COVID-19: UNILAG Shuts Hostels

Posted by - July 14, 2021

The Senate of the University of Lagos has directed all students to vacate halls of residence immediately. Similarly, the university said it would resume virtual lectures from July 26, 2021. This was the outcome of the meeting of the senate held this afternoon. UNILAG Vice Chancellor, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, had summoned an emergency meeting of

Senate Approves N2.343Tn Foreign Loan Request

Posted by - July 7, 2021

The Senate on Wednesday, approved N2.343 trillion External Borrowing Plan for financing of part of the deficit authorised in the 2021 Appropriation Act. This was sequel to the presentation of the report of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts by the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Clifford Ordia during plenary. Presenting the report,

Senate Passes N982.7B 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill

Posted by - July 7, 2021

Senate has passed the N982.7 billion 2021 Supplementary Appropriations Bill. This followed the adoption of the report of its Committee on Appropriations on Wednesday’s plenary. Presenting the report, the Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Barau Jibrin, said the supplementary budget was to make available funds for procurement of military equipment and COVID-19 vaccines among others. He

Ogun Senators Boycott South West Leaders’ Meeting

Posted by - July 7, 2021

Senators from Ogun State: Ibikunle Amosun, Tolu Odebiyi and Bode Mustapha, were on Tuesday night conspicuously absent at a meeting of South West Governors with federal lawmakers from the Senate and House of Representatives. The meeting was called for the South West political leaders to take a joint position on the review of the 1999