Nigerian Senate

Senate Confirms Cardoso, Yuguda, 10 Others As Chair, MPC Members

The Senate has confirmed the appointments of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Olayemi Cardoso, and 11 others as...

Update: NASS passes N28.7trn 2024 Appropriation Bill

The Senate and the House of Representatives have approved l N28.7 trillion as the 2024 Appropriation Bill. The bill was passed by both...

Army accidental bombing: Northern lawmakers pledge N350m to rebuild Kaduna community

The Northern caucus of the House of Representatives, on Monday, pledged N350 million to assist the Federal Government in rebuilding Tudun Biri, a...

Senate President confirms Tinubu’s 2024 budget presentation Nov. 29

Senate President Godswill Akpabio has confirmed that President Bola Tinubu will on Wednesday, November 29 present the 2024 Appropriation Bill of N27.5trn to...

Senate tasks Wike to revisit failed $460m Abuja CCTV project

Due to high rate of kidnapping in the Federal Capital Territory, the Senate on Wednesday asked the Minister of FCT, Mr Nyesom Wike,...

Kogi Central Woman Senator, Akpoti-Uduaghan, appointed Senate Local Content Committee Chairman

Senate President Godswill Akpabio has named Sen. Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (Kogi Central) the Chairman of the Senate Local Content Committee and Vice-Chairman of Steel...

Senate confirms Shaaka Chira as Auditor-General, seven nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners

The Senate has confirmed the appointments of seven new Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) and the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Shaakaa Chira nominated...

Just in: Senate swears in PDP’s Sen. Yohanna as APC’s Sen. Abbo’s replacement

Sen. Fibrin Barau, the Deputy Senate President, has sworn in Sen. Amos Yohanna to replace the sacked Sen. Elisha Abbo, as the new...

Breaking: Enraged Sen. Ndume walks out on Senate President Akpabio during Tuesday’s plenary session

A drama played out on Tuesday during the plenary session at the Senate as the Chief Whip, Ali Ndume, stormed out of the...

Sacked Sen. Abbo’s claims are uninformed, unbecoming of a Senator – Akpabio’s aide

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, Eseme Eyiboh, has described the claims of sacked Sen. Elisha Abbo as...

Just In: Ministerial nominee slumps during Senate screening

One of the newly appointed ministerial nominees by President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday collapsed during screening by the Senate. The nominee, Balarebe Abbas...

Breaking: Senate confirms Wike, Keyamo, Oyetola, others as ministers, rejects El-Rufai, two others

The Senate has confirmed 45 ministerial nominees presented to it for screening by President Bola Tinubu with former Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir...

Breaking: Dead on arrival: Senate rejects Tinubu’s request to deploy Nigerian troops to beleaguered Niger Republic

For once, the Nigerian Senate spurned President Bola Tinubu’s request to send Nigerian soldiers to Niger Republic in a bid to restore constitutional...

Breaking: Tinubu to Senate: Confirm Umahi, Edun, El-rufai, 11 others as ministers

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has requested the Senate to confirm some of his ministerial nominees ahead of their screening today. The ministerial nominees...