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Senate Shift Electricity Tariffs Hike To 2021

Senate Shift Electricity Tariffs Hike To 2021

The leadership of the National Assembly has convinced the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) in the country to defer the hike in electricity tariffs scheduled to take effect from July 1, 2020. This is according to a…

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Senate Confirms Dongban-Mensem As Court Of Appeal President

Senate Confirms Dongban-Mensem As Court Of Appeal President

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem as President of the Court of Appeal. The confirmation of the nominee followed the presentation and consideration of the screening report of the Senate Committee on Judiciary,…

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BREAKING: Senate Passes N10.805trn Revised 2020 Budget

BREAKING: Senate Passes N10.805trn Revised 2020 Budget

Members of the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly have passed the revised 2020 budget of N10,805,544,664,642. The lawmakers passed the budget during plenary on Thursday, a day after members of the House of Representatives…

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Senate Confirms Buhari’s Nominees For NDIC, Law Reform Commission

Senate Confirms Buhari’s Nominees For NDIC, Law Reform Commission

The Senate has approved Prof. Jummai Audi, who President Muhammadu Buhari nominatinated as Chairman, Nigerian Law Reform Commission (NLRC). The Senate also approved the nominations of Bassey Dan-Abia as Commissioners representing South-South and Mohammed Ibrahim…

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Kalu Back In Senate After Six Months Incarceration

Kalu Back In Senate After Six Months Incarceration

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor-Kalu, on Tuesday returned to take his seat at the upper legislative chamber after his release from six months incarceration at the Nigeria Correctional Centre, Kuje over…

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Just In: Buhari Sends 42 Ambassadorial Nominees To Senate

Just In: Buhari Sends 42 Ambassadorial Nominees To Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded 42 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for proper screening and subsequent confirmation. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan who read the list, said they are Career Foreign Service officers. According…

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Senate To FG: Suspend 5G Network Deployment

Senate To FG: Suspend 5G Network Deployment

The Senate on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to suspend the planned deployment of the Fifth Generation Network in Nigeria. The red chamber stated this after the deliberation on a motion by Senator Uche Ekwunife,…

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Coronavirus: SERAP To Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Give N37bn NASS Renovation Fund To States, FCT

Coronavirus: SERAP To Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Give N37bn NASS Renovation Fund To States, FCT

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila urging them to “immediately make a public…

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Lai Mohammed To Senate: Buhari Will Address Nigerians At Appropriate Time Over Coronavirus

Lai Mohammed To Senate: Buhari Will Address Nigerians At Appropriate Time Over Coronavirus

The Federal Government has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians on the Coronavirus scourge at the “appropriate” time. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the information Nigerians needed to hear from…

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Coronavirus: Too Early To Question Buhari’s ‘Silence’ – Senate

Coronavirus: Too Early To Question Buhari’s ‘Silence’ – Senate

The Senate has said it is too early to question President Muhammadu Buhari‘s silence on the cases of Coronavirus in the country following a call by the lawmakers on Wednesday. The Senate’s spokesperson, Godiya Akwashiki,…

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