Tag: Senate

Senate Public Hearing on Secondary

Suleiman Idris- June 23, 2022

It is said that, the only process for a Nation to become exceptional is largely dependent on the level of support for it's educational system. ... Read More

Senate Passes Harmonised version of Electoral Act

Henry Solomon- January 25, 2022

The Senate  has rescinded its decision on Clause 84 of the electoral Act amendment Bill 2010 and passed a harmonised version of both Chambers.   ... Read More

Senate Reconsiders and Passes Electoral Act

Henry Solomon- January 19, 2022

The Senate has reconsidered and passed the electoral Act amendment Bill 2010 which now provides that the decision for mode of party primaries should be ... Read More

Senate to Intensify Budget Oversight

Henry Solomon- January 18, 2022

Senate says it will intensify its oversight on budget implementation so as to ensure increased revenue generation and put a stop to borrowing. President of ... Read More

Chief Whip of the Senate, mourns Sound Sultan

Abdul Jimoh- July 11, 2021

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has lamented the passing of popular singer and recording artist, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound ... Read More

Finance Minister, Zainab Meets NASS Leadership on MTEF-FSP

AMT Tanimu- July 7, 2021

Zainab Shamsuna AhmedNigeria's Finance Minister The Hon. Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed and heads of agencies met with the ... Read More

Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

AMT Tanimu- July 1, 2021

Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Bill  says when signed into law will  reflect the  submissions of over 58 stakeholders in Nigeria's oil and gas ... Read More

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 on Constitution Amendment for Gender Parity

AMT Tanimu- March 10, 2021

The Senate has resolved to carry out an amendment of the Nigerian Constitution to expunge any aspect that infringes on the rights of women. This ... Read More

Senate Screens New Auditor General of the Federation

AMT 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

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

Senate President’s Independence Anniversary Message to Nigerians

AMT 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

AMT 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