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Senate Expresses Satisfaction with Assent of (BOFI ACT) by President Buhari

The Senate has noted with satisfaction the assent of President Mohammadu Buhari to the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2020 (BOFI ACT) following the passage...

NDDC spent N1.3trn between 2015 and 2019 – Senate probe panel

The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating financial misappropriation in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it has concluded its investigation and has...

Lawan gives Buhari September deadline to present 2021 budget

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari  to submit the 2021 national budget before the end of September this year. Lawan said...

Publish Names Of Lawmakers Awarded Contracts By NDDC, Gbajabiamila warns Akpabio

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to publish the names of...

Dongban-Mensem confirmed as appeal court president

The senate has confirmed Monica Dongban-Mensem as the president of the court of appeal. Dongban-Mensem was confirmed after Opeyemi Bamidele, chairman of the committee on...

Senate extends corruption investigation by 4 weeks

The Nigerian Senate has granted a four-week extension to its ad hoc committee which is handling the investigation of the alleged mismanagement of N40 billion Naira. The...

Senate confirms NDIC, law reform nominees

The Senate has confirmed the nominations of Diana Okonta (South-South); and Ya’ana Talib Yaro (North-East) as Non-Executive Directors of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance...

Senate leaders visit Orji Kalu after his release from prison

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has led a delegation to visit Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, after he was released from Kuje correctional facility. Justice Mohammed Idris had...

Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513bn loan request

The Nigerian Senate has approved the $5.513 billion dollar loan request of President Muhammadu Buhari. The approval is coming less than a week after the senate received...

N’ASS to resume Thursday to consider revised 2020 budget

Lawmakers at the National Assembly have resolved to cut short their Sallah break inorder to consider the ammended  2020 Appropriation Bill. This means the upper and...