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    No Padding Of 2017 Budget, Buhari Assures

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he will ensure that rogue projects and figures do not enter the 2017 budget.  He made the pledge during a visit to State House in Abuja by members of the Governance Support Group (GSG), led by Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina said in a statement . “I

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    Southeast Senators Urges FG To Probe Alleged Killing Of Pro-Biafra Agitators

    Senators from the Southeast region have called on the Federal Government to investigate the recent report by the Amnesty International accusing the military of killing 150 agitators of the actualization of Biafra Republic. Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP, Abia-Central), who is the chairman of the southeast caucus made this call in a statement, in Abuja, on

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    2019: Senate again moves to TAKE OVER inauguration of president

    – The Nigerian Senate has recently being coming up with bills and engaging in activities that seem to fuel speculations of a rift between it and the executive arm – Apart from throwing out some bills and other such things brought by the executive arm, it is currently considering a bill that change the course

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    Lagos lynching: Nigerians losing confidence in govt, says Senate

    The Senate on Tuesday called on the Nigeria Police to probe into the recently reported mob action in the Orile area of Lagos State in which a young boy was burnt to death for alleged stealing. The upper chamber of the National Assembly, which specifically asked the police to either confirm or reject the incident,

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    Senate to summon Kachikwu over $115bn China, India deals

    The Senate on Tuesday said it will probe into Nigeria’s recent oil deal with India, which worths over $80bn and another with China worth $15bn, with an additional $20bn deal with China’s two biggest petroleum companies. The upper chamber of the National Assembly has therefore mandated its Committees on Petroleum (Upstream), Petroleum (Downstream), Petroleum (Gas)

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    Senators CRY OUT: Politics no longer financially rewarding under Buhari

    – During elections, candidates run to various sources to secure financial loans to help them meet their electoral needs – However, with President Muhammadu Buhari at the helm of affairs, the situation is now seriously biting for members of the National Assembly In Nigeria, it is believed that politics is like business where an ‘investor’

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    Buhari Reacts to Senate’s Decision to Reject Loan Request

    The Presidency has said it will not dispute the decision of the Senate to reject the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow $29.9 billion. The Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang, disclosed this while briefing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. The Senate on Tuesday rejected the request

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    House of Reps to approve Buhari’s N12 trillion loan request

    – President Buhari’s request to borrow $29.9 billion (N12 trillion) to fund capital projects in 2016-2019 will be granted – The House of Representatives is seeking means of funding the 2016 budget as well the borrowing plan of the federal government Majority Leader Femi Gbajabiamila has reported about the plans of the House of Representatives to consider

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    We need a united front to fight recession – Senate

    The Senate on Friday said the forgery case against Senate President! Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu has been a distraction to the law making body and that the withdrawal was a confirmation of its position that the nation cannot afford any sharp division between the various arms of government. In a statement issued

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    BREAKING: Senate rejects Tinubu’s bill seeking special grant for Lagos

    The Nigerian Senate has voted against a bill seeking special status and federal grant for Lagos State. The bill sponsored by Oluremi Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress Senator representing Lagos Central, was rejected on Wednesday after failing a voice vote called by Ike Ekweremadu. Consequently, the bill, SB 112, failed to scale second reading for

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