Presidency resolves feud between Senate, PSC over police recruitment
President Muhammadu Buhari has resolved the differences between the Senate and the Police Service Commission (PSC) over the recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the police force.
Group faults Senate on CCT, CCB
A group, the Organisation For Global Youth Peace, Empowerment And Development Initiative (OGYPEDI), has condemned the amendment of the CCB and the CCT Acts of 2004 by the Senate.
Senate moves to protect whistleblowers, decries poor funding of Christian pilgrims commission
The Senate has approved further consideration of a bill seeking protection of persons making disclosures in public interest, otherwise known as whistleblowers.
Senate okays three per cent of 10-year VAT for North East
The Senate has approved the allocation of three per cent of the Value Added Tax (VAT) accruable to the Federal Government in the next 10 years for rebuilding the North-East.
Senate probes alleged diversion of N5bn IDPs fund
The Senate yesterday set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate what it described as embarrassing diversion of over N5 billion released by the Federal Government for the upkeep of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North East.
‘Why Nigeria will remain proud of Michael Ibru’
The Senate yesterday reviewed the life of Olorogun Michael Ibru and submitted that his times were worthy of emulation. It added that the late patriarch of the Ibru family touched the lives of many even beyond his state.
Senate panel canvasses soft loans, tax cuts for airline operators
To ease their financial difficulties, the Senate Committee on Privatisation has urged the Federal Government to consider soft loans and tax cuts for operators of domestic airlines.
Senate meets economic experts over recession
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, will also lead a marathon debate today on the best options open to the country on its economy.