News - The Senate

Mark Tasks Political Class On Mentoring New Leaders

8 months ago /
Politics 

The immediate past president of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark has enjoined Nigeria's aging political class to start grooming a fresh crop of leaders for the country.

Gombe Election Tribunal Orders Substituted Service On APC, Governor-Elect

8 months ago /

The election tribunal sitting in Gombe today granted the prayers of three petitioners seeking for substituted service for the All Progressives Congress, APC and its governorship candidate Inuwa Yahaya.

Race For Senate Leadership Heats Up

8 months ago /
Nation 

The race for the leadership of the 9th assembly gathered more momentum on Thursday as a group of youths staged a protest mounting pressure on the former governor of Gombe state, Danjuma Goje to run for the Senate presidency.

Court Of Appeal Receives 736 Election Petitions

8 months ago /
Election  Judiciary  Security 

A total of 736 election petitions have been filed before the court of appeal in Abuja after the successful 2019 general election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in February and March.

UPDATE: Court Orders Saraki, Others To Honour Police Invitation

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senators Dino Melaye and Ben Murray-Bruce to immediately honour the invitation by the Police for questioning over their roles in the October 5, 2018, street procession staged in Abuja by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Court Sacks Delta Senator-Elect, Nwaoboshi

8 months ago /
Judiciary 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that Senator Peter Nwaoboshi was not validly nominated as the PDP candidate for the February 23, 2019 National Assembly election.

Senate Demands Upward Review Of Prisoners Ration

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate Committee on Interior has frowned at the 100  Naira per meal ration allocated to each prisoner in Nigeria insisting that it is too meager.

Senate Appropriation Committee Seeks More Time To Submit Budget Report

8 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Senate has given a final deadline of two weeks for Committee on Appropriation to complete work on the 2019 budget and submit same unfailing next week Friday at plenary.

Saraki Insists On Powers Of Senate To Confirm Presidential Appointees

8 months ago /
Nation 

Senate President Bukola Saraki has insisted that the Senate has the constitutional power to confirm appointments of nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari, including the appointment of the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

State House Medical Centre Reverts To Clinic, President Buhari Directs

8 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the State House Medical Centre, SHMC should revert to a clinic to serve the original purpose of its establishment.

Don't Be Rubber Stamp, Saraki, Dogara Tell Members- Elect

8 months ago /
Politics 

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has asked members-elect in the 9th Assembly to ensure the independence of the legislative arm of government remains intact and not negotiable.

NDA Laments N1.3billion Shortfall In 2018 Budget

8 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The commandant of the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA), Major -General Adeniyi Oyebade on Thursday in Abuja lamented over N1.3 billion shortfall suffered by the academy in budgetary releases by the ministry of finance.

Adamu Laments Inadequate Budgetary Allocation To Education

8 months ago /
Education 

The Minister of education, Adamu Adamu says the proposed 2019 budget will not adequately address the needs of professional and Trade Unions in tertiary institutions.

Protest Rock Anambra Over Umeh’s Legal Challenge Of Ekwunife’s Election Victory

8 months ago /
Election 

Hundreds of women and youths on the platform of concerned citizens of Anambra central senatorial district on Thursday took to the streets of Awka to vent their anger against the decision of the candidate of all progressives grand alliance, APGA, Senator Victor Umeh to challenge at the tribunal the victory of senator Uche Ekwunife, in the just-concluded national assembly election for Anambra Central Senatorial District.

APC Affirms Ahmed Lawan As Choice For Senate President

8 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says there is no going back on its nomination of Senator Ahmed Lawan as the next president of the Senate in the 9th National Assembly.

FG Seeks $461.8m Loan For New Airport Terminals

8 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s aviation minister, Hadi Sirika wants the National Assembly, NASS to consider the approval of the sum of 461.8 million dollars loan for additional work on the new airport terminals across the country.

Senate Divided On Militarization Of Elections

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Nigeria Senate was on Wednesday divided over alleged militarization of the 2019 general elections.

Senate Approves N30,000 New Minimum Wage As FG Looks For Revenue To Foot The Bill

8 months ago /
Politics 

Senate on Tuesday approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

Senate Debates Budget

8 months ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Senate has commenced debate on the general principles of the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.83 (eight point eighty- three) trillion naira, now before the national assembly.

Saraki Bows To Supreme Court; Swears In Air Marshall Isaac Alfa

8 months ago /

The lingering legal battle for Kogi east senatorial seat may have finally come to an end after the Senate on Wednesday swore in Air marshal Isaac Alfa as the rightful occupant of the seat.


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