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May, 2020

  • 27 May

    Senate Begins Amendment Of Nigeria’s Local Content Law

    The Senate has commenced amendment of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010, following the consideration of a bill seeking to boost local content and strengthen the nation’s economy. Read Also: IMF Advises Banks To Suspend Paying Shareholders The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content  Development Bill 2020, …

  • 19 May

    Senate Urges FG To Suspend Planned Electricity Tariff Hike

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    The Senate on Tuesday told the Federal Government to suspend the planned electricity tariff increase, expected to take effect in July, citing hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read Also: Jealous Husband Seals Wife’s Vagina With Superglue, Sand, Pepper However, the upper legislative chamber lauded the Federal Government for its initiative …

  • 19 May

    Nigerien, Not Nigerian, Army Protecting Sokoto From Bandits, Says Senator

    Senator Ibrahim Gobir, representing Sokoto East Senatorial District, has said the Nigerian Army has abandoned his constituents to attacks by bandits, saying they now rely on Nigerien military for protection. Read Also: Senate Commends Buhari Over Military Action Against Banditry  The All Progressives Congress (APC) member said the personnel of the …

  • 19 May

    Senate Commends Buhari Over Military Action Against Banditry 

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    The Senate on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent directive to launch a military offensive against bandits in Katsina State. Read Also: CBN, NNPC To Fund Feeding, Accommodation Of Evacuees, Says FG The commendation came against the backdrop of a motion considered on the floor on the need to …

  • 12 May

    Banditry: Implement Report Of Ad-hoc C’ttee On Security Challenges, Senate Tells FG


    The Senate has urged the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, implement the recommendations contained in the report of the Ad-Hoc Committee on Nigeria Security Challenges to address the spate of killings arising of the activities of bandits in the country. Read Also: Critics of Lockdown Relaxation In Kano …

  • 12 May

    Senate Receives Buhari’s Request To Confirm Law Reform Commission, NDIC Nominees

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    The Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Professor Jumai Audi, as a Chairman of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission. Read Also: COVID-19: UCH To Produce Hazmat Suits For Healthcare Workers Also to be confirmed are: Hon. Ebele Bernard Chima, Commissioner, South East; Barr. Bassey Dan …

  • 12 May

    Senate Wants Ex-Minister Akinjide Immortalized 

    The Senate has called for the immortalization of Nigeria’s former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Richard Akinjide. Read Also: Banker Commits Suicide After Marriage He Took N3m Loan For Crashed The upper chamber made the call after it held a minute silence in honour of the deceased. …

  • 11 May

    Orji Kalu To Resume Position As Senate Chief Whip on Tuesday

    Orji Kalu, senator representing Abia North, may resume at the plenary as the Chief Whip of the senate on Tuesday, after five months of being absent. Read Also: It Took Seven Years To Build Rivers Hotel, Owner Of Demolished Structure Cries Kalu was sent to 12 years in prison for financial …

  • 5 May

    Senate Asks FG To Halt Deployment Of 5G

    The Senate has asked the Federal Government to suspend the deployment of 5G network in Nigeria. Read Also: How Govt Will Use COVID-19 To Control Pastors – Oyakhilome Senator Uche Ekwunife had moved the motion on the floor of the red chamber on Tuesday. She said it is necessary to keep …

April, 2020

  • 28 April

    Senate Adjourns Plenary Indefinitely Over COVID-19

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    The Nigerian senate has adjourned plenary indefinitely, following the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus in the country. Read Also: Witches Challenge Apostle Suleman With $1,000 To Heal COVID-19 Patient This was announced by the senate president, Ahmed Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday. Lawan told his colleagues that the upper chamber will …

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