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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Finance Bill: VAT increase not targeted at the poor – Senate – Newtelegraph

    The Senate, yesterday, said that the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) paid on luxury goods from 5% to 7.5%, as requested for by the executive in the Finance Bill 2019, was not intended to impose economic hardship … Read more via Newtelegraph – Get more: Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Emefiele must appear – Senate panel rejects representatives – P.M. News

    The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday refused to allow the representatives of the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to address it.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate backs Reps on Operation Positive Identification, summons Buratai – Punch Newspapers

    The Senate on Wednesday rejected the controversial ‘Operation Positive Identification’ exercise being planned by the Nigerian Army nationwide. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, told journalists in his office that such exercise was not acceptable to the federal...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate directs UNIMAID to suspend fee hike for students – Vanguard News

    The Senate has directed the management of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) to suspend the recent increment of tuition fees for students attending the institution. The upper chamber on Tuesday also mandated … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate begins debate on 2020 appropriation bill – Pulse Nigeria

    President Buhari presented the 2020 appropriation bill to a joint sitting of the National Assembly on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. The Senate has commenced debate on the 2020 appropriation bill presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari had on Tuesday...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate and burden of N5.5B luxury vehicles – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The plan to purchase of Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) by the Senate has continued to elicit mixed reactions from Nigerians. Indeed, the issue of procurement of four-wheel automobiles has become a recurring source of public antagonism. In 2017, at … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics PMB Awaiting Senate Report For Cabinet Inauguration – Presidency – Leadership Newspaper

    Unless there is an immediate communication from the Senate, President Muhammadu Buhari, may wait for another two months before inaugurating his cabinet. This is because the Red Chamber of the National Assembly proceeded on a two-month recess on Tuesday without an official communication to the...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How Buhari’s ministerial nominees performed at Senate screening – Pulse Nigeria

    As Senate confirms President Buhari’s 43 ministerial nominees, here is a highlight of their screening at the upper legislative chamber. The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, confirmed the nomination of 43 Nigerians as ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.... Read more...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ministers: Senate goes back to ‘bow and go’, screens 10, 8 more nominees today – Vanguard News

    ABUJA—ON a day the Senate made a U-turn on its vow to ensure thorough screening of all ministerial nominees, including former senators, … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate raises the alarm over worsening crisis in North-East – Newtelegraph

    The Senate yesterday decried the growing insecurity in parts of the country, particularly the North-East, where there is aggravating humanitarian crisis. The apex legislative chamber said the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in the North-East as a result … Read more via...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate: Lawmakers move to protect indigenous firms – Newtelegraph

    CHUKWU DAVID reports on efforts by the Senate to protect indigenous firms from collapse amidst stiff competition with rival foreign enterprises The Ninth Senate has in its one month of existence demonstrated concerns over what it perceives as unfavourable operational environments confronting...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics What Senate Will Do For Buhari – Omo-Agege – Naijaloaded

    The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Friday said the Senate would ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari succeeds and delivers on his next level agenda to Nigerians. According to a statement from his media office, Omo-Agege stated this … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Senate Reads Riot Act To S/Africa Over Killing Of Nigerians – Leadership Newspaper

    Senate yesterday cautioned South Africa over continued killing of Nigerians in that country. In the Riot Act read to the former apartheid country, they asked the authority to find a lasting solution to such barbaric acts of its citizens. The Senate declared during plenary that “Enough is...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria’s Senate President is making empty promises – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Sir: Those who have read my African Ancestral Heritage in Christian Interpretations (More Books,, etc) would have noticed some departure from some earlier authors, including insistence on inclusive language, graciously … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    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. …...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    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...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    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
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    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...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    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...