News - Nigerian Senate

NIGERIA: Senate considers the creation of another Financial Crimes Agency

5 years ago /
Nation 

A bill to establish the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Agency as the central body for gathering financial information has scaled the second reading at the senate.

NIGERIA:" WE WILL MAKE THE PENALTY FOR SEX OFFENCES AS STIFF AS POSSIBLE" - SENATE

5 years ago /
Nation 

The media has been awash with news of heinous sexual offences lately, forcing the Nigerian Senate to spring into action.

BUDGET 2014: NATIONAL ASSEMBLY REACTS TO ANOTHER CANCELLATION OF BUDGET PRESENTATION

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Reacting to the President’s failure to show up for the 2014 Budget presentation once again, the honorable Members of the House of Representatives and the Senate have expressed varying views as to the excuse given by the Presidency.

NIGERIA POLICE REFORM: SENATE TO INVESTIGATE N130Bn SPENT BETWEEN 2011 TO 2013

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Senate says restructuring the police force will cost about N1.3billion (one point three trillion naira).

WORLD DIABETES DAY: LEE MAEBA FOUNDATION TO FUND RESEARCH TO FIND DIABETES CURE

5 years ago /
Health 

DIABETES IS FAST BECOMING A GLOBAL EPIDEMIC with an estimated one death from the disease in every 10 seconds. Former Nigerian Senator Lee Maeba lost his father and elder brother to diabetes. Now, he is helping Nigerians especially the rural poor to manage their diabetic condition

Budget 2014: Senate passes Medium Term Expenditure Framework

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Presenting the report of the Senate Joint Committee on Finance and Appropriation on the 2014 to the 2016 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the chamber, Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ahmed Mukarfi explained that due to the increasing spate of Oil theft in the country, the loss of crude oil in July 2013 has risen to about 400,000 barrels per day.

War against Diabetes – Lee Maebe campaigns at Ministry of Finance

5 years ago /
Health 

Available statistics show that an estimated 6million Nigerians are living with diabetes which is expected to account for 52% of death in the country by the year 2015.

 

GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA: Strengthening Democracy through the Legislature

5 years ago /
International News 

The first African Legislative Summit, organized by the National Assembly in Abuja gave rise to the expression of valid points in favour of the maximum utilisation the Legislature to help build a stronger and more resilient democracy.

BOKO HARAM: SENATE GRANTS JONATHAN'S REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF EMERGENCY RULE

5 years ago /
Nation 

In a unanimous decision, The Nigerian Senate granted the request of President Goodluck Jonathan, to extend the emergency rule in the troubled states of Yobe, Adamawa and Borno in the North-eastern region of Nigeria.

 

NIGERIA: DELTA CENTRAL REPRESENTED ONCE AGAIN IN THE SENATE

5 years ago /
Nation  Niger Delta  Politics 

The Late Senator Pius Ewherido has finally been formally replaced in the Senate.

DAVID MARK SALUTES GOLDEN EAGLETS

5 years ago /
Sports  

President of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark has congratulated the Golden Eaglets for their victory over their Swedish opponent in the semi final of the FIFA Under – 17 World cup in the United Arab Emirate.

The Nigerian Senate enters into partnership with Nollywood

5 years ago /
Entertainment 

The Nigerian Senate and Nollywood cement ties to regulate and speedily develop the money-spilling industry to boost the nation’s economy. There was a show of solidarity by the Nigerian senators at the Assembly on the proposed motion pictures bill. 

 

MEDIUM TERM EXPENDITURE: Senate stands down debate, seeks further explanation on projections

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Consideration of the 2014 and 2016 medium-term expenditure framework suffered a setback on the floor of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday when the Upper camber of the legislative arm stood down debate on the projections in the documents to seek further information on the assumptions.

 

More Showdown Over PDP

5 years ago /
Politics 

The lingering crisis rocking the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP resonated on the floor of the Nigerian Senate at Wednesday’s session when two members of the party disagreed on the status of the party and its leadership.


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