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Senators cancel recess over benue killings

Magu, Babachir

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has directed members of the Senate Adhoc Committee on Security to immediately resume sitting and work through the weekend to ensure they have an interim report ready for the consideration of members by next week. This is in response to the recent killings

Credit Reporting Law, a boost to SMEs -Saraki

Babatunde Opalana    The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said the new legislations - Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act and the Credit Reporting Act - passed by the National Assembly last June and immediately signed into law by then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will support the growth of micro, small

Senate approves 45 ambassadorial nominees, rejects 2

The Nigeria n Senate has approved the nomination of 45 out of 47 non-career ambassadorial nominees presented for  approval by President Muhammadu Buhari in January. The unlucky nominees were rejected on Wednesday, based on the report of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. They include the 82 year old Justice Sylvanus Nsofor

After meeting with Saraki, Buhari signs NJI bill, 7 others into law

...Nneoma Ndibe ‎ ‎The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, a closed door meeting  with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, signed into law, National Judicial Institute (NJI) amendment act and seven other bills  passed by the National Assembly. The meeting at the Presidential Villa ‎lasted for about 45 minutes with the details still sketchy. But the