This was even as the Senate embarked on the investigation of SIP and Subsidy Reinvestment Empowerment Programme.
The Senate had approved N242 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies for next year’s elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm Abike Dabiri, as Executive Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Diaspora Commission.
The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja passed two bills establishing Federal polytechnics in Aba, Abia and Silame, Sokoto State.
Dabiri-Erewa, who is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on the Diaspora, was appointed on Tuesday
The substitution was made on Tuesday
The former governor described the planned increment as a way of taking back of whatever that is added to workers salary as minimum wage increment.
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the claims made before the Ahmed Lawan Adhoc Committee by the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum…
The Committee on Local Content has concluded plans to investigate 100 per cent foreign ownership of some multinational companies registered in Nigeria.
The News Agency of Nigerian reports that Daura is the country home of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Saraki is the Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council.
The confirmation, which was through a voice vote, followed presentation of report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service by its Chairman, Sen. Emmanuel Paulker at plenary.
The call came in a resolution following a motion sponsored by Senator Mao Ohuabunwa on the menace of gully erosion in several communities of his constituency.
The Senate has adjourned plenary session till November 6, to allow the various standing committees to embark on oversight of Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
The Senate decision was sequel to motion sponsored by Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi
A motion seeking reconstitution of the membership of the National Defence Council and the National Security Council suffered setback in the Senate on Tuesday.