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Senate Receives Bills To Reposition Secondary Education In Nigeria, Establish Health Varsity 

Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has received the National Senior Secondary School Education Commission Bill transmitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The bill was accompanied with a letter which was read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during

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Senate Moves To Re-amend Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022

Abdulateef Bamgbose  The Senate, on Tuesday, moved to re-amend the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022, passed by the chamber on March 9, 2022, last week. The decision to re-amend the bill followed the consideration of a motion

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Senate Passes Bill To Establish N’Assembly Library Trust, 3 Others  

Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has passed a bill for concurrence seeking to establish the National Assembly Library Trust Fund.  Also passed for concurrence were three other bills namely, Nigerian Council for Management Development Bill, 2022; Animal Health and Husbandry Technologists

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NULGE Accuses Govs Of Plots To Truncate LG Autonomy At State Assemblies

Caleb Ishaya After the National Assembly voted in favour of full autonomy for local government councils in the country. President of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees NULGE, Hakeem Ambali has accused the Nigerian Governors Forum of plans to

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Senate Approves Conference Committee Report On NIPOST Bill

Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, on Tuesday, approved the conference committee report on the Nigeria Postal Services Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2022. The approval followed the consideration of the conference committee report on the bill after it was laid by

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The Ninth National Assembly and Electoral Act 2022

By Ola Awoniyi The happy ending of Electoral Act No.6  2010 (amendment) Bill 2022, which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on February 22 after much apprehensions, reminds one of the Petroleum Industry Bill, aka PIB.  For almost

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Aisha Buhari Visits Senate to Witness Laying of Constitution Review Report

Abdulateef Bamgbose The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday, was at the Senate midway through plenary to witness the laying of the report of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review. The President’s wife was

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Senate confirms Chidinma Osuji as Executive Director of NDIC

Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Mrs. Emily Chidinma Osuji as Executive Director of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).  The confirmation of the nominee on Tuesday, followed the consideration of the report of the Committee on

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Senate begins Move To Amend 35-yr Old BEDA Act

…wants bankers, stock brokers, pension administrators to declare assets Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate on Tuesday considered a bill seeking to amend the 35-year old Bank Employees Declaration of Assets (BEDA) Act 1986. “The Bill For An Act To Amend The Bank

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Senate President, Yobe Gov. on Condolence Visit To Sultan of Sokoto

Abdulateef Bamgbose The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan departed Abuja Monday morning on a condolence visit to Sokoto over the demise of Alhaji Hassan Danbaba who was head of Sokoto Caliphate kingmakers. Lawan is being accompanied on the trip

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