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Breaking: Senate to get Ministerial Nominees this week, Senate President says

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees for the...

Senate seeks death penalty for rapists

After expressing concern over the rising wave of rape and defilement of minors in the country, the Senate said on Tuesday that death penalty...

Senate passes 2019 appropriation bill

Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed the 2019 appropriation bill. This was following the presentation of a report by the chairman of the Senate Committee...

Bill for establishment of Federal University of Environment in Ogoni passes...

A Bill for an Act to establish the Federal University of Environment, Science and Agriculture Ogoni Land, Rivers State Nigeria and for other related...

Senate approves 30, 000 minimum wage

The Senate on Tuesday approved the sum of N30,000 as national minimum wage for both the federal and state governments. The approval followed the adoption...

Senate shelves planned plenary

The Senate has cancelled it’s scheduled plenary billed to hold on Tuesday (tomorrow). The Clerk of the Senate, Mr. Nelson Ayewoh, stated this...

Senate reconvenes on Tuesday over Onnoghen’s suspension

The Senate will reconvene on Tuesday over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, Channels Television quoted a source in the...

Senate adjourns till Feb. 19 to prepare for election

The Senate on Thursday adjourned plenary till Feb. 19, without considering the 2019 Budget. The recess is coming only two weeks after the National Assembly...

US passes first anti-lynching law after Senate vote

The United States Senate has unanimously approved a bill to make lynching a federal crime in the country. Three black senators introduced the bill in...

Amaechi explains delay in Eastern rail line delivery

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has denied the alleged exclusion of Eastern rail line from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri in the ongoing...
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