Tag archive for ‘Senate’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Apo Six: Senate queries reinstatement of DCP Danjuma Ibrahim facing murder charge

The Senate is probing the reinstatement of a senior police officer, Mr Danjuma Ibrahim, after he was acquitted and discharged in a murder charge involving six Apo traders in Abuja. The upper chamber of the National More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Buhari asks Senate to confirm 10 CCB nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the senate to confirm the appointment of 10 persons nominated to serve on the Code of Conduct Bureau. In a letter to the senate which was read by Senate President, Bukola More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Why 2018 budget may not be passed before January—Senate

For the second time in less than one month, the Senate on Wednesday said it might not be able to pass the 2018 budget before January 2018 due to the attitude of some government agencies towards providing critical More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Buhari ‘ll present 2018 budget next week Tuesday—Saraki

President Muhammadu Buhari will next week Tuesday present the 2018 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly. Senate President, Bukola Saraki made the disclosure on Thursday as he read a letter More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Fraud: Senate threatens IGP Idris with arrest over failure to appear before probe committee

I wont appear—IGP The senate on Wednesday threatened to issue warrant of arrest against the incumbent Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, should he refuse to appear again before its committee investigating More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

11 years after contract award, senate seeks completion of National Library

The Senate on Tuesday requested the Federal Government to prioritize the funding and completion of the permanent site of the National Library of Nigeria in order to mitigate losses accruable to the project. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Senate indicts AGF Malami, wants Buhari to sack him

Senators on Tuesday indicted the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), for being the mastermind of the clandestine return to the country and subsequent placement at More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Pressure as senate shifts probe of $25b NNPC contracts

There were indications on Tuesday that the much awaited probe into the alleged award of $25 billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) may not take place, after all. It was More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Breach of Due Process: Senate summons NNPC’s Baru, others over alleged revocation, re-award of OML 13

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, is, again, under fire. This is because the Senate on Monday summoned him to appear before it to explain his roles More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

PENGASSAN backs senate on thorough investigation of $25bn NNPC contracts

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on Wednesday queued behind the Nigerian senate on its resolve to embark on proper and thorough investigation into the crisis surrounding More...