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Emmanuella Gets Saraki’s Invitation To Senate

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, extended an invitation to popular child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella. The girl is reported to have been slated to feature in a Disney Hollywood film. Saraki described Emmanuella as “an inspiration

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Neighbourhood Watch Bill polarises Rivers State House of Assembly

There was a sharp division among members of the Rivers State House of Assembly on the possibility of officials of the proposed Neighborhood Watch to carry arms. The argument followed the passing into law of the Rivers State Secret Cult

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2018 Budget: Senate gives MDAs a week ultimatum to submit budget details or risk no funding

The Nigerian Senate has threatened to cut funds from Federal Government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) for refusing to submit their 2018 budget breakdown. The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, issued this threat on Wednesday, February 14, when he was discussing

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Benue Massacre: Gov Ortom To Brief Senate On Killings

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is currently at the red chambers of the National Assembly to brief the lawmakers on the killings in his State. In the opening address of the Chairman Senate Committee on Police Affairs , Senator

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Updated: Senators Walk Out Over Electoral Act Amendment

About a dozen members of the Senate staged a walk-out in protest against the adoption of the report by the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on the Amendment to the Electoral Act. The protesting senators say irrespective of

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Bureau For Animal Identification And Management To Be Established Soon

By Fidelis Yughur Owing to the myriad of problems associated with the management of animals ranging from cattle rustling and incessant clashes with farmers across Nigeria, Senator Abu Ibrahim representing Katsina North has led a debate on a bill for

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FG, IGP Conspiring Against Benue Indigenes – Lawmakers

By Ali Maha The Federal government and the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris have been accused of high level conspiracy against Benue State and its people. The allegation was made in a press conference called to intimate the world

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Idayat urges National Assembly not to distract INEC by changing 2019 time-table

The national assembly should not change the order of the 2019 elections, Idayat Hassan, director of the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), says. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the presidential and national assembly elections for the same

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13 states agree with FG’s cattle ranching, allocate 5,000 hectares

THE Presidency, yesterday, threw its weight behind state and community policing to address the prevailing wave of insecurity across the country and confirm that 15 states have already agreed  to its proposal on cattle  ranching. Declaring open a two-day Summit

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Reps Intensify Legislative Action At Plenary, Committees

By Ali Maha It was a beehive of activities last week at the National Assembly as both wings auspiciously carried out their respective legislative duties with dexterity and sense of responsibility. At the House of Representatives, Tuesday to Thursday’s plenary

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