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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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Electoral Act: Senate To Appeal Court Judgment Deleting Section 84(12) 

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has resolved to appeal last week Friday’s judgment by a Federal High Court in Umuahia, nullifying the provision of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022. The resolution was reached during plenary on Wednesday, following

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Senate Confirms 7 Members Of CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee

 By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, on Wednesday, confirmed the nominations of seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of the nominees followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on

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Senate To Discuss Court Judgment Nullifying 84(12) Of New Electoral Act, Wednesday

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, will tomorrow, Wednesday, March 23, 2022, consider a motion to discuss the recent judgment by a Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, nullifying the provisions of Section 84(12) of the newly amended Electoral Act 2022

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Senate Passes Bill To Amend Money Laundering Act 

By Abdulateef Bamgbose Abuja Senate yesterday passed a bill to amend the Money Laundering Act 2011.  The passage of the bill tagged, “Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Act 2022,” followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Anti-Corruption and

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2023 Senate: Ortom Gets More Support To Win Benue North Zone

By  Abdulateef Bamgbose Governor Samuel Ortom’s consultations with critical stakeholders for the realization of his senatorial aspiration to represent Benue North West at the senate  continued Monday, March 14, 2022.  The Governor on Monday met with stakeholders from the Masev,

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Senate Confirms Five ICPC Commissioners

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has confirmed the nominations of five Commissioners in the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission. The confirmation of the nominees, on Wednesday, followed the consideration of a report by the Anti-Corruption and Financial

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Senate Rejects Amendment To Electoral Act

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate, on Wednesday, rejected an Executive bill transmitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to amend the Electoral Act signed into law on the 25th February, 2022.  This followed the failure of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill to

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Senate Passes Bills To Establish Federal Universities In FCT, Rivers State

 By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate on Wednesday passed two bills to establish a Federal University in the Federal Capital Territory and Rivers State.  They are the FCT University of Science and Technology Abaji (Establishment) Bill, 2022; and Federal University of

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Senate Approves Financial Autonomy For State Legislatures, Judiciary, Local Governments

…Rejects pension for Presiding Officers of Legislature  By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has approved financial autonomy for state legislatures, judiciary and local governments in the country.  The approval came on Tuesday during voting on the report of the Senate Committee

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