Tag: senate

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No peace in Senate until Saraki resigns as President, says Abu Ibrahim

Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC-Katsina) has said peace will be elusive in the Senate until its President, Senator Bukola Saraki, relinquishes the position. In...
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PDP celebrates as 15 APC senators, 37 Reps defect

Members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives celebrated on Tuesday as news of the defection of 15 senators from the...
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Buhari requests confirmation of FJSC, AMCON, NDIC nominees

The Senate, on Wednesday, acknowledged receipt of request to confirm two non-legal practitioners, Sen. Abba Ali from Katsina, representing North West and Mohammed Sagir...
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2019: Buhari requests Senate’s approval of N242bn for INEC, DSS, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested Senate’s approval of N242.45 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable it to commence preparations...
gurara dam pipeline

$1bn pipeline contract probe: Senate laments absence of stakeholders

The Senate Committee on Gas, on Friday, deployed major stakeholders’ absence at its investigative sitting on the alleged $1 billion pipeline contract, saying it...
army

Senate calls for overhaul of security infrastructure

The Senate, on Wednesday, passed a resolution  that Nigeria’s security architecture should be overhauled for optimal efficiency in the operations of  the various security agencies. The...
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Aidoko: I won’t leave Senate, says ‘court ruling that I should vacate my seat...

The lawmaker representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Atai Aidoko, on Wednesday said he would not vacate his seat because the ruling of...
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Senate backs state police

The Senate, on Tuesday, opted for State Police as panacea to insecurity currently bedevilling the country.   To put effect to the resolution, the Upper Chamber directed...
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Senate: We will resist attempts to scrap constituency projects

The Senate at the resumption of plenary session after its Sallah break, on Tuesday, vowed to resist attempts to scrap constituency projects. The decision, which...
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Senate confirms Justice Abdul Kafarati as Federal High Court Chief Judge

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Justice Abdul Kafarati as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, in accordance with the...