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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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    Sen. Dariye Dumps PDP For APC

    A former Governor of Plateau State and current senator representing Plateau Central, Joshua Dariye, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). Senator Dariye, who is standing trial on a 23-count charge bordering on alleged money laundering and diversion of N1.2billion ecological funds while he was governor of Plateau

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    New facts emerge on Senate’s attempt to impeach President Buhari

    The comment by the Senate’s spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, that the red chamber did not attempt to impeach President Buhari may have been false. Abdullahi who was reacting to the All Progressives Congress (APC) stance that the purported move was a huge joke, described the reports as ”not genuine.”  He went on to describe

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    6 Things APC Had To Say About Senate Threat To Impeach Buhari

    In a statement signed by Mai Mala Buni, the National Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), the party described as laughable, media reports of impeachment plot by some Senators on President Muhammadu Buhari during Tuesday’s July 12, 2016 closed session of the Senate. INFORMATION NIGERIA has put together 6 takeaways from the party statement. 1.The

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    Senate reconsiders gender equality bill

    The gender equality bill, originally titled: ‘Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women’, has been re-drafted and presented to the senate, raising hopes that it could be reconsidered. Biodun Olujimi, senator representing Ekiti south senatorial district, had presented the bill in March, but some lawmakers led by Sani Yerima from Zamfara state, cited religious

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    Nigerian lawmakers’ immunity proposal satanic, irrational – Femi Falana

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has criticized a proposed life pension and immunity from prosecution for Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, and other presiding officers of the National Assembly. In a statement Sunday, Mr. Falana described the proposal as insensitive, irrational, and immoral. “Indeed, it is the height of insensitivity for legislators to propose life

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