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2018 Budget: Your aides didn’t brief you properly – National Assembly tells President Buhari

Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari expressed reservations over some alterations in the 2018 budget, both chambers of the national assembly have sent a response to the president.

Senator Saraki: PIB’ll be ready before end of 8th National Assembly

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has assured Nigerians that the Petroleum Industry Bill law will be ready before the end of the Eighth National Assembly.

Senator Saraki: PIB will be law before end of 8th National Assembly

Senate President Bukola Saraki at the weekend assured Nigerians that the long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) would become law before the end of the eighth National Assembly (NASS) in 2019.

APC congress: Protest in Niger over consensus candidates

Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.

U.S envoy urges media to uphold ethics, eschew hate speech

The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, was among stakeholders in the media industry that have counseled journalists to uphold the ethics of their profession and eschew making hate speeches.

Senate committee chair seeks legislation against hate speech

The Senate Committee Chairman on Public Affairs, Sen. Abdullahi Sabi, has called for the enactment of a law to deal with the issue of hate speech and press freedom in the country.

Senator Omo-Agege: I didn’t bring hoodlums to remove Senate mace

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has debunked claims that he brought hoodlums to invade the Senate Chamber on Wednesday to remove the Mace.

Senate asks security agencies to retrieve mace

The senate has asked security agencies to help in retrieving its mace which was stolen after Ovie Omo-Agege, lawmaker Delta central senatorial district, invaded the chamber with suspected thugs.

Senate urges federal govt to declare state-of-emergency in health sector

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare a state-of-emergency in the country’s public health sector over decay of infrastructure.

Report of electoral amendment not signed by majority members – APC Senators

Not less than 59 Senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday revealed that the report of Conference Committee on the Amendment of the Electoral Law was not signed by the majority of members of the Panel.

INEC: Increasing number of political parties, a major challenge

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the increase in the number of political parties may cause challenges for the commission in the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Senate a merciless, ruthless organisation – Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Itse Sagay, has described the Nigerian Senate as “a merciless and ruthless organisation” with no value.

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