News - Senate

FG Seeks $461.8m Loan For New Airport Terminals

24 minutes 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.

9th National Assembly Leadership: Ahmad Lawan Eyes Senate Presidency

2 days ago /
Politics 

Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan on Friday evening ended speculations about his intention to occupy the seat of Senate President in the 9th Assembly when in the presence of 10 other Senators-elect and mostly from his ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), announced his ambition to vie for the position.

Senate Divided On Militarization Of Elections

5 days ago /
Politics 

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

NLC Wants New Minimum Wage Implemented From May

5 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigeria Labour Congress has applauded the Nigerian Senate for passing into law the new minimum wage bill of thirty thousand naira.

Edo Election Petition Tribunal Receives Six Petitions

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin City, the state’s capital, has received six election petitions from candidates in the National Assembly election held on February 23, 2019.

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

6 days ago /
Politics 

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

The Race For Senate Leadership Thickens As APC Senators- Elect Parley In Abuja

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ahead of their formal inauguration in June, Senators-elect from across political party divide have started holding meetings in Abuja to decide the leadership structure as well as shape direction for the 9th Senate.

Senate Debates Budget

1 week 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

1 week 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.

Senate To Pass 2019 Budget In April

1 week 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.

Buhari Looks Forward To Good Relations With 9th National Assembly

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is looking forward to a mutual and effective working relationship with the ninth National Assembly toward improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle.

Ajimobi lost His Polling Unit To PDP

2 weeks ago /
Election  Politics 

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi loses polling unit to the opposition party PDP, on Saturday governorship/state assembly elections.

Voting Begins As Nigerians Elect Governors, Legislators

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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.

 

PDP Declared Winner Of Plateau North Senate Seat

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared candidate of the main opposition party, PDP, Istifanus Gyang as the winner of the plateau north senatorial election

 

Former PDP Chairman Says Buhari’s Win is A Show of Appreciation of His Efforts

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff says the massive vote President Muhammadu Buhari received in Borno state, north-east Nigeria is a show of appreciation of his efforts in restoring peace and stability in the insurgency in his state.

National Peace Committee Meets With Atiku Abubakar

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Former military Head of State and Chairman of the National Peace Committee General Abdusalami Abubakar, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, and other members of the National Peace Committee met with the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday evening.

 

Al'makura Commends INEC Over 2019 Elections

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Almakura has commended The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for what he described as the peaceful conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections in the state and the country as a whole.

Court Grants Senator Ibrahim, Nine Others Bail

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

An Ilorin magistrate's court has granted senator Rafiu Ibrahim, detained since Friday by the police, bail in the sum of N500,000.

Lai Mohammed Describes Election As Free And Fair

3 weeks ago /

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


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