Tag: Senate

  • Flash: Senate Postpones Passage Of 2023 Budget

    Flash: Senate Postpones Passage Of 2023 Budget

    The Senate has postponed the passage of the 2023 budget until Wednesday, December 28th, 2022. The lawmakers also postponed the passage of the Finance Bill till December 28th. Senate President Ahmad Lawan made these announcements during plenary on Thursday. He explained that the Senate is postponing the budget passage because of some challenges in receiving the…

  • Senate alleges health ministry officials mismanaged N5.7b donor funds

    Senate alleges health ministry officials mismanaged N5.7b donor funds

    Senate has alleged Ministry of Health officials mismanaged over N5.7 billion donor funds. This reportedly led to concerned donor agencies withholding further assistance, following unsatisfactory reports from the ministry. Chairman, Senate Public Accounts Committee, Matthew Urhoghide, expressed dissatisfaction over failure of the permanent secretary of the ministry and other officials to account for the funds.…

  • Senate screens, confirms Goodluck, 6 other ministerial nominees

    Senate screens, confirms Goodluck, 6 other ministerial nominees

    The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday at plenary, screened and confirmed seven ministerial nominees. The names of the nominees were conveyed in letter sent to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari on June 21. The President had in the letter requested for the confirmation of the ministerial nominees in accordance with the provisions of Section 147…

  • BREAKING: Ekweremadu: Senate to send delegation to London

    BREAKING: Ekweremadu: Senate to send delegation to London

    The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday disclosed that it would send a high-powered delegation to meet with Senator Ike Ekweremadu in London, United Kingdom. yanstv.ng recalls that Ike Ekweremadu, who was the former Deputy Senate President, was detained alongside his wife over alleged “organ harvesting” in the United Kingdom. The Senate’s decision was after they met…

  • Victor Umeh loses senate ticket to Rep. Nwankwo

    Victor Umeh loses senate ticket to Rep. Nwankwo

    Chief Victor Umeh, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Saturday lost his bid to return to the Senate for the second time. Umeh lost the APGA Senatorial ticket for Anambra Central to Mr Dozie Nwankwo, member representing Anaocha/Dunukofia/Njikoka in the Federal House of Representatives in the primary conducted in Awka.…

  • BREAKING: Abaribe Dumps PDP, Resigns As Senate Minority Leader

    BREAKING: Abaribe Dumps PDP, Resigns As Senate Minority Leader

    Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Abia South lawmaker has also resigned his position as the Minority leader of the senate. The lawmaker, who was one of the top contenders for the PDP governorship ticket in Abia State, pulled out of the primary about 78 hours to the exercise. Abaribe…

  • We Have Delivered On Our Mandate – Senator Kwari

    We Have Delivered On Our Mandate – Senator Kwari

    Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Distinguished Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari says his team has delivered on the pledge made to ensure that all sector-specific bills are passed by the National Assembly. The Kaduna North lawmaker made the disclosure in a statement on the passage of the Terrorism Prevention Amendment Bill by the…

  • FLASH: Abdullahi Adamu Resigns From Senate

    FLASH: Abdullahi Adamu Resigns From Senate

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu has resigned his membership in the Senate. In a letter to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday, Adamu who represented Nasarawa West said his decision to resign is consequent upon his election as the chairman of the APC. “I am, with utmost respect and…