Saturday, November 18, 2017

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The validity of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has been increased to three years against the present one year, by the Nigerian Senate. The extension was as a result of the amendment of ...
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has withdrawn all charges of forgery brought against the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and two others. Mr. Aliyu Umar, the lead prosecuting counsel on Friday, told Justice Yusuf Halilu ...
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The Nigerian Senate has rejected the bid to sell the country’s national asset by the Federal Government. It will be recalled that Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote had suggested the sale of some of the country’s asset as a way ...
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The Senate on Thursday, directed its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to issue a warrant of arrest on former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde. The ex-boss of the anti-graft agency, had refused ...
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Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate and former Senator President, Senator David Mark has been declared winner of the Benue South Senatorial District Re-run election, held on the 20th of February. Senator Mark polled a total of 84, 192 while the ...
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The Institute of Information Management (IIM) has urged the Nigerian legislature to pass into law the bill for data protection. The group charged the Senate to focus more on passing the bill into law so that culprits would be punished. ...
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written a letter to the lewdership of the National Assembly, chastising them of wanting to spend N47.5 billion on 469 cars for Senators and Lawmakers. The letter which was dated January 13, 2016 was addressed ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari, has presented a total budget of N6.08 trillion for 2016 to both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Read Full Text Below: PROTOCOLS I am honoured and privileged to present the 2016 Budget proposal. This is ...
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The court of appeal has upheld the election of Godswill Akpabio as senator representing the northwest senatorial district of Akwa Ibom state. A three-man panel of judges struck out the appeal of Mathew Okorie, candidate of the All Progressives Congress ...
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The Court of Appeal has upheld the election of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as the lawmaker representing Kwara Central Senatorial District. The Senate President took to his facebook wall to celebrate his victory, while assuring that the 8th Senate ...
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The Diaspora Nigeria Nationals Network (DNNN), which has its members spread across the globe and its official headquarters in New York, has called on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to put a halt to the proposed anti-Social-Media Bill, or risk ...
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Benue State capital, Makurdi, has annulled the election of the immediate past Senate President, Sen. David Mark. The Court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct fresh elections in Benue South ...
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Online networking giant, Facebook, is set to train members of Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber. This was disclosed by Isa Galaudu, chief of staff to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who said a delegation led by Facebook’s African head of public policy, ...
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Following the rowdy session at the senate on Wednesday over the “pre-election promise” of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pay N5,000 a month to jobless Nigerian youths, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the ruling party never set out ...
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The Senate has incited President Muhammadu Buhari to scrutinize Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan regarding the management and financial deployment of the funds he set aside for the Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P). It should be noted that ...
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in the Senate on Wednesday voted against the immediate implementation of the payment of 5,000 Naira to unemployed Nigerians, a campaign promise made by the APC during the last presidential election. The motion was ...
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Drama ensued in the National Assembly today, during the confirmation of Ministerial Nominees, as Senators belonging to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), staged a walk-out from the red chamber of the National Assembly in protest of the confirmation of former ...
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Former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi today said he has never received bribe in his life. Speaking at the senate during his screening on Thursday, Amaechi said: “If there is one man that doesn’t like corruption, I don’t like ...
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Judgement in the suit instituted by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, against the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has been adjourned indefinitely. However, the court gave no reason why it adjourned Saraki’s Suit but said it would communicate a new date to ...
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Senate President, Bukola Saraki today, announced the postponement of screening of the remaining Ministerial Nominees till Tuesday, 20th of October. The development was made public before the plenary, by the Senate interim Chairman Committee on Media and Publicity, Dino Melaye. ...
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The Nigerian senate confirmed 18 ministers on Wednesday, all of who have passed through the screening process. However, the Senate were only able to screen eight candidates today, and there after had to halt the process and continue on Thursday. ...
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The much-awaited screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees commenced on Tuesday with the Senate chamber coming alive as senators and nominees engaged in banter. Contrary to expectations, the Senate screened 10 out of the 21 nominees in the first ...
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Ahead of Wednesday’s ministerial screening, President Muhammadu Buhari, today withdrew the name of the immediate past deputy-governor of Niger State, Ahmed Musa Ibeto, from the already submitted list of ministerial nominee. A letter has been written to this effect. The withdrawal ...
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Ahead of the ongoing Ministerial Screening by the Senate, the Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday read the second list of ministerial nominees submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday. Find below the names of nominees on the new list (2nd ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, sent the second batch of ministerial nominees to Senate President, Olubukola Saraki. The Senate President confirmed receipt of the second batch of ministerial list on his official Twitter handle. Th achief of Staff to the ...
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Worried that some of his ministerial nominees may not scale through the screening process by the Senate, which is expected to commence next Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, has begged senators of the opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for a ...
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The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has released the names of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees, to other members of the senate. The 21 member list was basically some of the names already speculated and reported in the media. President Muhammadu Buhari ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari forwarded a list of 25 ministerial nominees to Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Wednesday evening through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. Kyari was accompanied by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on National Assembly Matters, Senator ...
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President Muhammed Buhari is yet to submit the list of his ministerial nominees. It could be recalled that the President, had earlier in the month assured Nigerians, that the  ministerial list will be submitted to the Senate by September 30,for ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari will send his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate on Wednesday, 30th of September. Confirming this, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina said over the weekend in New York, ...
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Following pressure from the Code of Conduct Bureau, summoning the Senate President to appear before it today, the Senate leader, Sen.Bukola Saraki, has however agreed to appear before the tribunal to defend himself, over the allegation of false asset declaration. ...
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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition has received documents tended as evidence by the anti-graft agency, over allegations of fraudulent diversion of over N1 trillion by the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim ...
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Following the nomination of Mr. Babatunde Fowler by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the stage has been set for a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ...
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TUESDAY – The senate has passed a vote of confidence on its leadership, amid ongoing crisis over allegations that rules were forged to elect the senate president and his deputy. In a motion‎ signed by 81 senators and moved by ...

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