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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.
The Senate has thrown its weight behind the position of the Federal Government that rich Nigerians should pay more taxes.
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A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, have expressed disappointment in Dana airline meant to fly them from Abuja to Port-Harcourt.
Armed robbers on Friday morning invaded female hostel of the Obafemi Awolowo hall, University of Ibadan and carted away valuables.
France won’t back off from its planned tax on companies like Facebook and Google, even after the US suggested it may use trade tools against the levy.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku is not training with his team-mates in Australia on Thursday.
The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.