News - Nigerian Senate

Senate Declares June 12 Democracy Day

4 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

5 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.

Senate Passes Bill Declaring June 12 As Democracy Day

5 days 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

6 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 Passes Bill On Adequate Transportation For Workers

6 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.

Senate To Screen Emefiele For Second Term

6 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.

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

1 week 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 week 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

Senate Demands Release Of Leah Sharibu From Boko Haram Captivity

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday asked the federal government to do everything within its powers to secure the release of the last Dapchi girl, Leah Sharibu from the captivity of Boko Haram terrorists.

Senate to Override Presidential Veto Of Bills

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has accepted the report of its technical committee which examined the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to decline assent to some bills.

Senate Wades into Zamfara Crisis, Recommends N10bn For Victims

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has waded into the wave of killings in Zamfara state recommending that N10 Billion naira should be provided in the 2019 budget to cater for the victims.


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