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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Protests as Senate ignores AGF, okays N238.15b for customs – The Guardian Nigeria News

    It was a session marked by protests in the Senate yesterday as the upper chamber approved N238.15 billion budget for the Nigerian Customs … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Senate president Lawan goes tough, orders arrest of foreigners engaging in illegal mining in Nigeria –

    Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, Nigeria's Senate president, has ordered the arrest and prosecution of foreigners involved in illegal mining of the country's resources. A statement by Ezrel Tabiowo, Lawan's media aide, quoted the Senate president as stating this on Wednesday... Read more via –...
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    Politics Nigerians sue Senate over N6b cars for members – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Some 6,721 concerned Nigerians, including the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and Enough is Enough (EiE), at the weekend initiated action at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos against the ninth Senate over plan to spend … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Politics Senate President Ahmed Lawan Reacts To Assault On Ike Ekweremadu – Information Nigeria

    Senate president Ahmed Lawan Senate president Ahmed Lawan has condemned the attack on Ike Ekweremadu by IPBO members in Germany on Saturday, August, 17th.... Read more via Information Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Presidency backs Lawan as APC senators protest over juicy panels – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

    Barely 24 hours after the Senate unveiled the chairmen of its 69 standing committees, early signs of rancour have appeared in the caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the chamber.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – Get...
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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 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: Buhari In Closed-Door Meeting With NASS Leadership And Oshiomhole – Naijaloaded

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday night met behind closed-doors with the leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the maiden meeting between the President and the NASS leadership was … Read more via...
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    Politics Buhari, Senate President, PDP Hail Eagles over Win against S’Africa – Thisdaylive

    President Muhammadu Buhari last night congratulated the Super Eagles for what he described as another spectacular outing, which he said confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the next level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019. The president said with a well-deserved … Read more via...
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    Politics Senate President Lawan Visits Tinubu (Photos) – Nairaland

    President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, was on Sunday at the residence of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu on a courtesy visit, Igbere TV reports. Yesterday’s visit is the first official visitation to the former governor of Lagos State since Lawan’s...
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    Politics PDP urges Buhari, Osinbajo to make public their assets – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to publicly declare their assets. The party made the call in a statement issued by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and...
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    Politics You are Misleading Nigerians, Senators’ Monthly Pay is N15m, Sagay Replies Lawan – Thisdaylive

    The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, insisting that senators earn N15million monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate president. Lawan had said on...
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    Politics Senate Presidency: Again, Ndume speaks on loss to Lawan – Premium Times Nigeria

    Borno senator, Ali Ndume, on Wednesday said he has put behind his loss of the Senate presidency to Ahmed Lawan. Mr Ndume challenged the new Senate President, Mr Lawan, during the run-up to the inauguration of the 9th Senate that climaxed on Tuesday, June 11. He contested … Read more via...
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    Politics Omo-Agege under attack for kneeling to greet Buhari [PHOTO] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted after Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, displayed his respect for President Muhammadu Buhari by kneeling to greet the nation’s leader Tuesday night. Omo-Agege was at the Presidential Villa with the...
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    Politics No more excuses as our men lead 9th assembly – Oshiomhole – Information Nigeria

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Adams Oshiomhole has said the party with its members as the principal officers of the 9th assembly. Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon Femi Gbajamiabila emerged earlier today as Senate President and Speaker respectively. The former Edo State...
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    Politics Senators react to emergence of Ahmed Lawan, Ovie Omo-Agege as senate president, deputy – TODAY.NG

    Reactions have trailed the emergence of senators Ahmad Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday as President of the Senate and Deputy President of the Senate. Newsmen report that Lawan (APC-Yobe) emerged president of the 9th Senate after defeating his only contender, Sen. Ali Ndume with 79 votes...
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    Politics Buhari reacts to emergence of Lawan, Gbajabiamila as Senate President, Speaker – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly. This was contained in a statement Tuesday evening by his spokesman, Femi Adesina. Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila, both annointed candidates of the ruling All Progressives...
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    Politics Lawan, Ndume face-off in race for Nigeria’s Senate Presidency – Premium Times Nigeria

    The D-day is here when Nigeria’s 109 senators-elect will choose their presiding officers who will pilot the affairs of the upper legislative chamber. Constitutionally, the inauguration of a Senate is preceded by a proclamation by the Nigerian president. Having issued the proclamation last...
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    Politics Nigeria Senate: Tension as 9th Assembly elects principal officers today – Daily Post Nigeria

    As election of Nigeria’s 9th Senate President and his Deputy comes up on (today) Tuesday with Senator Ahmed Lawan and Ali Ndume locking horns for the position, both former 8th Senate leaders are still gripped with tension. It’s particularly so, because the Clerk to the National Assembly, …...
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    Politics Rejection of Lawan, Gbajabiamila by some APC members breach of constitution – Lawyer – Pulse Nigeria

    An Abuja based Lawyer, Realwan Okpanachi, says rejection of Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila as President of the Senate and Speaker of House Representatives, by some All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers, violated the constitution. The lawyer pointed out that no APC lawmaker had the...