News - The Senate

Akwa Ibom Assembly Re-Opens As PDP Alleges Destabilisation Plot

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom state says it has uncovered a plot by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to destabilise the peace of the state in order to pave the way for the declaration of a state of emergency in the state.

Senate Quizzes NNPC, CBN

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria have the next five working days to provide supporting documents showing approval for 22 withdrawals from the NLNG dividend account totaling three point one two billion dollars in the last three years.

Senate Adjourns Sitting In Honour Of Troops Killed By Boko Haram

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday cut short it’s plenary session in solidarity with the Nigerian Army following the killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Metele, Borno State over the weekend.

Senate Asks Police To Withdraw Personnel From Akwa Ibom Assembly

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, to immediately withdraw his men from the complex of the Akwa Ibom State Assembly.

Saraki Questions Death Of Offa Robbery Suspect, Demands Investigation

1 year ago /
Nation 

Senate President Bukola Saraki has questioned the death of Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, demanding an investigation.

Senate Summons Amaechi Over Alleged Abandonment Of Eastern Railway Line

1 year ago /
Nation  Transport  

The Senate has summoned the minister of transport, Rotimi Amaechi to explain the alleged move by the Federal government to abandon planned railway projects in the eastern axis of the country.

Senate Adjourns For Lack Of Quorum

1 year ago /
Nation 

Senate on Tuesday suspended plenary till next week after lawmakers were unable to form the required quorum.

Senate Adjourns Plenary For APU Conference

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has adjourned its plenary.

Ekweremadu Decries Police Statement, Threatens To Release Footage Of Incident

1 year ago /
Nation 

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has condemned the Police statement, which described the recent attack on his residence as a case of burglary.

Mid-term Elections 2018: Trump Hails 'Tremendous Success' Despite Losing House

1 year ago /
International News 

US President Donald Trump has hailed "tremendous success" in the mid-term elections after a night of mixed results for his party.

Senate Probes $1.05bn Allegedly Diverted By NNPC

1 year ago /
Nation 

The senate has directed its committee on gas to probe the one point zero five billion dollars said to have been diverted in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

INEC Fixes Nov. 17 For Toro By-Election

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, 17 November, 2018 for by- election in Toro federal constituency of Bauchi state, north east Nigeria.

U.S. Votes In Mid-Term Elections

1 year ago /
International News 

US President, Donald Trump, has made a last bid for voters to back the Republican Party in a nationwide election that is seen as a referendum on his presidency.

Gang Invades Ekweremadu’s Home

1 year ago /
Nation 

A gang of armed men invaded the official residence of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday.

Buhari Celebrates Ken Nnamani

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), National Assembly and all Nigerians in congratulating former Senate President, Sen. Ken Nnamani, on his 70th birthday.

Senate Holds Public Hearing On Bills For Establishment Of Higher Institutions

1 year ago /
Nation 

The senate has reaffirmed its commitment to improve the education sector through effective legislative instruments.

Senate Passes Electoral Act Amendment Bill As Saraki Anticipates Buhari’s Assent

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.

Saraki Escapes Contempt Charge

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out the suit seeking to commit the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to prison over refusal to pay salaries and allowances of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.

Senate Orders CBN To Suspend Arbitrary Bank Charges

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to suspend and review the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card maintenance and other charges being deducted from customers. 

Senate Directs CBN To Suspend ATM Card Maintenance Charges

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the ATM card maintenance charges being deducted from customers in a resolution passed during plenary on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.


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