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Sponsor a resolution to abolish pension laws for ex-governors – SERAP tells Senator Saraki

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to use his political position and influence to sponsor a resolution and prevail on Senators to stop double pay for public office holders.

2019: Governor Dankwambo’s aide, supporters dump PDP for APC

Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo’s presidential campaign team may have suffered a major setback following the decamping of his Senior Special Adviser, Usman Bello Kumo, who picked the membership card of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

President Obasanjo’s coalition not a threat to PDP – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has said the new coalition led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo was not a threat to a possible PDP victory in the 2019 general elections.

Court affirms SERAP’s right to sue against double pay for ex-governors

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has “sufficient interest to bring its suit to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”

Senate to begin debate on 2018 budget next week

Senate President Bukola Saraki has announced that members of the upper legislative chamber would begin the consideration of the general principles of the 2018 budget, next week.

Senator Danjuma Goje’s wife burial shifted to Saturday

Hajiya Yelwa Mohammed Danjuma Goje, the late Wife of the former governor of Gombe state, Senator Danjuma Goje, has been postponed to Saturday.

Senate excludes Kano, Plateau from North East Development Commission

Members of the Senate on Wednesday demanded development commissions for their respective geopolitical zones.

President Buhari condoles with Senator Goje over wife’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday expressed sadness over the news of the death of of Hajiya Yalwa, Senator Danjuma Goje’s wife.

Senator Danjuma Goje’s wife Yelwa dies in United States

Hajiya Yelwa, the wife of a former Governor of Gombe State, Danjuma Goje, is dead.

Senate mourns Senator Danjuma Goje’s wife

The Senate has commiserated with one of its members, Senator Danjuma Goje, who lost his wife, Hajia Yelwa Danjuma Goje, in the early hours of Monday.

SERAP sues fed govt over Bukola Saraki, Babtunde Fashola, others’ N40bn pay, pensions

SERAP has sued the Federal Government over its “failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and failure to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”

NPA spends N150bn of N170bn annual revenue – Senate

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Thursday demanded the report by the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Alleged Misuse, Under-remittance and Other Fraudulent Activities, which was mandated to investigate Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies.

2017 budget: N135bn virement request unconstitutional, undemocratic – Senator Ekweremadu

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Thursday stopped the request by the executive for virement of N135bn from the 2017 budget to execute certain priority projects from being thrown out.

Budget: Fed govt to roll over capital projects to 2018

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed Federal Government’s intention to roll over at least 60 per cent of 2017 capital projects to 2018 fiscal year.


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