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Budget Padding: Senate Recalls Ningi From Suspension

Budget Padding: Senate Recalls Ningi From Suspension

The leadership of the 10th Senate, on Tuesday, announced the recalling of Senator Abdul Ningi from suspension, saying he has been pardoned. New Telegraph recalls that the upper chamber of the National Assembly slammed a three-month…

JUST-IN: Senate Committee Confirms Agama As SEC DG

JUST-IN: Senate Committee Confirms Agama As SEC DG

The Senate on Tuesday, cleared Emomotimi Agama as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Senate Committee on Capital Markets chaired by Senator Osita Izunaso cleared Agama one month after he…

Constitutional Review: It’s Time To Unite, Shape Nigeria Through Legislations — Akpabio

Constitutional Review: It’s Time To Unite, Shape Nigeria Through Legislations — Akpabio

Senator Godswill Akpabio, President of the Senate on Friday said that the 10th National Assembly under his purview will produce a constitution that will take into cognisance the collective aspirations of Nigerians, shape, unite and…

Hajj: Senate Seeks 36 States, FCT’s Involvement In Airlines Selection, Feeding Of Pilgrims

Hajj: Senate Seeks 36 States, FCT’s Involvement In Airlines Selection, Feeding Of Pilgrims

The Senate on Wednesday passed for second reading an amendment bill on the establishment Act of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), to pave the way for the involvement of states and the Federal…

Senate Backs Controversial CBN’s Cybersecurity Levy

Senate Backs Controversial CBN’s Cybersecurity Levy

The 10th Senate under the leadership of Senator Godswill Akpabio has backed the controversial cybersecurity levy announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Chairman of the Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence,…

Senate Breaks Silence, Says No Backdoor Arrangement To Reinstate Ningi

Senate Breaks Silence, Says No Backdoor Arrangement To Reinstate Ningi

The upper chamber of the National Assembly on Tuesday said there is no backdoor arrangement to reinstate the suspended Bauchi Central senator, Abdul Ningi. The Senate spokesperson, Yemi Adaramodu (APC, Ekiti South), made this disclosure…

Naira Depreciation: Senate Explores Policy Options To Mitigate Impact On Nigerians

Naira Depreciation: Senate Explores Policy Options To Mitigate Impact On Nigerians

The Nigerian Senate has expressed deep concern over the prevailing depreciation of the naira against the greenback and other foreign currencies. Senator representing Niger East and Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sani Musa, in a…

Ningi’s Suspension: Nigeria’s Democracy In Crisis – Arewa Group

Ningi’s Suspension: Nigeria’s Democracy In Crisis – Arewa Group

The Arewa Movement for Good Governance (AM2G) has said the current leadership style of the 10th National Assembly is seriously threatening Nigeria’s democracy. The Northern group made the remark on Thursday while reacting to Senator…

Senate Confirms Four Of Five Nominees As CBN Directors

Senate Confirms Four Of Five Nominees As CBN Directors

The Senate on Thursday confirmed four nominees out of the five people sent for members of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The nominees were confirmed after Tokunbo Abiru, the…

Senate Knocks IOCs For Owing NDDC

Senate Knocks IOCs For Owing NDDC

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission has knocked the International Oil Companies for not remitting funds owed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Sen. Asuquo Ekpenyong, the Chairman of the Committee made…