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NSIP: NASS To Presidency: Stop Reacting To Media Reports

NSIP: NASS To Presidency: Stop Reacting To Media Reports

The leadership of the National Assembly has denied ever describing the National Social Investment programmes, NSIP, embarked upon by the President Muhammadu Buhari government as a failure. National Assembly leadership comprising the Senate President Ahmed…

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Presidency Blasts Senate President, Speaker For Discrediting Impact Of N-Power, Others

Presidency Blasts Senate President, Speaker For Discrediting Impact Of N-Power, Others

By Augustine Akhilomen The Presidency has lashed at comments credited to the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila by a section of the media,…

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Coronavirus: All Senators, Reps Returning From Nigeria Must Undergo Screening – Presidency

Coronavirus: All Senators, Reps Returning From Nigeria Must Undergo Screening – Presidency

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, has written to the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to ensure that members of the National…

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NASS Commences Downward Review Of 2020 Budget

NASS Commences Downward Review Of 2020 Budget

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Works, Mohammed Adamu Aliero, said on Sunday the National Assembly has commenced moves for the downward review of the 2020 budget following the fall in the price of…

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Insecurity: ‘I’m Worried About Ordinary Nigerians’ — Jonathan

Insecurity: ‘I’m Worried About Ordinary Nigerians’ — Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says “so many” people are becoming victims of the widespread insecurity in the country. Jonathan said this when the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) paid him a solidarity visit over…

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Senate Will Ensure Community Policing – Lawan

Senate Will Ensure Community Policing – Lawan

In the upper chamber of the National Assembly, the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, lamented that insecurity in the country had deteriorated. Lawan, while welcoming his colleagues from the Christmas and New Year break,…

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Hate Speech Bill Not Dead Yet – Sen. Abdullahi

Hate Speech Bill Not Dead Yet – Sen. Abdullahi

The sponsor of the controversial Hate Speech Bill, Senator Abdullahi Sabi, has said the proposed legislation is alive and will continue its journey at the National Assembly. However, Sabi, who is the Deputy Senate Majority…

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NASS Not A Rubber Stamp Legislative – Lawan

NASS Not A Rubber Stamp Legislative – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, for the umpteenth time on Friday, dismissed the insinuation that the ninth National Assembly is a rubber stamp Legislature. Lawan who returned to Nigeria Thursday morning after about three…

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A President’s Un-Presidential Letter

A President’s Un-Presidential Letter

By Bolanle Bolawole Let’s start by thanking Gen. Muhammadu Buhari who chose to address a letter to Nigerians on New Year day. I will refrain from calling Buhari “our” president because in the five years…

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The Taxman Is Coming For You

The Taxman Is Coming For You

By Simon-Kolawole If you felt intimidated by the public notice on “national enforcement on tax defaulters” issued last week by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), let’s say that is just the introduction. By the…

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