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Senate suspends confirmation of nominees over Magu

The Senate has suspended the confirmation of all nominees from the executive until all issues of confirmation as contained in the Constitution are adhered to. The Senate took this position following a point of order by Senator Ahmed Sani. Senator

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Eid-El-Fitri: Senate goes on 3 weeks recess

The Nigerian Senate, on Thursday, adjourned plenary for 3 weeks, to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the 8th Assembly and Eid-El-Fitri festival. Recall that, both chambers of the 8th National Assembly marked the 2nd anniversary on Friday, 9th June 2017, where past

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Resubmit confab report for legislative action, Senate to Presidency

The Senate has asked the Presidency to immediately submit the 2014 national conference report to it for legislative action. Adopting a motion on the need for unity and peaceful coexistence in the country, the upper legislative chamber said that although

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At last, Senate orders investigations into the death of ‘murdered’ Joy Odama

The Senate on Tuesday moved to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of one Miss Joy Odama who was killed from acute overdose of cocaine allegedly administered on her by one Usman Adamu. Aljazirah Nigeria had been the first and

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BREAKING: Senate steps down controversial bill proposing N5 fuel levy

The Senate has stepped down consideration of the report on the National Roads Fund Establishment Bill, asking the Committee on Works to make “further consultations” on it. According to the Punch The panel had specifically recommended multiple taxes, including a

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Senate urges NCC to sanction telecom service providers over poor services

The Nigeria Senate on Tuesday rose in condemnation of poor services rendered by GSM network operators in the country. In a motion sponsored by Senator Andy Uba (APC), representing Anambra South Senatorial district, he expressed concern over increasing rate of

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No plans to increase fuel price – senate

The senate says there are no plans to “add one naira” to the price of fuel. The upper legislative chamber made the clarifications following reports that a N5 levy would be imposed on every litre of diesel and petrol imported

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Senate confirms 15 RECs, says 12 others undergoing screening

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of 15 of the 27 Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The confirmation followed the adoption of the report by the Senate Committee on INEC at the plenary on Thursday. Chairman

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Senate tells NNPC to go beyond sacking its officials involved in fuel theft

The senate has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to restructure its operations in a bid to ensure transparency. Reacting to the retirement of some officials over the controversy surrounding missing 130 million litres of fuel, the legislative chamber

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Hameed Ali promotes all HND holders at Nigeria Customs service

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has approved the promotion of all HND holders at the agency. According to an officer of the agency, all HND holders on salary level GL 07 have been promoted to

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