The Senate has confirmed Justice OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. ARIWOOLA was confirmed earlier today at plenary after about an hour of questioning by the senate. The motion for the screening was moved by the Senate Leader, Senator IBRAHIM GOBIR. GOBIR moved that the Senate resolve into the Committee of the […]

The Senate is expected to screen for confirmation the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA on Wednesday. Senate President, AHMAD LAWAN made the announcement at plenary earlier today. LAWAN accordingly appealed to all Senators to be present at plenary on Wednesday for the required screening of the Acting CJN for substantive capacity as Chief […]

The Senate Adhoc Committee on Oil Theft has arrived in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, to uncover the true state of things at oil facilities across the Niger Delta. The Ad hoc Committee led by its Chairman, BASSEY AKPAN, is expected to visit oil platforms in the Niger Delta in company of officials of […]

The Leadership of the Senate is meeting with service chiefs over the security crisis in the country. The bi-partisan closed-door meeting with the Service Chiefs is aimed at reviewing the current security strategies and discusses new solutions. Speaking at the commencement of the meeting, Senate President AHMED LAWAN said the security challenges have lingered and […]

The Senate has said it would summon the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, over inflation and naira devaluation which had led Nigerians to more hardship. The senators, during plenary lamented that the United States dollar to naira had now risen to N700 which was very sad and calls for immediate attention. […]

The Senate on Tuesday suspended plenary over the recent death of JUDE ISE-IDEHEN, a lawmaker representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency in Edo. Until his death, ISE-IDEHEN was a member of the House of Representatives on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The Senate, on resumption from its two-week recess, adjourned the plenary to July […]

The Senate has confirmed seven persons nominated as ministers by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI. They were confirmed on Wednesday following a screening at the upper chamber of the National Assembly. The exercise was presided over by Senate President AHMED LAWAN. The development came days after President BUHARI appointed the ministers and wrote to the Senate, seeking […]

The Senate has resolved to continue with its investigation into the crisis rocking the Supreme Court despite the resignation of Justice TANKO MUHAMMAD as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Lawmakers in the upper chamber of the National Assembly made the resolution during the plenary on Tuesday following a motion moved by the Chairman of […]

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