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Ali Ndume

COVID-19: Senator Ali Ndume ask FG to slash Workers’ Salaries and adopt part time status for National Assembly

Senator Ali Ndume,lawmaker representing Borno South has called on the federal government to slash salaries of workers, since they are yet to fully resume work as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The lawmaker also called for the immediate adoption of Part-time legislative status for the National Assembly so the country can have more …

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Ahmed Lawan

Why senate passed Buhari’s $5.5b loan request as salvage the economy and save 20m jobs- Ahmed Lawan

The president of Nigeria Senate,Ahmed Lawan has given reasons why the $5.5 billion loan request by President Buhari was approved by the Senate. According to Ahmed Lawan,the COVID-19 pandemic has had an adverse effect on Nigeria and Nigerians and that efforts need to be made to salvage the economy. He said senate approved the loan …

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Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513bn external loan request

Nigeria Senate has approves President Buhari’s $5.513bn external loan request to finance the revised 2020 budget. The approval followed the presentation and consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Clifford Odia (Edo Central) Federal Government would source $3,400,000,000 at one percent interest rate from the International Monetary Fund …

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Saraki Senate leadership; why he should quit or not if he dumps APC

The fascist clampdown on the Senate President and the Deputy, Senators Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu by the APC-led Federal Government just assumed the most absurd dimensions- crude and cruel, and even rascally. There are clear indications that the Kwara-born politician Dr. Bukola Saraki will be announcing his defection to the PDP in a matter …

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El-Rufai

8th senate under the leadership of Bukola Saraki worst ever in Nigeria’s history – El-Rufai

Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor has described the 8th senate under the leadership of Bukola Saraki as the worst in the history of Nigeria. Speaking in an interview aired on some local radio stations in Kaduna on Thursday, the governor accused the senate president of listing some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) …

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Dino Melaye,Rabi’u Kwankwaso 13 other senators decamp from APC to PDP

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has read a letter from 13 members of the All Progressives’ senators declaring their defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. A total of fifteen senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dumped the party and defected to the opposition Peoples’ Democratic …

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2019 General Elections Will Cost N242.4bn, - Buhari Tells National Assembly2019 General Elections Will Cost N242.4bn, - Buhari Tells National Assembly

2019 General Elections Will Cost N242.4bn, – Buhari Tells National Assembly

President Buhari has told the National Assembly that the 2019 general elections will be costing about 242.4 billion Naira. The President said this today in a letter sent to the National Assembly, seeking that the funds be drawn from the 2018 and 2019 budgets. The president in the letter explained that implementing a budget of …

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ibrahim idris

Senate Summons IG Of Police brahim Idris Again,asks Army, Police to dismantle roadblocks on S’East roads

The Senate Committee on Police Affairs has summoned the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, over the Monday killing of seven police officers in Abuja. While speaking at the National Assembly on Thursday, the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Abu Ibrahim, announced that the House have summoned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, …

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Saraki

Nigerians We will hold Federal government accountable over herdsmen killing – Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Tuesday vowed that the Senate will continue to hold theSaraki Government accountable over the persistent killings across the country. Saraki said this while addressing his colleagues as they resumed plenary on the floor of the senate chambers. He also assured Nigerians that the senate will collaborate with security agencies …

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Police hit back at Senate resolution on IGP,as blackmail, witch-hunting, will not be intimidated

The Senate’s resolution declaring the Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, as enemy of democracy as a deliberate attempt to blackmail him. The senate at plenary on Wednesday, declared the I-G as enemy of democracy and unfit to hold any public office within and outside the country for failing to honour its invitation …

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Court orders Police to return Dino Melaye to National hospital Abuja

Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasir Ajanah has granted an interim order for Senator Dino Melaye, to be transferred to the National Hospital Abuja. State High Court chief Judge who gave the order Friday following a motion for bail application filled by Dino’s Counsel, Mike Ozoikeme seeking the bail of the Senator who is …

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Dino Melaye: I’ve been denied access to my lawyers, family members and food Over 24 Hours

Senator Dino Melaye has revealed that he’s has been denied access to his family, lawyers, and food, the senator who is currently in the trauma section of the Intensive Care Unit, National Hospital after jumping through a car window while the police transported him to Lokoja, Kogi State. The senator had been handcuffed on his …

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Senate call for the Impeachment of President Buhari over $496m Tucano aircraft

Some Nigeria senators have called for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment for not seeking National Assembly’s approval before withdrawing $496million used for the purchase of aircraft from the United States. Senator representing Edo State senatorial central Mathew Uroghide, who moved a motion urged ‎President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, to allow the chamber to invoke Section …

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Stolen Senate mace dangerous precedent and an assault on Nigeria’s democracy

The Nigerian Police has recovered the Senate’s stolen Mace at a flyover before the Abuja City Gate, where according to ASP Aremu Adeniran, Deputy Force Public Relations Officer Force Headquarters a patriotic passer-by saw it and alerted the Police “The police teams engaged in massive raids of identified criminal spots/flashpoints, stop and search operations, visibility …

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Senate confirms Aishah Ahmad, Edward Lametek Adamu as CBN Deputy Governors

Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed Edward Lametek Adamu and Aishah Ahmad as Deputy Governors of Central Bank of Nigeria. The senate also confirmed three nominees for appointment as members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the CBN. Those confirmed for the appointment are Prof. Adeola Adenikinju, Dr Aliyu Sanusi and Dr Robert Asogwa, while …

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Victor Umeh sworn in as Senator representing Anambra central after court sacked Uche Ekwunife

The Former chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Umeh has been sworn in as the senator representing Anambra central. Umeh took over from Uche Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who was sacked by the appeal court in December 2015 following an appeal brought to it by Umeh. The court ordered …

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Senator Orrin Hatch,Longest serving senator in U.S Announces Retirement

Sen. Orrin Hatch of the Republican party Utah, the longest-serving in the Senate and an influential lawmaker, member of Judiciary Committee, said on Tuesday that he plans to retire at the end of his term. He announced his retirement in a video statement via Twitter on Tuesday. Hatch was first elected to the Senate in …

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Police IG Idris: Court can’t stop your probe, appear before panel – Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Thursday urged the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris that the court does not have power to stop his probe. Saraki insisted that the police Boss must obey the law and appear before the panel to open up on the allegations hanging around his neck. The committee had invited …

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