News - The Senate

Senate To Pass 2019 Budget In April

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Senate will on Wednesday begin debate on the general principles of the 2019 budget as the upper legislative chamber races against time to have the document passed in April.

Voting Begins As Nigerians Elect Governors, Legislators

1 year ago /
Politics 

Voting begins throughout Nigeria at 8:00 am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

 

Babangida Congratulates President Buhari On 2019 Elections

1 year ago /
Politics 

The 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections have come and gone. These elections have produced a new president elect and new elected members of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Lai Mohammed Describes Election As Free And Fair

1 year ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Kwara State has described the presidential, national assembly elections in the state as peaceful, free and fair.

Babachir Lawal Granted Bail

1 year ago /

The immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and three others have been granted bail by an FCT high court on N50million each with one surety in like sum.

US Shutdown Looms As Border Talks Stall Ahead Of Deadline

1 year ago /
International News 

US congressional talks over a border security deal have stalled raising the chances of another government shutdown.

2019 Elections: ‘Not Voting Is Not An Option’ - Saraki

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called on youths across the country to ensure they go to the various polling units where they registered and cast their vote.

Revenue Mobilization Allocation: Buhari Declares Names Of 30 Nominees As Chairman, Commissioners

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of thirty (30) nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

Supreme Court Strikes Out Senate’s Suit On Suspension Of Onnoghen

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by the Senate, challenging the power of President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

NLC Accuses FG Of Privatization Plot

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has accused the Federal Government of deliberately creating crisis in the education, health and oil sectors in to pave way for their privitisation.

Onnoghen: Senate Withdraw Suit

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Senate has withdrawn the case it instituted at the supreme court challenging president Buhari's suspension of the chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Crowds At APC Rallies Genuine - Lai Mohammed

1 year ago /
Politics 

Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed, has described the crowds that throng the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential rallies as genuine Nigerians who have respect for President Muhammadu Buhari and admire his integrity for the country.

Senator Joseph Waku Is Dead

1 year ago /
Nation 

Elder statesman and Fourth Republic Federal Lawmaker, Senator Joseph Kennedy Waku is dead.

Abia Traditional Rulers Endorse Atiku

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Abia State traditional council under the leadership of Eze Eberechi Dick have endorsed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar for the February 16, election.

Onnoghen: Protesters Storm Embassies In Abuja

1 year ago /
Nation 

Hundreds of divided protesters stormed the United Nations building, United Kingdom and United States of America embassies on Monday in favor and against Friday's suspension of the chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen by president Muhammadu Buhari.

Senate Calls Off Emergency Plenary

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Senate has canceled its planned emergency plenary over the suspension of Nigeria's chief justice, justice Walter Onnoghen.

Senate APC Caucus Dissociates Self From Court Suit

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Senate APC caucus has dissociated itself from the request by the Senate for the legal interpretation of the suspension of the chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Senate Cancels Plenary Resumption

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has canceled the resumption in plenary scheduled for Tuesday, January 29, 2019.

Trump Backs Down To End Painful Shutdown Temporarily

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Donald Trump has yielded to political pressure to end the longest us government shutdown in history.

Coup Against The Nigerian Judiciary And Suspension Of The Nigerian Constitution

1 year ago /
Nation 

The news media has been awash with the news of the purported suspension of the CJN, Honorable Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari, and the swearing-in of Hon Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. This was pursuant to an Ex-Parte Order that was issued by the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Wednesday, 23 January 2019.


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