Pension Act Amendment Bill scales 2nd reading in Senate

The Pension Act Amendment Bill has scaled the second reading at the Senate.   This followed the presentation of the lead debate on the general principles of the bill by its sponsor, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto), during Wednesday’s plenary.  …
Senate moves to avert impending crisis in tertiary institutions

The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, says the Senate will intervene to avert possible crisis over alleged increase of registration fees by some tertiary institutions, particularly in the northern part of the country. . He gave the assurance on Wednesday when he…
Senate passes tertiary hospital development fund bill

The Senate has passed the bill seeking to establish the Tertiary Hospital Development Fund.   The passage of the bill followed consideration and adoption of a report of the Committee on Health (Secondary and Tertiary) at the plenary on Tuesday.  …
Senate investigates manufacture, importation of syringes

The Senate has directed its committees on Health, Trade and Investment and Customs to investigate the manufacture, importation and policy guidelines for syringes in the country.   Consequently, the committees are to invite the Ministries of Health, Trade and Investment,…