Tuesday , January 18 2022

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Senate sets agenda for 2022 legislative activities

…promises to expidite action on Passage of Electoral Bill, 2021. The Nigerian Senate resumed plenary 18th January, as it sets agenda for the 2022 legislative agenda which include expediting action on the passage of the Electoral Bill, 2021 after a three weeks Christmas recess. According to Lawan, the Senate postponed …

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Senate confirms Engr Muazu. Sambo as Minister of Power

ABUJA – The confirmation came when the appointee appeared before senate chamber for screening in Abuja. Engr Muazu Sambo who has served in several capacities for 35 years, such as Nigeria Port Authority and Banking sector said he has sufficient knowledge in the infrastructural development sector and assured Nigerians of …

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Secret Employment on-going in Civil Service – Senate

BENIN CITY – The Senate has bemoaned the high scale secret employment ongoing in the civil service despite claims that the Federal Government has placed embargo on job placement. The Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter- Governmental Affairs said government should as a matter of urgency ensure recruitment of …

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Senate Canvasses for More Funding for FCT

The Chairman senate Committee on FCT, Senator Abubakar Kyari has said that the 64 billion naira appropriated for the FCT Administration in the 2022 budget is grossly inadequate for successful execution of projects across the six area councils. Senator Abubakar Kyari stated this while presenting FCT harmonisation report before the …

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Senate Queries SEC on Revenue Spending

ABUJA – The Nigerian Senate had queried the Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC), over spending of revenues made by the Commission largely on salaries and emoluments of staff the in the 2021 fiscal year. The disagreement between the Commission and Senate on revenues, ensued from presentations made by Director …

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