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Senate Vows To Support NDIC’s Operations

The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions has said it will give more legislative support to the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) in order to protect depositors’ money. The assurance to protect depositors’ money was given at

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Senate: NDDC Spent 1.3trn From 2015 To 2019

The Senate ad hoc committee investigating financial recklessness in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Thursday said the agency had spent N1.3 trillion within four years, with some of the spending unlawful. The committee revealed the figure during the

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Senate Urges FG To Raise Age Limit On Job Vacancies

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to urgently raise the age limit usually attached to job vacancies in the country. The call by the Senate followed its consideration of a motion titled: “Urgent need to review age barrier

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Senate Okays Four-year Single Tenure For IGP

The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which amended the Police Act and prescribed a four-year single tenure for the office of the Inspector-General of Police. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of the report of the Senate

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Senate Confirms 37 Nominees For Appointment In Federal Character Commission

Senate on Tuesday confirmed 37 nominees from from the 38 presented by President Muhammadu Buhari as Chairman and members of the Federal Character Commission. Senate confirmation is sequel to the presentation of the report of the Committee on Federal Character

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Buhari Seeks Senate’s Confirmation Of 42 Nominees Career Ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sought the confirmation of the Senate for appointment of 42 nominees as career ambassadors to Nigerian foreign missions. Buhari’s request is contained in a letter addressed to President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan and read at

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Senate Wants Decentralisation Of Nigeria Police Force

The Senate has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force and strengthening operational strategies of community policing as a way of addressing problem of insecurity in the country. This formed part of the recommendations of the Senate Ad-hoc

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Diaspora Group Asks Senate To Enact Patriot Act To Celebrate Serving Armed Forces Personnel

Some Nigerians in the diaspora, under the aegis of AriseNigeria, have called on the Senate’s leadership to consider a Patriot Bill to celebrate serving Armed Forces personnel. The group made this known in a communique issued at the end of

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Insecurity: Service Chiefs, Senate In Closed Meeting

By Abdul Lateef Taiwo Barely 24 hours after the National  Security Adviser  Mohammed Babagana Monguno raised alarm over the deteriorating protocol in the presidency and the renewed attack by Boko Haram insurgents and bandits in the North-West and the North-East,   the

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Who Will Save The Senate?

By John Madu Since the commencement of democratic experience in Nigeria in 1999, the National Assembly being the legislative arms of government, has somewhat attempted to constitute its self as a parallel government in Nigeria. Right from the time of

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