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Passage of PIGB by NASS will curb future fuel scarcity in Nigeria - Saraki

Passage of PIGB by NASS will curb future fuel scarcity in Nigeria - Saraki

Passage of PIGB by NASS will curb future fuel scarcity in Nigeria - Saraki
The Nigerian Senate: All performance, zero propaganda in 2017

The Nigerian Senate: All performance, zero propaganda in 2017

Mr Olu Onemola, the recently appointed and effective head of the new media department in the office of the Senate President, writes on the various notable feats of the Nigerian Senate in 2017 under the leadership of Saraki.

The Nigerian Senate: All performance, zero propaganda in 2017
Saraki to open constituency offices in all 52 wards of his senatorial district

Saraki to open constituency offices in all 52 wards of his senatorial district

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has announced plans to open constituency offices in all 52 wards of his Kwara Central Senatorial District.

Saraki to open constituency offices in all 52 wards of his senatorial district
1 billion dollars Boko Haram fund won’t be spent without Senate consideration - Saraki

1 billion dollars Boko Haram fund won’t be spent without Senate consideration - Saraki

Senate president says the $1billion withdrawal from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, will not be spent until the Senate considers the processes involved.

1 billion dollars Boko Haram fund won’t be spent without Senate consideration - Saraki
Ahead of his installation as new Aare Ona Kakanfo, OPC leader Gani Adams visits Saraki

Ahead of his installation as new Aare Ona Kakanfo, OPC leader Gani Adams visits Saraki

The Senate President received Aare Adams and his team at his office located on the 4th floor of new Senate building inside the National Assembly complex, Abuja.

Ahead of his installation as new Aare Ona Kakanfo, OPC leader Gani Adams visits Saraki
How Innoson Motors boss was released after Nigerian Senate's intervention

How Innoson Motors boss was released after Nigerian Senate's intervention

The Nigerian Senate's intervention in the arrest of Chief Innocent Chukwuma, the chairman of Innoson Motors who was arrested by the EFCC has paid off.

How Innoson Motors boss was released after Nigerian Senate's intervention
Petroleum Industry, Not Too Young To Run bill and 8 other things Senate did to make Nigerians proud in 2017

Petroleum Industry, Not Too Young To Run bill and 8 other things Senate did to make Nigerians proud in 2017

Abuja-based communications professional, Carl Ndukwe, writes on the achievements of the Bukola Saraki-led Nigerian Senate in 2017 as the year winds down.

Petroleum Industry, Not Too Young To Run bill and 8 other things Senate did to make Nigerians proud in 2017
Buhari praises Saraki, congratulates him on his 55th birthday

Buhari praises Saraki, congratulates him on his 55th birthday

Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday, December 19, in Abuja, congratulated Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki on his 55th birthday celebration.

Buhari praises Saraki, congratulates him on his 55th birthday
Senate decries delay in 2018 budget, condemns executive's attitude

Senate decries delay in 2018 budget, condemns executive's attitude

The senators took turns today, Tuesday, December 19, during plenary to complain about the difficulties they have encountered working with the executive.

Senate decries delay in 2018 budget, condemns executive's attitude
Breaking: Appeal Court sacks Kogi senator, declares seat vacant

Breaking: Appeal Court sacks Kogi senator, declares seat vacant

Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday, December 18, declared the seat for the Kogi east senatorial district vacant on a pre-election matter instituted before it.

Breaking: Appeal Court sacks Kogi senator, declares seat vacant
Nigerian Senate holds round-table event in Kano to tackle drug abuse

Nigerian Senate holds round-table event in Kano to tackle drug abuse

The Nigerian Senate has moved to address the widespread use of drugs and other illegal substances through a stakeholder round-table to take place in Kano.

Nigerian Senate holds round-table event in Kano to tackle drug abuse
Ekweremadu calls for 6-year single tenure for elective officers

Ekweremadu calls for 6-year single tenure for elective officers

Ekweremadu, the deputy president of the Senate, has advocated six-year single tenure for president, governors, National Assembly and state assembly members.

Ekweremadu calls for 6-year single tenure for elective officers
EFCC/DSS clash: Senate grills Magu, Daura, others in secret

EFCC/DSS clash: Senate grills Magu, Daura, others in secret

The Senate ad hoc committee set up to investigate the November 21, 2017, showdown between officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the EFCC.

EFCC/DSS clash: Senate grills Magu, Daura, others in secret
Fuel scarcity: Senate to conduct nationwide filling stations inspection, summons NNPC GMD

Fuel scarcity: Senate to conduct nationwide filling stations inspection, summons NNPC GMD

Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream says plans have been concluded to conduct nationwide inspection of filling stations over recent fears of fuel scarcity.

Fuel scarcity: Senate to conduct nationwide filling stations inspection, summons NNPC GMD
Breaking: Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped on way to Abuja, abductors demand N80m ransom

Breaking: Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped on way to Abuja, abductors demand N80m ransom

The senator representing Ekiti North district at the National Assembly, Ayo Arise, was kidnapped yesterday, Sunday, December 3 on his way to Abuja via Akure.

Breaking: Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped on way to Abuja, abductors demand N80m ransom
Interior ministry acted without my approval on Maina’s reinstatement - Oyo-Ita declares

Interior ministry acted without my approval on Maina’s reinstatement - Oyo-Ita declares

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita has said that the ministry of interior acted without her approval to reinstate Abdulrasheed Maina.

Interior ministry acted without my approval on Maina’s reinstatement - Oyo-Ita declares
Senate to open investigation into reinstatement of police officer involved in 'Apo 6' killings

Senate to open investigation into reinstatement of police officer involved in 'Apo 6' killings

An investigation into the reinstatement of Danjuma Ibrahim, the police officer who reportedly spearheaded the Apo killings, is set to be opened by the Senate.

Senate to open investigation into reinstatement of police officer involved in 'Apo 6' killings
Nigerian Senate sad over slavery in Libya, urges Buhari to call for AU special session in Abidjan

Nigerian Senate sad over slavery in Libya, urges Buhari to call for AU special session in Abidjan

The Nigerian Senate has raised concerns over slavery of Nigerians in Libya as a result of illegal migration and desire to seek greener pastures abroad.

Nigerian Senate sad over slavery in Libya, urges Buhari to call for AU special session in Abidjan
FG authorises fresh bailout funds for 35 states; Lagos left out

FG authorises fresh bailout funds for 35 states; Lagos left out

NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, Friday, November 24.

FG authorises fresh bailout funds for 35 states; Lagos left out
Senate indicts EFCC over Maina, says seized 222 properties are illegally ‘shared’

Senate indicts EFCC over Maina, says seized 222 properties are illegally ‘shared’

The Senate ad hoc committee set up to investigate the controversial reinstatement of the former pension boss, Abdul-Rasheed Maina, has indicted the EFCC.

Senate indicts EFCC over Maina, says seized 222 properties are illegally ‘shared’
Saraki laments break down of security in Nigeria

Saraki laments break down of security in Nigeria

Senate president, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, November 23 said Nigeria’s security structure has completely broken down and calls for new direction in security.

Saraki laments break down of security in Nigeria
Saraki rejects Ndume’s first prayer after 8 months suspension

Saraki rejects Ndume’s first prayer after 8 months suspension

The resumption of former Senate leader, Ali Ndume on Wednesday, November 15, after serving out 90 legislative days of suspension did not go without drama.

Saraki rejects Ndume’s first prayer after 8 months suspension
Breaking: Senate approves Buhari’s $5.5 billion foreign loan request

Breaking: Senate approves Buhari’s $5.5 billion foreign loan request

President Muhammadu Buhari had in a letter on October 10 requested the Senate to approve $3 billion external loan and $2.5 billion Eurobond or Diaspora bond.

Breaking: Senate approves Buhari’s $5.5 billion foreign loan request
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