Buhari seeks Senate’s replacement of two non-career Ambassadors-designate
The Senate on Wednesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the replacement and confirmation of two non-career ambassadors-designate.
Nigerian lawmakers pass bill to protect students from sexual harassment
Nigerian senators Tuesday passed a bill that will protect students from sexual harassment in the country's tertiary institutions if signed into law. The bill, which was sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege (APC – Delta Central), was passed following the consideration of the report of the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal…
Lessons Nigeria must learn from Floyd's death by deputy minority leader
The Senate deputy minority leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba South) yesterday lamented that the Nigerian senate was incapacitated to debate the current global protest against racism after the brutal murder of George Floyd because of the many unresolved injustices in Nigeria.
NDDC N40billion Probe : Lawan talks tough says no amount of blackmail will distract senate
The Senate has hit back at its traducers linking it to an alleged financial impropriety in Niger Delta Development Commission ( NDDC ) triggered by its move probe N40billion expended by Interim Management Committee ( IMC) of the Commission within the first three months of the year.
Senate investigates N1.8tr FG intervention in power sector
The senate committee on power yesterday said it was probing over N1.8tr Federal Government's interventions in the power sector at various times that have failed to yield the desired impact of improving power supply.
Senate to protect women interests as it commences for Constitution Review - Omo-Agege
As senate sets to commence alteration of some provisions of the 1999 constitution the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC Delta Central) has assured women that their interest would be protected.
Despite Abaribes objection Senate confirms 37 nominees of Federal Character Commission
Despite the observation of the senate leader on the composition of the leadership of the Federal Character commission yesterday the Senate went ahead to confirm the appointment of 37 nominees forwarded to the upper chamber by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation.
Akwa Ibom Senators petition senate over nonconfirmation of Mary Uduk as SEC DG
Two senators from Akwa Ibom State Albert Bassey Akpan and Christopher Ekpenyong have expressed their disappointment over non confirmation of Mary Uduk who has been the acting Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) director general.
Senate asks Buhari to extend military operations to Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Sokoto states
The Senate on Tuesday appealed to President Buhari to expand his recent directive of major military operation to sweep bandits and kidnappers out of Katsina state to also include Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Sokoto States and any other surrounding States that the armed bandits may want to seek safe haven following the massive operation.