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Recession: NASS summons President Buhari

The National Assembly has passed a motion to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address the legislature on efforts being made by his administration to get the country out of the current economic recession.

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Forgery case:Malami has a lot to explain, says Senate

The Senate has stated that it has been vindicated by the Thursday ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Gabriel Kolawole which described the forgery case filed against its presiding officers as an abuse of court process and a decision taken against public interest. In a statement signed by its spokesman on Media and Public …

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Buhari sends list of 47 ambassadorial nominees to Senate

President Muammadu Buhari on Thursday sent a list of 47 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for its consideration and confirmation. The President of the Senate, Sen.Bukola Saraki, who read the letter to the Senate said that President Buhari requested the Senate to approve the list at the shortest time possible. “I have the honour to forward the attached list of …

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Senate excoriates Fashola over Poor Power Supply, Tariff

The Joint Senate Committee on Power, Employment, Labour and Productivity Tuesday lamented the deplorable state of power supply in the country and told the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to live up to his responsibility. Lamenting the state of power supply in the country, the Senate committee accused Fashola of defending what it perceived as an unjustifiable …

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Senate invites security chiefs for update on fleeing terrorists in North East

The Senate has invited the country’s security chiefs to brief it on the activities of fleeing terrorists in the North East to prevent the spread of terrorism. The summon followed a motion by Sen. Chukwuka Utazi (PDP Enugu North) on the recent attack on Nimbo Community in Enugu State by persons suspected to be herdsmen. Sen. Utazi who relied on …

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Ekweremadu Not Our Anti-Corruption Ambassador – EFCC

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to some reports in the print and online media, on April 20, 2016 claiming that the anti-graft agency has decorated the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, as “Anti-Corruption Ambassador”.

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