Senate lauds Adeboye, RCCG over N188m road rehabilitation in Osun

.By Sanni Onogu, Abuja The Senate has lauded the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, for rehabilitating the Ife-Ifewara Road, at a cost of N188million. This is even as the Senate directed Messrs. Cartil Construction Nigeria Limited, that had abandoned the project after collecting mobilisation fee, to refund [...]

By |2021-06-26T14:58:07+00:00June 26th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments

Senate begins screening of 2 non-carreer ambassadors

The Senate on Tuesday mandated its Committee on Foreign Affairs to begin screening of John U. Usanga (Akwa Ibom); and Air Commodore Peter Ndabake Gana (Rtd.) (Niger) as Non-Career Ambassadors. The Committee is tasked to submit the screening report to the Senate, within two weeks. Also, the Senate referred the nomination of Professor Umar Danbatta [...]

By |2020-08-18T19:50:57+00:00August 18th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Senate Not Out to Blackmail Elumelu, Says Akinyelure

Chairman, Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition, Senator Ayo Akinyelure By Deji Elumoye The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, has said the upper legislative chamber is not out to blackmail the Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, over its [...]

By |2020-08-18T19:40:07+00:00August 18th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Senate appeals to PPPRA to halt sacking of 31 graduates

  The Senate has appealed to the board and management of the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency to rescind its decision to sack 31 graduates who worked as temporary staff in the agency. The affected workers had through their lawyer, Uche Ayogu, petitioned the Senate to protest against their forceful disengagement from the PPPRA. The [...]

By |2020-03-19T10:19:52+00:00March 19th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

SENATE COMMITTEE VISITS ANAMBRA TO VERIFY PETITION AGAINST OIL FIRM

Members of the Senate Committee on Privileges and Public Petitions have over the weekend, arrived Anambra State for an oversight function. The visit was led by its Chairman, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, Senator Sam Egwu, Senator Hezekiah Dimka, among others. Tribune Online gathered that they were in the state in response to a petition against a [...]

By |2020-03-09T11:58:31+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

SENATE MEDIATES IN SEVEN-UP, BIGI DISPUTE

The Senate on Tuesday mediated in the dispute between the Rite Foods Limited, makers of Bigi soft drinks and the Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc in Abuja. The management of the Rites Food Limited had petitioned the Senate over alleged threat to the security and existence of Rites Foods Ltd, Ososa, Ogun State by the Seven-Up [...]

By |2020-02-18T22:18:34+00:00February 18th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments