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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics National Assembly releases date for passage of 2020 budget – P.M. News

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the National Assembly is working towards the passage of the 2020 Appropriation bill on November 28, 2019. To achieve this target date, Lawan directed the Senate Committee on Appropriations to submit … Read more via P.M. News –...
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    Metro Buhari Asked To Abolish Big Brother Naija – Olu Famous Blog

    Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) has urged President Buhari and the National Assembly to abolish the Big Brother Naija reality TV show. According to the organization, the reality TV show has no benefit in the transformation and talent discovery in Nigeria...... Read more via Olu Famous...
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    Politics 2020: Buhari presents N10.33trn job creation budget to NASS – Vanguard Nigeria

    ABUJA-WORKS and Housing Ministry got the lion’s share of President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed N10.33 trillion 2020 ‘’budget of Sustaining Growth and job creation.”...... Read more via Vanguard Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics I forwarded bill that will permit govt to raise VAT from 5 to 7.5 per cent to National Assembly – Buhari –

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the Finance Bill 2019 he forwarded to the National Assembly, when passed into law, will permit government to raise the country’s Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 to 7.5 per cent. The Nigerian leader disclosed this when he presented the 2020 Appropriation Bill to the...
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    Politics Photo of Melaye greeting Buhari after 2020 budget presentation causes stir on social media –

    President Muhammadu Buhari briefly exchanged pleasantries with Senator Dino Melaye during his presentation of the 2020 budget before a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday, October 8. The moment Senator Melaye greeted the president was captured in a photograph which has seen gone...
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    Politics Why Buhari’s N10.33 trillion budget drew knocks, kudos – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Some analysts yesterday reviewed President Muhammadu Buhari’s N10.33 trillion 2020 budget proposal, warning that the nation risks bankruptcy unless it curbs its penchant for borrowing. Buhari had presented the document to a crowded joint session of the National Assembly.... Read more via The...
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    Politics Gov. Ganduje applauds NASS relationship with Presidency – P.M. News

    Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended the National Assembly for its progressive relationship with the Presidency.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Buhari Submits 2020 Budget Month-end – Thisdaylive

    Baring any hitch, President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2020 Appropriation bill to the National Assembly by month-end. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, gave the indication in a statement issued Wednesday by … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ekweremadu: Ndigbo Germany speaks after attacks, sends message to Ohaneze, NASS –

    Ndi-Igbo Germany (NIG) has condemned the attack on former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), The lawmaker was caught on video being attacked by some youths at a programme he attended he Germany.... Read more via –...
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    Politics Full Transcript: What Buhari Told Incoming Minsters – Nairaland

    President Buhari said this while welcoming the soon to be minister – who had all been screened by the National Assembly. He also admonished them to sustain the momentum of the corruption fight of his administration.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics PMB Has Done Well For The Southeast – Okwudili – Leadership Newspaper

    Honourable Okwudili Ezenwankwo Christopher, representing Orumba North/Orumba South Federal Constituency of Anambra State in the National Assembly in this interview with JULIET KUYET BULUS, has commended President Buhari on the construction of second Niger Bridge in Onitsha and other...
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    Politics Osoba: Restructuring Only Possible through Judiciary, N’Assembly – Thisdaylive

    A former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has faulted the approach of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, to the demand for restructuring, saying Nigeria can only be restructured either through constructive engagement with the National Assembly or judicial...
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    Politics Ministerial screening: 10 nominees take bows, four undergo grilling – Newtelegraph

    Flagrant extension of Senate rule, that former members of the National Assembly should not answer questions, whenever they appear before the Senate for screening, marred the ongoing ministerial screening yesterday. This is because the privilege, which the Senate Standing Rule specifies that...
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    Politics Senate ends week without Buhari’s ministerial list – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The move by Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday to pacify anxious colleagues over President Muhammadu Buhari’s delayed submission of a ministerial list fell on its face yesterday. Lawan had quickly intervened to douse growing tension among... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News...
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    Politics Only those ‘I personally know’ will be appointed ministers – Buhari – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari says he will no longer nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions. In a maiden meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly, Mr Buhari also said that only those tested and capable of delivering on assigned mandates will make the ministerial list...
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    Politics Ministerial list: I didn’t know majority of my former Ministers – Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday disclosed that he didn’t know majority of the Ministers who worked with him in his last tenure. Buhari, who made this known during the meeting with the leadership of the National Assembly at Aso Rock, said his party imposed them on him. … Read more...
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    Politics Ministerial list: Buhari holds secret meeting with Senate President, Others – P.M. News

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met behind closed doors with the leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja...... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Ministerial List: I Am Under Tremendous Pressure – Buhari – Nairaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to calls for him to form his cabinet. Addressing the leadership of the National Assembly during a dinner on Thursday night in Abuja, the President said he is under pressure to unveil his ministerial nominees. .... Read more via Nairaland –...
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    Politics Senate Mandates FAAN To Install CCTV At Airports – Leadership Newspaper

    Following the arrests of Nigerians abroad over illicit drugs, especially the recent arrest by Saudi Arabia authority, the upper chamber of the National Assembly yesterday emphasised the need to strengthen security at airports in the country. To this end, the Senate mandated the Federal Airport...
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    Politics National Assembly turning into ‘gentlemen club’ – Tinubu – Daily Post Nigeria

    Oluremi Tinubu, the Senator representing Lagos Central District, has said the National Assembly is gradually turning into an ‘exclusive gentlemen’s club’. Speaking yesterday in Abuja, at her induction and into.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...