technology to take up the issue of ... Read More

Senate Committee Uncovers N300M Fraud

admin- March 11, 2013

By Goodluck Enaini The Senate Committee on Education has uncovered a 300 Million naira fraud at the University of Petroleum Resources Effurum Delta state. That is ... Read More