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    Politics Senators Receive N36 million Monthly, Yet Nigerians Are Jobless – Emir Sanusi – Information Nigeria

    Emir Sanusi Emir of Kano state, Muhammadu Sanusi II, says President Muhammadu Buhari needs to reduce the monthly take-home of the federal lawmakers and ministers because they receive a huge pay while a larger population of Nigerians are jobless. In a statement he addressed to Buhari, Sanusi...
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    Politics President Buhari Has 5 Days To Submit Names Of Ministerial Nominees – Stella Dimoko Korkus

    President Muhammadu Buhari has till Friday to submit the list of ministerial nominees for screening by the Senate.This is because the senate would proceed on its two-month annual recess as from July 26 to September 26. Buhari, who was sworn in on May 29, has continued to … Read more via...
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    Metro TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I can’t drive a plane’ — CJN errs while responding to question at senate – TheCable

    The social media is abuzz as a result of Ibrahim Muhammad’s, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), screening at the senate on Thursday. The CJN, who was appointed in acting capacity in January, was confirmed on Thursday. While responding to a question asked by Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic...
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    Politics Senate begins investigation into Edo Assembly crisis – Vanguard News

    The Senate on Thursday commenced investigation into the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly. Senate The Senate Ad hoc committee investigating the crisis led by Sen. Abdullahi Sabi (APC Niger) invited 12 out of 24 lawmakers from the state for questioning. 
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    Politics Senate Confirms Four Commissioners For NCC Rejected By Saraki-Led 8th Senate – Nairaland

    The Senate has approved the nomination of Aliyu Saidu Abubakar as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Abubakar who is to represent the Northeast geopolitical zone in the commission was rejected in 2016 when Senator Bukola Saraki was the Senate President...
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    Politics Breaking: Senate begins probe of Senator Abbo over alleged assault – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Senate President Ahmad Lawan has set up a panel to investigate the alleged assault of a lady by a member of the house, Senator Elias Abbo. During plenary with the members of the panel this morning, Lawan said the committee has two weeks to submit it’s report. Read more via Linda Ikeji’s...
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    Metro Population explosion: Tough times ahead for Nigeria — CBN GOV – Vanguard News

    Appears before Senate for screening, raises alarm over population growth•Predicts that Nigeria’ll be over 425m in 2050, third largest worldwide•Senate Committee endorses his re-appointment as CBN Gov By Henry Umoru ABUJA— GOVERNOR of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, yesterday...
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    Politics Senate Okays N5m fine for company without dignified staff buses – Tribune Online

    The Senate on Tuesday, approved a fine of N5 million as penalty against any company who failed to provide dignified means of transportation for its employees. Any director who is accused of failing to provide dignified transportation for workers will also be fined with N200, 000. The approved …...
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    Video Victoria Kimani: I Can’t Date A Broke, Unambitious Man

    Today's News Highlights Include: Election Tribunal: INEC presiding officers to testify for Atiku, say results transmitted electronically – Premium Times Nigeria...
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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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    Metro Senate probes alleged $3.5bn subsidy recovery fund – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Senate on Tuesday resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate $3.5 billion Subsidy Recovery Fund, allegedly created by “the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and solely managed by its Group Managing Director and the Executive Director, Finance.’’ … Read more via The...
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    Politics MKO Abiola: Senate Asks INEC To Announce June 12, 1993 Election Results

    The Senate has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the results of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics Senate passes 2018 budget, approves $51 oil price benchmark – BusinessDay

    After six months delay, the Senate on Wednesday passed the 2018 budget of N9.120 trillion Read more via BusinessDay – https://ift.tt/2IJDSsi -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    IG Right to Refuse Senate’s Invitation over Melaye, Say Police, Falana – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    The Nigeria Police Force has insisted that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, was right in his refusal to honour the invitation by the Nigerian Senate over the worsening security situation in the country and allegations of human rights violations. … Read more via...
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    Politics Senate adjourns plenary to visit Dino Melaye – Nigeria News today

    Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, April 25, ended its plenary early to enable lawmakers ascertain the whereabouts of a colleague, Dino Melaye. Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news – https://ift.tt/2HqKU55 -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Senate summons Emiefele, Adeosun, Dan-Ali over alleged illegal withdrawal of $462m - Premium Times

    The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele; the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; and the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali to give reasons for withdrawing $462 million from the Federation Account without the approval of the Senate. The...
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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 Hidden Assets: Ohaneze Ndigbo Vows To Defend Ekweremadu - Premium Times

    Ohaneze Ndigbo, the Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, said it would resist any attempt to discredit Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu. Mr. Ekweremadu faces the prospects of losing some of his assets following legal moves by the federal government. The government accuses him of owning...
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    Politics Senate Set For Showdown With Buhari's Govt, Warns Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun– Daily Post Nigeria

    The Senate on Wednesday told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to allow the 2017 Budget run till May 31 instead of March 31. The resolution followed the adoption of a Point-of-Order raised by Sen. Atai Aidoko. Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2GxidCz -- Get...