News - Nigerian Senate

Health Workers Suspend Strike

1 year ago /
Health 

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU has suspended its six weeks old strike.

Buhari Receives 2018 Appropriation Bill

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the 2018 Appropriation Bill recently passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly.

Buhari To Get 2018 Budget On Friday

1 year ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki says the 20I8 appropriation Bill recently passed by both Chambers of the National Assembly will be transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. 

Senate Meets Buhari, Complains About Refusal Of IGP To Honour Summons

1 year ago /
Nation 

The national assembly has officially complained to president Muhammadu Buhari about the refusal of the inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris to honour the invitation to appear before the senate.  

Senate Passes N9.1 Trillion Budget For 2018

1 year ago /
Nation 

Senate on Wednesday considered and passed a budget of n9.120 trillion for the fiscal year 2018.

Senate Invites Buhari Over Benue Killings

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate  has backed the House of Representatives in the demand for President Muhammadu Buhari to address a joint session of the National Assembly over numerous security challenges confronting the nation.

Nigeria Editors Condemn Senate Attack

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Guild of Editors has condemned the seizure of mace from the Senate as act that threatens the growth of the country’s democracy.

Electoral Reform

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian senate which resumed its plenary after the drama on Wednesday, was divided over the election sequence recommended by the committee on electoral matters.

Senate Boils As Senator Omo-Agege, Thugs Cart Away The Mace

1 year ago /
Nation 

It was confusion, absolute commotion inside the Senate on Wednesday as Senator Ovie Omo-Agege walked into the chambers with "unidentified men" to seize the mace, the symbol of authority.

Ekweremadu Visits VP Osinbajo

1 year ago /
Nation 

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, says his visit to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, was to brief him on what transpired at the floor of the Senate today.

Senate: Mace Carted Away

1 year ago /
Nation 

There was drama in the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday as thugs said to be working for embattled Delta State Central Senator , Ovie Omo-Agege, invaded the National Assembly and made away with the mace, the symbol of authority of the Senate.

Mace Snatching: APC Calls For Omo-Agege’s Prosecution

1 year ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned in totality, Wednesday’s attack on the Senate and the snatching on the Mace of the senate.

Lawmakers Want Security Chiefs Sacked Over Continued Killings

1 year ago /
Nation 

A federal lawmaker, Solomon Olamilekan, has called for the sack of Nigeria's Security Chiefs for allegedly failing to protect Nigerians from attacks by foreign invaders.

Senate Urges Media To Promote Good Governance

1 year ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, wants the mass media to carry out its duties in the interest of the country and promotion of democracy.

“Tubaba” Idibia Petitions Buhari Over Leadership Crisis In NCC

1 year ago /
Entertainment 

Popular music legend,  Innocent  Idibia, has called on the Nigeria Copyright Commission, NCC, to put an end to the crisis in the Copyright Society of Nigeria.

Senate Summons Finance, Defense Ministers Over Purchase Of Helicopters

1 year ago /

The Nigerian senate on Tuesday, summoned the Ministers of Finance Kemi Adeosun, Defense Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele, over alleged withdrawal of 462 million dollars for the purchase of helicopters from the consolidated revenue account.

Senate Wants FG To Negotiate The Release of Liah Shirabu

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has made a passionate appeal to the negotiating team of the Federal Government to ensure the release of the remaining Dapchi schoolgirl, Liah Shirabu, still in Boko Haram captivity.

New CBN DGs, MPC Members Resume Duties

1 year ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank Of Nigeria’s new Deputy Governors, Aisha Ahmad and Edward Lametek Adamu have formally resumed duties, following the confirmation of their appointments last week by the Nigerian Senate.

Senate Re-Introduces Electoral Act Amendment Bill

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday towed the path of the House of Representatives by re-introducing the controversial electoral act amendment bill 2018.

U.N Recommends Amendment Of Nigeria’s Refugees Commission Act

1 year ago /
Nation 

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has said that there is an urgent need to amend Nigeria’s National Commission for Refugees Act to meet international standards and conform to present day realities.


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