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Senate Asks Presidency To Resubmit Confab Report

Senate Asks Presidency To Resubmit Confab Report

ABUJA (Guardian) – The Senate has asked the Presidency to immediately submit the 2014 national conference – Confab report to it for legislative action. Adopting a motion on the need for unity and peaceful coexistence in the country, the upper legislative chamber said that although the report was sent to …

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Bukola Saraki Reacts To His Judicial Victory AT CCT

The President of the Senate Bukola Saraki on Wednesday in an official statement described his almost two years long trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, over false assets declaration as a torturous one but stated that he bears no grudge against anyone who played a role in his …

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Nigeria’s unity not negotiable – Senate

As the 8th National Assembly marks its second anniversary, the President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that the unity of Nigeria was not negotiable. Saraki who spoke at a special valedictory session to mark the anniversary of the Senate warned those who are insinuating Nigeria’s breakup to …

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Nigerian Senate Passes Whistleblower Protection Bill

Nigerian Senate Passes Whistleblower Protection Bill

The Senate has passed the Whistle Blower Protection Bill. The bill was sponsored by late Senator Isiaka Adeleke last year. It was passed, following the adoption of a report of its committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters. The Bill recommended a jail term of up to two years …

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South East Development Bill Goes Through In Senate

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Twenty-four hours after some northern groups issued an ultimatum to Igbo to vacate their region within the next three months, the South East Development Commission (SEDC) Bill scaled the crucial Second Reading in the Senate. One of its sponsors, Senator Samuel Anyanwu read the lead debate on the bill. It …

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Yemi Osinbajo seeks Senate approval for $1.5 billion loan

Yemi Osinbajo seeks Senate approval for $1.5 billion loan

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday asked the Senate to approve $1.5 billion loan which is part of the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan of the federal government, News Agency of Nigeria reported. According to NAN, the loan is meant for projects in 10 states. Aisha Buhari Returns From London, Says …

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INEC: Bye-election to fill Senator Isiaka Adeleke’s seat

INEC: Bye-election to fill Senator Adeleke’s seat

The Independent National​ Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed July 8 for Osun-West Senatorial District bye-election to elect a new senator for the constituency following the sudden death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke. A notice by INEC’s Administrative Secretary in Osun, Mr E.A Ademusire, in Osogbo on Monday, said the conduct of …

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