The Bill to Amend the Petroleum Industry Act, 2021 Passes Second Reading in the Senate


The Senate at its plenary session of Wednesday, 29 September 2021, passed for second reading the Petroleum Industry Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021 which seeks to amend the Administrative Structure of the Upstream Regulatory Commission and the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority. Leading the debate on the Bill, the Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Abdullahi […]

Senate Approves 2022-2024 MTEF and Fiscal Strategy Paper


The Senate at its plenary session of Wednesday, 22 September 2021 considered and approved the report of its Joint Committees on Finance; National Planning and Economic Affairs; Foreign and Local Debts; Banking Insurance and Other Financial Institutions; Petroleum Resources (Upstream and Downstream) and Gas on the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy […]

National Assembly Resumes Plenary From Its Annual Recess


The Senate and House of Representatives on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, resumed plenary following its 8-weeks annual recess. It would be recalled that on Thursday, 15 July 2021, the Senate adjourned its plenary, while the House of Representatives adjourned on Friday, 16 July 2021. At the sitting of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan (APC: Yobe) […]

President Buhari Transmits Two Bills to the Senate for Consideration and Passage


President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted two Executive Bills- Explosives Bill, 2021 and Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons Bill, 2021 to the Senate for consideration and passage. In a letter, which was read by the President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan (APC: Yobe) on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, at the Senate’s resumption from […]