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Senators demand details of Nigerian Shippers Council 2018 recruitment exercise 

The Senate on Thursday asked the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) to produce details of its 2018 recruitment exercise within a week.  The Chairman, Senate Committee...

Senators endorse Emefiele for second term 

Senators endorse Emefiele for second term 

The screening session for the reappointment of Godwin Emefiele as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday turned to a prayer and well-wishing...

Senators reject bill on electric cars

Senators reject bill on electric cars

Senators have turned down a bill aiming to phase out petrol vehicles and introduce electric cars in the country by 2035. The bill, first read on April 10, was not...

US General raises concerns over China’s interest in Djibouti port

Chinese control of Djibouti port worries U.S. senators 

Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they...

Truck Transit Park: Shippers Council has no business with road transportation- RTEAN

Senators unhappy with delay in Apapa trailer park project

The Senate Committee on Works on Sunday expressed displeasure over the slow pace of work on the ongoing shoreline protection of the Apapa trailer park project in Lagos....

Strike: Senate urges FG to dialogue with oil marketers over subsidy arrears

Lagos Senators reject Banire’s nomination as AMCON chairman

  By Patience Danjuma  The Senate on Tuesday received a petition to reject the nomination of Muiz Banire as Chairman of the Assets Management Corporation of...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senators seek SON return to seaport

The Senate Committee on Industry has called for the return of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to the nation’s ports. The chairman of the committee, Sam...

FG increases excise duty on alcohol, cigarettes 

Senators kick against planned tariff hike on alcoholic beverages

The Senate on Tuesday moved to review the hike in excise tariff imposed on local distillers of beverages. In a motion titled, “Urgent need to review the proposed...

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Senators demand Buhari’s impeachment

Some members of the Senate have asked that the process to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari be started, for failing to get the approval for the withdrawal of $496m from...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senators accuse ministers, agencies of delaying 2018 budget

By Omotilewa Quadri  The Senate on Wednesday asked Nigerians to blame members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet for the delay in the passage of the 2018...

MDAs: Adeosun advocates tying tenures to revenue targets

Senators scold finance minister, walk out representative

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), Kabiru Marafa, on Monday scolded the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, for ignoring the...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Fuel Crisis: Senators to cut short recess, summon Kachikwu, Baru 

By Patience Danjuma  The Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) has summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, and Group Managing...