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We’ll persuade Buhari to fire service chiefs – Senate

The Nigerian senate has disclosed that it will be persuading President Buhari to sack the service chiefs over their abysmal performance in containing the...

Sack NDDC IMC now – Senate urges Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by the Nigerian senate to dismiss the Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei-led Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta...

Senate passes bill prescribing life imprisonment for kidnappers; removes gender restrictions...

The senate on Tuesday July 14, passed a bill prescribing life imprisonment for persons found guilty of kidnapping. The upper legislative chamber also deleted...

Senate spokesperson reacts to reports claiming 50 lawmakers have tested positive...

Senator Ajibola Basiru, the spokesperson of the Nigerian Senate, has reacted to reports claiming 50 members of the National Assembly have tested positive for...

After 6 months in jail, Orji Kalu returns to Senate

Ex Abia State Governor and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has returned to the Senate after spending six months in...

Include cancer, malaria, diabetes drugs in import duty and VAT waiver...

The federal government has been urged to include anti-cancer, malaria, diabetes and other essential pharmaceutical drugs on the streamlined import duty and Value Added...

President Buhari sends 42 career ambassadorial nominees to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of forty-two ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for screening and subsequent confirmation. The names were contained in a...

Nigeria Senate denies approving ‘fresh N850bn loan’ for President Buhari

The Nigeria Senate and 9th Assembly did not grant a fresh approval of N850 billion to the Federal Government at its Tuesday plenary, Senator...

Senate committee wants almajiri system scrapped, decentralisation of police command structure

As part of efforts to curb insecurity in Nigeria, the Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for scrapping of Almajiri system of...

Restrict large gatherings over Coronavirus, Senate urges President Buhari

The Senate has asked the Federal Government to restrict large gatherings in the country as a means of preventing the spread of Coronavirus. The Upper...

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