EU-SDGN Holds Capacity Building for N’Assembly Committee members

      The European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria cohort hosted a strategy and capacity-building retreat session for the National Assembly Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges, and Public Petitions. Held in Lagos State, Nigeria, the event aimed to enhance the committee’s effectiveness in addressing ethical matters, upholding privileges, and handling public petitions. [...]

By |2024-05-23T06:38:10+00:00May 23rd, 2024|Press Releases|0 Comments

CCB: Senate clears former Ondo Speaker Abdulsalam, Four others

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has cleared President Muhammadu Buhari’s Nominees for appointment as members of Code of Conduct Bureau. Leading five other members of the Committee during the screening exercise, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, representing Ondo Central and Senate Committee Chairman on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions read President Muhammadu Buhari’s [...]

By |2023-02-15T13:27:15+00:00February 15th, 2023|Press Releases|0 Comments

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


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