The Senate has passed the new Minimum Wage bill into law, fixing the sum of N30,000 as the new wage, just as their counterparts in the House of Representatives. The passage of the new wage is coming on the heels of revelations that the Federal Government might be considering a hike in the Value Added […]
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A Nigerian lawmaker of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abu Ibrahim, has vowed to cooperate with other lawmakers to work against the re-election of Senate President Bukola Saraki. Saraki left the ruling party in July 2018 and returned to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was accused of using his position Senate president […]
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Senate at plenary
By Cecilia IjuoThe Senate on Thursday adjourned plenary till Feb. 19, without considering the 2019 Budget.
The senators would also use this period to prepare for the Feb. 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The recess is coming only two weeks after the National Assembly resumed from the Christmas break.
Nigerian Senate during plenary
By Cecilia IjuoThe Senate has called on the Federal Government to immortalise former President Shehu Shagari by naming a national monument after him.
This followed a motion by Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba (PDP-Sokoto) and co-sponsored by eight others.
Presenting the motion, Danbaba said late Shagari who was sworn in as
In compliance with the Nigeria Police Service Commission, Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday retired from active service after reaching the statutory retirement age of 60. Ibrahim Idris was appointed IGP position by President Muhammadu Buhari on 21 March 2016. He replaced Solomon Arase, who retired from service after reaching age […]
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Nigeria Police has denied allegations that it plans to break into the Abuja residence of Nigeria lawmaker, Dino Melaye. Melaye, who represents Kogi South Senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate had alleged that brought tools to break into and vandalize the house. “Police bringing in toolboxes to break doors and vandalize my house. Police EOD truck […]
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THE Senate, yesterday, passed a bill for the Establishment of Federal Polytechnic Item, Abia State.
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Nigerian Senate on Wednesday called on the executive arm of government to ensure payment of funds accrued from oil subsidy to marketers across the country to further strengthen their operations. The lawmakers made the plea during plenary before president Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 budget preparation to the joint session of the National Assembly. Although the figures […]
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Senator Stella Oduah: On South-East Development Commission Bill
By Cecilia IjuoA member of the National Assembly, Sen. Stella Oduah, says Wednesday passage of South-East Development Commission Bill by the Senate is justice for Igbo people.
Oduah, who is one of the sponsors of the bill, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in