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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate re-introduces bill to establish South East commission

Clause 15 (2a) of the bill which identifies source of funding for the commission, stipulates that the equivalent of 10% of the total monthly statutory allocation due to the member states of the commission shall be from the federation account.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s petition, upholds Buhari’s election

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Tuesday upheld the election of the Chairman of Senate Committee on Land Transport, Abdulfatai Buhari.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate proposes death penalty for rapists

Worried by the increasing cases of rape of minors and infants across the country, the Senate is proposing death sentence for masterminds of such acts.
Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of the Vice-President, on Friday extolled the virtues of Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the wife of Oyo State Governor as she clocked 60.

Dolapo Osinbajo, others extol Florence Ajimobi’s virtues at 60

Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of the Vice-President, on Friday extolled the virtues of Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the wife of Oyo State Governor as she clocked 60.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Governor Ajimobi concedes defeat, congratulates Kola Balogun

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has congratulated Dr Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defeated him in the senatorial election.

Governor Ajimobi reacts to loss of senatorial election

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has conceded defeat to an opposition candidate he lost to in a senatorial election.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

Election postponement: INEC needs to be serious – Senator Buhari

The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, who is contesting on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), on Saturday, declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to sit up and focus on its responsibility so that they would not constantly subject Nigerians to unwarranted discomfort.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Senate to review condition of service for National Assembly staff

The Senate has constituted a six-member conference committee to review the condition of service for national assembly staff members.
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2019: APC postpones Oyo senatorial primaries

The Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) Senatorial primaries for the three districts in the state on Tuesday suffered a setback due to logistics problems that affected the conduct of the elections in the designated centres across the state.
Abiola Ajimobi

2019: Governor Ajimobi orders aspirants to resign from cabinet

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on members of his cabinet aspiring to contest elective positions in the 2019 general elections to resign immediately.
Less than twelve hours after some of their colleagues renounced their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and joined other political parties, two Senators from Oyo State, Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo South), and Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo North), have visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state to pledge their loyalty to the ruling APC.

Oyo Senators Soji Akanbi, Abdulfatai Buhari visit Governor Ajimobi, pledge loyalty to APC

Less than twelve hours after some of their colleagues renounced their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and joined other political parties, two Senators from Oyo State, Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo South), and Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo North), have visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state to pledge their loyalty to the ruling APC.

Senate leader: APC still majority with 52 senators

The All Progressives Congress (APC) still has a majority in the Senate with 52 lawmakers, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has said.
Senator Abdulfatai Buhari

Cyber crime: Senate wants sensitisation of Nigerians

The Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime has harped on the need to sensitise Nigerians on the effect of cybercrime and cyber security in the society.

Rep Zakari: 2018 budget will be ready in April

Rep. Zakari Mohammed, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Education, has assured that the country’s 2018 budget would by end of April.

Stakeholders laud Senator Abdulfatai Buhari’s educational support initiatives

Stakeholders in education sector have showered encomiums on the senator representing Oyo North Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari, for his educational support initiative.

Businesses across the world lose $2trn to cybercrime – Senate

The Chairman, Senate committee on ICT and cybercrime, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, disclosed on Monday that over $2 trillion by 2019 daily will be lost to cybercrime in business across the world if not checkmated by required security measures in various countries.

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House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
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Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

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Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

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Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

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Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.