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Yobe: Senate wants remaining missing schoolgirls rescued

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to ensure the safe return of all the schoolgirls abducted by insurgents in Yobe. This followed the adoption of a Point of Order raised by Sen. Bukar Ibrahim during

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Lawmakers Urge Airforce To Provide Aerial Surveillance In Zamfara

Following the wave of attack and killings in Zamfara State by suspected herdsmen and gunmen, Senator Tijani Yahaya Kaura representing Zamfara North on Tuesday raised a motion for Senate to urge the federal government to direct the Nigeria Airforce to

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Senate Condemns Demolition of APC Secretariat in Kaduna

The Senate on Tuesday condemned the demolition of a structure housing a faction of Kaduna State All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretariat. It is reported that the building belonged to Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial District. According to reports,

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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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Senate Moves To Stop Tobacco Companies From Targetting School Children

By Fidelis Yughur Worried by the spate of adverts targeting teenage school children, Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central) along with five other Senators have moved a motion to avert the deliberate ploy by tobacco companies to position tobacco adverts and

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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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Group Gives Senate Seven-Day Ultimatum To Resume Confirmation of Buhari’s Nominees

A human and environmental rights promotion organisation has decried the refusal of the Senate to screen nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the situation had incapacitated many federal agencies. The Senate last year resolved to suspend confirmation screening of nominees

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Senate invites Defence Minister over arrest of Nigerians by Cameroonian soldiers

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Defence, Brig–Gen. Mansur Dan–Ali (retd), to brief it on why Cameroonian soldiers were able to enter Nigeria and arrested some citizens. The upper chamber also urged the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey

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Senate Confirms Appointment of RECs

By Fidelis Yughur The Chairman Senate Committee on INEC, Sen. Suleiman Nazif from Bauchi North have submitted  screening report for confirmation of Resident Electoral Commissioners {REC}. Those screened for appointment and reappointment are: Baba Yusuf (Borno)and Mr Segun Agbaje (Ekiti)

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Senate suspends confirmation of nominees over Magu

The Senate has suspended the confirmation of all nominees from the executive until all issues of confirmation as contained in the Constitution are adhered to. The Senate took this position following a point of order by Senator Ahmed Sani. Senator

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