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My Opinion Is My Opinion, I Will Not Kneel For Anyone – Enyinnaya Abaribe

Enyinnaya Abaribe

The senator representing Abia South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has responded to the Presidency who recently said he has no right to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to resign. According to Enyinnaya, he stands by what he said and he does not expect to bend the knee for anyone. He added ...

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    Our Security Architecture Should Be Restructured — Ahmed Lawan

    Ahmed Lawan

    The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has described the security architecture in Nigeria as a failed system that has to be overhauled and reconstructed. Lawan believes that for things to go well in Nigeria, restructuring the security architecture is highly compulsory because it is currently in a very bad state. According ...

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      Dr. Ahmed Lawan Embodies Several Good Virtues – Buhari

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      President Muhammadu Buhari has begged young Nigerians to seek advice from responsible and exemplary people, as he congratulated Dr. Ahmed Lawan on his son’s marriage. Ibrahim, Dr. Ahmed’s son got married to Ammani in Kano recently. Speaking at the event, PMB urged the newly-wedded couple to emulate the life of ...

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        Nigerian Navy Deserves Proper Funding – Senate

        George Sekibo

        The Nigerian Senate wants adequate funding of the Nigerian Navy to aid the Force to procure required vessels to clear the over 150 vessel deficit. According to the Senate, the funding will go a long way in helping the navy to carry out its constitutional responsibilities without relying on Private ...

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          We Cannot Declare Orji Kalu’s Seat Vacant Yet ― Senate

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          The seat of the jailed senator, Orji Uzor Kalu representing Abia North has been declared intact by the Senate. The politician was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for corruption recently. According to Senate spokesperson, Senator Godiya Akwashiki, Kalu’s seat is retained until he has used up every legal option to ...

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            Mohammed Adamu Should Tell Nigerian Police Officers To Stop Extorting Citizens – Senate

            Mohammed Adamu

            The Senate has begged the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to decrease the number of checkpoints on Federal highways across Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Special Assistant (Press) to President of the Senate, Ezrel Tabiowo. Tabiowo believes it has become vital to do it ...

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              FG Must Upgrade Ibadan Airport – Senate

              Ahmed Lawan

              The Senate has begged the Federal Ministry of Aviation and other important authorities to upgrade the Ibadan Domestic Airport Alakia to the status of an international airport. The resolutions came after the presentation of the motion sponsored by Sen. Balogun Ademola (PDP-Oyo South) during plenary on “The need to upgrade ...

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                Senate Should Consider NDDC Budget – Buhari

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                Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Senate to consider the NDDC budget for 2019/2020. The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the consideration and passage of the 2019/2020 budget estimates for the Nigerian Delta Development Commission (NDDC). According to him, a delayed budget might ...

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                  AMCON Is A Drain On Nigeria’s Economy ― Senate

                  Senator Uba Sani

                  The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions has revealed that Assets Management Company of Nigeria, which was launched by the government to buy back bad debts by banks is now a drain on Nigeria’s economy. According to the committee, something has to be done to change this. ...

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                    No New Request For Ibrahim Magu’s Confirmation Before The Senate – Ahmed Lawan

                    Ahmed Lawan

                    Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said there has been no request before the 9th Senate for the confirmation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. He revealed this when the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, visited the ...

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                      Zainab Ahmed Has To Educate Nigerians On VAT Increase – Senate

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                      The Senate has urged Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed to educate the citizens on the proposed increase of Value Added Tax, VAT from five percent to 7.5 percent and its consequences. According to the Senate, the explanation is important since Nigerians would like to know the precise items excluded from ...

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                        The Senate Will Guarantee The Security And Safety Of Citizens – Ahmed Lawan

                        Ahmed Lawan

                        Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that a partnership between State Governors and the National Assembly is needed to redefine good governance in the interest of the masses. Ahmed Lawan revealed this when members of the Progressive Governor’s Forum comprising the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors met ...

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                          Security Agencies Must Improve Surveillance On Waterways – Senate

                          Ahmed Lawan

                          Nigerian Senate has urged security agencies to improve their surveillance on the Bonny-Port-Harcourt waterways. The upper legislative chamber gave this order after a motion on piracy attacks on Bonny – Port-Harcourt waterways which was sponsored by Senator Betty Apiafi (PDP, Rivers West), on Thursday, October 3, 2019. The Senate also ...

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                            A Comedian Cannot Be President In Nigeria – Ali Baba

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                            King of comedy, Alibaba is wondering why people are thinking about a comedian becoming president in Nigeria. This is his reaction to news that broke recently of a comedian that won the Presidential election in Ukraine by an overwhelming margin. His words, “Re:Election of a comedian as president of #Ukraine. ...

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                              Omo- Agege’s Thugs Storm Senate Chamber, Run Away With The Mace

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                                Thugs wednesday morning stormed the Senate, caused confusion and went away with the Mace, the symbol of authority. The thugs who were led by the suspended Senator Ovie Omo- Agege, APC, Delta Central, entered while plenary was on going and Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu was presiding. Vanguard gathered ...

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                                I Am Not Here To Answer Your Questions – Inspector General Of Police Tells Senate.

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                                  Nigeria Senate Reject Bill On Gender Equality in Marriage

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                                  The�Nigeria senate on March 15th, voted against the Gender Equality in Marriage bill which was being sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi. The bill amongst other things was designed to address women’s freedom of movement, female economic activity, girls’ access to education, equal rights for women in marriage, divorce, property/land ownership ...

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                                    Senate Confirms 19 Ministerial Nominees

                                    The upper chamber of the House of Assembly, has confirmed nineteen of the thirty seven ministerial nominees submitted by the presidency for screening this evening. After two days of screening below is the list of those that have been confirmed by the Senate: 1. Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma(Akwa Ibom) 2. ...

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                                      Nigerian Senators reject reduction of salaries and allowances

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                                      The Senate on Wednesday suspended consideration of the report of its Finance committee following sharp disagreements among members over the pay cut recommended by the panel. Punch learnt that the senators during a two-hour deliberation behind closed doors, resolved to reject the reduction of salaries and allowances as recommended by ...

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                                        Senate bans same sex marriage in Nigeria

                                        The new bill states; 1. A marriage contract or civil union entered into between persons of same sex by virtue a certificate issued by a foreign country shall be void in Nigeria. 2. Marriage or civil union entered into between persons of same sex shall not be solemnized in�any place ...

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