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2018 Budget: Senate blames MDAs, ministers for delay

The Senate on Wednesday asked Nigerians to blame members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet for the delay in the passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill by the...

Illegal Migration: Nigeria accounts for 60% of 10, 000 cases

Illegal Migration: Nigeria accounts for 60% of 10, 000 cases

The European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Ketil Karisen, has said Nigeria accounts for 60 percent of 10,000 illegal migration cases recorded in the last two months....

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Senate adjourns plenary over fire scare

The Senate adjourned plenary abruptly on Thursday following a fire scare in the chamber. Huge smoke had engulfed the chamber which forced the air-conditioning system to...

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2018 budget: ‎Senate issues one week ultimatum to 63 agencies over budget details

The Senate on Wednesday asked 63 agencies and parastatals under the Federal Government to submit details of their proposed 2018 budgets within one week or risk...

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Senate to meet with finance minister over import tariff increase

The Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki on Wednesday directed the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Finance and Customs to sit down with the Ministry of Finance to have...

Senate orders NNPC to end petrol scarcity, queues in 7 days

The Senate has ordered state oil firm, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to, within seven days, end lingering scarcity of petrol and clear queues in...

Senate summons Kachikwu, Baru, over fuel crisis

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has directed the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to cut short its recess and immediately convene a meeting...

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Senate postpones debate on 2018 Appropriation Bill

The Senate on Tuesday rescheduled its planned debate on the 2018 Appropriation Bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate president, Bukola Saraki,...

Buhari submits 2018-2020 fiscal strategy paper to National Assembly

    President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the 2018-2020 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP), to the Senate. The submission...

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Buhari seeks Senate approval for $3 billion foreign loan

  President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the approval of the Senate to seek a for foreign loan to the tune of $3 billion to fund the 2017 budget. The president...

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Senate to investigate large scale maize import by foreigners

The Senate has mandated it committee on agriculture to investigate the large scale importation of maize into the country. The move followed a motion sponsored by Senator...

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2017 budget implementation: Senate summons Adeosun, Udoma

The Senate has invited Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun and her Budget and National Planning counterpart, Senator Udo Udoma to brief members on the 2017 budget...