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We need credible budget to stimulate economic growth – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the need for the national budget to be credible, saying the impact of credible budget on economic growth cannot not be underestimated. Saraki made the remark on Monday in Abuja

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National Assembly will not make law to stifle freedom of worship

The Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says the National Assembly will not enact any law that will stifle the freedom of worship in the country. Saraki made this known in a statement by his Chief Press secretary, Mr Sanni Onogu on Saturday

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Alleged Corruption: Why I cannot sack Babachir Lawal- Buhari

“You may recall your letter with reference NASS /8X/R/01/5 dated 15th December, 2016 in respect of the Senate consideration of the report of its Ad-hoc committee on the Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North East that conveyed the resolution of

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Ekiti PDP caucus in NASS lauds Fayose’s emergence

Ekiti PDP caucus in the National Assembly has described the emergence of Gov. Ayodele Fayose as the new chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum as a new dawn for the party. Sen. Abiodun Olujimi, representing Ekiti South, made the assertion in a

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Jibrin in more mess, as 5 more illegal foreign accounts are unearthed

Asset declaration form revealed By Haruna Musa, Abuja The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has once again taken the embattled former House Committee chairman on appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin to the cleaners accusing him of operating illegally, foreign accounts in

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Live: Buhari presents 2017 budget to National Assembly

Details of the 2017 budget will be reported shortly. follow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng

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I can’t discriminate against my party- Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has described as unfair, statement credited to former senator, Magnus Abe, that he is working  to provide a clear political advantage for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming

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40 Reps, 5 Senators parade O’ Level certificates

A peek into the qualification details of the members of the National Assembly by Daily Trust on Sunday reveals that a staggering number of the parliamentarians got elected with Ordinary Level certificates during the 2015 general elections, a development that

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Obasanjo strikes again, attacks Buhari, National Assembly, Military

The honeymoon between President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo seems to have ended. For the one and a half year that Mr. Buhari has been in power, Mr. Obasanjo remained one of his staunchest backers, visiting him repeatedly

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Dogara urges African to unite to protect Democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has stressed need for cooperation and engagements between parliaments in Africa, saying it is the best way to ensure that democracy is strengthened in the respective countries in the continent. Dogara

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