No reason to declare Kalu’s seat vacant, says Senate

Godiya Akwashiki, spokesman of the senate, says the upper legislative chamber does not have a reason…

Lawan urges military chiefs to repel bandits…swears in Adeyemi

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the Service Chiefs and security agencies in…

Senate invites NNPC, LNG over Brass project

…wants upgrade of Ibadan domestic airport The Senate on Tuesday invited the management of the Nigerian…

Senate receives Buhari’s request for consideration of 2019/2020 NDDC budget

The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the consideration and…

Senate raises VAT to 7.5 %, approves other tax reforms

The Senate on Thursday passed the Finance Bill which seeks to amend seven Acts of the…

Senate disowns hate speech bill, sponsor gets threat messages

  Worried by the spate of criticisms that has greeted the Hate Speech Bill which passed…

Senate probes Gencos, Discos over unsteady power supply

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Power to investigate the activities of power generating and…

Hate speech bill has nothing to do with third term agenda, says Senate spokesman

Godiya Akwashiki, acting spokesman of the senate, says the bill seeking to prohibit hate speech in…

Akpabio to contest for senate again as appeal court orders rerun

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River state, has ordered a rerun election in…

Social media bill proposes three-month jail for offensive users

The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Sani Musa, has said that his bill on social…

State House still using cars purchased 20 years ago, says Perm Sec

Some of the vehicles used for daily operations in the State House were purchased as far…

Senate proposes bill to tax SMS, data, voice calls…instead of VAT increase

The senate has introduced a bill which seeks to impose a tax on all communication services…

Senate summons Aregbesola, Dingyadi over condition of police colleges

The Senate on Tuesday summoned the ministers of Police Affairs and Interior, Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi and…

Much ado about ‘Bow and Go’, by Ola Awoniyi

  The screening of ministerial nominees by the Senate has come and gone but the dust…

Senate seeks return of January-Decenber budget cycle

  The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the desire of the…

Edo assembly crisis: I won’t issue a fresh proclamation, Obaseki dares senate

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says the senate has gone beyond its constitutional powers in…

Senate screens 10 ministerial nominees

The Senate on Wednesday screened 10 ministerial nominees out of the 43 sent by President Muhammadu…

BREAKING: Amaechi, Aregbesola, Saraki, others make Buhari’s ministerial list

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Festus Keyamo, Sen Godswill Apkabio and the immidiate past…

Ministerial list: Senate gives Buhari five days to submit names

The Senate has given President Muhammadu Buhari till Friday to submit the list of ministerial nominees…

Senate confirms Tanko as CJN

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice…

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