Tag Archives: SENATE

Senate approves harmonized Agricultural Credit and Guarantee Scheme Bill

The Senate on Wednesday approved the harmonised version of the Agricultural Credit and Guarantee Scheme (Amendment) Bill, 2017. This followed the consideration of report of the Conference Committee on the bill, which was passed by the Senate and the House ...

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Saraki explains why cameramen were restricted from covering plenary

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to Senate President, Bukola Saraki has cited security as the main reason cameramen were restricted from gaining entrance into the senate chamber to cover the plenary. Olaniyonu, who spoke to a ...

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Senate moves against TV stations, cameramen boycott plenary

Cameramen from about seven television stations were shut out from covering the activities at the upper legislative chamber on Thursday. The directive was said to have been given by Nelson Ayewoh, clerk of the senate. Thirteen television stations had been ...

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Senator Isiaka Adeleke dies at 62

A senator in the current 8th Assembly, and a three term senator representing Osun West senatorial district, Isiaka Adeleke has been confirmed dead. Sen. Adeleke died at the age of 62 at Bikets Hospital in Osogbo, the Osun state capital after ...

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President Buhari Suspends SGF Babachir and DG NIA Okeh

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential ...

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Senate to speedily approve meningitis intervention

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has pledged the commitment of the Senate to ending the menace of CerebroSpinal meningitis, CSM, which has claimed the lives of over 300 Nigerians since January 2017. In a series of tweets on ...

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Ammeded Electoral Act: Senate okays electronic voting, set nomination fee for aspirants

In its amendment of the Electoral Act, the Senate has introduced the use of electronic voting in all elections. According to Section 52 (2) of the amendment passed by the Senate yesterday: “The commission shall adopt electronic voting in all ...

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Senate finally admits buying bullet proof SUV

The Senate on Tuesday admitted that it bought a bullet proof Range Rover Sports Utility Vehicle ( SUV ) as had been reported in the media. Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity Sen. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi told newsmen in ...

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Senate investigates alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in Customs

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, has commenced investigation into alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in the Nigeria Customs Service between 2006 and 2016. The Chairman of the committee, Hope Uzodinma, made this known in an interview with ...

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BREAKING: Senate rejects two ambassadorial nominees, confirms 45

The senate has rejected Sylvanus Nsofor (Imo) and Jacob Daudu (Ondo), two of the non-career ambassadors nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate, however, confirmed 45 persons as non-career ambassadors. It was explained that the decision to reject the above-named nominees ...

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