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July, 2020

  • 22 July

    Senate Confirms Two Journalists, 38 Others As Ambassadors


    The Senate has confirmed the appointment of 38 non-career and one career ambassadors-designates. Among the non-career ambassadors are two journalists Debo Adesina (Oyo) and Oma Djebah (Delta). Read Also: Traditionalist Invokes Ogun On Arotile’s Killers (VIDEO) The list also included Dare Awoniyi (Kogi), who is the son of the late Sunday …

  • 21 July

    Only Buhari Can Sack Service Chiefs, Presidency Tells Senate

    The Presidency on Tuesday, told the senate that only President Muhammadu Buhari has the power to sack the service chiefs. Read Also: Third Mainland Bridge Closure Will Bring Suffering Worse Than COVID-19 – Commuters This comes as a reaction to the resolution of the upper chamber earlier in the day, asking …

  • 14 July

    Senate Wants Life Imprisonment For Kidnappers

    Senate Presidency: 61 Senators-elect Backing Lawan – Campaign Organisation

    The Senate has passed a bill to raise the punishment for anyone found guilty of kidnapping from 10 years to life imprisonment. Read Also: Fraud Allegations Against Dublin Pastor Untrue – RCCG The upper chamber also deleted the statute of limitation on defilement as well as gender restrictions on the offences of …

  • 9 July

    Senate Bids Farewell To Osinowo

    The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session in honour of the late Sen. Adebayo Osinowo who represented Lagos East and died on June 15. Read Also: How Your Face Mask Can Cause Failed ATM Transactions The valedictory session followed a motion moved by Senate Leader Abdullahi Yahaya (APC Kebbi), having …

  • 7 July

    Why We Didn’t Declare Orji Kalu’s Seat Vacant – Lawan

    Senate President

    Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday explained why the Senate refused to yield to pressure to declare Senator Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat and position vacant during the period of his incarceration. Read Also: How Unexplained Sale Of 50 Petrol Tankers Put Magu In Trouble Lawan told leaders of thought from Abia …

  • 7 July

    Randy Lecturers Face 14 Years Jail As Senate Passes Sexual Harassment Bill


    The Senate has passed the Sexual Harassment Bill, which is to stop sexual abuse of female students in tertiary institutions in the country. Read Also: Service Extension Of NASS Clerk, Others Illegal, Says Hos The bill, titled:”A Bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress Sexual Harassment of students in …

  • 1 July

    Senate Suspends Recruitment For FG’s 774,000 Jobs


    The Senate has suspended the Special Public Works programme under the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) expected to create 774,000 jobs for Nigerians. Read Also: Army Will Not Reconcile With Bandits, Says Buratai This was disclosed by Senator Ajibola Basiru, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, at a …

June, 2020

  • 11 June

    Senate Confirms 42 Ambassadors-designate

    The Senate has confirmed the nominations of 42 Ambassadors-designate presented by President Muhammadu Buhari, for confirmation as Ambassadors to Nigerian foreign missions. Read Also: Father Kills Son At His Wedding Ceremony Out Of Excitement The confirmation of the nominees at plenary on Thursday, followed a presentation of the report of the …

  • 11 June

    Senate Confirms Dongban-Mensem As President Of Appeal Court

    The Senate on Thursday confirmed Monica Dongban-Mensem as the President of the Court of Appeal. Read Also: Father Kills Son At His Wedding Ceremony Out Of Excitement “The committee interviewed her and received explanation about her career. That the appointment of the nominee satisfy the requirements of the constitution as amended,” …

  • 9 June

    Orji Kalu Attends First Senate Plenary After Release From Prison

    Orji Uzor Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, on Tuesday attended his first plenary sessions since his release from prison. Read Also: What Dad Told Us About June 12 Annulment – Babangida’s Son, Mohammed  The former governor of Abia State was released from the Kuje Correctional Centre last week after …

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