Nigerian Senate News
The Senate on Wednesday, January 16, resumed and held its plenary for few minutes after which the lawmakers adjourned their sitting to the next day based on the demise of a member of House of Representative, Abayomi Adeola.
President Buhari has written to the National Assembly to request the confirmation of the appointments of director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, and the chairman and members of the North East Development Commission.
Uba noted that the establishment of the university will further advance Nigeria's body of knowledge through research by nurturing unique innovations, entrepreneurship, vocational training and wealth management as its core assets.
The president of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, January 15, shook hands with the retiring Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, at the Abuja venue of the celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
Senator Ahmad Lawan, leader of the upper chamber of the National Assembly, has said the country’s national legislature will prioritise the consideration of the 2019 budget and the passage of minimum wage bill upon resumption.
A 35-year old man suspect, identified as Uwaila, on Sunday shot dead his wife and two sons in Edo, accusing her of infidelity. The incident happened at Ovbiogie village in Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state.