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Lawmakers accuse NIWA of dubious contracts

Senate backs establishment of safe anchorage area in Lagos

  The Senate on Wednesday gave its backing to the establishment of the so-called safe anchorage area (SAA) at the Lagos pilotage district. The upper legislative...

Senate approves MTEF, raises oil benchmark to $57

Senate rejects Buhari’s visa-on-arrival policy

  The Senate has rejected the visa-on-arrival policy of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it is premature, considering the spate of insecurity in the country. The...

Senate rejects NDDC nominee 

Lawan: Why Senate will approve Buhari’s $30bn loan request

  The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, assured that the Senate would pass a $29.96 billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. Lawan, while...

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Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation for new FIRS Boss, Nami

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of Muhammad Mamman Nami, from North Central, as the new Executive Chairman...

Senate confirms all 43 ministerial nominees

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, sponsored...

Senate rejects NDDC nominee 

Senate passes N10.59tr 2020 budget

The Senate has passed the 2020 appropriation bill. The bill was passed after Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Barau Jibrin, moved a motion for its passage. The...

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Senate threatens to arrest Dakuku Peterside

  The Senate Joint Committee on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance on Wednesday, asked the Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency...

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Senate receives 2020 budget final report

  The Senate has received the final report for the 2020 budget. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Jubril Barau, presented the final report on...

Shipowners tag NIMASA industry forecast ‘extremely unrealistic’ 

Senate queries NIMASA’s $198m maritime security contract 

  The Senate on Tuesday raised the alarm over a contract by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to an Israeli security firm, HSLI, to...

Senate seeks automation of Nigeria’s oil facility management 

Senate seeks automation of Nigeria’s oil facility management 

  The Senate has urged the Federal Government to set up consortium of experts to evaluate possibilities of installing computerised oil facilities management gadgets...

Senate urges FG to upgrade Ibadan airport

Senate urges FG to upgrade Ibadan airport

  The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Ministry of Aviation and other relevant authorities to upgrade the Ibadan Domestic Airport Alakia to the status of an...

Senate confirms all 43 ministerial nominees

Senate passes bill to increase VAT to 7.5%

  The Nigerian Senate has passed the Finance Bill.  The bill, which was presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari in October, seeks to...