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Senior lawyers blast NASS as AGF writes Saraki over Akwa Ibom senatorial tussle

Senior lawyers blast NASS as AGF writes Saraki over Akwa Ibom senatorial tussle

Senior lawyers blast NASS as AGF writes Saraki over Akwa Ibom senatorial tussle
Nigerian Senate to probe President Buhari over abandoned Ogoni clean-up project

Nigerian Senate to probe President Buhari over abandoned Ogoni clean-up project

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, June 6 mandated its committee on environment to investigate the implementation of the now abandoned Ogoni clean-up exercise.

Nigerian Senate to probe President Buhari over abandoned Ogoni clean-up project
Federal government, Senate get serious warning over proposed fuel price hike

Federal government, Senate get serious warning over proposed fuel price hike

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has vowed to resist any move by the federal government and the Senate to increase the prices of petroleum products.

Federal government, Senate get serious warning over proposed fuel price hike
Senate refute reports of plans to increase fuel price by 5 naira

Senate refute reports of plans to increase fuel price by 5 naira

NAIJ.com gathered that what the Senate committee did was to canvass for the sustainable maintenance of roads from the pricing template of petroleum products.

Senate refute reports of plans to increase fuel price by 5 naira
NSCDC expresses solidarity with Peace Corps, chides Nigeria police

NSCDC expresses solidarity with Peace Corps, chides Nigeria police

The NSCDC, on Tuesday, May 30 urged the Nigerian Senate to go ahead with the establishment of Nigerian Peace Corps, saying it had no opposition to it.

NSCDC expresses solidarity with Peace Corps, chides Nigeria police
BREAKING: Nigerian Senate passes bill to jail corrupt Customs officials for 5 years

BREAKING: Nigerian Senate passes bill to jail corrupt Customs officials for 5 years

The Nigerian Customs Service Management Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2017 was passed during plenary today, Tuesday, May 31 by the Nigerian Senate.

BREAKING: Nigerian Senate passes bill to jail corrupt Customs officials for 5 years
Senate sends urgent message to security agencies over herdsmen violence

Senate sends urgent message to security agencies over herdsmen violence

The Nigerian Senate has urged the security agencies to apprehend people who disguise as herdsmen and destroy properties in several parts of the country.

Senate sends urgent message to security agencies over herdsmen violence
Saraki, Senate get 2 weeks ultimatum from Arewa group over alleged disobedience for the constitution

Saraki, Senate get 2 weeks ultimatum from Arewa group over alleged disobedience for the constitution

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), a northern organisation, has slammed the Senate as led by Bukola Saraki for refusing to honour a court order.

Saraki, Senate get 2 weeks ultimatum from Arewa group over alleged disobedience for the constitution
See the face of nurse who administered injections on Adeleke before his death (photo)

See the face of nurse who administered injections on Adeleke before his death (photo)

An anatomic pathologists at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) also said the drugs are known to cause central nervous system depression.

See the face of nurse who administered injections on Adeleke before his death (photo)
Presidency bows to pressure, apologises to Senate over illegal DG appointment

Presidency bows to pressure, apologises to Senate over illegal DG appointment

The fresh battle between the Nigerian Senate and Presidency over the appointment of the Director-General of Lottery Commission has come to an end.

Presidency bows to pressure, apologises to Senate over illegal DG appointment
Kwara government names state university after Saraki

Kwara government names state university after Saraki

Ahmed called on Kwara indigens and corporate organizations to invest in education as a means of securing the future of children in Kwara and Nigeria as a whole.

Kwara government names state university after Saraki
Senate clashes with Buhari’s minister, sends strong warning

Senate clashes with Buhari’s minister, sends strong warning

NAIJ.com reports that this bill is one of the oldest handed down from the seventh National Assembly under the former President Goodluck Jonathan administration.

Senate clashes with Buhari’s minister, sends strong warning
Osinbajo to sign Budget 2017 into law - Presidency

Osinbajo to sign Budget 2017 into law - Presidency

NAIJ.com gathered that a top presidency source assured Nigerians of speedy presidential assent to the bill especially as the life of the 2016 budget had elapsed

Osinbajo to sign Budget 2017 into law - Presidency
We can only reach Buhari in London through those around him - Garba Shehu

We can only reach Buhari in London through those around him - Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has revealed that he and his team would rely on third party for information.

We can only reach Buhari in London through those around him - Garba Shehu
JUST IN: Protest erupts in Senate as PDP member decamps to APC

JUST IN: Protest erupts in Senate as PDP member decamps to APC

Though details of what led to his defection are still sketchy, it was learnt that his colleagues in the opposition party are not happy over the situation.

JUST IN: Protest erupts in Senate as PDP member decamps to APC
Arrest Andy Uba NOW! Yoruba youths tell DSS, police

Arrest Andy Uba NOW! Yoruba youths tell DSS, police

The groups said it was constrained to make the demand due to the refusal of relevant agencies to investigate the matter and bring the senator to justice.

Arrest Andy Uba NOW! Yoruba youths tell DSS, police
After attempts on the lives of Senators, Saraki seeks fortification for legislators

After attempts on the lives of Senators, Saraki seeks fortification for legislators

Recently, there have been assassination attempts on the lives of some lawmakers in Nigeria, this development has stirred a great need for more protection.

After attempts on the lives of Senators, Saraki seeks fortification for legislators
Ekweremadu raises alarm, says EFCC plans to plant money, ammunition in his house

Ekweremadu raises alarm, says EFCC plans to plant money, ammunition in his house

NAIJ.com gathered that the Deputy Senate President read a letter, reportedly written to him by an unnamed Nigerian, informing him of tthe EFCC’s plans.

Ekweremadu raises alarm, says EFCC plans to plant money, ammunition in his house
Declare office of the president vacant and swear in Osinbajo now – Adegboruwa tells Senate

Declare office of the president vacant and swear in Osinbajo now – Adegboruwa tells Senate

Adegboruwa, a Lagos-based lawyer has called on the Senate to declare the office of the president vacant and swear in the vice president as acting president.

Declare office of the president vacant and swear in Osinbajo now – Adegboruwa tells Senate
Muslim cleric reveals who killed Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Muslim cleric reveals who killed Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Sheikh Muideen Salmon Hussein has said the first civilian governor of Osun state, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, was not killed by any man but by Allah.

Muslim cleric reveals who killed Senator Isiaka Adeleke
Saraki opens up on how PDP made him Senate president

Saraki opens up on how PDP made him Senate president

Senate president Bukola Saraki has blamed poor preparations by his party APC for the emergence for the emergence of Ike Ekweremadu as deputy senate president.

Saraki opens up on how PDP made him Senate president
Petroleum Industry Bill and 6 other ways the Senate can help end recession in Nigeria

Petroleum Industry Bill and 6 other ways the Senate can help end recession in Nigeria

To put an end to recession, the Nigerian Senate had promised to fast-track the consideration and passage of the bills to help Nigerian economic managers.

Petroleum Industry Bill and 6 other ways the Senate can help end recession in Nigeria
Senate spits fire, says Babachir Lawal’s snub will not stop it from presenting report on Tuesday

Senate spits fire, says Babachir Lawal’s snub will not stop it from presenting report on Tuesday

The Senate ad hoc committee on Mounting Humanitarian crisis in the North East has said the refusal of suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation...

Senate spits fire, says Babachir Lawal’s snub will not stop it from presenting report on Tuesday
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