Posts Tagged ‘Senate’

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

by Gerald Onwukaon August 29, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion July 22, 2020
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

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 22, 2020
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 […]

“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 […]