Browsing: The Senate

The Senate passed a bill for second reading, aiming to create a National Internship and Unemployment Benefit Scheme. The discussion was led by the sponsor, Afolabi Salisu (APC, Ogun Central), and contributions were made by other Senators. The bill aims to provide part-time jobs for unemployed graduates in Nigeria.

The Senate Joint Committee on Defence, Army, Navy and Airforce met with the nation’s service chiefs to discuss the recent killing of soldiers in Okuoma community, Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State. The meeting started at 3:42 pm and included the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Gwabin Musa.

President Bola Tinubu has written the Senate to consider an executive bill seeking the review of salaries, allowances, and official benefits of judicial officers. The president’s request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, during the plenary on Wednesday. The executive bill is titled “Judicial office holders, salaries and allowances, […]

President Bola Tinubu has sought Senate’s confirmation for Ruby Onwudiwe as a replacement for Dr Kalu Eke, who declined the President’s nomination as a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Kalu had declined the President’s appointment due to his engagement at the World Bank and other financial institutions. Tinubu’s […]