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Rotimi Amaechi

Senators probe abuse of Cabotage Act, summon Amaechi, others 

  The Senate joint committees on local content, downstream petroleum and legislative compliance has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to...

Civil societies demand probe of Amaechi’s $195m maritime security contract

Senators probe abuse of Cabotage Act, summon Amaechi, others 

  The Senate joint committees on local content, downstream petroleum and legislative compliance has summoned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to...

Do you support move by Senators to ban importation of generators?

Do you support move by Senators to ban importation of generators?

I am against the proposed bill to ban the importation, selling and usage of generators by Nigerians. If the bill is passed into law, it would kill small and medium-sized...

SON speaks on online portal hiccups 

Senators move to return SON to seaports  

  The Senate Committee on Industries has condemned the importation of substandard products into the country, stating that it was currently working to ensure that...

Lawmakers accuse NIWA of dubious contracts

Non-screening of chartered flight passengers worries Senators 

  The Senate on Thursday expressed worry over non-screening of chartered flight passengers at the airports, fearing it may be a loose end to import the coronavirus...

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Senators kick against dominance of foreign airlines in Nigeria

The Senate on Wednesday frowned at the dominance of foreign airlines on multiple routes in the country and passed resolutions to protect indigenous airlines from going...

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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...