Posts Tagged ‘Senate’

‘We Are Working To Pass 2021 Budget By December’ – Senator Lawan Says

By Adejumo Enock Ahmed Lawan, The President of the Senate had said the Upper House is working to pass year 2021 budget by December. The Senate President made this disclosure at a retreat for members of National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission in Abuja on Friday. Ahmed who said the National Assembly will pass […]

Lawan Tasks FG On Use Of Technology To Tackle Corrupt Practices

By Seun Adeuyi  Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has advised the federal government to consider adequate use of technology to surmount corrupt practices of public officials.  Lawan gave the advice on Thursday during his investiture and induction as Patron by the Chatered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria.  According to the President of the […]

[JUST IN] #EndSARS: “Address Nigerians” — Senate To President @MBuhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to address the nation immediately on the current nationwide #EndSARS protests by youths against police brutality and bad governance. The Senate, who urged the President to speak up also directed the police to offer protection to the protesters to prevent ‘thugs’ from hijacking their genuine action. The Senate decision […]

Senate Responds To Reports Of An Urgency To Pass Social Media Bill

The Nigerian Senate has responded to a report that it was determined to pass the social media bill despite wide condemnation by majority of Nigerians, claiming that the report was false.  This was contained in a statement issued by the  Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Ajibola Basiru,on Saturday in Abuja. He explained […]

We Want 2021 Budget Before September — Senate Tells Buhari

The Senate has urged Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari to expedite work on the 2021 budget estimates, in order to ensure its timely presentation to the National Assembly by the end of September. Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate, stated this, on Wednesday, while referring the 2021-2023 Median Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper request […]

Senate Passes Bill Issuing Legal Backing For Nigerian Army University

The Nigerian Senate has on Tuesday passed a bill to give legal backing to the establishment of the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State. The passage of the bill follows a clause-by-clause consideration of the report of the Committee on Nigerian Army. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ali Ndume (APC – Borno South) said the […]