News - Nigerian Senate

Senate Adjourns For Two Weeks

1 week 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.

Senate Approves N129.4 Billion Subsidy Payment

3 weeks ago /

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

Senate Passes Bill Upgrading Yaba Tech

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

Senate Declares June 12 Democracy Day

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill, which formally declares June 12, democracy day.

Senate Wants FG To Introduce Carbon-Monoxide Detectors For Safer Environment

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate wants the Federal Government to introduce a system that will encourage the people to use carbon-monoxide detectors in homes, offices and factories for a safer environment.

Senate Passes Bill Declaring June 12 As Democracy Day

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Senate has considered and passed a bill which elevates June 12 above May 29 as Democracy Day in Nigeria.

 

Ahmed Lawan Dismisses Insinuations Of Imposition As Senate President

1 month ago /
Nation 

One of the leading contenders for the Nigerian Senate Presidency Senator Ahmed Lawan has dismissed as falsehood any impression that he is being imposed on the senate-elect.

Senate Passes Bill On Adequate Transportation For Workers

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill, which seeks to make it compulsory for companies in Nigeria to make provision for adequate transportation for their worker's.

Senate To Screen Emefiele For Second Term

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate is to screen Godwin Emefiele as the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria for a second term in office.

Senate Confirms Abike Dabiri-Erewa As Head Of Nigerian Diaspora Commission

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Diaspora Commission.

Senate Backs NFIU Guidelines On Financial Autonomy For Local Govts.

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has expressed support for the autonomy and guidelines for spending by local governments recently introduced by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU.

Senate Passes 2019 Budget

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed a budget of N8.916 trillion Naira for the 2019 fiscal year.

Senate Summons Police Chief Over Insecurity

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate has asked the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to appear before it to provide explanations for the rising insecurity in the country.

Senate Passes 3 Bills Rejected By Buhari

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Nigerian Film Commission Bill, 2019 and two other bills to which President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier declined assent.

Senate Dumps Kogi Oil Producing Status

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday rejected a motion which sought to declare Kogi state as an oil producing state and grant it all the benefits and privileges.

BIZ: NDIC Calls For Speedy Amendment Of Enabling Law

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Cooperation, NDIC has called on the Nigerian Senate to fast track the process of harmonizing the amendment of the NDIC act. 

Senate Rejects Bill Seeking To Allow Persons Of African Origin To Acquire Nigerian Citizenship

2 months ago /
Politics 

Lawmakers in the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday vehemently rejected a bill seeking to amend the constitution to allow persons of African origin acquire Nigerian citizenship.

Senators From Hydro-Power States To Ensure Take Off Of Hyppadec

2 months ago /
Nation 

Senators from hydro-power producing states are to work harmoniously with their colleagues to ensure the full take-off of hydro-power producing areas development commission as part of efforts to reduce the loss of lives and properties.

Senate Demands Rescue Of Leah Sharibu

2 months ago /
Nation 

Memories of Leah Sharibu, the last of the Dapchi school girls still in Boko Haram captivity resonated on Thursday in the Nigerian Senate as the upper legislative chamber prevailed on President Buhari to use everything within his power to secure her release.

Senate Confirms 3 Career Ambassadors-Designate NBS Chairman, Board Members

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of three career ambassadorial nominees forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.


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