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Buhari Wants Senate To Confirm 19 Nominees As INEC Commissioners

By Abdulateef Bamgbose  President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to confirm 19 nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The confirmation request to the upper chamber was contained in a letter dated 25th July,

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NASS Determined To Support Judiciary To Discharge Mandate – Senate President

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured the judiciary that the National Assembly is determined to provide any possible support to enable it discharge its mandate. “We are determined in the National Assembly, even though

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Senate President mourns Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi

 By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has described the passing of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi lll, as a great loss to the Yoruba people at home and in the diaspora, and to Nigeria as a

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National Convention: Buni’s CECC To Brief APC Senators

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary  Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday brief Senators of the ruling party on. Omo-Agege,  Tuesday, conveyed notice of the meeting in a latter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad

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Nguru Market Fire: Lawan Sympathises With Victims, Urges NEMA To Intervene

BY HASSAN JIRGI, DAMATURU The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the victims of the fire outbreak at the Central Market in Nguru, local government of Yobe State. Lawan sympathises with those whose shops, stalls and warehouses

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Lawan Lauds FG’s Infrastructure Dev’t Projects In Yobe

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has commended the Federal Government for executing viable projects in Yobe, to fast track sustainable social and economic development of the state. Lawan made the commendation on Sunday while inspecting some of the ongoing Federal Government’s

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2023: Gov Buni Denies Crisis With Senate President Over VP Seat

Hassan Jirgi, Damaturu The Yobe State Governor, Hon Mai Mala Buni, has denied the rumour of a deep crisis between him and the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan ahead of the 2023 presidential race. In a statement signed by DG media

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Armed Forces Service Commission Bill: Will The Senate Bow To Pressure?

By Lawrence Audu There was an interesting topic that dominated public discourse recently. It raged with some putting in arguments to support their positions and some against also putting up arguments to support their views. The contentious issue is the

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Buhari To Reconstitute NDDC Board, Writes Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, informing that recomposition of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC would be done immediately after the Interim Management Committee had completed its audit oversight of the interventionist agency. The

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Senate President Sponsors Annual Vaccination Of Livestock In Yobe

HASSAN JIRGI, DAMATURU The Senate President, Dr Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, who represents Yobe North Senatorial District, has sponsored the annual vaccination of a livestock in Yobe State. Speaking at the flag off ceremony at Gajama Fulani settlement along Gashua-Yusufari road

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