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Nigerian Senate passes bill to increase VAT

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- The Nigerian Senate has passed the Finance Bill. The bill which was presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari in October, seeks to increase the value-added ... Read More


Constituency Projects: Buhari's comment erroneous - Senator

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has said President Muhammadu Buhari's comments on constituency projects are erroneous. The president said there is little to show fo... Read More


Senate moves to establish commission for mental health

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- A bill that seeks to establish a commission for mental health passed second reading at the Senate on Wednesday. The bill entitled "A Bill for an Act to provide for the establishme... Read More


Accountant-General, FCTA, FIRS, others fail to submit audited accounts to Senate - Official

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- Some key federal government departments and agencies have failed to submit their audited accounts to the Senate, an official said. The agencies involved include the Office of the ... Read More


UPDATED: Bill to regulate Social Media passes second reading at Senate

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- A bill to regulate the use of Social Media as well as curb fake news on the internet has passed second reading at the Senate. The bill, 'Protection from Internet Falsehood and Man... Read More


JUST IN: Bill to regulate Social Media passes second reading at Senate

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- A bill to regulate the use of Social Media as well as curb fake news on the internet has passed the second reading at the Senate. The bill, 'Protection from Internet Falsehood and... Read More


Senate holds public hearing for finance bill

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday held a public hearing to consider a new Finance Bill. The public hearing was organised by the Senate Committee on Finance. The bill which was prese... Read More


Senate probes issuance of fake medical reports by hospitals

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday, debated 'the proliferation of fake medical reports emanating from public hospitals in Nigeria.' It directed the Federal Ministry of Health to set ... Read More


Senate reintroduces whistleblower and witness protection bill

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- The Senate has reintroduced the Whistleblower and Witness Protection Bill. The bill which seeks to protect whistleblowers and witnesses was one of the 11 bills read for the first ... Read More


Buhari transmits six bills to Senate for consideration, passage

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday transmitted six aviation sector bills to the Senate for consideration and passage into law. The bills are; Civil Aviation Bill, 2019; Federal... Read More