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Senate To Pass PIB Before End Of First Quarter Of 2021 — Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has assured that as Nigeria begins a new year, 2021, the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill 2020(SB) 510 will be passed by end of the first quarter of the year. Lawan has also promised

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Breaking: Senate Passes 2021 Appropriation Bill Of N13.5trn

The Senate on Monday passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13.5 trillion. This followed the adoption of the report of Senate Committee on Appropriations at plenary. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had on Oct.

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Senate Confirms Nnamani Member Police Service Commission

By Abdul Lateef Taiwo  The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of Chief Onyemuche Nnamani as a member, Police Service Commission. President Muhammad Buhari, had in October 2020, sent the nomination of Chief Nnamani for confirmation. The Senate subsequently

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Why NASS Can’t Offer Brand New Constitution, Says Omo-Agege

By Abdu Lateef Taiwo Those agigating for a brand new Constitution in Nigeria may have to perish the thought as the National Assembly lacks the powers to do so, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.  Speaking

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NASS Will Expand Political Space For Women, Says Omo-Agege

By Abdul Lateef Taiwo The Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Senate Adhoc Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the Ninth National Assembly will expand the political space for women in the ongoing amendment of

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Senate Accuses Auditor General Of Instutionalizing Corruption In Nigeria

The Senate Committee on public Account has accused the Auditor General of Federation of instutionalizing corruption in Nigeria. The Committee at the budget defence accused the Auditor General of poor performance and negligence of it’s statutory responsibilities. Senator Orhihide, the

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Senate Vows To Support NDIC’s Operations

The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions has said it will give more legislative support to the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) in order to protect depositors’ money. The assurance to protect depositors’ money was given at

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Senate: NDDC Spent 1.3trn From 2015 To 2019

The Senate ad hoc committee investigating financial recklessness in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Thursday said the agency had spent N1.3 trillion within four years, with some of the spending unlawful. The committee revealed the figure during the

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Senate Urges FG To Raise Age Limit On Job Vacancies

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to urgently raise the age limit usually attached to job vacancies in the country. The call by the Senate followed its consideration of a motion titled: “Urgent need to review age barrier

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Senate Okays Four-year Single Tenure For IGP

The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which amended the Police Act and prescribed a four-year single tenure for the office of the Inspector-General of Police. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of the report of the Senate

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