Tag: nigerian senate

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Edwin OkoloNovember 12, 2019

Took them long enough, but the Nigerian senate is finally putting its foot down on the VAT hike

For the last few months, the Federal government has been seriously cash strapped and growing increasingly desperate in the ways ...

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Bernard DayoNovember 7, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Nigerian Senate proposes 14 years jail term for sexual predators in universities

The Sexual Harassment Bill sponsored by the Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege and President Muhammadu Buhari’s Finance Bill sponsored by ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 28, 2019

The YNaija Cover – Weekend Roundup

See links below to read our latest weekend stories and recap of top stories last week:   #BBNaija: Gedoni doesn’t ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 27, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 27th of June

Follow the links to read our latest stories on YNaija:   New Senate President Ahmed Lawan says his monthly salary ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 19, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 19th of March

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:   Success’ viral video: Delta state govt. suspends school head teacher ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 17, 2018

Senate directs CBN to suspend ATM card maintenance charges

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to direct commercial banks to increase the maximum amount ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2018

The Late 5: FG to close 3rd mainland bridge soon, House of Reps. endorses 180 days suspension of Omo-Agege and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation: The Federal Ministry of Works has on Tuesday said it will be ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2018

The Late 5: Nigerian Senate to amend Constitution to allow for state, community police; Oprah Winfrey says running for president would kill her and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The National Programme Coordinator of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), Temitope Sinkaye, has disclosed to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 8, 2018

The Late 5: FG signs $45 million agreement with General Electric (GE), Ebola virus disease reported in DR Congo and other stories.

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Government has signed a $45 million interim phase agreement ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 21, 2018

Mace theft from the Nigerian Senate, President Buhari’s comment about Nigerian youth and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. Award-winning author, Chimamanda Adichie revealed that she was sexually abused ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 19, 2018

The Big 5: Senator Omo-Agege denies leading hoodlums to steal the mace, Femi Falana says no legislative house has the power to suspend its member and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu yesterday briefed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 18, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Omojuwa, Nigerian Senate, Kayode Ogundamisi [the Omo-Agege-mace edition]

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 25, 2018

The Big 5: Nigerian Senate endorses 3 new federal higher institutions, British authorities raid Cambridge Analytica offices and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had confirmed that the ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

Senate says “running costs” not new, but would they agree it is cruel?

Spokesperson for the Nigerian Senate, Sabi Abdullahi, has moved to calm alarms arising from Senator Shehu Sani’s revelations about the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 8, 2018

The Big 5: Senators receive N13.5 million monthly, separate from salaries; freed Boko Haram commander issues fresh threat against Nigeria and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. A Federal High Court in Abuja has sentenced Charles Okah and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 1, 2018

Senate blames both NNPC and oil marketers for the fuel crisis

The Nigerian Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream has blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and marketers for the ongoing ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2017

Why the decision by the Senate to stay the passing of the 2018 budget is a good move

The passage of 2018 budget is no longer feasible as it is riddled with inconsistencies according to the Senate. Senator ...

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EditorDecember 14, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Amnesty International orientates Nigerians ahead of Public Hearing for NGO Regulatory Bill.

Ahead of the proposed public hearing on the NGO Regulatory Bill submitted by the Honourable The NGO regulation Bill is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

Senate fails to confirm Bello Mahmud as INEC commissioner – again

The Nigerian Senate has again refused to confirm a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) nominee, Bello Mahmud, from Zamfara. Reference: The Senate ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Senate sets date for the consideration of the 2018 budget

The Nigerian Senate will commence the consideration of the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill next week, Senate President, ...

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EditorNovember 14, 2017

2018 Budget Proposal, investigation into deaths of 26 Nigerian women at sea, import duty revenue, non-remittance of tax by MDAs weekly highlights from the House of Reps

Plenary began with the laying of budget estimates by President Muhammadu Buhari. At subsequent sittings, bills were passed and motions ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 14, 2017

Senate recalls its suspended former leader, Ali Ndume

The Senate has recalled its former leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume. He is expected to resume in plenary tomorrow. One more thing: ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

Senate set to publish names of companies involved in alleged N30trn scam

The Nigerian Senate says it will publish names of companies found liable in the investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 3, 2017

Saraki wades into Police IG’s ‘refusal’ to appear before probe panel

The ad hoc committee set up to probe the allegations and counter-allegations between the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 31, 2017

Senate supports President Buhari on the sack of Babachir Lawal

The Nigerian Senate has supported the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the former Secretary to the Government (SGF) of ...

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EditorOctober 27, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The Nigerian Senate and its “Bag of Shame”

In his characteristical manner, he was pictured kneeling down wearing a black suit with two hands raised up and his ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

Senate considers President Buhari’s virement request

The Senate has announced that it has begun work on President Muhammadu Buhari’s virement request – Bukola Saraki has therefore ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

Senate investigates Nigerian Army over compulsory dismissal of 38 officers

The Nigerian Senate has begun an investigation into the dismissal of 38 men of the Nigerian Army, after one of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2017

Senate summons Adeosun, Udoma over 2017 budget

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 26, 2017

Saraki reallocates Senate Committee Chairmen, deputies

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday at plenary reshuffled chairmen of committees and their deputies. At the end of the plenary, ...

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