Heated debate as bill to ban open grazing scales second reading in Senate

The bill was subsequently referred to the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Trade and Investment and Legal Services to report back in one month.

Ningi resumes plenary after recall from suspension

He had accused the leadership of the upper chamber of illegally inserting projects worth N3 trillion in the 2024 budget.

Senate pardons, recalls suspended Senator

Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, announced the lifting of the controversial suspension on Tuesday during plenary after lawmakers' plea.

Senate passes bill seeking return to old national anthem

The bill, now awaiting presidential assent to become law, seeks the reinstatement of the old anthem, “Nigeria, We Hail Thee."

Tinubu to address NASS Wednesday

Mr Tambawal also said the president would commission the newly built library complex in the National Assembly.

Reps adopt old anthem despite opposition as bill scales second reading at Senate

Benjamin Kalu, the deputy speaker, who presided over plenary ruled in favour of the "Ayes" despite the resounding "Nays" that greeted the motion when it was put to vote.

Bill to raise retirement age of police officers scales second reading

During plenary on Tuesday, Mr Yalleman spoke on the need for the review to retain the experience of officers “who have been trained and have served for considerable years.

Senate approves $500m external borrowing for BPE

The 500 million US dollar loan is part of the $7.94 billion loan which President Bola Tinubu sought the Senate’s approval for on November 1st 2023 under the 2022-2024 external borrowing plan.

Ndume opposes implementation of cybersecurity levy

The development is the outcome of the recent amendment of the cybercrime act, which Mr Ndume supported but feigned ignorance on the part that imposed the cybersecurity levy on electronic transactions.
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