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Senate passes bill to reinstate old National Anthem

A bill to revert to Nigeria’s old National Anthem has passed second reading in the Senate. This followed the presentation of the lead debate on...

Senate approves death sentence for drug traffickers

The Senate has approved death sentence as a penalty for trafficking in hard drugs and other substances in Nigeria. This followed the passage of the...

Alake asks Senate to increase exploration funding

Minister of Solid Minerals Development Dele Alake has solicited the support of the Senate for an increase in funding for the ministry to enhance...

Drama as senators fight over seats in renovated chamber

The renovated chamber of the Senate was on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, thrown into a rowdy session after senators exchanged words over sitting arrangement. Both...

Akpabio charges judiciary on efficiency, justice delivery

Senate President Godswill Akpabio has urged the Nigerian Judiciary to evolve a blueprint for the transformative changes needed to enhance efficiency and fair administration...

Senator: I got over N1bn for constituency projects

The senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Ned Nwoko, has disclosed that he received more than N1 billion for constituency projects in the 2024...

Budget padding: PDP insists on Akpabio’s resignation as Senate President

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Senate leadership of hindering an investigation into the N3.7 trillion allegedly added to the 2024 budget. The...

Tinubu asks Senate to withdraw Onwudiwe’s nomination as CBN board member

President Bola Tinubu has reportedly asked the Senate to withdraw the nomination of Ruby Onwudiwe as a member of the Board of Directors of...

Yar’Adua emerges Chairman, Northern Senators’ Forum

Senator Abdulaziz Yar’Adua (APC-Katsina) has emerged Chairman, Northern Senators’ Forum (NSF). Yar’Adua emerged after a meeting of the group in Abuja on Thursday, March 14,...

N3.7trn budget padding: Resign now, PDP tells Akpabio

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Senate President Godswill Akpabio to “immediately” resign from his position to allow an independent investigation into the...