Senate Wants Perpetrators Prosecuted, Condemns killing of Soldiers in Delta

The Senate has called on the federal government to apprehend the perpetrators of the horrific killing and bring them to book. The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) had begun mourning the 17 military personnel who were murdered, by also flying at half mast, flags in all military locations in the country. The Upper Legislative Chamber […]

Senate passes Fresh Students Loan Bill for Second Reading

The Senate has passed for second reading the Students Loans Access to Higher Education Act (Repeal and Enactment) Bill, 2024. This followed a correspondence by President Bola Tinubu, who wrote to the Senate seeking the repeal of the existing law, and has submitted a fresh bill to be passed into law. This request comes a […]

Abdul Ningi resigns as Northern Senators Forum Chairman

Senator Abdul Ningi, who was suspended for three months for alleging that the 2024 budget was padded to the tune of N3 trillion has resigned as Chairman, Northern Senators Forum (NSF). Ningi, in a letter addressed to the Secretary of NSF on Tuesday in Abuja said this is necessitated by the unfolding events in the […]

Senate approves President’s request to sack FCCPC Executive chairman

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Bola Tinubu’s request to sack the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) Executive Vice-Chairman, Babatunde Irukera. According to a letter read at plenary on Wednesday by President of the Senate, GodsWill Akpabio, the President said Irukera was removed due to his inability to effectively perform the duties of […]

Godwin Emefiele demands N1b damages from Senate President for defamation

Embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has demanded N1bn damages from Senate President Godswill Akpabio for defamation. This came after the Senate president claimed that the federal government did not know the crime to charge Emefiele with considering his numerous misconduct during his tenure as CBN governor.  Emefiele claims […]