We won't tolerate kangaroo judgement against Sen Kalu, group warns
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We won’t tolerate kangaroo judgement against Sen Kalu, group warns

By: Toby Chuks As backdrop of the allegation leveled against Senate President Senator Goodwill Akpabio by  Senator Elisha Abbo that Akpabio is planning to use the Court to remove  former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from the Senate, a group known Orji Uzor Kalu  (OUK) Grassroots Movement has issued stern warning that

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Ensure speedy passage of college of cement studies bill - Senate told
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Ensure speedy passage of college of cement studies bill – Senate told

The Senate has been urged to ensure speedy passage of the bill establishing the College of Geological and Cement Studies in Iselu, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State. The bill which passed First Reading at the Senate on October 5, was sponsored by the Senator representing Ogun West, Olamilekan Adeola. Yewa North Local

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Ministerial list: Big disappointment, El-Rufai a tragedy - Shehu Sani
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Ministerial list: Big disappointment, El-Rufai a tragedy – Shehu Sani

A human rights activist and former federal lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has described as a big disappointment the ministerial list of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The former lawmaker during an ARISE TV interview, criticised the inclusion of the former governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, in the ministerial list recently released to the Senate. President

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Senate approves $800m World Bank loan for President Tinubu
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Senate approves $800m World Bank loan for President Tinubu

The Senate also approved the $800m World Bank loan request by President Bola Tinubu. The sum will be extracted from the N819bn Supplementary Appropriation Act, 2022. N500bn was earmarked for palliatives and other capital expenditures to cushion the effect of the recent fuel subsidy removal. N70bn was budgeted to support the working conditions of the

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Senate Presidency: Group appreciates Northern leaders for supporting Kalu
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Senate Presidency: Group appreciates Northern leaders for supporting Kalu

By Toby Chuks Ahead of the election of the next Senate President during the inauguration of the 10th Senate on June 13, 2023, group known as Orji Uzor Kalu (OUK) Grassroots Movement for Ahmed Bola Tinubu has commended political leaders mostly in Northern part of Nigeria including Emirs for putting behind tribal and religious sentiments to

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Issuance of International Passport: Senate sets to investigate NIS
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Issuance of International Passport: Senate sets to investigate NIS

…Delay on issuance and renewal of Nigeria International Passport by NIS causing untold hardship to Nigerians — Sen. Ekwunife The Senate Committee on Interior is to urgently investigate the delay in the issuance and renewal of international passports by the Nigeria Immigration Service,(NIS). The committee will turn in the report in two weeks. The resolution of

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2023: Why we want Ekwunife back to Senate - Women group 
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2023: Why we want Ekwunife back to Senate – Women group

…describes Ekwunife as most experienced and accepted candidate A coalition of women groups under the aegies of Anambra Central Women Forum, has endorsed Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Uche Ekwunife for another term at the National Assembly. Mrs Oge Ekweozor, who disclosed this on behalf of the group at a meeting

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Kanu’s Continued Incarceration: Southeast Senators want political resolution
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Kanu’s Continued Incarceration: Southeast Senators want political resolution

…asks Presidency to consider a political solution to solve the lingering problem in the interest of the country’s unity The South East Caucus in the Senate has stressed the need for the federal government to employ political resolution of the matter against the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The Southeast

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Sen Ekwunife leads Senate delegation to Kigali
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Sen Ekwunife leads Senate delegation to Kigali

‘Targets legislative policy to support wholesome technology adoption – Sen. Ekwunife The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone, Sen Uche Ekwunife Ph.D has arrived Kigali – Rwanda with her team, Senate Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation for a 5-Day seminar billed to run from October 13th to October 17th. Besides strengthening the bilateral relationship between

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2023 Elections: Senate confirms 19 INEC RECs
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2023 Elections: Senate confirms 19 INEC RECs

‘Sen. Gaya said the senate committee found no merit in the petitions against 4 nominees bordering on alleged membership of APC’ The Senate has confirmed the nomination of nineteen Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It also confirmed on Wednesday, the nomination of Muhammad Sabo Lamido as Executive Commissioner, Finance

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Just In: Senate begins screening of acting CJN Ariwoola
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Just In: Senate begins screening of acting CJN Ariwoola

The Senate on Wednesday begun the screening of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola. The motion for the screening was moved by the Senate Leader, Senator Ibrahim Gobir, at the plenary at 11:35am. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had called for the screening exercise to be moved forward from where it was listed

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Kogi APC Senator Proposes Bill to Ban Same Faith Ticket
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Kogi APC Senator Proposes Bill to Ban Same Faith Ticket

The senator representing Kogi-West, Smart Adeyemi, has proposed a bill that will ban same-faith presidential ticket by any political party after the 2023 general election. The development is coming at a time the dust raised by the decision of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a Muslim, to pick another

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