Buhari Meets Senators Today

Posted by - July 13, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari will tonight at 8pm meet with the 109 Senators of the National Assembly at the presidential Villa in Abuja.

Senate Set To Consider 2021 Supplementary Budget Of N895.8B

Posted by - July 6, 2021

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Senate will on Wednesday; consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s N895.8 billion supplementary budget requests.https://scudnewsng.com Lawan made the disclosure during Tuesday’s plenary after the upper chamber received the report of the Committee on Appropriations on the Supplementary Appropriation Bill, 2021. The consideration of the request from the Executive

Senate Constitutes Conference Committee On PIB

Posted by - July 6, 2021

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has announced the composition of the Conference Committee on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).https://scudnewsng.com The announcement was made on Tuesday at the plenary. The members of the committee include Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, as Chairman, Sen. Mohammed Sabo, representing North-West Sen.Albert Bassey representing South-South, Sen. Danjuma Goje North-East, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele,

GMD NNPC To Brief Senate On Thursday On PIB

Posted by - June 30, 2021

Mr Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is expected to brief the Senate on Thursday on technical aspects of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2021.https://scudnewsng.com President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this at Wednesday’s plenary. Lawan said the briefing was to educate senators on the technicalities and financial implications of

Senate Considers N895B 2021 Supplementary Budget On Wednesday

Posted by - June 29, 2021

Senate will on Wednesday consider the 2021 Supplementary Budget of N895.8 billion.https://scudnewsng.com President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said this in his remarks on a Point of Order raised by Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Jibrin Barau during plenary on Tuesday. Barau had raised Point of Order 43 of the Senate Standing Rules, seeking

National Assembly Overdue For Rehabilitation, Says Lawan

Posted by - June 23, 2021

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday said the National Assembly Complex is overdue for rehabilitation.https://scudnewsng.com Lawan spoke following a point of order moved by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi. Abdullahi had complained that some media reports about the leakage and flooding of the chambers due to a heavy downpour

Court Sentences Farouk Lawan To 7 years Imprisonment

Posted by - June 22, 2021

 An FCT High Court on Tuesday sentenced Farouk Lawal to seven years imprisonment for collecting a 500,000 dollars bribe.https://scudnewsng.com Delivering judgment, Justice Angela Otaluka, the trial judge, ordered Lawan to restitute the 500, 000 dollars. The EFCC charged Lawan with collecting 500,000 dollars of a three million dollars bribe he solicited from an oil tycoon to drop

APC May Face Challenges After Buhari’s Exit In 2023 – Lawan

Posted by - June 22, 2021

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the All Progressives Congress may face challenges after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari from office in 2023, except timely interventions, are taken to avert same.https://scudnewsng.com Lawan gave the warning on Monday night in a speech delivered to close the First Progressives Youth Conference 2021, which held

Insecurity: Senate Meets Service Chiefs

Posted by - May 6, 2021
Senate on Thursday at plenary went into closed session with some heads of security agencies in the country.   The closed session followed the invitation of the security chiefs by the Senate, following the rising insecurity situation in the country.   The Service Chiefs that were present at the meeting include the Chief of Defence Staff,