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Nigerian Senate Passes National Commission for Peace, Reconciliation and Mediation Bill

Jude Johnson The Nigerian Senate on Thursday  passed the Report of the National Commission for Peace, Reconciliation and Mediation (Establishment, etc.) Bill (SB.44). The Bill, which was presented by the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matter, seeks to establish a Commission to be saddled with the responsibilities of identifying

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