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Kogi Election: I Won’t Vacate My Seat In Senate, Says Melaye

Kogi Election: I Won’t Vacate My Seat In Senate, Says Melaye

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the just concluded Kogi West Senatorial rerun election, Dino Melaye, on Wednesday declared that nobody will take his “seat in the National Assembly.” Melaye anchored his declaration on…

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Senate Reintroduces ‘Hate Speech’ Bill

Senate Reintroduces ‘Hate Speech’ Bill

The Senate has reintroduced a bill that seeks to penalise persons found guilty of hate speech. The National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech Bill, sponsored by the deputy chief whip, Aliyu Abdullahi, was…

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Buhari Sends List Of NDDC Board To Senate For Confirmation

Buhari Sends List Of NDDC Board To Senate For Confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent list of nominees for the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Senate. This was disclosed in a letter read by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad…

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Senate Proposes Five-Year Jail Term For School Sexual Offenders

Senate Proposes Five-Year Jail Term For School Sexual Offenders

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill passed by the 8th Senate. The 8th Senate had proposed a five-year sentence and N5m fine for lecturers convicted for sexually harassing male or female students.…

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Fayemi Wants Senate Scrapped To Save Cost

Fayemi Wants Senate Scrapped To Save Cost

Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, says what Nigeria really needs is the house of representatives and not Senate. Speaking at the just concluded 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group conference, the…

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Senate Confirms Adewolu NCC Executive Commissioner

Senate Confirms Adewolu NCC Executive Commissioner

Senate has confirmed Mr Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu as Executive Commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The confirmation followed a satisfactory report of Senate Committee on Nigerian Communications Commission. In the report, Senate Committee Chairman,…

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Buhari To Present 2020 Budget Tuesday

Buhari To Present 2020 Budget Tuesday

The Senate says President Buhari will on Tuesday, October 7th, present the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. Senator Adeyeye Adedayo who is the Chairman Senate Committee on Media and…

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Senate Increases Budget To N10.729trn

Senate Increases Budget To N10.729trn

…Increases NCS 2020 revenue target by N557.4bn The Senate on Thursday passed the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari last week. Buhari is also…

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Just In: Senate Passes MTEF/FSP

Just In: Senate Passes MTEF/FSP

The Senate on Thursday passed the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari last week. This followed the presentation and consideration of the report of…

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Alarm Over N5.5bn Vehicle Purchase Insulting, Mischievous, Says Senate

Alarm Over N5.5bn Vehicle Purchase Insulting, Mischievous, Says Senate

The Senate, Wednesday lampooned those criticising the plan of the 9th National Assembly to purchase Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) for each of the 469 federal lawmakers at a total cost of N5.5 billion, saying that…

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