News - Senate

Cross River Election Tribunal Commences Pretrial Of Ndoma-Egba Petition

4 hours ago /
Politics 

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar has commenced the pretrial stage of the petition brought before it by the former Senate Leader and All Progressives Congress, APC, senatorial candidate in Cross River Central, Victor Ndoma-Egba.

2019 Australia Election: Labor's Bill Shorten Accepts Defeat

2 days ago /
International News 

The leader of Australia's opposition Labor Party, Bill Shorten, has accepted defeat in a shock result for the country's federal elections.

Court Strikes Out Suit Seeking To Sack Saraki, Dogara, 52 Others From National Assembly

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court, Abuja has struck out the suit seeking an order for Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, speaker of the House Of The Representatives Yakubu Dogora to vacate their seats.

FG Seeks Support Of Governors On State Judicial And Legislative Autonomy

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has charged state governors to cooperate with the Federal Government to ensure the full implementation of autonomy for state judiciary and legislature.

Senate Declares June 12 Democracy Day

3 days 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

3 days 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.

House Of Reps Set To Adopt South East Development Commission Bill

3 days ago /
Nation 

A bill proposing the establishment of the Southeast Development Commission is now ready for adoption by the House of Representatives.

Mahama, Osinbajo See Technology As Anti-Dote To Poverty In Africa

3 days ago /
International News 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the former President of Ghana, John Mahama have called on African nations to embrace education, research and technology development as the antidote for poverty in the continent.

Senate Passes Bill Declaring June 12 As Democracy Day

4 days ago /
Politics 

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

Senate Confirms Godwin Emefiele As CBN Governor For Second Term

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria, (CBN) for a second term of 5 years.

Lady Gaga Joins Celebrities That Are Condemning Abortion Law

4 days ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Lady Gaga and Reese Witherspoon have joined the long list of celebrities condemning Alabama’s strict new laws, which virtually outlaws abortion.

 

Ahmed Lawan Dismisses Insinuations Of Imposition As Senate President

4 days 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 Committee Screens Emiefile

5 days ago /
Politics 

Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria, Godwin Emiefile is currently being screened by the committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions for a second term in office.

Senate Passes Bill On Adequate Transportation For Workers

5 days 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.

Akpabio Says He Defected After Suspension By PDP

5 days ago /
Politics 

Former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has told the Federal High Court in Abuja that he joined the All Progressives Congress, APC in order not to become a political orphan haven been suspended from his immediate ward, of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. 

Senate To Screen Emefiele For Second Term

5 days ago /
Nation 

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

Mixed Reactions Over Emefiele’s Nomination For Second Term As CBN Governor

5 days ago /
Nation 

Some Port Harcourt based economic watchers have expressed divergent opinions over the nomination of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, for another five-year term.

Court Grants Akpabio Leave To File Separate Defence In Defection Suit

6 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted Senator Godswill Akpabio leave to file a separate defence in the suit instituted against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker House Of Reps, Yakubu Dogara and 51 others over their defection from their various political parties in 2018 to other parties.

Court Fixes June 3 For Hearing Of Suit Challenging Appointment Of Tanko As CJN

1 week ago /
Judiciary 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 3, 2019, to commence hearing of the suit challenging the appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

 

Buhari Nominates Emefiele For Second Term

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele for a second term.


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