Posts Tagged ‘Senate’

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 […]

Senate, Fashola Berate NCC for Defending Telecom Companies

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 20, 2020
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) came under criticism following an outburst against the commission by the Senate and Minister of Works for openly protecting telecoms companies over increasing cases of dropped calls. The attack came following the public hearing on a motion titled: “Increasing rate of drop calls and other unwholesome practices by telecom network […]