The Nigerian Senate on Thursday commenced the process of amending the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), requesting for memoranda and proposals from Nigerians and interest groups.
Only President Muhammadu Buhari can sack Service Chiefs, the Presidency declared on Tuesday.
The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to set up a committee to review the age limit inhibiting Nigerians seeking employment in government agencies.
The Senate has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force and the strengthening of operational strategies of community policing as a way of addressing problem of insecurity in the country.
A bill seeking to alter the minimum qualification for presidential aspirants, on Thursday scaled its second reading in the Senate.
A bill seeking to remove immunity for sitting presidents, vice presidents, state governors and their deputies has passed second reading in the Senate on Thursday.
The Senate on Thursday mandated its committees on National Planning, Finance and Appropriation to organise a roundtable with all agencies in budgeting process to come up with a robust national planning and budgeting process.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has inaugurated a 56-member Constitution Review Committee to be chaired by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege.
The Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, 2020 budget of N238.15 billion amidst dissenting views by some senators.
The Senate on Friday passed the 2020 Budget of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with an increase by N45.48 billion.
The Nigerian senate Wednesday declared that the sponsor of the bill seeking for the establishment of National Commission for Prohibition of Hate Speeches, is...
The Senate has urged the Federal Government to pay more attention to tourism in its drive to diversify the economy.
The minority leader of the Nigerian senate, Sen Enyinnaya Abaribe has lamented that the country's proposed 2020 budget is not sustainable in view of its over-reliance on taxation.
Civil servants in Lagos State, Monday, said they would receive nothing less than N50,000 as minimum wage.
The Senate on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to formulate policy to integrate Almajiris into the educational system to discourage them from street begging.
The Nigerian Senate has on Tuesday, summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, to appear before it concerning the $9.6 billion failed project claim by Project and Industrial Development, P&ID.
The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has approached the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, seeking an order of the court to set aside the Friday, August 23 1999 judgement of the Kogi State National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal, which nullified the Saturday, February 23, 2019 election for Kogi West.
The Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo one week to issue a fresh proclamation for the constitution of the Edo State House of Assembly or the Senate takes over its legislative functions.
The Senate has approved the nomination of Aliyu Saidu Abubakar as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.
Senator Kabiru Gaya, APC-Kano, says that going by the tedious nature of amending the provisions of the Senate’s 2015 Standing Rule, which stipulate secret balloting, the process is most likely to be used in electing presiding officers for the 9th Senate.
The Senate has invited the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, for a briefing over the spate of kidnappings across Nigeria.