Senate resumes plenary, deadline for submission of budget defence on Nov. 27
The Senate on Tuesday mandated the committees yet to submit reports on budget defence for MDAs to do so on or before Nov. 27 to the Committee on Appropriation for harmonisation.
#EndSARS protests: Senate asks Buhari to address nation
The Senate on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately address the nation on the raging #ENDSARS protests . And as the Senate called on the protesting youths to embrace dialogue with the Federal Government in resolving the issues, President Buhari was urged by a former Kebbi State governor and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister,…
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.