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Buhari says budget delay by Saraki-led Senate regrettable

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said the extended time it took the 8th National Assembly led by Senate President Bukola Saraki to pass the budget was regrettable. Buhari made the disclosure when he hosted state governors and senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday night. “So, […]
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Ekweremadu blames federal government for late passage of budgets

Nigeria’s deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu on Wednesday said the executive arm of government was responsible for the late passage of the country’s budgets. “Another issue is that the Executive usually presents the Budget late in the year, giving the National Assembly little time to deliberate on the budget, thereby leaving very little time for […]
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APC leads in National Assembly after election results

APC leads in National Assembly after election results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that from ongoing collations since elections on Saturday, 44 winners have been announced for Senatorial positions out of 109 as at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Eleven winners are from Peoples […]
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Senate confirms Uwani Abba Aji as new Supreme court justice

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The Nigerian Senate, Thursday, confirmed the appointment of Uwani Abba Aji as the justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. “Hon. Justice Uwani Musa Abba Aji, JCA is confirmed as Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria,” the Senate president Bukola Saraki said during the plenary on Thursday. “On behalf of my colleagues, I congratulate […]
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Senate orders investigation of Deji Adeyanju detention by police

Senate orders investigation of Deji Adeyanju detention by police

Nigerian Senate on Monday ordered its Joint Committee on Police and Judiciary to investigate the ongoing detention of an activist, Deji Adeyanju, by the Nigerian Police. Adeyanju was accused of killing a Kano businessman, Alhassan Ali, on Thursday, January 6, 2005, in Kano. He was charged with homicide, alongside three other persons alleged to be […]
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Senate pledges speedy ammendment of NDIC Act

Appeal court sacks Delta Assembly deputy speaker

The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions has expressed commitment for the accelerated amendment of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) Act. According to the Chairman of the committee, Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim, this is to eliminate the gaps that have hindered the benefits of implementing the Deposit Insurance System (DIS) in Nigeria. […]
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Senate surmon petroleum minister over “irregularities” in agencies

The Nigerian Senate Wednesday summoned the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu over irregularities in the management of oil and gas agencies. The lawmakers in their debate on matters regarding management of oil and gas agencies and undue leasing procedures called for transparency in the affairs of the agencies. Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu […] …

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