Lawan Meets ASUU Leadership over Strike

Ahmad Lawan By Deji Elumoye The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, is currently meeting with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) over the lingering strike embarked upon by the union over the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, is leading the union’s […]

Senate President Hails Buhari for dissolving SARS

By Henry Umoru   ABUJA- PRESIDENT of the Senate, Senator  Ahmad Lawan, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for dissolving the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. Lawan said that with this,  Buhari has listened  to the voice of the Nigerian people over their dissatisfaction with the operations of SARS.   In a statement […]

Senators react to Buhari’s budget proposal, express apprehension over debt

Some Senators have raised concern over N4 trillion to be borrowed to fund 2021 budget while debt servicing stands at N3.2 trillion. Speaking to The Guardian yesterday in reaction to President Buhari’s budget proposal presented to the National Assembly, Betty Apiafi (PDP Rivers) said what is worrisome is that borrowing is about N4tr while debt […]

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Governors condole Sen. Wamakko over daughter’s death

Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has condoled with former governor of Sokoto State, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, over the death of his daughter, Sadiya. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Kayode  Fayemi of Ekiti State, in a condolence message on behalf of his colleagues issued on Monday, expressed deep […]

Senate probes NTA/StarTimes joint venture

Nigeria’s Senate under Ahmed Lawan By Naomi Sharang The Senate says it is probing the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and StarTimes Joint Venture Agreement over the non-profitability of the venture which had been since 2008. Chairman, Senate Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning, Sen. Solomon Adeola, said this on Tuesday in Abuja, during an […]

Senate commends NEDC 1 year achievements

By Hamza Suleiman The Nigerian Senate Committee on Special Duties commended the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) for its “outstanding performance” in the area of humanitarian intervention. The Chairman of Senate Committee on Special Duties, Sen. Yusuf Yusuf, gave the commendation when he led a delegation on a three-day oversight function to appraise the  one year […]

Six Months after, Senate Committee Yet to Begin Constitution Review

Ahmad Lawan Over 40 constitution alteration bills for consideration House yet to constitute committee Deji Elumoye and Udora Orizu in Abuja The Senate Constitution Review Committee inaugurated in February 2020 by the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, is yet to take off, THISDAY investigation has revealed. This is coming just as the House […]

Senate lauds Buhari’s assent to amended CAMA bill

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan By Kingsley Okoye The Senate says it received the cheering news that President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the repealed and re-enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA). Spokesperson of the Senate, Sen.Ajibola Basiru (APC Osun), in a statement in Abuja on Saturday said Buhari’s assent of the CAMA bill had […]

COVID-19: Gbajabiamila, African Speakers’ push for debts cancellation

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila By Folasade Akpan Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and some African Speakers of Parliaments say there is an urgent need to push for debt cancellation for the continent from multilateral and bilateral partners. A statement issued in Abuja on Monday by Lanre Lasisi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said […]

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