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Senate Passes Bill Establishing Federal Medical Centre In Ebonyi

The passage of the Federal Medical Centre Owutu Eda (Establishment) Bill, 2021, followed the consideration of a report by the House Committee on Health (Secondary and Tertiary) at plenary on Tuesday. Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Yahaya Oloriegbe (APC-Kwara), in

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Senate Bemoans Deplorable Roads, Wants FG To Consider N300bn Fund For Emergency Intervention

 The Senate has urged the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, consider an Emergency Intervention Fund to the tune of N300 billion for critical roads in Niger State linking economic corridors in the North and South.  This was

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Senate Holds Plenary On A Fake Date

The Nigerian Senate have held a plenary on a fake date. This was discovered on their dashboard, which reads, ‘LIVE: SENATE PLENARY 7th July 2021’. The social media is currently awash with this embarrassing display, which some discribed as a

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Group Decries Senate President’s Failure To Swear-in Jarigbe

Threatens to drag Ahmed to court for contempt Cyril Ogar Human Right Lawyer Barr. Alex Edim and a political youth group Cross River North youth Vanguard has asked Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, to respect court order directing him to swear-in

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Senate Confirm Hassan, Ibrahim As NDIC MD, ED

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Messrs Bello Hassan and Mustapha Mohammed Ibrahim as Managing Director/Chief Executive and Executive Director (Operations) of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) respectively.  In a statement in Abuja, presenting

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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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