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9th senate empathy for the wounded in action (WIAs), an ‘ESPRIT DE CORPS’ for the agile soldier, says NAPMAIDEs chairman

"The visit of the leadership of the 9th Senate led by the Senate President, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Lawan to a military hospital in Kaduna to show empathy for the Wounded In Action (WIAs) who were brought there from the various theater of operations is a shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the unarmed soldiers in war front".

Nigeria Senate should be scrapped, Gov Akeredolu give reasons

“The country may consider dropping the current bicameral structure of the National Assembly and adopt a unicameral legislature. The membership of the Assembly should be part time. No member should earn allowances not known to the Revenue Mobilisation and Allocation Committee and, more importantly, people they claim to serve.

COVID-19: Senate President cautions aide for failing to wear face mask

The President of the Senate upon seeing the aide, stopped to caution him querying, “where is your face-mask?”

No room for independent candidacy in electoral act amendment bill – Senate panel says

“This is because the independent candidacy is still not in the constitution and the electoral act is inferior to the Constitution so we cannot have another law which supersedes the constitution.”

Senate to confirm Prof Yakubu as INEC Chairman Dec 1

“In accordance with the provision of Section 154(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission for a second and final term.

If you don’t trust us anymore, vote us out, says Lawan to Nigerians

According to him, those who are not comfortable with the Senators in the present 9th Senate should not hesitate to vote them out in 2023 if they don’t like their faces.

#EndSARS: Senate goes into emergency session

Though both Ahmed Lawan, the Senate President and Femi Gbajabiamila Speaker of the House of Representatives, had last week met behind closed door with President Muhammad Buhari to appraise the protests.

Senate confirms Chukwu as INEC REC

Having studied the nominee’s curriculum vitae and other relevant documents in addition to exhaustive interaction and deliberations, the Committee members were unanimously satisfied with the nominee considering his wealth of experiences, exposure, performances, qualifications, competence and integrity as required by the Constitution, and found him suitable for appointment as Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),” Gaya said.

Buhari appoints media aide Onochie, three others as INEC Commissioners

The letter was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.

Senate probes FIIRO’s alleged extra budgetary spending

The Senate Committee on Science and Technology has commenced investigation into the budgetary expenditure of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research,...

Senate probes fresh multi-billion naira fraud in NDDC

Panel to grill MD Wednesday over funds unaccounted forBuhari decries abuse of trust in EFCC, NDDC The Senate...

Senate summons Fashola, Ahmed, UBA, others

The Senate on Tuesday, summoned the management of the United Bank for Africa to appear before it over its alleged N41bn...

NDDC: Senate panel recommends dissolution of IMC

The Senate ad hoc committee set up to unravel the alleged financial recklessness by the Interim Management Committee of the Niger...

Breaking: Killings, resignation of soldiers: sack service Chiefs now, Senate tells Buhari

The Senate has again called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, sack all the Service Chiefs to...

Breaking: Senate passes bill, prescribes life jail for kidnappers

The proposed legislation, sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu, is titled, “A bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act CAP. C.38, Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 2004.”

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Breaking: UK APC chapter begs Sunday Igboho to shelve Lagos rally

“Considering the state of insecurity that the government is battling across the country, we feel that the rally is ill-timed. No doubt, people have rights all over the world to peaceful protests but the situation in the country is such that all efforts must be geared to stop any gathering or association that may further worsen the security situation in the country. “Lagos as the commercial nerve centre in Nigeria needs to be protected from the possibility of any planned protests which can be hijacked to cause destruction of businesses and state infrastructure. Lagos is home to Nigerians of all tribes across the country.

$3m bribery: Court sentences ex-Rep Farouk Lawan to 7 years imprisonment

The Court, in judgement that was delivered by Justice Angela Otaluka, found the four-term lawmaker for Bagwai/Shanono Federal Constituency of Kano State, guilty of demanding an aggregate sum of $3million from Chairman of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, Chief Femi Otedola, to give his company a clean bill of health in the fuel subsidy probe the House of Reps initiated on 2012.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan bags another appointment

Cavendish University Uganda is affiliated with Cavendish College London, Cavendish University Tanzania and Cavendish University Zambia. CUU held its first graduation ceremony in November 2011.

Senate confirms Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff

The confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the Joint Committee on Defence and Army on the confirmation of the Nomination of Major General Farouk Yahaya for appointment as Chief of Army Staff of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and presented by the Chairman, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress, APC, Sokoto North.