Tag: senate

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 8, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 8th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: “We are calling on Atiku not to forget the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

IG Police, Ibrahim Idris finally appears before Senate panel

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has arrived before the Senate ad hoc committee set up to investigate the ...

AzeezNovember 8, 2017

Senate scraps Excess Crude Account

The Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution abolishing the Excess Crude Account (ECA) setup in 2004 by former President Olusegun ...

AzeezNovember 7, 2017

Who is ‘annoying’ Magu and wants him to ‘throw in the towel’?

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said there is a deliberate act to annoy and ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Why I may appear before the senate – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said he would only appear before the senate over allegations made against him ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2017

2018 budget will be thoroughly scrutinised before passage – Senate leader

Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan on Thursday said the prompt passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill to be presented to the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 2, 2017

Senate threatens to issue arrest warrant on the IGP

The Nigerian Senate has threatened to issue an arrest warrant against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, for failing ...

AzeezOctober 30, 2017

Danjuma Goje loses wife, senate mourns

Danjuma Goje, senator representing Gombe central, is dead. Yelwa was said to have died in the early hours of Monday. Senate ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s Senate and its basket of empty probes

by Fredrick Nwabufo   The Nigerian Senate is impotent. So impotent that it engages in theatrical probes to conceal the ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 26, 2017

US House passes Senate’s version of budget resolution

As earlier scheduled, House Republicans on Thursday adopted the Senate’s version of the 2018 budget resolution with a narrow margin ...

AzeezOctober 24, 2017

Senate begins probe into Maina’s reinstatement

The Senate has started probe into the reinstatement and promotion of wanted ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 24, 2017

House to vote on senate’s version of budget resolution on Thursday

Following the upper chamber’s effort on Friday, the House is expected to vote on the Senate-amended 2018 budget resolution on ...

AzeezOctober 24, 2017

How Okonjo-Iweala’s memo led to N1.7tn revenue loss – Senate

The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Alleged Misuse, Under-Remittance and Other Fraudulent Activities has said unremitted revenue generated by agencies ...

ToluOctober 21, 2017

7,396 prisoners in Lagos; Trump’s fortune plunges by $600 million | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N140 billion – The amount the Senate Committees on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport claim they have recovered ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 20, 2017

The Big 5: Jonathan accuses Buhari’s government of “lies and propaganda,” Senate to investigate Buhari’s approval of Paris Club refund, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, in a ...

AzeezOctober 19, 2017

Senate to probe Paris Club refunds, bailout funds

The Senate on Thursday decided to probe how the Paris Club Refunds and other bailout funds to state governors were ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 19, 2017

Sen. Bob Corker describes budget resolution as a hoax ahead of late Thursday voting

Controversial senator and fierce Trump critic, Sen. Bob Corker has berated the budgetary process, calling the Senate budget a hoax ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 19, 2017

Republicans to approve budget as part of tax reform efforts

President Donald Trump has said that the Senate’s scheduled vote on budget legislation is a “first step towards massive tax ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 18, 2017

AG Sessions denies being interviewed during the Russia probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday denied before Senators that he was interviewed by the special counsel probing Russia’s meddling ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 17, 2017

The Late 5: Buhari to leave for Turkey tomorrow, FG launches investigation into Kachikwu’s house fire, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari met with some state governors ...

AzeezOctober 17, 2017

Appoint separate minister of power | Senate tells Buhari

The Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a separate Minister of Power to oversee the activities in the sector. ...

AzeezOctober 15, 2017

My suspension brought more gains than losses – Ndume

Suspended senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume has said this is the first time he won’t be receiving salaries or ...

ToluOctober 14, 2017

21,870 Kaduna teachers fail primary 4 test | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

$5.5 billion – President Buhari wrote to the Senate seeking approval for an external loan worth this amount. The fund ...

AzeezOctober 13, 2017

Stop Saraki, Senate from investigating me | IGP tells court

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Thursday filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in ...

ToluOctober 12, 2017

#Impact365: “Unemployment can only be curbed by action, not roundtable conversations” – Mayowa Ajibodu of #ShunUnemployment

The prevalence of unemployment in Nigeria is one of the major setbacks that faces the economy.  In the last quarter ...

ToluOctober 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Watch Ben Murray-Bruce lash out at fellow senators for harbouring drug addicts

It must have been such a bitter pill to swallow for all the senators who were present at plenary on ...

ToluOctober 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: How the Senate plans to tackle youth unemployment in Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate is now interested in having conversations that will open up new paths to reducing youth unemployment in ...

AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Senate adopts committee report on 2018 budget, sets conditions for FG

The Senate on Thursday adopted the report of its Joint Committee on Appropriation and Finance on the implementation of the 2017 Appropriation ...

ToluOctober 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “IGP Idris is impregnating policewomen and promoting them” | Senator Misau raises fresh allegations

Senator Isah Misau, representing Bauchi Central in the Upper Chamber really does have a truckload of dirt on the Inspector ...

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