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  1. Nigeria Political News

    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...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Drama in Senate as “bow and go” policy dominates; senators raise stiff opposition, say process is for ‘confirmation’, not ‘endorsement’ – Legit.ng

    The Nigerian Senate on Thursday, July 25 accorded the controversial “bow and go” privilege to ten ministerial nominees, while only four gave account of themselves. Those who received the bow and go privilege were Senator Tayo Alasoadura, Abubakar Aliyu, Mustapha Baba Shehuri... Read more...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate Presidency: Again, Lawan, Ndume Meet PDP Senators-elect – Thisdaylive

    The two main contenders for the position of Senate president of the 9th Senate, Senators Ahmad Lawan and Ali , at the weekend met again with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senators-elect in Abuja as part … Read more via Thisdaylive – http://bit.ly/2HC6hxL Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Buhari doesn’t care about who emerges as Senate President — Aduwo – Vanguard News

    Comrade Olufemi Aduwo, a human rights activist, is President of Rights Monitoring Group. In this interview, Aduwo explains why corruption is difficult to tackle despite the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari.... Read more via Vanguard News – http://bit.ly/2VXoHCi Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics Rising Insecurity: Senate Issues May 7 Ultimatum To New Police Boss – The Trent

    The Nigerian Senate has asked the acting inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, to appear before it on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, announced this during plenary on Tuesday, April 30, 2019..... Read more via The Trent | Internet Newspaper –...
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    Politics Senate to investigate alleged infraction in NYSC DG’s appointment – Pulse Nigeria

    The Senate has mandated it’s Committee on Youth and Sports to investigate alleged infraction in the appointment of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Director General, Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim by the Chief of Army Staff(COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai..... Read more via Pulse Nigeria –...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Senate Summons IGP Over Kidnappings – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Senate on Thursday heard that over 3,000 Nigerians are currently held captivity by dare-devil kidnappers in parts of the northern states. The startling revelation forced the upper chamber to summon the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to appear before it next …...
  8. Nigeria World News

    World Nigeria: Senate Rejects Bill Seeking To Allow Persons Of African Origin To Acquire Nigerian Citizenship - Citizenshiprightsafrica

    (Abuja) Lawmakers in the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday vehemently rejected a bill seeking to amend the Constitution to allow persons of African origin acquire Nigerian citizenship . The bill sponsored by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce aims at re-integrating and developing the African region...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate Blocks Move To Recognise Kogi As An Oil-Producing State – Nairaland

    Nigeria’s senate during a plenary session on Wednesday, blocked move to recognize Kogi as an oil-producing state. The lawmaker representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Isaac Alfa had moved the motion titled, ‘Need to Recognise Kogi State as an Oil-Producing State’. According to...
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    Politics SENATE PRESIDENCY: APC frowns at senators eyeing PDP for support – Vanguard News

    THE ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that it is working on building a National Assembly whose actions and practices will be in line with what obtains in developed democracies across the world, and take it away from what has been the practice in … Read more via Vanguard News –...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Senate Pass Police Reform Bill After 76 Years Today – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    The Police reform bill has scaled the third reading of the Nigerian Senate and has subsequently been passed today, 17th April, for the first time since 1943 when the original bill was formulated. The new Police reform bill would take into account the welfare, safety and well being … Read...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Senate again passes petroleum industry bill, 6 others – Pulse Nigeria

    The Senate on Wednesday passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) a second time, after President Muhammadu Buhari earlier declined assent to the bill. This followed presentation of the bill at plenary by the Leader of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan. The Upper Chamber equally passed …...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I Will Protect Independence of the Legislature, Says Lawan – Thisdaylive

    The Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday pressed ahead with his bid for the headship of the ninth National Assembly, promising to protect legislative … Read more via Thisdaylive – http://bit.ly/2KKuFBW Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics PMB, Ndume And Senate Presidency – Leadership Newspaper

    It was at the old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, on December 13, 2018, during the launching of one of his support groups, ‘Together Nigeria’, that President Muhammadu Buhari unreservedly made an undertaking to handsomely reward loyal All Progressives Congress (APC) members, who work...
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    Politics Borno Governor Shettima Abandons Ndume, Backs Lawan For Senate President – Sahara Reporters

    For the first time since the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced its preferences for the key leadership positions of the National Assembly, Kashim Shettima, Governor of Borno State, has publicly expressed his support for Yobe North senator, Ahmed Lawan, in unmistabkable terms, to become...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate presidency: Senator Lawan denies meeting PDP governors – TODAY.NG

    Ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, the Senate Leader, one of the top contenders for the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday denied meeting with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors. Denying the report titled “Lawan defies Oshiomole, meet with PDP...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Senate Confirms Chairman, MD/CEO Of North East Development Commission – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of Major-General Paul Tarfa (rtd) as Chairman of the North East Development Commission (NEDC). The appointments of Mohammed Goni Alkali as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEDC, and nine other members, were also...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dogara Warns against Imposition of Leadership on Ninth N’Assembly – Thisdaylive

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has warned against imposition of presiding officers on the ninth National Assembly due for inauguration in June. Dogara, who spoke at … Read more via Thisdaylive – http://bit.ly/2U1dVG8 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Senate presidency: I won’t step down – Senator Ndume – TODAY.NG

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met behind closed doors with the former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume. Ndume has been aspiring to be President of the 9th Senate due for inauguration in June. He had declared his intention to run for the number three highest political office … Read more via...
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    Politics S’ South May Get Deputy Senate Presidency – Oshiomhole – Leadership Newspaper

    Except the move drowns in the murky waters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) politics and the raging National Assembly (NASS) leadership crisis, the South-South geopolitical zone may produce the next deputy Senate president. APC national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, declared...