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Nigerians fault proposed bill criminalizing ransom payment

Nigerians on social media and off social media are reacting to the bill criminalising payment of ransom to kidnappers. On Wednesday, the Senate passed a...

Drug abuse too hazardous to ignore in Nigeria – Senate President,...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, lamented that drug abuse has become a hazard too difficult to ignore in Nigeria. Lawan made the...

Senate approves immediate reconstruction, dualisation of Kano – Niger Republic road

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday adopted a motion sponsored by Senator Jibrin Barau representing Kano North Senatorial district for the reconstruction and dualisation of...

NASS, Buhari lack power to change Nigeria’s constitution – Omo-Agege

Those agitating for a brand new Constitution in Nigeria may have to perish the thought as the National Assembly lacks the powers to do...

Senate rejects budget proposal as agency sites 20 projects in minister’s...

The budget defence of the Senate Committee on Power and Rural Electrification Agency (REA) deadlocked on Wednesday, as the Committee uncovered that the Minister...

Nigerian Senate demands new EFCC

The Senate has called for a new, reformed and rebranded Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes, Suleiman...

Senate hints on ‘planned reversal’ of power sector privatisation

Gabriel Suswam, Chairman, Senate Committee on Power says the senate has no plans to reverse the privatisation of the power sector. He spoke on Monday...

NDDC: Anti-corruption group berates Senate over ‘needles’ N40bn probe of Akpabio,...

An anti-corruption organisation known as Anti-corruption and Integrity Forum has berated the National Assembly over the recent probe of the Minister of Niger Delta...

Bill empowering INEC to stage election debates for candidates scale second...

By Denise Eleojo The Senate, yesterday passed for second reading, a bill seeking to amend the Electoral Act to empower INEC to organise mandatory election...

COVID-19: Senate panics as Lawan orders returnee lawmakers to go for...

By Denise Eleojo The senate was thrown into apprenhension and pannic mode yesterday over the danger and possibility that any of its members may infected...
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