Confirmation: Senate Lifts Embargo On CBN Deputy Governor, MPC Members

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The Senate has approved that the nominees for the positions of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and members of the Monetary Policy Committee be screened for confirmation. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, raises a point of order at the plenary on Tuesday Read More

Senate Rejects Bill To Include Skirts In NYSC Uniform

2 weeks ago Admin 0
A bill to amend the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act to include skirts in NYSC uniform could not scale second reading at the Senate on Wednesday. The bill was rejected following concerns that such amendment required altering the constitution which involved a long process. Soliciting support of his colleagues, Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba-PDP) said the Read More

Senators vacate chamber as Fire guts Nigerian Senate

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Fire on Thursday gutted the Senate Chamber in Abuja. It was learnt that the fire suspected to be from an electric spark started from the technical room of the Senate. It was gathered that smoke has taken over the chamber of the Senate, forcing senators to vacate the area. The fire engulfed the chamber when Read More

Pro-Buhari senators walk out over adoption of electoral act

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Some members of the Red Chamber on Wednesday staged a walk-out in protest against the adoption of the report by the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on the Amendment to the Electoral Act. According to the protesting Senator’s, despite the adoption of the report by the Senate, they would insist on its reversal. Read More

Senate floors Magu in court

2 months ago Admin 0
A Federal High Court in Abuja has backed the Senate’s rejection of Mr Ibrahim Magu as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC). A concerned Nigerian, Mr Oluwatosin Ojaomo had filed a suit at a Federal High Court, Abuja challenging the Senate’s decision to reject the nomination of Magu by the Read More

Senate gives IGP 14-days to arrest killers in Benue

2 months ago Admin 0
The Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr. Ibrahim Idris 14 day ultimatum to arrest and investigate the perpetrators of Benue killings. This position was a sequel to the consideration of a report of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the Current Security Infrastructure in Nigeria. The committee had on Read More

Magu No Longer EFCC Acting Chairman – Senate

3 months ago Admin 0
Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and privledges, Senator Samuel Anyanwu has stated that Nigeria Senate no longer regard Mr. Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He gave this revelation at a press conference while reacting to questions bothering his Committee. He explained that there were massive petitions Read More

VIDEO: SARS is used to oppressing politicians – Senator Misau‎

4 months ago Admin 0
Senator Isah Misau representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District has condemned the harassment by SARS operatives saying are used to intimidate political opponents in states. The senator during a plenary session called on the senate to listen to the public and take a decision in the interest of Nigerians. Recall that IGP Idris had ordered immediate Read More

Senate Backs Call For Police SARS Scrapping

4 months ago Admin 0
Senator Isa Misau, Bauchi-APC, on Tuesday lent his voice to the trending social media outcry against the activities of the Nigeria Police Force’s Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS. A hashtag #ENDSARS, calling for the scrapping of the police unit, trended on the social media over the weekend. Nigerians, who used the social media to recount their Read More

Senate suspends debate on 2018 budget

4 months ago Admin 0
The Senate on Tuesday announced the deferment of debate on the 2018 budget submitted to the joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari about 2 weeks ago. This is contrary to it is earlier plan to commence debate on the general principles of the budget. Senate President and leader of the National Read More