• Senate Passes NASS Budget Office Establishment Bill

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    The Senate yesterday passed the conference committee report on the National Assembly Budget and Research office establishment Bill, 2017 . The approval and passage of the harmonized versions of the Bill followed consideration of the report read by Sen Emmanuel Paulker (PDP, Bayelsa Central). “That the senate do consider the conference committee report on the…

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  • Senate Sets Ad-hoc Committee On IDPs Donor Fund

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    The Senate yesterday resolved to set up an ad-hoc committee to ensure proper utilization of donor’s intervention funds for the internally displaced persons in the camps in the North-east. The Senate also urged the president to initiate action to coordinate the donation to the IDP.s in the North-east. This is just as it commended the…

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    Senate Seeks Reversal Of Ban On Vehicle Importation By Land

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    Senate yesterday opposed the federal government’s ban on importation of vehicles through land borders and its grave consequences on the masses of the country and urged the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS) to lift the ban. The Red Chamber also mandated its Committee on Customs to investigate the circumstances that led to the sudden decision of…

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  • Senate Confirms NERC Board Members, Ask PMB To Replace Chairmanship Nominee

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    The senate on Tuesday confirmed nominees into  the board  of the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC). it equally asked president Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) to forward a replacement for the chairmanship designate Prof Akintunde Akindowale who did not present himself for the screening. The confirmation of the nominees followed consideration of a report of the committee…

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    FG Confirms Discovery Of Crude Oil In Borno

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    … Govt saves N15.4bn from subsidy removal monthly …Nigeria’s oil production rises to 1.8mbpd The federal government yesterday confirmed the discovery of crude oil in Borno State, North East Nigeria, thus raising the hope of the region joining the league of oil producing areas in the not-too-distant time. The disclosure was made by the permanent…

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  • Senate Moves To Pass Anti-jungle Justice Bill

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    The Senate on Tuesday urged its committee on judiciary to urgently accelerate the passage of the Anti-jungle justice Bill which is before it. It said the passage of the Bill will address the raising cases of jungle justice in the country. The senate which condemned the raising cases of jungle justice in the country urged…

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  • Senate Mandate Saraki To Intervene In FG, ASUU Crisis

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    The senate on Tuesday mandated the President of the senate , Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki to intervene in the Federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) crisis with a view to averting the pending strike. It  called on the executive arm of government to engage the academic staff union of universities in first…

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  • US Election: Saraki Congratulates Donald Trump

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    Senate president , Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump who was declared winer of the United States of America presidential election . Saraki in a statement personally signed by him and obtained by LEADERSHIP   said he looked forward in working with Trump .  The statement read in parts “”On this day, I…

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