Posts Tagged ‘Senate’

“Buhari Forced Magu In Despite 2 Senatorial Rejections”– Segun Awosanya Reacts To Garba Shehu’s Praise Of Buhari’s Govt

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 12, 2020
On Saturday, Garba Shehu had praised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as ‘corruption proof’ saying the indictment of former EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu is an indication of a lack of discrimination. “There is no better indication that the fight is real and active than the will to investigate allegations in an open and transparent manner against […]

Lawan Says The Senate Will Consider 2020 Revised Budget Today

by Seun Adeuyion June 11, 2020
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says the Senate will on Thursday (Today), consider the revised 2020 budget. Lawan gave the hint on Wednesday during plenary after the Committee on Appropriation laid the report on the 2020 revised budget. In his words: “Tomorrow, we can receive and consider the report to ensure that we don’t […]

No Fresh Loan Of N850bn Approved For Buhari, Says Senate

by Seun Adeuyion April 30, 2020
The Senate on Thursday said it did not approve a “fresh loan of N850 billion” for Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari during its special plenary session on Tuesday. The new Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Ajibola Basiru, in a statement in Abuja, said what the Senate did was to pass a resolution […]

BREAKING: SERAP Kicks As Senate Approves Buhari’s Fresh Loan Request Of N850 Billion

by Seun Adeuyion April 28, 2020
Following reports that the Nigerian senate has given accelerated approval to Muhammadu Buhari’s request to raise a fresh loan of N850bn, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) says it will be issuing a Freedom of Information request, seeking details of total amount of debts accumulated since 2015 and other important details. BreakingTimes reports that […]

JUST IN: Senate approves Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request

by Seun Adeuyion March 5, 2020
The senate has approved Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow $22.7 billion. The upper legislative chamber okayed the request on Thursday amid objections from some senators. While the matter was being debated, Enyinnaya Abaribe, minority leader, warned against considering all the recommendations on the loan at once. He suggested that it should be done “item […]

Forgery: We can’t remove sacked Bayelsa deputy gov-elect — Senate

by Seun Adeuyion February 23, 2020
The Senate has clarified that Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo remains a  member of the upper chamber for now despite the certificate forgery which denied him a chance to become Bayelsa State deputy governor. The Supreme Court stopped David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress from being inaugurated as Bayelsa State governor,  along with Degi-Eremienyo, on the […]