Legislative Activities

SENATE BEGINS MOVE TO REDUCE ITS ALLOWANCE ‪#‎OPENNASS

‬In response to the recent outcry from Nigerians against perceived huge allowances being paid to federal legislators, the Senate yesterday began moves to reduce its earnings by constituting a committee to draw a roadmap for the review. The move, which is geared towards ensuring accountability in the […]

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Senate’s recess and matters arising.

Senate’s recess and matters arising The adjournment of Senate’s plenary to July 21, 2015,  was meant to give the Senate Ad-Hoc Committees on Legislative Agenda and Review of the Senate’s Finances time to conclude their work and submit their reports. The two committees were given one-week to submit their […]

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WELCOME SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON).

WELCOME SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON) TO SENATORS OF THE 8TH SENATE ON RESUMPTION FROM A SHORT RECESS ON TUESDAY, 23 JUNE, 2015 Protocol: 1. Distinguished colleagues, I am especially delighted to welcome […]

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PLENARY PROCEEDINGS OF 1ST DAY OF SITTING OF 8TH ASSEMBLY

PLENARY PROCEEDINGS OF 1ST DAY OF SITTING OF 8TH ASSEMBLY Today- Wednesday,10th June 2015 was the first official day of the Senate of the 8th National Assembly. Today’s session was presided over by the new Senate President- Sen.(Dr.) Bukola Saraki. At the commencement of the session, the […]

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SENATE PLENARY PROCEEDINGS FOR TUESDAY 2ND OF JUNE 2015

The Senate took a motion congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari and some of their colleagues in the National Assembly on their successful inauguration as President and State Governors respectively. Some of the Senators who discussed the motion, urged President Buhari to remember his campaign promises and not renegade […]

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SENATE PLENARY PROCEEDINGS FOR TUESDAY 26th May 2015.

At today’s plenary proceedings, the Senate sitting in the Committee of the whole, took the clause by clause consideration of the Report of the Joint Committee on Agriculture and Environment, on the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (est.etc) Bill 2015 and approved the clauses as […]

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SENATE PLENARY ACTIVITIES FOR THURSDAY 14th MAY 2015

Senate received the following reports as laid before it :- i. Report of the Joint Committee on Agriculture and Environment in the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (Est. Etc) Bill 2015. ii. Report of the Joint Committee on Communications and Judiciary on the Electronic Transaction […]

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SENATE PLENARY PROCEEDINGS FOR WEDNESDAY 13th MAY 2015

At the Senate plenary proceedings today,13th May 2015, the Senate in a closed session discussed the Constitution of the FRN (fourth alteration) Bill 2015 and deferred same to another legislative date. The Chartered Institute of Entrepreneurs (est )Bill 2015 was presented and read for the 1st time. […]

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SENATE PLENARY ACTIVITIES FOR TUESDAY 12 of May 2015

At the Senate plenary today- Tuesday,12th May 2015, the Senate received the following Committee Reports as laid before it- i. Report of the Joint Committee on Defence and Judiciary on the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies (NAITES) Bill 2015. ii. Report of the Committee […]

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SENATE PLENARY PROCEEDINGS FOR WEDNESDAY 6th of May 2015

At the Senate plenary proceedings today-Wednesday,6th May 2015, the Senate received as laid before it, the Reports of the Committee on Establishment on the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts of Nigeria Bill 2015 and the Chartered Institute of Auctioneers Bill 2015. Two Executive Communications from the Presidency […]

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