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Not Too Young To Run Bill: An opportunity for Nigerian youths to dominate politics in 2019 (Opinion)

Not Too Young To Run Bill: An opportunity for Nigerian youths to dominate politics in 2019 (Opinion)

Not Too Young To Run Bill: An opportunity for Nigerian youths to dominate politics in 2019 (Opinion)
Hungry and angry Nigerians will come for you soon - Oba Akiolu issues strong warning to Senate

Hungry and angry Nigerians will come for you soon - Oba Akiolu issues strong warning to Senate

The Senate must be prepared to improve or get set to for attack by hungry and angry Nigerians, Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos has warned the senior lawmakers.

Hungry and angry Nigerians will come for you soon - Oba Akiolu issues strong warning to Senate
As Senate comes under heavy attack from Nigerians, Saraki reveals 2 reasons devolution of powers was rejected

As Senate comes under heavy attack from Nigerians, Saraki reveals 2 reasons devolution of powers was rejected

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, also promised that the issue could be revisited and passed as the amendment to the 1999 constitution continues.

As Senate comes under heavy attack from Nigerians, Saraki reveals 2 reasons devolution of powers was rejected
Not Too Young To Run bill: Remove age barrier to elective offices - Fayose

Not Too Young To Run bill: Remove age barrier to elective offices - Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose on Friday, July 29, commended the National Assembly for its passage of the bill to reduce the age limits for elective positions

Not Too Young To Run bill: Remove age barrier to elective offices - Fayose
JUST IN: Saraki debunks media reports accusing him of ordering for sack of Kwara state civil servant

JUST IN: Saraki debunks media reports accusing him of ordering for sack of Kwara state civil servant

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has debunked certain media reports that a civil servant resident in Kwara state was sacked for criticizing him on Facebook.

JUST IN: Saraki debunks media reports accusing him of ordering for sack of Kwara state civil servant
Senate certifies Dr Akoh's Peace Corps of Nigeria as the legally recognised body

Senate certifies Dr Akoh's Peace Corps of Nigeria as the legally recognised body

The Senate has clarified the ambiguity emanating from the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill passed on Tuesday, July 25 which elicited reactions across the Nigeria.

Senate certifies Dr Akoh's Peace Corps of Nigeria as the legally recognised body
You have betrayed us - Atiku slams APC Senators for blocking bill on power devolution to states

You have betrayed us - Atiku slams APC Senators for blocking bill on power devolution to states

The former vice president Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday condemned the Senate's decision to block the bill on the devolution of power to states in Nigeria.

You have betrayed us - Atiku slams APC Senators for blocking bill on power devolution to states
Senate passes bill to amend National Lottery Act after third reading

Senate passes bill to amend National Lottery Act after third reading

A Bill for an Act to Amend the National Lottery Act sponsored by Senator Obinna Ogba has scaled through the third reading at the Senate and has been passed.

Senate passes bill to amend National Lottery Act after third reading
US rights group storms Nigeria over petition against Saraki, 10 other Senators

US rights group storms Nigeria over petition against Saraki, 10 other Senators

A US rights group US Centre for Justice in Politics has accused Bukola Saraki of abusing his powers as a Senate President by refusing to swear in Senator-elect.

US rights group storms Nigeria over petition against Saraki, 10 other Senators
UPDATED: Saraki withdraws charges against Kwara civil servant who criticized him on Facebook (photos)

UPDATED: Saraki withdraws charges against Kwara civil servant who criticized him on Facebook (photos)

A civil servant in Kwara state have been sacked by the state's civil service commission for criticizing the Senate President Bukola Saraki on his Facebook page.

UPDATED: Saraki withdraws charges against Kwara civil servant who criticized him on Facebook (photos)
Senate amends constitution, approves legislative immunity for lawmakers

Senate amends constitution, approves legislative immunity for lawmakers

The Nigerian Senate has voted to grant legislative immunity to members of the upper chamber as part of 33 major amendments to the Nigerian constitution approved

Senate amends constitution, approves legislative immunity for lawmakers
BREAKING: Senate reduces age for office of Nigerian presidents, Senate and House of Reps

BREAKING: Senate reduces age for office of Nigerian presidents, Senate and House of Reps

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, has passed a bill which proposes 35 as the minimum age for the office of the president and being elected to the Senate.

BREAKING: Senate reduces age for office of Nigerian presidents, Senate and House of Reps
BREAKING: Senate votes to change name of Nigeria Police Force

BREAKING: Senate votes to change name of Nigeria Police Force

The Nigerian Senate has voted to alter the constitution to allow independent candidate contest in elections in the country during plenary on Wednesday July 26.

BREAKING: Senate votes to change name of Nigeria Police Force
Senate to commence debate on report for constitution review on Tuesday

Senate to commence debate on report for constitution review on Tuesday

Senate president, Bukola Saraski, has said that the Senate will commence the debate on report for constitution review and stream the debate live on social media

Senate to commence debate on report for constitution review on Tuesday
Nigerian Senate deny rumours that the Not Too Young To Run bill has been dropped

Nigerian Senate deny rumours that the Not Too Young To Run bill has been dropped

Some media reports had suggested that bill was dropped at the end of the recently concluded joint retreat of national legislators on Constitution Review.

Nigerian Senate deny rumours that the Not Too Young To Run bill has been dropped
CBN replies Senate, denies subsidising dollars to anyone

CBN replies Senate, denies subsidising dollars to anyone

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has rejected claims by the Nigerian Senate that it was selling foreign exchange at subsidised rate to some businesses.

CBN replies Senate, denies subsidising dollars to anyone
How Nigeria recently lost N30 trillion to cabal at ports - Senate

How Nigeria recently lost N30 trillion to cabal at ports - Senate

The senator said the issue had become a daily occurrence at the country’s sea ports just as he accused commercial banks, shipping companies, terminal owners.

How Nigeria recently lost N30 trillion to cabal at ports - Senate
BREAKING: Senate confirms 8 RECs nominated by President Buhari

BREAKING: Senate confirms 8 RECs nominated by President Buhari

The confirmation came as a shock to some public commentators as the upper chamber had vowed not to confirm any nominee from the Muhammadu Buhari presidency.

BREAKING: Senate confirms 8 RECs nominated by President Buhari
BREAKING: Looters in trouble as Senate passes whistle-blower protection bill

BREAKING: Looters in trouble as Senate passes whistle-blower protection bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed a whistle-blowers protection bill meant to protect persons making disclosures for public interest and others from reprisals.

BREAKING: Looters in trouble as Senate passes whistle-blower protection bill
Saraki promises to allow Customs boss wear jeans and shirt to the Senate if he ends smuggling

Saraki promises to allow Customs boss wear jeans and shirt to the Senate if he ends smuggling

Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the Comptroller General of Customs Service, Hameed Ali, to put an end to the menace of smuggling in Nigeria.

Saraki promises to allow Customs boss wear jeans and shirt to the Senate if he ends smuggling
Senate reveals 3 BIG things Osinbajo must do to end ‘war’ with National Assembly (list)

Senate reveals 3 BIG things Osinbajo must do to end ‘war’ with National Assembly (list)

For the disagreement between the executive and legislative arms of government to end, the National Assembly has revealed three things the Presidency must do.

Senate reveals 3 BIG things Osinbajo must do to end ‘war’ with National Assembly (list)
Finally! Saraki speaks CRK, IRK controversy in schools

Finally! Saraki speaks CRK, IRK controversy in schools

Saraki said there are currently about 20 subjects at that time, and subsequently they were reduced to 12. In the process of implementing that reforms.

Finally! Saraki speaks CRK, IRK controversy in schools
Senate probes sudden death of a young woman in Lagos hospital

Senate probes sudden death of a young woman in Lagos hospital

NAIJ.com gathered that Late Mrs Chiamaka De-Freitas allegedly died as a result of postnatal complications at the Medical Art Centre in the Lagos metropolis.

Senate probes sudden death of a young woman in Lagos hospital
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