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    Constitution Review: Senate Fixes Date For Zonal Public Hearing

    The Senate has announced that zonal hearings for a constitutional review will commence on May 26. This was contained in a statement issued by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege via his Special Adviser, Media, and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga on...

    Macron’s Climate Referendum Stalls As Senate Waters Down Bill

    Macron’s Climate Referendum Stalls As Senate Waters Down Bill President Emmanuel Macron’s promise to enshrine the fight against climate change in the French constitution via a referendum appeared moribund on Tuesday after the upper house watered down the ambitious wording...

    MDAs Failed To Remit Over N3trn To FG Account – Senate

    The Senate has revealed that Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have failed to remit over N3 trillion to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) of the Federal Government between 2014 and 2020. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Solomon Adeola, disclosed...

    Service Chiefs Appear Before Senate Over Insecurity

    The service chiefs have appeared before the senate over Nigeria’s security challenges. Those present at the upper legislative chamber are Lucky Irabor, chief of defence staff; Ibrahim Attahiru, chief of army staff; Awwal Gambo, chief of naval staff; and Isiaka...

    Senate Passes Bill to Establish Nigeria Steel Varsity, 2 Others

    The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill seeking to establish the Nigeria Steel University, Ajaokuta, Kogi State. Also passed were the Agricultural Research Council Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021; and the Federal Medical Centre Mubi, Adamawa State (Establishment) Bill, 2021. The three...

    Insecurity: Service Chiefs To Appear Before Senate On Thursday

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday disclosed that the Service Chiefs and Heads of Security Agencies would, on Thursday, appear before the Upper Chamber to brief it on efforts to address the spate of insecurity in the...

    Senate Approves N216.646bn For FIRS In 2021

    The Senate has approved the sum of N216,646,579,231 billion naira as expenditure for the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) for the 2021 fiscal year. This was just as the upper chamber gave its approval for the service to review upward,...

    Senate Passes AMCON Bill, Approves Seizure Of Debtors’ Assets

    The Senate on Wednesday passed the amended the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) bill. The new bill empowers AMCON to, amongst others, take possession, manage or sell all properties traced to debtors, whether or not such assets or property...

    Insecurity: Why National Assembly Won’t Call for Buhari’s Impeachment says-senator

    Mohammed Sani Musa, senator representing Niger east, says this is not the time for a motion seeking the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Musa said impeachment is another “crisis” that the country does...

    Senate Confirms Salisu Garba As FCT Chief Judge

    The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Salisu Garba as the substantive Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court. Garba’s nomination was confirmed after Opeyemi Bamidele, chairman of the judiciary committee, presented a report on the nominee. President Muhammadu Buhari...
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    Serena Williams, playing the 1000th WTA match of her career, lost on her return after nearly three months away...
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