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