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    The Senate on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to deploy more coaches to the Abuja-Kaduna train service, to ameliorate the plight of passengers. The resolution followed a motion by Sen. Ali Ndume, titled “urgent need to increase the number of Coaches to the Abuja-Kaduna rail line”. The senate said the call had become necessary ...
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    The Nigerian Senate has urged the 36 states governments and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to fully implement the new Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU)’s guidelines for the promotion of good governance at the grassroots levels. It also called on all financial institutions to support the implementation of the guidelines of the NFIU with diligence and ...
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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki that “he is not above the law”. Acting spokesman of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. The spokesman was reacting to a statement, “EFCC Stop Witch-Hunting Saraki credited to Saraki’s ...
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    The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has lauded Nigerian workers for their contribution to socio-economic development of the country, in spite of some economic realities. Saraki in a goodwill message to mark the 2019 Workers’ Day celebration, also commended the leadership and members of the organised labour for their patriotism in mostly choosing ...
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    Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded general election, Atiku Abubakar, has described workers unions in Nigeria as critical partners in the economic development of the nation. He and the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, extolled the virtues of the Nigerian workers and their contribution to national development. Abubakar said ...
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    senate President Bukola Saraki On Saturday, the media office of Senate President Bukola Saraki announced his appointment as Ambassador-At-Large by an organisation known as the ‘International Human Rights Commission’ (IHRC), painting the impression of global recognition. ‘Senate President Saraki gets international appointment’, one newspaper headline even screamed. However, checks by SaharaReporters have confirmed the so-called ...
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    The Senate on Wednesday stepped down consideration and passage of the 2019 Appropriation Bill until April 30. The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, who made the announcement at plenary, said the postponement was to allow the Senate Committee on Appropriation to distribute copies of the budget to lawmakers to study. He said, “some ...
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    Bola Ahmed Tinubu The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, says his focus is to assist President Muhammadu Buhari develop, refine and implement a progressive agenda to flourish the economy and make Nigerians prosper. Tinubu said this in a statement titled ‘Tinubu Focusing on the Issues of Today: “Tomorrow is the Master ...
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    In a tweet on Thursday, Senator Saraki said the development is a good step in the right direction for the nation’s workforce. He described workers as the lifeblood of the country, stressing that the previous minimum wage was reviewed to boost their productivity. This came shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Minimum Wage ...
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    The Bill for Act to provide for documentation and protect domestic workers and employers scaled second reading in the Senate on Wednesday. This followed presentation of the lead debate by sponsor of the bill, Sen. Magnus Abe at plenary. Presenting the bill, Abe said it sought to protect domestic workers from abuse by providing minimum ...