Monday, 25th September 2023

Nigerian Senate

10 Aug
Rising-Up for a United Nigeria has rejected in strong terms, calls by Timi Frank and other individuals for the resignation of the Senate President, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
7 Aug
The Nigerian Senate has confirmed 45 Ministerial Nominees today. Three others yet to be confirmed due to pending security clearance and other reasons
8 Jun
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday passed the bill seeking to mandate the teaching of sexual and gender-based violence in secondary schools across the country.
6 Jun
The Nigerian Senate in plenary session on Tuesday rescinded its decision on eight bills which it had earlier passed to start another process of re-consideration and passage.
24 May
The Senate on Wednesday passed for second reading, a bill seeking to compensate victims of the EndSARS protest.
13 Apr
The Senate has sustained the Indictment of Accountants of the Federation for paying N74 billion as social benefits without a breakdown in the 2016 budget.
23 Mar
A Nigerian senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice have been convicted of organ trafficking in the United Kingdom. Ekweremadu, a former Nigerian deputy Senate president with his wife, and their doctor Obinna Obeta were found culpable of violating the Modern Slavery Act. The court found the trio guilty of facilitating the travel of a…
7 Dec 2022
The Senate has threatened to cut down the budgetary allocation of over 100 if they fail to appear before the Auditor General for the Federation.
6 Dec 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of Aishah Ahmed and Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The president's request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday during plenary. President Buhari asked the Senate to confirm the nominees…
4 Nov 2022
The Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has commended the leadership of the FCTA over the provision of standard facilities in its hospitals.
28 Oct 2022
The Senate Committee on Army has assured the Nigerian Army of continuous support in its efforts to address the myriad of security challenges bedevilling the country.
26 Jul 2022
President Buhari has sent a request to the House of Senate to confirm the reappointment of four nominees as Non-Executive Directors of the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).


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The Governorship election petition tribunal in Cross River will on Tuesday deliver judgment in the petition filed by Prof. Sandy Onor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the victory of Sen. Bassey Otu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Russia launched a major aerial attack on southern Ukraine overnight, the Ukrainian military said Monday, hitting Odesa port and destroying grain stores.
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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has called on stakeholders in Africa to prioritise the unity of the African continent, saying pan Africanism is non-negotiable.
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Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), at the weekend, urged the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for the return of all persons in exile. YCE urged the Federal Government to live up to its responsibility of providing equal protection to all citizens and constituent groups in the country. The Yoruba elders said those in…
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With over 60 per cent literacy rate in Nigeria, according to MacroTrends, Akada Children Book Festival (ACBF) has provided a platform for Nigerian authors and publishers to showcase their works and engage readers. The fifth edition of the festival, held in Lagos at the weekend, enabled children to participate in a variety of activities such…