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Senate Adjourns Sitting To Allow Lawmakers Participate In Party Primaries

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has adjourned sitting till June 7, 2022, to enable lawmakers participate fully in the Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship, and State Houses of Assembly primaries.  The motion for adjournment was moved by the Senate Leader, Yahaya

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2023: Ado, Okpokwu Stakeholders Okay Ogaji For Benue South Senate

By Abdulateef Bamgbose Renowned entrepreneur and former Chairman of Oju Local Government, Hon. Bright Igodo Ogaji, on Tuesday, visited Ado and Okpokwu Local Government Areas of Benue States, as part of his consultation tour of the nine council areas in

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Senate Holds Special Session For Adamu, Kyari, Nasiha

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to mark the exit of three members of the upper chamber.  The members include the new Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, the Deputy National

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Senate Amends, Passes Bill To Establish Federal University Of Technology, Auchi

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has passed a bill to establish the Federal University of Technology, Auchi, Edo State.  The passage of the bill followed its re-commital to the Committee of the Whole on Tuesday.  The motion for re-commital was

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Lawan Sends Condolences To Senator Wabara Over Wife’s Death

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sent his condolences to former Senate President Adolphus Wabara over the death of his wife, Felicia Wabara. Lawan commiserates with the Wabara family and the Government and people of

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Senate Approves Establishment Of Federal University Of Transportation Daura

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has approved the establishment of the Federal University of Transportation, Daura, in Katsina State. The approval came with the passage of a bill seeking its establishment. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of

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Senate Passes Bill To Establish University Of Medical Sciences In 6 Geo-political Zones

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, Tuesday, passed a bill seeking to establish a Federal University of Medical Sciences and Biomedical Technology across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria. The bill was passed during plenary after the chamber considered a report

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Senate Passes Witness Protection Bill 

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, on Wednesday, passed the Witness Protection and Management Bill, 2022.  The passage of the bill was sequel to the consideration of a report by the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters.  Chairman of

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Lawan Constitutes Seven-man Adhoc Committee To Probe Pay-Tv Tariff Hike

*As Senate directs service providers to review prices downward   By Abdulateef Bamgbose President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has constituted a seven-man adhoc committee to probe the tariff hike introduced by pay-tv service providers operating in the country.  This was

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APC Senate Caucus To Meet With Buni’s CECPC On Thursday

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate caucus of the All Progressives Congress will tomorrow meet with the Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee by 4pm. The notice of meeting was conveyed in a letter read by the Senate President,

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