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    2019: As Lawmakers Jitter Over Death Wave In NASS – Leadership Newspaper

    Recently, several sudden deaths have occurred in the 8th National Assembly and the lawmakers – Senators and members of the House of Representatives, are jittery especially now that the 2019 election year is approaching. Solomon Ayado writes It is a reality that nobody wishes to die and...
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    Politics Fresh crisis looms as NASS moves to reject Buhari’s N4.2trn bonds - vanguard Ng

    Strong indications have emerged that fresh crisis may loom between the presidency and the executive as senators are poised to reject the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of a N4.2 trillion bond It was gathered that the senators had taken this decision before they embarked...
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    Politics Looters In Panic: Presidency moves against exposed Ex-governors, Ministers, Senators –...

    The Federal Government yesterday launched fresh moves to seize looted funds and suspicious assets traced to some former governors, ministers and senators in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mallam Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the Acting Chairman of the EFCC...
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    Metro Northern Senators sack Adamu over alleged N70m ‘swallowed’ by monkeys – BusinessDay : News...

    A week after a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed about N36 million belonging to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), mysterious monkeys have swallowed N70 million in the coffers of the Northern Senators Forum. This followed allegations of financial misconduct leveled against...
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    Politics Saraki to Senators: Be Prepared For More Serious Legislative Business

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has admonished his distinguished colleagues to be ready for a more serious legislative business. Saraki stated on Thursday as the Nigerian senate resumed from the recess. He said: “Distinguished Colleagues should be prepared for more serious legislative...
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    Politics Dino Melaye Replies Sahara Reporters Over Threat To Beat Up Tinubu

    Senator Dino Melaye has replied to Sahara Reporters Story over his alleged to beat up Remi Tinubu, wife of the APC leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Melaye reacted to the report via his twitter handle...
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    Politics CCT Trial: 4 Senators in Court Ahead of Saraki [See Names]

    For the continuation of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki's trial at the Cone of Conduct Tribunal, Foru senators are already in court room The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, lead and defence counsels are yet to arrive at the tribunal...
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    Politics Why CCT Barred Senators From Attending Saraki's Trial

    The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Umar Danladi yesterday barred Nigerian Senators from attending trial with the Senate president, Bukola Saraki. Danladi declared that the Senate was not on trial before the CCT, therefore the lawmakers had no reason being in court daily. Umar...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate Buys 108 Jeeps at Twice The Price [DailyTrust]

    The Senate has started taking delivery of 108 Toyota Land Cruiser Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) it ordered for members at the cost of N3.8 billion, Daily Trust gathered. It was learnt that the first set of the cars, numbering 36, was delivered last Tuesday and distributed to senators. DailyTrust...
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    Politics Saraki Rocks Agbada With 15 Senators To CCT

    Senate President Bukola Saraki arrived the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) where his trial for alleged false declaration of assets continues with atleast 15 senators for the seventh time since the inception of the case. According to TheCable, he arrived at the tribunal sitting 9:57am in company...
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    Politics Abike Dabiri Reacts To Rejection of Gender Equality Bill

    A bill seeking to guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts was, yesterday, thrown out by the Senate when it was presented for consideration during plenary. The bill which was sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi representing Ekiti South, titled “Gender Parity and Prohibition of...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics Anambra Crisis: INEC Chairman Risks Jail Term

    The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, may be jailed over the lingering crisis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. According to New Telegraph, the court has, however, issued a notice of Consequence of Disobedience to Court...
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    Politics [LIST] 9 Nigerian Senators Facing Criminal Cases in Courts

    Not less than 9 out of 109 members of the Nigerian Senate are currently facing various criminal cases at various stages of trials in courts, while one is still being investigated... DailyTrust compiled list of Nigerian Senators currently Facing Criminal Cases: Bukola Saraki Senate...
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    Politics Anambra: Supreme Court Announces Replacement for Sacked Senators

    The Supreme court has sacked Andy Uba and Stella Oduah from the upper chamber of the national assembly and replaced with the following candidates... Source: SaharaReporters
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    Politics [List] 10 Most Vibrant Senators in Nigeria 2015

    Since the advent of Buhari-led administration, here are some of the astonishing senators that have been making the Upper chamber bustling. No doubt, their contribution to the present administration, positive or otherwise have set the pace going democratically. They are: 1. Senator Bukola...
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    Politics Two APC Senators Argue Angrily, Pull Each Other’s Clothes

    The factions in the senate are not backing down just yet and on Tuesday, their disagreements blew into the open once again. It started from the senate plenary when Sen. Kabir Marafa (Zamfara Central) raised a point of order. He demanded just as he had done last week, that the senate committees...
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    Metro Senators, Aides Shun Facebook Training Programme

    All the 109 Senators shunned the Facebook training organized for them by the office of the Senate President. The workshop which was organised for the senators and their aides was aimed at strengthening their use of Facebook and Social media for effective communication on issues relating to...
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    Politics [OPINION] What Saraki And The Senators Have Persistently Done Right – By Nneka Okoye

    We all know what happens in times of adversity. The mask of civility and morality are put on a big test. Those who do not become predators are victimized, if you’re lucky enough to get the support of a few loyalists, the law might eventually be manipulated against you, and the media narratives...
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    Politics Saraki Allegedly Sends 'SMS' To Senators To Accompany Him To CCT Trial Today

    SaharaReporters, an online news platform has obtained a copy of the text message sent out to Nigerian Senators urging them to accompany embattled Senate President Bukola Saraki to his corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja today. Mr. Saraki and the leadership of the Senate...
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    Politics Sen. NA'Allah Speaks On Why Senate Confirmed Amaechi

    The deputy majority leader of the Senate, Sen. Balla Na'Allah has disclosed details regarding the controversial confirmation of Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi in a telephone interview with Sunrise Daily. He said there was nothing wrong with the way and manner the Senate handled the ex-governor of...
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