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Buhari still studying electoral act amendment bill, says Lawan

Nigerian Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari was still studying the much clamoured for 2018 Electoral Act Amendment bill into law. Buhari had earlier withheld his assent to the document about three times due to ‘errors’ in the amended bill presented by the National Assembly. The latest version was thereafter […]
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Atiku vs Buhari: What will determine winner of 2019 election – Ahmed Lawan

Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan says history of presidential candidates and their integrity will determine the outcome of the 2019 election. Lawan speaking at the APC zonal stakeholders’ meeting in Bauchi on Sunday said despite claims from opposition parties, Buhari’s in a space of three and a half years rule has gained trust of many Nigerians. […]
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Senate fails to form quorum, adjourns plenary till Nov. 20

Senate fails to form quorum, adjourns plenary till Nov. 20

NAN The Senate has adjourned plenary till Nov. 20 after it failed to form a quorum on Tuesday. No fewer than 20 senators were present at Tuesday’s sitting, which lasted for 10 minutes. Section 54 (1) of Part 1 of Chapter 5 of the Constitution stipulates that a quorum of the Senate shall be one-third […]
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Senators clash over $3.8bn fuel subsidy

Senators clash over $3.8bn fuel subsidy

“I need to bring this issue to the attention of the Senate. The NNPC is operating an illegal fund on subsidy.” – Senator Biodun Olujimi Fred Itua, Abuja Core supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday clashed on the floor of the Senate, over plans by the upper legislative chamber to probe an alleged operation of […]
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Respite for Saraki as APC, PDP senators reach truce

Respite for Saraki as APC, PDP senators reach truce

Daily Sun gathered that during the closed door session, senators from the ruling APC and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), agreed to give peace a chance. Romanus Ugwu, Fred Itua and Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Ten weeks after the National Assembly embarked on its annual break, the two legislative chamber, yesterday, reconvened. But contrary to expectations that the […]
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Akpabio finally dumps PDP

Akpabio finally dumps PDP

Former minority leader Senator Godswill Akpabio has, after weeks of speculation, dumped the People’s Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress. “Let the world know I’ve joined APC, I’m now a progressive,” Akpabio said on Wednesday. “What I have done today is to link the people of Akwa Ibom to the centre. Akpabio is […] …

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