Service Chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari have been confirmed by the Nigerian Senate. The confirmation today followed the report by the Senate Committee on Defence submitted to the Senate plenary. Senate Committee Chairman on Defence and former Governor of Sokoto State, Senator Wamakko in the report explained that the nominees who were appointed to […]

Senate will today debate on clashes between farmers and herders in parts of the country. Leader of the Senate, Yahaya Abdullahi, who confirmed this while addressing journalists at his office in Abuja, said his deputy, Ajayi Boroffice, would raise a motion on the issue. While noting that local political leaders should be encouraged to find […]

 Senate Public Account Committee has sustained the damming verdict of the Auditor General for the Federation on the management of the four-point six billion naira fund meant to tackle the Ebola scourge in Nigeria by the Ministry of Health. Chairman of the committee, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, said he gave the nod following the alleged refusal […]

The Department of State Services, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and Femi Falana, counsel to Omoyele Sowore, have till the end of today to submit their testimonies on the detained activist Chairman, Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele said the memoranda are expected today at the […]

The dust raised by the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja by operatives of the State Security Services to arrest convener of the #Revolutionnow Protest, Omoyele Sowore is yet to settle. Yesterday, the Senate invited Sowore’s lead lawyer, Femi Falana, to appear before it over the issue. In a letter was signed […]

The 9th Senate says it will commence work on the Petroleum Industry Bill as soon as they resume in January 2020. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan announced this in a statement in Abuja. The proposed bill will enable the Federal Government overhaul the petroleum industry so as to entrench efficiency and transparency in upstream and […]

SENATE Senator Smart Adeyemi is now officially a member of the Eight Senate and is to represent Kogi West Senatorial District. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, swore him into office at today’s plenary Adeyemi defeated Senator Dino Melaye at last Saturday’s re-run conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission. With his swearing-in, the […]

An inflation of personnel budget and padding amounting to over eighteen billion naira has been discovered by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission from some Federal Ministries, Departments, and Agencies. Chairman of ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, said the discovery followed the launching of its System Study and Review of Practices in over […]

President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking Senate’s consideration and passage of six Aviation Bills. This was contained in a letter sent to the senate by President Buhari. The bills include Civil Aviation Bill, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria Bill, Nigerian College of Air space Management Agency Establishment Bill 2019. Others are Nigerian College of Aviation Technology […]

Following controversies that have greeted the Hate Speech Bill which passed first reading last week, Senate has distanced itself from the proposed legislation. Acting spokesperson for the red chamber, Senator Godiya Akwashiki, who declared the lawmakers’ stance in Abuja, said contrary to widespread impression, the bill was not the idea of the ninth Senate. Akwashiki […]

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