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Benue killings: Senate rejects committee’s report; invites Defence Minister over arrest of Nigerians by...

The Senate on Wednesday rejected the report of its Joint Committee on Police Affairs and National Security and Intelligence on the January 1, 2018...
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2019: Senate, Reps adopt reordered sequence of election

The National Assembly Conference Committee on Electoral Act (amendment) Bill, on Tuesday, adopted the re-ordered sequence of the 2019 General Elections, making presidential election...
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Court backs Senate on Magu’s rejection

A Federal High Court in Abuja  has backed the Senate’s rejection of  Mr Ibrahim Magu as substantive  Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes...
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Senate to NNPC: End petrol scarcity queues in seven days

The Senate on Thursday urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to, within seven days, end lingering scarcity of petrol and clear queues in...
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Senate gives IGP 14-day ultimatum to arrest perpetrators of Benue killings

    The Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Ibrahim Idris, 14 days ultimatum to arrest and investigate the perpetrators of Benue killings. This...
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Presidency urges Senate to lift embargo on confirmation of nominees

    The Presidency has urged the Senate to lift the embargo on confirmation of nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. It would be recalled...

Fuel scarcity: Senate blames NNPC, marketers

The Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream has blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and marketers over short supply of the petroleum products in...
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Fuel crisis: Senate summons Kachikwu, Baru, others

Senate President, Dr.  Bukola Saraki,  has directed members of  the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to cut short their recess and immediately convene...
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Senate postpones deliberation on FG’s plan to withdraw $1bn, rejects call to consider Zamfara...

The Senate, on Thursday, postponed deliberation on the proposed withdrawal of one billion dollars from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) by the Federal Government,...
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Senate tackles Adeosun over FG’s plan to pass 2018 Budget in January

The Senate, on Tuesday, challenged the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Federal Government’s insistence on passing the 2018 Budget in January when...