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Senate Proposes Five-Year Jail Term For School Sexual Offenders

Senate Proposes Five-Year Jail Term For School Sexual Offenders

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill passed by the 8th Senate. The 8th Senate had proposed a five-year sentence and N5m fine for lecturers convicted for sexually harassing male or female students.…

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Fayemi Wants Senate Scrapped To Save Cost

Fayemi Wants Senate Scrapped To Save Cost

Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, says what Nigeria really needs is the house of representatives and not Senate. Speaking at the just concluded 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group conference, the…

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Senate Confirms Adewolu NCC Executive Commissioner

Senate Confirms Adewolu NCC Executive Commissioner

Senate has confirmed Mr Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu as Executive Commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The confirmation followed a satisfactory report of Senate Committee on Nigerian Communications Commission. In the report, Senate Committee Chairman,…

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Buhari To Present 2020 Budget Tuesday

Buhari To Present 2020 Budget Tuesday

The Senate says President Buhari will on Tuesday, October 7th, present the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. Senator Adeyeye Adedayo who is the Chairman Senate Committee on Media and…

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Senate Increases Budget To N10.729trn

Senate Increases Budget To N10.729trn

…Increases NCS 2020 revenue target by N557.4bn The Senate on Thursday passed the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari last week. Buhari is also…

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Just In: Senate Passes MTEF/FSP

Just In: Senate Passes MTEF/FSP

The Senate on Thursday passed the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari last week. This followed the presentation and consideration of the report of…

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Alarm Over N5.5bn Vehicle Purchase Insulting, Mischievous, Says Senate

Alarm Over N5.5bn Vehicle Purchase Insulting, Mischievous, Says Senate

The Senate, Wednesday lampooned those criticising the plan of the 9th National Assembly to purchase Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) for each of the 469 federal lawmakers at a total cost of N5.5 billion, saying that…

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Xenophobic Attacks: Enough Is Enough, Senate President Warns South Africans

Xenophobic Attacks: Enough Is Enough, Senate President Warns South Africans

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has expressed concern over the worsening xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa, in which Nigerians have been major victims. A statement he personally signed on Tuesday said Nigeria has…

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Buhari Approves New NDDC Board

Buhari Approves New NDDC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 16-man new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, with Dr. Pius Odubu from Edo State as the chairman. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office),…

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Lawan, Senators Visit Buhari In Daura

Lawan, Senators Visit Buhari In Daura

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Friday led some senators to Daura to pay Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari. Some of the senators, who made the trip include Senate Leader Abdullahi Yahaya, Deputy Senate Leader…

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