BREAKING: PDP states position on assualt by member, Senator Elisha Abbo; Senate decision
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BREAKING: PDP states position on assualt by member, Senator Elisha Abbo; Senate decision

Webby - July 3, 2019

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to a CCTV footage relating to allegations of malfeasance against a senator elected on…

APC appoints Adamu, Senate Leader, Kalu, Chief Whip
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APC appoints Adamu, Senate Leader, Kalu, Chief Whip

Webby - June 29, 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC), after intense meeting on the appointment of principal officers of the National Assembly at the weekend, endorsed former Governor of Nasarawa State,…

9th NASS: Jostling for other principal offices intensifies
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9th NASS: Jostling for other principal offices intensifies

Ademola Yakubu - June 13, 2019

By Clifford Ndujihe & Levinus Nwabughiogu AFTER the emergence of Senate President, Deputy Senate President, House of Representatives Speaker and deputy speaker, the focus has shifted to…

Senate President, Saraki bereaved
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Senate President, Saraki bereaved

Webby - June 4, 2019

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the passing of the mother of the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaja Aishat Nma Zuluqarnain Gambari. Saraki in a statement personally…

Senate leadership: Crisis looms as senators allege moves to change voting method
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Senate leadership: Crisis looms as senators allege moves to change voting method

Ademola Yakubu - May 20, 2019

lAllege use of EFCC to harass senators, others to change the ruleslWe aren’t aware of change in voting pattern —PDP senators By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the…

Ex-governors retiring to Senate are unproductive – Senator Nwogu
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Ex-governors retiring to Senate are unproductive – Senator Nwogu

Webby - May 19, 2019

Senator Nkechi Nwogu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taken a swipe at the former State governors for running into the National Assembly after…

Senate approves inclusion of NFIU in Proceeds of Crime Recovery Management’s board
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Senate approves inclusion of NFIU in Proceeds of Crime Recovery Management’s board

Webby - May 8, 2019

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved the inclusion of the National Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to serve on the governing board of the Proceed of Crimes Recovery…

Senate issues final ultimatum on Apapa gridlock
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Senate issues final ultimatum on Apapa gridlock

Webby - April 26, 2019

As part of efforts to end the gridlock on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, the Senate Committee on Works, on Friday advocated co-operation of various government agencies to make port…

Breaking: Senate confirms NDIC Chairman, 10 others
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Breaking: Senate confirms NDIC Chairman, 10 others

Ademola Yakubu - April 9, 2019

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Maj.-Gen. Paul Tarfa (rtd.) as Chairman of the North East Development Commission (NEDC). The Red ChamberThe Upper Chamber also…

Breaking: Senate passes Police Trust Fund Bill
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Breaking: Senate passes Police Trust Fund Bill

Ademola Yakubu - April 9, 2019

By Nwafor Sunday The Nigerian Senate has Tuesday, passed the Nigerian Police Trust Fund Bill (HB 1583). Recall that last week, the President of the Senate, Dr.…

Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique
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Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique

Ademola Yakubu - March 17, 2019

By Sufuyan Ojeifo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the majority seats in the Nigerian Senate – at least 62 so far of 109. It is…

N30,000 minimum wage: Senate reaches final decision
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N30,000 minimum wage: Senate reaches final decision

Webby - March 15, 2019

The Senate has approved the thirty thousand Naira (N30,000) national minimum wage. The lawmakers also approved Seventy-five thousand naira(N75,000) as penalty for non-compliance. This agreement was reached…

Why not South East for Senate presidency?
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Why not South East for Senate presidency?

Ademola Yakubu - March 7, 2019

By Okon Bassey The 2019 presidential election has been won and lost. The next stage is to form a government and create the necessary support base that…

Senate adjourns plenary till after presidential poll, fails to consider Budget 2019
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Senate adjourns plenary till after presidential poll, fails to consider Budget 2019

Ademola Yakubu - January 24, 2019

The senate adjourned plenary on Thursday  without considering the 2019 budget. The Red ChamberIke Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, who presided over the legislative chamber, adjourned plenary till February…

National Minimum wage bill passed second reading as senate gives proposal accelerated hearing
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National Minimum wage bill passed second reading as senate gives proposal accelerated hearing

Webby - January 24, 2019

Following the transmission of the National Minimum bill to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate on Thursday gave the bill accelerated hearing, as it immediately…

EFCC to Senate: There are no 222 pension properties to share!
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EFCC to Senate: There are no 222 pension properties to share!

Ademola Yakubu - November 23, 2017

By Soni DanielThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday slammed the Senate for claiming that no fewer than 222 property recovered from pension thieves by the…

Mainagate: Senate declares war on EFCC, accuses anti-graft agency of relooting
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Mainagate: Senate declares war on EFCC, accuses anti-graft agency of relooting

Ademola Yakubu - November 23, 2017

By Henry UmoruABUJA- THE Senate Thursday raised the alarm that property recovered from Nigerians, Organisations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC were allegedly being relooted…

Senate rejects Buhari’s nominee for REC over citizenship
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Senate rejects Buhari’s nominee for REC over citizenship

Webby - November 23, 2017

The Senate on Thursday rejected one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, Ahmad Bello Mahmud based on the recommendation by the Senate Committee…

Senate reveals how EFCC allegedly shared 222 houses recovered from Ex-Pension boss, Maina
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Senate reveals how EFCC allegedly shared 222 houses recovered from Ex-Pension boss, Maina

Webby - November 23, 2017

The Senate has described as herculean the investigation of the sacked Chairman of Presidential Task force on Pensions Reforms, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, disclosing that over 222 houses…

Senate to probe clash between DSS, EFCC over arrest of Ex-DSS, NIA Chiefs
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Senate to probe clash between DSS, EFCC over arrest of Ex-DSS, NIA Chiefs

Ademola Yakubu - November 22, 2017

By Henry UmoruABUJA- THE Senate on Wednesday began a probe into the clash, in Abuja, between operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Department…