Legislative Activities

SENATE ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2014

At the Senate plenary proceedings today-17th September 2014, the requests for the confirmation of the following nominations: i. Hon. Justice Chima Centus Nweze for appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court; ii. Jonah Madugu for appointment as a member of the Federal Civil Service Commission (Benue,

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SENATE ACTIVITIES FOR TUESDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER, 2014

The Senate resumed plenary proceedings today, commencing with the swearing in of a new Senator, for the Niger East Senatorial District seat in the Senate. The Senate President in his welcome address to all the Senators, outlined the legislative agenda for the remaining months of the legislative

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Senate Activities for Tuesday May 27th, 2014.

Today, the Senate in plenary received as laid before it, the report of the Committee on Interior, in respect of a motion on “the Tragic Nationwide Aptitude Test and Physical Examination on 15th March 2014 into the Nigerian Immigration Service. The Senate also celebrated and congratulated the

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Senate Activities for Wednesday 14th May, 2014.

Today, Wednesday 14th May 2014, the Senate received as laid before it, the following reports:- 1. Annual Report of the Auditor General for the Federation on the Financial Statements of the FCT Administration for the year ended 31st December 20th and 2012 respectively. 2. The 2013 Annual Report of

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Senate Activities for Tuesday, 29th April 2014

Today, Tuesday 29th April 2014, the Senate at resumption of their plenary, dedicated today’s entire plenary session to the motion, “Abduction of School Children in Chibok, Borno State” sponsored by Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba and the entire 109 Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   The Senators expressed

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Senator Bukola Saraki donate blood to bomb victims

Fellow Nigerians: The Monday, April 14, 2014 terrorist attack in Nyanya District of the Federal Capital Territory marks a bloody notch as one of the darkest days in out nation’s history. Fathers, mothers, sons and daughters were lost in this senseless attack, and evil in the form

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Senator Saraki Sympathises with Families of Abuja Blast Victim

Yet again, we are faced with another great loss of innocent lives at the hands of terrorists in Nigeria. It’s baffling and heartbreaking that scores have been feared dead on a Monday morning attack in Nyanya overhead bridge in the outskirt of Abuja; the growing insecurity which

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Senate Activities for Thursday 10th April, 2014

Today at plenary, the Senate took the 1st Reading of the following Bills:  Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology Act 2011 (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill 2014 (SB.472). Sponsor – Sen. Sahabi Ya’u. Nigerian Council for Clinical Psychologists (Est. etc) Bill 2014 (SB.473). Sponsor – Sen. Margery Chuba-Okadigbo.  

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Senator Saraki’s views on 2014 budget

2014 Appropriation Act passed today:  Read below for Senators Saraki’s view. Today at the plenary, the Senate considered and passed the 2014 Appropriation Act. During my contribution on the floor of the Senate on the consideration of the report, I drew the attention of the Senate to

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Senate Activities for Thursday 27th March, 2014

  Today, Thursday the 27th of March 2014, the Senate took the 1st Reading of the following Bills: 1. 2014 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Appropriation Bill (SB. 465). Sponsor – Sen. Victor Ndoma- Egba. 2. Public procurement Act 2007 (amendment) Bill 2014 (SB.466). Sponsor – Sen. Benedict Ayade. 3. Tobacco

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