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Swear in confirmed NDDC board members immediately, Senate tells Buhari

The Senate on Tuesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to swear in confirmed board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)...

Social media bill scales second reading in Senate

A bill for an Act to Make Provisions for the Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation and for related matters 2019 passed second reading...

Nigerians under attack from hate speech – Senator Abdullahi

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, on Wednesday warned that Nigeria may experience severe crisis with its attendant effect...

Omo-Agege’s sexual harassment bill scales second reading in Senate

The Senate on Wednesday debated the sexual harassment bill initiated by Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege. The bill scaled second...

Lawan denies shutting media out of budget defence

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has denied shutting out the media in the budget defence by various committees of the upper legislative chambers.

Senate rejects budget for Akpabio’s ministry

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta has rejected the 2020 capital budget of N23 billion for the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs due to...

Senate considers five years jail term for sexual predators in schools

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill which was sponsored by Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege and passed by the eighth Senate.

Senate to inaugurate committees on Wednesday – Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that all standing committees of the upper chamber would be inaugurated on Wednesday.

Lawan leads Senate leadership on Sallah homage to Buhari

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has led other senators on a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State. The lawmakers...

Much ado about bow and go

By Ola Awoniyi The screening of ministerial nominees by the Senate has come and gone but the dust it...