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The Senate on Thursday charged security agencies to step up their surveillance on the Bonny-Port-Harcourt waterways.
The court however ordered the senate to apply the senate standing Orders 2011 (as amended) by the senate on the 24th May, 2011 which prescribed the use of open ballot rather than secret ballot mode in the election of presiding officers of the senate.
The Senate on Thursday asked the Federal Government to stop the planned downgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Barely a week the upper chamber of the National Assembly passed the South East Development Commission Bill and initiated a bill seeking to establish the North West Development Commission (NWDC), South West Development Commission Bill Wednesday passed first reading.
A bill seeking the establishment of the North West Development Commission has been formally introduced in the Senate.
The Senate, on Wednesday, approved the payment of N338.925 billion as refund to two states, six contractors and 269 companies for projects executed for federal government as well as claims from Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme.
The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking the establishment of federal tertiary educational institutions in different parts of the country.
The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja passed two bills establishing Federal polytechnics in Aba, Abia and Silame, Sokoto State.
They also endorsed the establishment of a federal university of education, Aguleri, Anambra State, federal polytechnic Ikom, Cross River State and the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management, Uromi, Edo State.
The Senate on Thursday passed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) University of Science and Technology (Establishment) Bill, 2018.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) North West chapter on Sunday inaugurated volunteers committed to propagating the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Contrary to the position of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stating that Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) should not operate from within the ports, the Senate Committee on Industry has canvassed for SON’s return to the ports, blaming the influx of fake and substandard products into the country on the agency’s absence at the ports.
The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Yaba College of Technology Chapter, Nureni Yekini, on Thursday commended the National Assembly for its passage of the amendments to the Federal Polytechnics Act.
The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to direct the Nigerian Air Force to use air surveillance to identify the location of suspected armed bandits involved in the Feb. 14 killings in Zamfara and flush them out.
The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, yesterday, told the Senate that the body will remit N4.26 billion into the federation account, this year, a far cry from the N7.8 billion it remitted last year.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and Tetfund, Senator Jibrin Barau, on Monday said that the committee would investigate the Federal Scholarship Board over suspected large-scale fraud.
Jibrin Barau, senator representing Kano north, says poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
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Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.
Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
International DJ Zedd, has claimed he’s been banned from China for liking a tweet from the adult animated show ”South Park,” following a rift between the producers of the show and the Communist Chinese government.
Mubi North Local Government stakeholders of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) in Adamawa state denied being a part of a Press Conference against the Senator Ishaku Abbo who is representing Northern Part of the state.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 462 officers of the 2nd Conversion and Upgrading Course at the Immigration Training School, Kano, Kano State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his approval of the immediate implementation of cost-saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly on government trips.