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    Politics Saraki speaks on leadership of 9th National Assembly – Daily Post Nigeria

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has cautioned against the enthronement of a weak National Assembly in Nigeria. Saraki stated this on Thursday in Abuja when he received the Arewa Online Publishers’ Forum. He said this as returning and new lawmakers prepare to elect a new leadership in June. …...
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    Politics What Buhari told Saraki, others after meeting at Aso Rock – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he has reviewed the relationship between the executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National Assembly and concluded that it was not the best, and that the country deserves more. The president made this known when he hosted the … Read...
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    Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Senate Committee on Youth and Sports on Tuesday threatened to order the shutdown of Bet9ja office if the company failed to honour its invitation for a second time.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja over refusal to honour its invitation – Pulse Nigeria

    The Senate Committee on Youth and Sports on Tuesday threatened to order the shutdown of Bet9ja office if the company failed to honour its invitation for a second time. The Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Obinna Ogba, made the remark at the National Assembly, Abuja during … Read more via...
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    Metro Senate threatens to shutdown Bet9ja – YabaLeftOnline

    Senate has on Tuesday, threatened to shutdown popular betting venture, bet9ja officers, if the company fails to honor its invitation for a second time. Vanguard reports. While speaking on Tuesday, in Abuja, during the verification of Lotto companies with license to operate in Nigeria...
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    Metro Senate confirms Abike Dabiri-Erewa as head of Nigerian Diaspora Commission – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian citizens in Diaspora Commission. The letter seeking confirmation of her appointment was sent to the Senate in November 2018. Ms Dabiri-Erewa is currently the Senior Special...
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    Metro Kidnapping: Senate urges Federal Govt. to deploy more coaches to Kaduna-Abuja – P.M. News

    The Senate on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to deploy more coaches to the Abuja-Kaduna train service, to ameliorate the plight of passengers. The resolution followed a motion by Sen. Ali Ndume, titled “urgent need to increase the number of Coaches to the Abuja-Kaduna rail line”...
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    Politics Senate Moves To Make LG Autonomy Mandatory – Leadership Newspaper

    The Senate yesterday adopted a motion demanding some stakeholders like State Houses of Assembly and the Presidency to expedite action on granting financial autonomy to local government councils across the country. The Senate also accused state governors of mismanaging the state/local...
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    Politics Senate Presidency: Goje’s North West Support Group Emerges – Leadership Newspaper

    A group, known as North West Alliance for Danjuma Goje, an amalgamation of various youth associations in the region championing for the election of the former Gombe State governor as Senate president has emerged. A statement issued after its meeting in Kano, the Chairman, Northwest Alliance...
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    Politics Buhari Gave Me Go-ahead To Run For Senate Presidency Long Before Elections, Says Ndume – Sahara Reporters

    Ali Ndume, the lawmaker representing Borno South senatorial district, says he sought the permission of President Muhammadu Buhari to run for Senate President, long before the February 23 elections. He also said he did not rebuff any persuasion from Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice-President, to...
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    Metro What Senate President Bukola Saraki Said About The New Police Reform Bill Would Make You Thrilled As A Nigerian – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Following the passage of the new Police Reform bill today, 17th April, Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed optimism on the Performance of the men of the Nigerian Police. Saraki in his reaction through his Twitter handle has the new police bill would strengthen the Police institutional...
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    Politics PDP Plotting Secret Voting To Take Over 9th National Assembly – APC – Nairaland

    Some All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators-elect are suspecting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plotting a secret ballot voting system to hijack the leadership of the National … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Senate Presidency: No Problem With Lawan Begging PDP Senators For Votes – APC – Nairaland

    The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday said it has no problem with Ahmad Lawan, its choice for the position of Senate President, meeting with relevant stakeholders in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to canvass for votes. Despite the threat by Adams Oshiomhole, the National...
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    Politics Okorocha’s Certificate Of Return: Judge Withdraws – OluFamous.Com

    Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday withdrew from a suit filed by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, seeking an order compelling INEC to issue to him a certificate of return as the senator-elect for the Imo West Senatorial District. INEC had...
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    Politics Group endorses Kalu for Deputy Senate President – Newtelegraph

    A pressure group, Ogene Ndigbo Support for Equity and Good Governance, yesterday endorsed a former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu for Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly. The group said that Kalu who was elected to represent Abia North Senatorial District … Read...
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    Politics Senate condemns killings; insists on State Police – Vanguard News

    WORRIED by the increasing insecurity in the country, the Senate yesterday, reiterated its call for the establishment of state police if the problem must be nipped in the bud, just as it condemned in very strong terms, the killings nationwide.... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics Over 30 APC senators are ‘backing Ndume’ for senate presidency – TheCable

    At least 36 senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are backing Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, for the position of senate president, a senator-elect who did not want to be named, has said. The senator-elect, who is from the north, disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking...
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    Politics Senate President tussle: Lawan’s fate hangs as thirty-five APC Senators back Ndume – Daily Post Nigeria

    Against the adoption of Senator Ahmed Lawan by the ruling All Progressives Congress, there are strong indications that no fewer than thirty-five Senators from the APC are backing former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume to clinch the seat of Senate President for the Ninth Assembly. It was gathered …...
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    Politics 9th Senate Presidency: Kano Senators throw weight behind Lawan – The Guardian Nigeria News

    As the race for the leadership of the 9th Senate gathers momentum, Senators from Kano have pledged total support for the aspiration of Senator Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North). Lawan received the endorsement of Kano senators, yesterday, in Kano when … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
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    Politics Struggle For Senate Presidency Intensifies, Lawan Meets APC Govs – Nairaland

    As part of his ongoing consultations with stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over his interest in the Senate presidency, the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has met with four APC governors in Abuja, Akelicious has learnt. This is coming as two other ranking APC...