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Breaking: Senate Removes Direct Primary Clause, Passes Electoral Act Amendment

Nigeria Senate on Wednesday removed the clause that makes direct primary mandatory for the election of candidates in political parties from the electoral amendment act....

Senate Spokesman Fumes Over ‘Errors’ In Electoral Bill

Spokesman of the senate, Ajibola Basiru, says there is no error in the electoral act amendment bill passed by the upper legislative chamber. In December, President...

Why Senate Held Plenary For Only 66 Days In 2022

The Senate spokesman, Ajibola Basiru, says the senate held plenary for only 66 days owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to section 63 of the 1999 Nigerian...

Just In: Electoral Bill: Senate Stays Action To Override Buhari

Senators on Wednesday rescinded their decision to override President Muhammadu Buhari on Electoral Act (Amendment) bill. On Tuesday, the lawmakers collected signatures...

Just In: Buhari Nominates New Minister, Seeks Senate Confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate seeking the confirmation of a ministerial nominee, Mister Muazu Sambo from Taraba State. Senate President, Ahmad...

Jailbreaks: Senate Summons Malami, Aregbesola

The Senate, on Tuesday, summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; and the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, over the incessant jailbreaks...

Subsidy Removal: 2022 Budget Has No Provision For N5000 Transport Grant – Senate

The Senate has said there is no provision for the proposed N5,000 transport grant to cushion the effect of subsidy removal in the 2022 budget. Senate Committee Chairman...

Senate Makes Move For FG To Increase Daily Feeding Allowance Of NYSC Members

The Senate has urged the Federal government to increase the daily feeding allowance that is being paid to members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), given the...

Senate Panel Rejects Buhari’s $700 Million Loan Request For Water Project

The Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt has turned down President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request for Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and...

Senate Approves Increase Of Prison Inmates Feeding Allowance

The Senate Committee on Interior, on Wednesday, increased the daily feeding allowance of the Nigerian Correctional Service from its current N450 per person to a minimum...