Tag archive for ‘Senate’
By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Senate Moves To Stop High Courts From Entertaining Pre-election Matters

(News Investigators) A bill seeking to amend the provisions of the 1999 Constitution to preclude the federal, state and FCT High Courts from entertaining pre-election disputes emanating from elective congresses More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Nigerians Reject Immunity For Senate President, Speaker, Others

( News Investigators ) A bill seeking to amend section 308 of the 1999 Constitution to provide immunity for presiding officers of the National Assembly including the Senate president, speaker, deputy Senate president More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, January 31st, 2020
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Senate Probes NNPC Over $396 Million Refineries’ Maintenance

(News Investigators) The Senate resolved to investigate the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation over the $396m spent on Turn-Around Maintenance of refineries between 2013 and 2015. This followed the adoption More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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U.S. Senate Set Date For Trump’s Impeachment Trial

(News Investigators) The impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump in the Senate is likely to begin next week Tuesday with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. McConnell More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Senate Mulls Amendment To Hate Speech Bill

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Senate may amend the proposed death penalty clause in the Hate Speech Bill before it. Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, who is the sponsor of the bill, made this known in a statement on More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Senate To Reconsider Death Penalty In Hate Speech Bill

The Nigerian Senate may amend the proposed death penalty clause in the Hate Speech Bill before it. Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, who is the sponsor of the bill, made this known in a statement he signed on Sunday in Abuja. Abdullahi, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Senate Backs $10bn Investment In Gas Sector

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Senate is throwing its full weight behind the 10billion dollars Train seven Project investment in the nation’s gas sector, by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG). It also urged More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Senate Supports $10bn NLNG Investment

The Senate is throwing its full weight behind the 10billion dollars Train seven Project investment in the nation’s gas sector, by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas ( NLNG). It also urged More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Senate Orders Probe Into Activities At Lagos Ports

The Senate has mandated its committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance to carryout a comprehensive investigation into the activities of Messrs OMLS limited and other security agencies at the Safe Anchorage More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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APC Lauds Senate Over Passage Of PSC Amended Act

Abuja, Nov. 5, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, commended the Senate over the passage of the Deep Offshore inland basin Production More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Fayemi: We Can Do Away With Senate

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says Nigeria can scrap the senate as all the country really needs is a unicameral legislature. Speaking at the just concluded 25th edition of More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Debate On 2020 Budget Commences At Senate

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Senate on Wednesday commenced debate on the general principles of the 2020 Appropriation Bill. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday presented an estimate of N10.33trillion as proposed More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Senate Begins Screening Of Ministerial Nominees

ABUJA: The Senate on Wednesday commenced the screening of the 43 ministerial nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the list of the nominees was sent to the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Update: Senate Receives Ministerial Nominees List

President Mohammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, who read the list on the floor of the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Senate Revisits Niger, FCT Land Compensation Payment

Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Sunday said that the Ninth Senate would unravel the obstacle stalling payment of compensation to Niger government as regards part of its occupied land by the Federal Capital Territory. Lawan More...