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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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Insecurity: Group Knocks Senate For Including Abaribe In Probe Panel

The Coalition for Nigeria has rejected the inclusion of the lawmaker representing Abia-South, Enyinnaya Abaribe, in the Senate’s adhoc committee on security challenges, describing it as an “abomination”. The group alleges that there are overwhelming evidence indicting Mr Abaribe as

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Senate Defends N37bn National Assembly Renovation, Blasts Critics

BY CHIDOZIE OGBONNAYA WITH AGENCY REPORT The last is definitely not heard about the N37 billion voted for the renovation of the National Assembly complex in the 2020 budget. The Senate, in defense of their actions on Monday insisted that

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2020 FCTA Budget: Senate Approves N278bn Against N232bn Proposal

The Senate on Friday approved N278 billion for the 2020 Federal Capital Territory Administration(FCTA) budget, against the N232 billion earlier presented by the FCTA . The approval followed the presentation of a harmonised report of the Senate and House of

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Senate To IGP: Reduce Checkpoints On Federal Highways

The Senate has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu to reduce the number of checkpoints on federal highways in the country. This, according to the Senate, had become necessary to reduce the gridlock on the roads. The resolutions

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Concerns As New VAT Regime Underway

On Thursday, November 21, the Finance Bill 2019 (the Bill) was passed by the Senate after scaling through third reading on the floor of the Senate. The Bill had earlier, on October 14, 2019, been submitted to a joint session

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Hate Speech Bill: Sinister Attempt By Senate To Create Ugly Monster

BY KAYODE AJULO, PhD The past few days have witnessed a massive dissipation of opinions and counter-opinions by Nigerians in respect of the Anti-Hate Speech Bill that is currently being proposed by the Senate. Specifically, on the 12th of November,

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Senate To Release New Strategies On Corruption Fight

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday said that the Senate would release new strategies on corruption fight to the public in the next few weeks. Lawan disclosed this at the two-day National Summit on Diminishing Corruption in the Public Sector

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