News - Senate President

We Should Cultivate Neighborliness To Enhance Our Democracy – President Buhari

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says  “cultivating neighborliness’’ on an individual and national level will deepen the values of democracy and speed up the development process by saving the cost of delays and repairs.  

NNPC Advises Motorists And Others To Disregard Fuel Hike Rumour

3 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard trending rumours of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol.

Buhari Set To Send Ministerial Nominees' List To Senate, Lawan Reveals

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the Senate will before the end of this week, receive the list of ministerial nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Senator Elisha Abbo Probed Over Assault

3 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The Senate on Wednesday raised an ad-hoc committee to investigate the allegations of assault laid against Senator Elisha Abbo Cliff (PDP, Adamawa). Elisha was alleged to have assaulted a lady recently at a sex toy shop in Abuja. The video of the incident went viral on social media on Tuesday.

Senate President Promises Structured Over Sight Functions

4 months ago /
Nation 

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured Nigerians that the upper legislative chamber will take a structured approach in carrying out its oversight functions.

Senate President Lawan Assures NASS Will Not Be A Rubber Stamp

4 months ago /
Politics 

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured Nigerians and the international community that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp as being speculated.

Be Patient With Nigeria, Lawan Tells E.U.

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has asked the European Union to be patient with Nigeria as the country progresses in its reform of the electoral processes.

Senate President Appoints Aji And Adedayo As CoS And SA Media

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has appointed Babagana Muhammad Aji and Festus Adedayo as his Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media and Publicity respectively.

I Hold No Grudges – Omo-Agege

4 months ago /
Nation 

Barely a week after his emergence as deputy senate president of the 9th Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said he holds no grudges against anyone over the events that preceded his election.

Osibanjo Advises Fathers On Father’s Day

4 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged fathers to be best friends to their children.

9th National Assembly To Consider and Pass Budget In Three Months-Lawan

4 months ago /
Nation 

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has restated the desire of the Ninth National Assembly to ensure that the job of budget consideration and passage is done within the period of three months.

Okorocha Sworn In As Senator

4 months ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been sworn in as Senator representing Imo West.

Senate Adjourns For Two Weeks

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has adjourned for two weeks to enable the management of the National Assembly put the offices of lawmakers in order after lawmakers in the 8th Senate had gone with most of the furniture.

PDP Congratulates NASS New Leadership

4 months ago /
Politics 

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the federal lawmakers, as representatives of the people, to place the welfare, and aspirations of Nigerians above other considerations by ensuring a strong and independent legislature that upholds the tenets of democracy and the dictates of Nigeria’s constitution.

Senate Presidency: Lawan Wins It.

4 months ago /
Nation 

Senator Ahmed Lawan representing Yobe North has emerged Senate President for the 9th Assembly.

Ndume, Uzor Kalu Absent As APC Gives Final Seal To Lawan, Gbajabiamila

4 months ago /
Politics 

A top contender for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly, Ali Ndume was absent at a meeting of All Progressives Congress newly elected members of the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday. 

Lawmakers-Elect Begin Accreditation

4 months ago /
Nation 

National lawmakers-elect has begun accreditation ahead of Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth National Assembly amidst complaints about the process by lawmakers.

Coalition Of Parties Endorse Gbajabiamila

4 months ago /
Nation 

Thirty-Five Political Parties under the auspices of “coalition of integrity political parties” have endorsed the candidature of Femi Gbajabiamila as the speaker for the 9th assembly

North West Geo-Political Zone Demands Deputy Senate President

4 months ago /
Politics 

A ranking Senator and former governor of Kano State, Kabiru Gaya says candidates from the North West must be considered for the position of deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly.

 

New DG For National Institute For Legislative And Democratic Studies

4 months ago /
Nation 

Professor Abubakar Olanrewaju Sulaiman has been appointed the new director general, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, NILDS.


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