Tag: Senate

Senate Screens New Auditor General of the Federation

Tanimu- February 12, 2021

Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts Matthew Urghohide says, a more comprehensive and transparent mechanism is key to prudent management of public funds. This was ... Read More

Senate Resumes, Confirmation of Service chiefs

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

Senate President’s Independence Anniversary Message to Nigerians

Tanimu- October 1, 2020

I heartily felicitate with fellow Nigerians on the occasion of our 60th Independence Anniversary. While we celebrate the Diamond Jubilee Anniversary of our country as ... Read More

Lawan, Gbajabiamila Ready to Break PIB Jinx

Tanimu- September 29, 2020

The leadership of the National Assembly said, on Monday, that the Assembly would break the jinx of not being able to pass the Petroleum Industry ... Read More

Orji Kalu commends Buhari over Akanu Ibiam International Airport renovation

Suleiman Idris- August 31, 2020

(NAN) The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the successful reconstruction and re-opening of Akanu Ibiam International Airport ... Read More

Senate Lauds President Buhari’s Assent to Amended CAMA Bill

Henry Solomon- August 8, 2020

The Senate says it received the cheering news that President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the repealed and re-enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA). ... Read More

Senate Wants NDDC IMC to Refund N4.923bn

Henry Solomon- July 23, 2020

The Senate on Thursday called on the Interim Management Commitee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) to refund the N4.923 billion payments, made to ... Read More

2015 Audit Report: Senate May Issue Warrant of Arrest Over Failure of MDAs to Defend Queries – Sen. Matthew Urhoghide

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

The Senate on Thursday  said it might be compelled  to issue a warrant for arrests on  heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), which failed ... Read More

Senate confirms 42 career ambassador designates

Abdul Jimoh- June 11, 2020

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the nominations of 42 Ambassador designates presented by President Muhammadu Buhari, for confirmation as Ambassadors to Nigerian foreign missions. The ... Read More

Kalu Resumes Duty at The Senate Chamber

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia-APC), on Tuesday resumed duty at the senate by attending plenary after his release from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. Kalu, who ... Read More

Electoral Bill 2020 Will Inject Better Ideas into Electoral System — Senate

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the ongoing review of the Electoral Law will inject better ideas into the country’s electoral ... Read More

Bill for Establishment of Police Academy Passes 2nd Reading in Senate

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2020

 A bill for the establishment of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano as a degree awarding institution on Wednesday, passed second reading in the Senate. ... Read More

Senate suspends plenary over colleague’s death

Abdul Jimoh- December 19, 2019

The Senate on Thursday, officially announced the demise of Chairman, Senate Committee on Employment, Labour and Productivity, Sen. Ben Uwajumogu and subsequently suspended plenary in ... Read More

Senate passes bill for establishment of Modibo Adama university of technology Adamawa

inno.korie- December 19, 2019

The Senate has passed the bill for establishment of Modibo Adama University of Technology in Adamawa. The passing of the bill followed  presentation and consideration ... Read More

Senate One Day Round Table Discussion “Addressing Nigeria’s Power Problems”

Tanimu- December 9, 2019

Senator Gabriel Suswam, Chairman Senate Committee on Power took the opening prayer. Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi gave his welcome address. “This roundtable discussion was ... Read More

Nigeria Senate Proceedings of Tuesday 3rd November 2019

Tanimu- December 3, 2019

A new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria! Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan PhD, CON led the Principal Officers into ... Read More

Buhari seeks approval of NASS on external borrowing plan

Abdul Jimoh- November 28, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday sought the re- consideration and approval of the National Assembly on the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan of the Federal Government. ... Read More

Nigerian Senate Proceedings of Tuesday, 27th November, 2019

Tanimu- November 27, 2019

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria! Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan PhD, CON led the Principal ... Read More

Nigeria Senate Proceedings of Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Tanimu- November 26, 2019

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria! Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan PhD, CON led the Principal ... Read More

Nigeria Senate Proceedings of Wednesday 20th November 2019

Tanimu- November 21, 2019

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria! Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan PhD, CON led the Principal ... Read More