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    Metro BREAKING: Senate passes Police Trust Fund bill - DAILY POST

    The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill. DAILY POST recalls that last week, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, had promised the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, that the Senate would fast-track its work on both the...
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    Politics 9th Assembly: What Saraki told lawmakers to do [VIDEO] – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged members of the 9th National Assembly to work together. Saraki, who is an outgoing Senate President said the incoming lawmakers must work together in the interest of Nigerians. The Senate President made the appeal during the ongoing orientation...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Supreme Court Upholds Seizure Of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m

    Today's News Highlights Includes: Breaking: Court declines to disqualify Wike over alleged forgery – Vanguard News Nigeria–-vanguard-news-nigeria.377252/ Supreme court upholds seizure of...
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    Politics Court sacks Adamawa APC Rep-elect – Vanguard News Nigeria

    A Federal High Court sitting in Yola, yesterday, sacked All Progressives Congress, APC, member of the House of Representatives-elect representing Yola North, Yola South and Girei federal constituency, Abdurauf Moddibo. National Assembly The incumbent member of the House of Representatives for...
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    Politics Again, Senate adjourns for lack of quorum, resumes March 12 – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Senate has again adjourned sitting till March 12, 2019 for failure to form a quorum.Only eight members, including the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, were present yesterday. The Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan, had raised the point … Read more via The...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Watch As Lawmakers Exchange Blows During Budget Presentation - 19/12/2018

    #naijanewstoday #Nigerianewtoday "Nigerian bulletin - For Top Links to today's latest news and updates -" Lawmakers exchange blows during budget presentation...
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    Politics NASS invasion: My boys not involved – IGP Idris cries out – – The Sun Newspaper

    The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has said that the Police were not involved in the siege on the National Assembly. He described the siege as ‘a surprise’ to him.... Read more via – The Sun Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Uncertainty over $1 billion Excess Crude deduction – BusinessDay News

    The claims by the National Economic Council ( NEC) that the $1 billion , (N305b ) they approved for procurement of security equipment to fight insecurity has not been spent has cast.... Read more via BusinessDay News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Nigerian National Assembly Hit By Offensive Odour Due To Power Outage, Lack Of Water - Daily Post

    The Senate and House of Representatives wings of the National Assembly on Monday was ‘greeted’ with a terrible ordour due to power and water outage throughout the working hours. READ MORE HERE
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    Buhari acted in national interest – NEC defends president over $496m - Naija Ng News

    The National Economic Council has said President Buhari acted in the nation’s interest when he withdrew $496m to purchase fighter aircraft without approval from NASS . The Council recalled that Nigeria had been trying to purchase the equipment … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking...
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    Politics REPORT: How Nigerian Senators Spend Multi-Million Naira ‘Jumbo Pay’ - Sahara Reporters

    N1.8 million on newspapers. N10 million for domestic trips. N1.5 million to maintain a computer — every three months. A newly-obtained National Assembly spending document cited these and nine similar expenses as leading justifications for the multi-million naira payouts lawmakers rake in...
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    Politics Arms Procurement: There’ll Be Trouble If Buhari Approves $1bn Without NASS - Rep - Vanguard News

    The House of Representatives said, yesterday, that there would be trouble if President Muhammadu Buhari approves any money for arms procurement without approval by the National Assembly. Chairman, House Committee on Army, Rimande Shawulu, who stated this yesterday, said the President lacks the...
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    Politics National Assembly moves to reject President Buhari’s N4.2 trillion bonds – TODAY.NG

    Strong indications have emerged that fresh crisis may loom between the legislature and the executive as senators are poised to reject the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of a N4.2 trillion bond. It was gathered that the senators had taken this decision before they...
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    Politics Electoral Amendment Bill: Senate Initiates Process To Override Veto - Thisdaylive

    The Senate yesterday formally put into motion the process of overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the Electoral Act Amendment bill 2018, by re-introducing the bill at plenary. The bill was passed through first reading without any incidence as bills are not debated at this stage. This...
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    Politics Governors Back National Assembly On Electoral Amendment Bill - Thisdaylive

    Governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and some All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have quietly thrown their weight behind the move by the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which is proposing...
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    Politics Senate Begins Fresh Process Of Electoral Act Amendment - Channels TV

    The Senate on Tuesday said the amendment has been listed on its Order Paper for First Reading. However, it is not clear at this point what the specific areas for amendment are in this fresh exercise, or if the Senate is still holding firm to the proposed amendments in the ongoing exercise...
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    Politics Order of Elections: Bribe Claims Rock National Assembly - The Nation

    Lawmakers may have dumped their agreement with party chiefs to pull the brakes on their plan to override the President’s veto of the Electoral Amendment Bill reversing the order of elections, The Nation learnt yesterday. Unless the National Caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...
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    Politics NASS members ‘harassing’ us for bribes to pass budgets — heads, federal agencies - Premium Times

    Some Nigerian federal lawmakers are demanding bribes as conditions for passing the 2018 budgets of federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), some heads of these agencies have told PREMIUM TIMES. The officials say the unceasing demand for gratification is responsible for the...
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    Politics Dino Melaye, 3 Others, Charged with Criminal Conspiracy –

    The Police have charged Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi West) and three others with criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms before a Federal High Court in Lokoja. According to Police spokesman Jimoh Moshood, the case was filed on March 16, following the confession of a...