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Aisha Buhari Visits Senate To Witness Laying Of Constitution Review Report

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The First Lady of the Federal of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, on 9, was at the Senate midway through plenary to witness the laying of the report of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review.

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Senate Okays Establishment Of Maritime Security Trust Fund

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has passed a bill seeking to establish the Nigerian Maritime Security Trust Fund. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of a report by the  Conference Committee on the Nigerian Maritime Security Trust Fund (Establishment)

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Senate To Vote On Report Of Constitution Review Committee Next Tuesday

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate will next week Tuesday vote on the report of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review on amendments to the 1999 Constitution.  Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, gave the hint at the start of

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Senate Approves 6 New Law Schools Across Geo-political Zones

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate has approved the establishment of six new campuses of the Nigerian Law School across the six geo-political zones of the country. The newly approved law schools, in addition to the seven existing ones, bring the

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Senate Moves To Avert Impending Crisis In Tertiary Institutions Over Alleged Fee Hike

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Wednesday that the Senate will intervene to avert possible crisis over allegations of hike in registration fees by some tertiary institutions particularly in the northern part of the

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Senate Passes Bill To Establish School Of Mines And Geological Studies

…approves upgrade of Fed. Polytechnic, offa to University  By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to establish the School of Mines and Geological Studies, Guyuk. Also passed was the Federal Universities of Technology Act 2004 (Amendment) Bill,

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Senate Moves To Stop Annual Rents In FCT

…As bill to regulate payment mode passes second reading  By Abdulateef Bamgbose A bill seeking to make the annual payment of rent illegal in the Federal Capital Territory has scaled second reading in the Senate.  Tagged: “A Bill for the

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Senate Passes Civil Aviation Bill

By Abdulateef Bamgbose The Senate on Tuesday passed the Civil Aviation Bill 2022, which seeks to repeal the Civil Aviation Act 2006. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Aviation. Chairman of

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Senate Makes Further Amendments To Electoral Bill

In a brief deliberation on Tuesday, the Nigerian Senate made yet another amendment to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The lawmakers amended the controversial Clause 84 of the bill. The clause deals with the mode of primary election to be used by

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Senate Bows To Buhari, Removes Direct Primary From Electoral Amendment Bill

By Njoku Vincent The Nigerian Senate has bowed to pressure from President Muhammadu Buhari and removed the ‘Direct Primary’ mode from the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill as earlier postulated. Instead, it has given three options; direct primary, indirect primary or

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