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Senate investigates rice smuggling

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, on Monday commenced investigation into rice smuggling in the country, with a public hearing in Abuja. Opening the...

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Senate to investigate illegal Sahara migration

The Senate on Wednesday mandated its committees on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora to investigate causes of rising migration across the Sahara and Mediterranean Sea to...

Amaechi-Buhari-fulfilled promises

Senate summons Amaechi over ‘exclusion’ of eastern corridor from rail project

The Senate has resolved to invite the Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, for briefing, after a Senator said the eastern corridor rail line had been excluded from...

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Senate receives 2017 Budget report, fixes Thursday for passage

The Senate on Tuesday received the report of the Joint Committee on Appropriation and Finance on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. The report was laid at plenary by the...

FG bars states owing salaries from accessing Paris Club refund

Buhari seeks N/Assembly approval to take $6.9b loan

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested for the approval of the National Assembly to borrow $6.9b for infrastructural development. Buhari in a letter read by the Senate...

FG bars states owing salaries from accessing Paris Club refund

Buhari nominates non-executive directors of CBN board

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday forwarded names of five nominees to the Senate for confirmation as non-executive directors of the board of the Central Bank of...

FG bars states owing salaries from accessing Paris Club refund

We ‘re determined to make Nigeria a producing nation- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja formally launched the Economic Growth and Recovery Plan. The launch took place at the Council Chamber of the...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senate to receive final report on Petroleum Industry Bill

Barring any last minute changes, the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum (Upstream, Downstream and Gas), will on 25th April lay the final report of the Petroleum...

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Senate admits buying bulletproof SUV N62m

The Senate on Tuesday admitted that it bought a bulletproof Range Rover sports utility vehicle (SUV) as had been reported in the media. Chairman, Senate Committee on...

Customs Comptroller- General, Hameed Ali.

I regret my inability to answer the Senate’s invitation – Hameed Ali

The comptroller General of Nigerian Custom Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has today said in his letter to the senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, that he regrets...

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Again Senate rejects Magu as EFCC boss

The Senate has again, Wednesday, rejected Ibrahim Magu as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss. This is the second time the Senate is rejecting Magu...

Customs collects N140.4bn revenue in August

Senate to issue arrest warrant if Hameed Ali fails to appear tomorrow

The Senate this morning passed a resolution to compel the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, to appear before senators tomorrow. The...