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APC Kwara State chapter attack Buhari, accuses Adesina

  The Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s claim that there are some forces working against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari have been supported by some fraction of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State. The APC chapter in Kwara State said the Senate President was right when he said, “there is a government within the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.” In a statement released ...

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Senate forgery case: Saraki, Ekweremadu, others plead not guilty as court grant them bail

The conspiracy and forgery case against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and former clerk to the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasua began today, and all the accused pleaded not guilty after the two count charge against them were read to Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu and the former clerk, Maikasua in the presence of Justice Halilu at the Abuja FCT High court today, ...

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Senate endorse N241bn NDDC budget

The Nigerian Senate has finally approved  N241 billion as the 2016 Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) budget. Presenting the report of his committee on the budget, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi said the slash represents 8.20 percent. He said, “The adjustments were made only in the capital projects amounting to 8.20 percent cut across ...

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Breaking News: AGF summoned by Senate for fraud case against Saraki

Due to the planned prosecution of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for allegedly forging the Senate Standing Order 2015, the Attorney-General of the Federation, who also act as the Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has been summoned by The Senate today, Tuesday. The senate took the decision following a motion moved by the Senator ...

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Senate: New electoral laws to be produced in 6 months

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, disclosed that the nation’s upper legislative chamber will come up with a new and more comprehensive electoral amendment law before the end of 2016. Saraki said this during a one-day retreat of the Senate Committee on Electoral Matters and also hinted that Nigerians living abroad may be accommodated in new electoral amendments. The Senate President ...

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Strike will continue – NLC tells Senate, House of Reps.

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, and his team met for about 40 minutes behind closed-doors on Thursday evening,  with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to discuss the nationwide strike over the hike in fuel price. Wabba told journalists after the parley that the strike would continue until the Federal Government resumed talks with the NLC, under his ...

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Senate backs new petrol price

The Senate has thrown its weight behind the decision of the Federal Government to fix the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, better known as petrol at N145 per litre, but urged the government to liaise with the labour unions to avert the proposed nationwide strike. Rising from a closed-doors session presided by the Deputy President of the Senate, Chief ...

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2 helicopters deployed to search for kidnapped Senator Iyabo Anisulowo

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, deployed two police helicopters on Saturday to search for the kidnapped former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, who was abducted by armed men on Sawonjo/Imasayi Road, in Ogun State last Wednesday on her way home from her farm in Igbogila. In a statement released by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, he ...

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