Friday, June 5, 2020

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2016 Budget: Senate adopts Buhari’s letter

The Senate, on Tuesday, adopted the content of the communication from President Muhammadu Buhari over the amendment of 2016 Budget proposal.‎ In a...

Naira: Senate summons Emefiele; LCCI angry with CBN boss

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, is on the spot. This is because senators are angry over the 'bad shape' of...
Senate tells FG to implement provisions of Disability Act

Orji Kalu: Abia North’s best choice for Senate

Izuoma Ibe Making an introduction of Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, a former governor of Abia State as well as an international business giant, is like...

Subsidy: We will not aggravate sufferings of Nigerians, assures Senate

The Senate on Thursday said it would not take any decision on oil subsidy that would aggravate the suffering of Nigerians. Senate spokesperson, Senator ...
Senate tells FG to implement provisions of Disability Act

Senate constitutes 38-member committee on Constitution amendment

The Senate on Tuesday set up a 38-member committee to commence a fresh process for the amendment of the 1999 Constitution Amendment. Announcing...
Senate tells FG to implement provisions of Disability Act

Senate constitutes ad-hoc committee to investigate Shi’ite, military crisis

The Senate on Wednesday constituted an ad-hoc committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the clash between members of the Shi’ite sect and Nigerian Army...

Anti-Social Media Bill: Senate on its own, says Buhari; restates commitment to free speech

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the commitment of his administration to the protection of free speech in keeping with democratic tradition. This is contained in...
Senate tells FG to implement provisions of Disability Act

GOCOP, NGE, Ekiti Attorney-General to Senate: Stop anti- Media Bill now

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) has called on the Senate not to deny Nigerians of their universally-recognised right to freedom of expression....
Senate tells FG to implement provisions of Disability Act

Gani Adams slams Senate over bill against social media

National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, has condemned the Senate for seeking to introduce a bill aimed at making...
Senate tells FG to implement provisions of Disability Act

Senate directs committees to probe subsidy claims, passes N574bn supplementary budget

The Senate on Tuesday passed N574 billion Supplementary Appropriation Bill, approving N521 billion for the payment of subsidy claims. The approval followed the consideration...