Nigerian Senate: Plenary Suspended Following demise Of Two lawmakers

The Senate has suspended its meeting following the demise of two members of the House of Representatives: Honourables Haruna Maitala, who represented Bassa constituency, Jos North Plateau State and Suleiman Lere, who represented Lere Federal Constituency of Kaduna State. While the former died in a car accident the latter passed on after a brief illness. […]

Senate Passes Bill To Establish Nat. Agriculture Dev. Fund

The Senate has passed a bull to establish the National Agricultural Development Fund. The bill was passed on Wednesday following consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Chairman of the Committee, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, while presenting the report, said the Fund was necessary to provide financial support for strategic […]