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senate passes older persons bill

Relief for senior citizens as senate passes older persons bill

OrderPaperToday - Any corporate entity that discriminates against older persons could risk a N2million fine as the Senate passed the Older Persons (rights and privileges)...
senate confirms military chiefs

Senate confirms military chiefs as Lawan urges action

OrderPaperToday - The Senate has confirmed President Muhamadu Buhari’s nominees for the positions of military service chiefs and the Chief of Defence Staff. Maj. Gen...
Lawan assures passage of electoral bill in July

Lawan says electoral bill will be passed July

OrderPaperToday - The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has disclosed that the National Assembly will pass the electoral act (amendment) on or before...
Lawan says NASS to overcome demonic influence to pass PIB

NASS to free PIB from ‘demonic influence’- Lawan

OrderPaperToday - The National Assembly will pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to free the proposed law from 'demonic influence' since 2008. This was according...
Bawa cleared as EFCC chairman

EFCC: After 2 hours of grilling, Senate asks Bawa to ‘bow and leave’

OrderPaperToday – After over 2 hours of grilling questions from senators, the nominee for the position of executive chairman of the Economic and Financial...
senate president want ambassadors posted to west africa

AMBASSADORS: Lawan wants Buratai, others posted to Chad, Niger, Cameroon

OrderPaperToday - President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to post the ex-service chiefs as ambassadors to Niger, Chad, Cameroon...
safe school initiative for probe in senate

Senate probes $20m safe school Initiative

The Senate has mandated the Committees on Education (Basic and Secondary); and Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND to investigate the utilization of over $20 million...
Sen. Smart gets a hit back from Abia gov

Smart is unstable, governor fires back at Senator

OrderPaperToday - Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has responded to the comment by Sen. Smart Adeyemi who said "Abia is governed by drunkards." The Governor in a...
senate president want ambassadors posted to west africa

UPDATED: Senate confirms ex-service chiefs as ambassadors amid stiff opposition

OrderPaperToday - The Senate on Tuesday confirmed ex-service chiefs as non-career ambassador designates. The Senate, following the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee...
senate reawakens badagry-sokoto road

Senate moves against medical tourism

The Senate, on Thursday, moved to block revenue leakages from medical tourism with the consideration of a bill that would see to reduced number...