Monday, July 13, 2020

Name Ibadan Airport After Ajimobi, Senate Urges FG

The Senate has called on the Federal Government to immortalise the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who recently died of...

Polio: Senate Wants Immunization of Children Sustained

The Senate has called on government at the federal and state levels, as well as relevant ministries and agencies to sustain the immunization of...

Keyamo is Rascally, not Even a Substantive Minister—Senator Ubah

Following the encounter between members of the National Assembly Committees on Labour and Productivity and the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, which...

Investigate Herdsmen Attack on Benue Communities, Senate Urges Security Agencies

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Nigeria Police and other relevant security agencies in the country to carry out a comprehensive investigation into attacks...

Senate Receives Buhari’s Request to Confirm Ambassador-Designate

The Senate on Wednesday received a request for the confirmation of Suleiman Sani as career Ambassador-designate for the Federal Capital Territory. The President’s request was...

National Assembly Suspends Implementation of 774,000 Recruitments.

The National Assembly has suspended the implementation of the 774, 000 public work program. This was disclosed in statement on Wednesday jointly signed by Senator...

Rowdy Session in National Assembly over NDE 774,000 Recruitments

There was a mild drama today in the National Assembly over the National Directorate of Employment’s 774,000 recruitment exercise. The drama, which occurred at the...

Senate Adjourns  Plenary to Mourn Late Osinowo

The Senate on Tuesday after a three-week recess held the plenary for a brief period and then adjourned their sitting to Wednesday after about...

N’Assembly Leadership Halts Planned Hike in Electricity Tariffs

The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday waded into the controversy on the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1st, 2020 and...

Senate President Denies N- Power Job Slots

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has denied a publication on the Sahara Reporters portal purporting that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management allocated...

COVID- 19: 13 Imo Lawmakers Test Positive

Spokesperson for Imo State COVID-19 Task Force, Chimezie Iwuala, has revealed that no fewer than 13 members of the Imo State House of Assembly...

Insecurity: Sit Up or Get Sacked, Lawan Tells Service Chiefs

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the country's service chiefs to improve their performance or prepare to be shown the way out. Lawan said...

Femi Gbajabiamila Commends Resident Doctors for Calling Off Strike

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) for calling off their...

Senate President Tasks Committee to Look into Power Sec. 2013 Privatization...

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Monday charged the Senate Committee on Power to investigate the agreement signed in 2013 on the privatisation of the...

BREAKING: Senator Bayo Osinowo is Dead

The Senator representing Lagos East ,Adebayo Osinowo, popularly known as Pepper is dead. He died a few hours ago at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos. A close...

Senate Begins Probe Of Power Sector

The Senate will today Monday begin investigation into alleged unwholesome practices in the power sector. The probe is to be carried out by Senate Committee...

Senate on Track to Deliver on Promises to Nigerians – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Thursday that the Ninth Senate which just clocked one year has remained on track to deliver...

Senate Confirms 42 Career Ambassadors-Designate, Others, Adjourns till June 23

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of 42 Ambassadors-designate. This was just as the upper chamber confirmed the nomination of James Jiya John Kolo...

Senate Confirms Justice Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court President 

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem as the President of the Court of Appeal. Her confirmation was after a report...

Lawan, Gbajabiamila to Meet Buhari over Rising Insecurity

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, will meet with President Buhari to discuss security...

BREAKING: Senate Passes N10.805tr Revised 2020 Budget

The Senate on Thursday during  plenary passed the revised 2020 budget sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. The upper legislative house ,however , increased...

Nigeria: Senate Moves to Protect Rape Victims against Stigmatization

The Senate on Wednesday considered a critical bill seeking to protect victims of rape against any form of stigmatization in the country.  The bill which...

Senate to Consider 2020 Revised Budget Thursday

The Senate will on Thursday, 11th June, 2020, consider the revised 2020 budget. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, gave the hint on Wednesday...

Lawan Tells Leaders to Turn Country’s Diversity into it’s Strength 

Senate President Ahmad Lawan, has called on leaders in the country to take advantage of the country’s diversity to wield the required strength to...

Senate Confirms Appointments of SEC, RMAFC Nominees

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has tasked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure efficiency in the discharge of its duties so...

Rivers: Senate Wades into Mysterious Deaths in Bonny Island

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Health (Primary and Communicable Disease) to meet with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) following the...

Senate Begins Probe of Moribund Paper Mills

The senate has mandated its Committee on Privatization to investigate the operations and non-performance of paper mills sold by the Bureau of Public Enterprises...

Senate Confirms NDIC, Law Reform Commission Nominees

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nominations of Mrs. Diana Okonta (South-South); and Mrs. Ya’ana Talib Yaro (North-East) as Non-Executive Directors of the Nigerian...

Kalu Resumes in Senate, Attends Plenary

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,...

Senate Receives Buhari’s Request to Confirm Acting President, Court of Appeal

The Senate on Tuesday during  plenary  received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of the Acting President of the Court...

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