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Senate rejects Trade and Investment Ministry's 2019 Budget

Senate fails to form quorum, adjourns plenary till Nov 20

The Senate has adjourned plenary till November 20 after it failed to form a quorum on Tuesday. No fewer than 20 senators were present at...
Senate confirms Emefiele’s reappointment as CBN Governor, gives Shippers’ Council one week to present details of 2018 recruitment

Senate in rowdy session over call to probe Special Intervention Fund

The Senate, on Wednesday, had a rowdy session over a motion by the Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, for probe into alleged misuse...
Kalu, Sabo, Al-Makura, Na'Allah, Nwaoboshi, Blues clinch Senate seats

Local content: Senate queries 30% indigenous shareholding in Halliburton

The Senate Committee on Local Content, on Thursday, queried lopsided shareholding structure in favour of foreign component in Halliburton Nigeria. Chairman of the committee, Senator...
Senate rejects Trade and Investment Ministry's 2019 Budget

Senate adjourns plenary session till Nov 6, proceeds on oversight

The Senate has adjourned plenary session till November 6, to allow the various standing committees to embark on oversight of Ministries, Departments and Agencies...
Senate confirms Emefiele’s reappointment as CBN Governor, gives Shippers’ Council one week to present details of 2018 recruitment

Senate confirms Ingawa, Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission, 12 commissioners

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr Bello Ingawa from Katsina State, and a retired Federal Permanent Secretary, as Chairman, Federal Civil...
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Senate passes Electoral Act Amendment Bill

The Senate on Tuesday passed the fourth version of the Electoral Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill, 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari had declined assent to the bill...

Senate: Saraki, Akpabio bicker over sitting arrangement

The Senate on Wednesday had a rowdy session over argument on sitting arrangement. The argument ensued when the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, refused...
Senate confirms Emefiele’s reappointment as CBN Governor, gives Shippers’ Council one week to present details of 2018 recruitment

2019: Senate approves security budget

The Senate on Tuesday approved the security budget of N53.2 billion for the 2019 general elections. The approval of the budget followed a presentation of...
Saraki disowns Agada over issuance of new guidelines for journalists’ accreditation

Impeachment threat against Saraki: We have resolved to put national interest above individual, parochial...

Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan says the National Assembly is more focused on upholding national interests than pursuing personal or partisan agenda of impeachment of...
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INEC: Senate passes N189bn election budget

The Senate, on Thursday, passed the sum of N234 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the 2018 Budget. The figure comprises the...