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Senate approves HND as minimum qualification for president, govs

The Senate has passed for second reading, a constitution amendment bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma or its equivalent as the educational qualification...

Senate directs military to set up base in Auno town

Lawmakers in the Nigerian Senate have called on the authorities of the army to immediately set up a military camp in Auno town near Maiduguri where 30 travellers were...

$29bn loan request: Senate plans public hearing on Buhari’s foreign borrowing plans

The Nigerian Senate has revealed that it will seek the opinion of stakeholders President Muhammadu Buhari’s $29bn foreign loan borrowing plans Recall that the 8th...

Court restrains INEC, Senate from effecting Ifeanyi Ubah’s sack

A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Senate and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from executing the judgment of the Abuja High Court that...

Lawmakers embark on 5 weeks Christmas/New Year break

The Senate on Friday embarked on its Christmas and New Year break suspending plenary until January 28th 2020. Before the adjournment, the lawmakers approved the Federal...

NASS postpones plenary to honour dead Imo lawmaker

The National Assembly on Thursday adjourned plenary to honour Senator Ben Uwajumogu, who died on Wednesday morning in Abuja. At the start of plenary today, the...

Visa on Arrival Policy: Senate summons Aregbesola

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbosola, to appear before it alongside the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammed...

Senate begins approval process for Buhari’s $29.96bn foreign loan request

The Nigerian Senate has commenced the process to approve the $29.96bn foreign loan request forwarded to the National Assembly by the President, President Muhammadu...

Senate to work on Petroleum Industry bill in January 2020

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that the upper chamber will begin work on the Petroleum Industry Bill as soon as the senators resume in...

Smart Adeyemi sworn in as Kogi West senator 

Smart Adeyemi has been sworn in as the lawmaker representing Kogi West at the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Adeyemi replaces former Senator Dino Melaye who was...