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Senate Orders Suspension Of Planned Electricity Tariff Hike

The Senate told the Federal Government to suspend the planned electricity tariff increase, expected to take effect in July, citing hardships caused by the...

COVID-19: Senate Considers Bill To Boost Advanced Healthcare In Nigeria 

The Senate on Tuesday considered a critical bill which seeks to boost advanced healthcare service delivery in Nigeria to act as safeguard and response...

Orji Kalu: My Five-month Imprisonment Challenging

The Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, on Friday gave a reminiscence on his five-month incarceration, saying it was profound and challenging. He also...

Senate Debunks Alleged Approval of ‘Fresh’ N850bn Loan

The Senate has denied reports suggesting that the upper chamber on Tuesday gave a fresh approval for a loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari...

Nigerian Senator, Rose Oko from Cross River, Dies in UK Hospital

Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River, is dead. She was 63. She died last night at a UK hospital,...

Former Senator Ben Murray-Bruce Loses Wife to Cancer

A former Nigerian Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, has lost his wife of 41 years, Evelyn, to cancer. The urbane former senator and apostle of Commonsense revolution...

BREAKING: Senate Suspends Public Hearing, Closes Gallery Over Coronavirus

Senate on Thursday announced the partial closure of its activities to members of the public as part of measures to prevent the outbreak of...

Senate Passes Petroleum Tankers Safety Bill for Second Reading

A bill seeking to reduce frequent accidents by petroleum trucks on Nigerian roads on Tuesday scaled through the second reading in the Senate. The bill,...

 Orji Kalu Will Receive Full Salaries, Allowances In Prison, Says Senate

The convicted Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, will continue to receive his salaries and all other entitlements while in prison, the Senate...

Ministers: More Nominees- Alasoadura, Silva, Ramatu Aliyu, Appear Before Senate

More of President Muhammadu Buhari's nominees on Thursday appeared before the Senate for screening. Eight nominees appeared before the Senate when the process began on...
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