News - The Senate

Senate President Appoints Aji And Adedayo As CoS And SA Media

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has appointed Babagana Muhammad Aji and Festus Adedayo as his Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media and Publicity respectively.

I Hold No Grudges – Omo-Agege

5 months ago /
Nation 

Barely a week after his emergence as deputy senate president of the 9th Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said he holds no grudges against anyone over the events that preceded his election.

9th National Assembly To Consider and Pass Budget In Three Months-Lawan

5 months ago /
Nation 

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has restated the desire of the Ninth National Assembly to ensure that the job of budget consideration and passage is done within the period of three months.

Okorocha Sworn In As Senator

5 months ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been sworn in as Senator representing Imo West.

House Of Reps Constitutes Three Ad hoc Committees

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has directed the clerk of the House to notify the President, the Senate and the Secretary to the Federal Government that the House has been properly constituted and is ready to receive communications.

Senate Adjourns For Two Weeks

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has adjourned for two weeks to enable the management of the National Assembly put the offices of lawmakers in order after lawmakers in the 8th Senate had gone with most of the furniture.

Nnamani Advocates Robust Executive/Legislature Relations For Sustainable Development

5 months ago /
Nation 

Senator Chimaroke Nnamani representing Enugu East says it is important for the 9th assembly to work with the executive arm of government to deliver sustainable governance to the Nigerian people.

APC Congratulates NASS Leaders

5 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly.

Lawmakers-Elect Begin Accreditation

6 months ago /
Nation 

National lawmakers-elect has begun accreditation ahead of Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth National Assembly amidst complaints about the process by lawmakers.

Gbajabiamila Woos Senators

6 months ago /
Nation 

One of the contenders for the speakership of the ninth House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says his intention to lead his colleagues is not to promote the hegemony of any political Godfather as being speculated in some quarters, but an attempt to reposition the lower chamber for more constructive engagement with the executive arm of government.

Senate Approves N129.4 Billion Subsidy Payment

6 months ago /

The Nigerian Senate has approved another sum of N129.4 billion payment of fuel subsidy arrears for sixty-seven companies.

Supreme Court To Stop Buhari

6 months ago /
Nation 

One of the parties that participated in the February 23 Presidential election, Hope Democratic Party (HDP).

Ekweremadu Commends Dankwambo On Peaceful Co-existence In Gombe

6 months ago /
Nation 

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, says the achievements of the Gombe State Governor,  Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, in the aspects of peaceful coexistence and development will remain a reference point for future leaders.

Osoba, Abiodun Absent As Buhari Inaugurates Amosun’s Projects

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abeokuta, on Saturday, inaugurated the projects done by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun.

Zamfara Judgement, A Setback For APC – Lawan

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Senate majority leader, Ahmed Lawan has described the Supreme Court Judgement on the 2019 elections in Zamfara state as a setback for the party.

Supreme Court Declares PDP Candidates Winners Of All Zamfara State 2019 Elections

6 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Supreme Court has declared all Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP),  candidates winners of the governorship, National Assembly, and State House Of Assembly of the Zamfara State general elections.

NANS Opposes Imposition Of Principal Officers On National Assembly

6 months ago /

The Senate of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has asked members of the 9th National Assembly to resist the imposition of principal officers on the assembly.

Senate Passes Bill Upgrading Yaba Tech

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has commenced moves to upgrade Yaba College of Technology to a full-fledged university.

Senate Passes FCT Road Traffic Administration Bill

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill seeking the establishment of Road Traffic and Motor Vehicle Administration Service.

Abike Dabiri Spits Fire, Accuses Airlines Of Running Drug Cartels

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has accused Egypt and Ethiopian airlines of running drug cartels across Nigeria’s international airports.