Nigerian Senate News
The organised labour made up of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Nasarawa state have commended the National Assembly, following the approval of N30, 000 as the new minimum wage.
Yekini Nabena, a spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of hacking into the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, advised the ruling party's leaders to roll-out zoning arrangements for the leadership positions in the incoming 9th National Assembly.
During its plenary on Tuesday, March 19, the Senate observed a minute of silence to mourn the two Nigerians who lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. The motion was moved by Senator Gbenga Ashafa.
The two lowest scoring senators are from the south-east, which recorded a drop in the voter turnout in all the states in the region and has a total number of eligible voters (with Permanent Voters Cards) at 8,293,093.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, Austin Meregini, aka “Ugolee”, says it will be bad if the south-east is denied the position of Senate president in the 9th National Assembly.