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Why Hate Speech Bill May Not Pass – Senate President, Lawan

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Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan on Monday night washed off his hands from the controversial Hate Speech and Internet Falsehoods and Manipulations...

Buhari’s Govt Must Respect Rule Of Law – Senate President, Lawan

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, called on the Nigerian government to adhere to the rule of law. Lawan stated this while fielding questions...

There Are Reasons Why We Disagree In Senate – Senator Abaribe

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Senate Minority leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has explained that disagreement during plenaries in the Senate was part of a thriving democracy, noting that there...

Senate Proposes A Bill For National Electoral Offences Commission

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THE Senate is proposing a bill for an Act to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission as part of an amendment to the 1999...

Social Media Bill Public Hearing Suspended Till Next Year

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The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters has suspended further legislative actions on the controversial anti-social media bill sponsored by Senator...

Senate Moves To Ensure Quality Healthcare For ‘Poor’ Nigerians

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The Senate on Thursday began moves to regulate Health Insurance in the country in a way that would allow poor Nigerians access to quality...

Reps Tell Police, Others To Remove Multiple Makeshift Roadblocks

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House of representative yesterday frowned at the multiple makeshift roadblocks and security checkpoints on highways leading to and within the south-east geopolitical zone, urging...

Reps Probe HoS, NYSC, Others Over Suspected Insurance Fraud

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The House of Representatives has begun an investigation of Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies for alleged fraud in insurance policies. The House, at the...

Senate President Tells Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency In Power...

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Monday called on the Executive to, as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency in...

Orji Uzor Kalu Will Receive Full Salaries, Allowances In Prison –...

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The Nigerian senate has disclosed that its Chief Whip and convicted former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu will received his...

Why We Can’t Initiate Death Penalty Bill For Looters — Senate

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The Senate has said it is not possible for it to initiate a bill that prescribes the death penalty for looters. The red chamber, however,...

Why 8th Senate Rejected Buhari’s $29.96bn Loan Request – Shehu Sani

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The chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt in the 8th National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has explained why the federal...

Ensure The Prosecution Of Those Involved In Mrs Salome’s Death –...

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The Senate has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to ensure the immediate arrest and prosecution of all those involved in the murder...

‘Any Request From Mr. President Will Make Nigeria Better’ – Senate...

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President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has declared that any request President Muhammadu Buhari sends to the senate would make Nigeria better. Lawan made the...

Social Media Bill To Empower Government To Shut Down Internet

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The Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill 2019, otherwise known as the Social Media Bill, has a provision that will empower the Nigerian government to...

NECA, LCCI Kick As Senate Okays Buhari’s VAT Hike

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The Senate on Thursday passed the Finance Bill, 2019, despite the public outcry  that greeted some aspects of the proposed law particularly the increase...

Senate Rejects Temporary Ban On Generator Importation

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The Senate on Tuesday rejected a suggestion from Senator Francis Fadahunsi for a five-year temporary ban on the importation of generators in order to...

BREAKING: Abiodun Olujimi Sworn In As Senator

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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, administered the oath of office on Senator Abiodun Olujimi as Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial...

Senate Approves Refund Of N10.69bn To Kogi Three Days To Election

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Senate has approved N10.069 billion as refund for project executed on behalf of the federal government by Kogi state. The approval was made amidst disquiet...

Senate Criticized Over Anti-Hate Speech Bill

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The Senate has been under attack over the hate speech bill sponsored by Senator Sabi Abdullahi. DAILY POST had reported that Senator Sabi Abdullahi representing...