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Senate Rejects Electricity Tariff Hike, Warns Removal Of Subsidy

Senate Rejects Electricity Tariff Hike, Warns Removal Of Subsidy

The proposed plan by the Ministry of Power to increase the electricity tariff in Nigeria has been outrightly rejected by the Senate on Wednesday. The Upper Chamber of the National Assembly also warned the executive…

Senate Confirms 17 Commissioners For NPC

Senate Confirms 17 Commissioners For NPC

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of 17 people as the Commissioners for the National Population Commission (NPC).  Their appointments were based on the request of President Bola Tinubu and declared during a plenary…

Senate Confirms Kelechi Ohiri As NHIA DG

Senate Confirms Kelechi Ohiri As NHIA DG

The Red Chamber of the National Assembly, on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Dr Kelechi Ohiri as the Director General of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA). Ohiri’s appointment was confirmed by the Senate during…

Senate To Protect Nigerians Against Further Fuel, Electricity Tariff Hike

Senate To Protect Nigerians Against Further Fuel, Electricity Tariff Hike

Despite the constant decline in the value of Naira in relative to other foreign currencies, the Senate has reassured Nigerians that there will be no further increase in petrol pump prices or electricity rates. Speaking…

Senate Announces 38-Member Constitution Review Committee

Senate Announces 38-Member Constitution Review Committee

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, on Wednesday, announced a 38-member constitution review committee on the 1999 constitution. The committee which would be chaired by the Deputy Senate President, Barau Jibrin will also comprise six lawmakers…

Tinubu Seeks Senate’s Confirmation Of CBN Board Directors

Tinubu Seeks Senate’s Confirmation Of CBN Board Directors

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday asked the senate to confirm five persons as the Directors of the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Tinubu’s request was contained in a letter read by the…

JUST-IN: Senate Summons CBN Gov Over Naira Free Fall

JUST-IN: Senate Summons CBN Gov Over Naira Free Fall

The upper chamber of the National Assembly, on Wednesday, summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Olayemi Cardoso, to appear before it on Tuesday to explain the state of the national economy…

Tinubu Urges Senate To Confirm Sack Of FCCPC Chairman

Tinubu Urges Senate To Confirm Sack Of FCCPC Chairman

President Bola Tinubu has asked the upper chamber of the 10th National Assembly to confirm the sack of the Chairman of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera. President Tinubu’s request was…

US Election: Joe Biden Backs Senate Border Deal

US Election: Joe Biden Backs Senate Border Deal

President Joe Biden has promised to “shut down the border”, saying the day he signs the law, calling the border agreement being negotiated in the U.S. Senate the “toughest and fairest” package of reforms available.…

BREAKING: Senate Passes N28.777trn 2024 Budget

BREAKING: Senate Passes N28.777trn 2024 Budget

The upper chamber of the 10th National Assembly under the leadership of Senator Godaswill Akpabio on Saturday passed the 2024 appropriation bill. The budget was passed after its size was increased from N27.5 trillion, as…