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Technical Hitches Mar Senate Plenary

•Suspends plenary over House member's death •Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for 16-man NAHCON board Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate plenary was yesterday marred by malfunctioning of...

Senate Queries $198m Waterways Security Contract to Israeli Firm

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate yesterday raised the alarm over a contract by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to an Israeli...

Recruitment Scandal: Senate Justifies Job Slots for Members

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate yesterday justified the allocation of federal public service recruitment slots to its members, saying there was nothing wrong with...

LCCI, Others Kick as Senate Passes Finance Bill

LCCI, Others Kick as Senate Passes Finance Bill •Restates opposition to increase in VAT Deji Elumoye in Abuja and Dike Onwuamaeze in Lagos The Senate yesterday passed...

Senate: Hate Speech Bill is Abdullahi’s Idea

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate yesterday distanced itself from the Anti-Hate Speech Bill by declaring it as a private member bill and Senator Sabi...

Senate Advocates Special Intervention Fund for Judiciary, Screens Tsoho, Kanyip

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate yesterday advocated a special intervention fund for the judiciary just as it screened Justice John Tsoho as the Chief...

Senate: Agencies Secretly Recruiting to Cover up Bloated Personnel Cost

•Queries N600m voted for privatised disco •ICPC uncovers N9.2bn padded in MDAs’ budget Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate yesterday accused some federal government agencies of secretly...

Senate Rejects N23bn Allocation to Niger Delta Ministry in 2020 Budget

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate yesterday described as very meagre the N23 billion voted by the federal government in the 2020 budget estimate for...

Amosun Wins Ogun Central Seat, Defeats Oseni-Gomez

Femi Ogbonnikan In Abeokuta The Ogun State Governor, Sen Ibikunle Amosun, has won the Ogun Central Senatorial seat. The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate defeated...

Senate Set for Showdown with Executives over INEC Budget

Approves N189bn for 2019 elections Vires fund from SIP Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate appears to be heading on a collision course with...