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Chief Basil Ejidike, Chairman of the APC in Anambra addressing newsmen in Awka on Monday. [NAN]

APC accuses Governor Obiano of ploy to muscle down traditional rulers in Anambra

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state.
Governor Willie Obiano

APC pleads with Anambra governor to reinstate suspended monarch

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate: NDDC heads take 30% of contract sums

The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.4

Senate passes criminal code bill, maintains gender neutrality for rape, sexual offences

The Senate on Tuesday passed a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act 2004.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate bill proposes N2 million fine for transporting corpse without permit

If the ‘Bill on Protection against Infectious Diseases 2020’ presently in the Senate is signed into law, anyone found transporting a corpse of someone who died of infectious disease would pay a fine of N2 million.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate probes 5G network in Nigeria

The Senate has begun probe on the present status of 5th Generation (5G) network in Nigeria.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, receiving a visiting delegation of Yobe State Students in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, led by Muhammad Idris, on Wednesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.

Senate president harps on sacrifice, commitment in leadership

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment.

Senator Suswam: Why Nigerian politicians, leaders should spend time in prison

Sen. Gabriel Suswam (Benue East) has suggested that some leaders and politicians should be allowed to spend a day or two in prison to be better leaders and politicians.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate: Finance Act amendment bill, 10 others scale second reading

The Finance Act amendment bill transmitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari for consideration and passage scaled second reading on the floor during plenary on Wednesday.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on religious leaders in the country to pray for Nigeria and its leadership, saying that the country will eventually overcome its tribulations. 2

Senate president urges religious leaders to pray for Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on religious leaders in the country to pray for Nigeria and its leadership, saying that the country will eventually overcome its tribulations.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate investigates deposit banks over remittance of tax revenues

The Senate has mandated its Committees on Banking, Insurance and Financial Institutions, and Finance to investigate withholding tax revenues on both bank deposits and dividends.
Senator Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh: Nnamdi Kanu parents’s burial an emotion provoking event

Former senator, representing Anambra Central, Sir Victor Umeh, has regretted the demise of parents of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, HRH, Eze Israel, saying it is a emotion provoking event.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senator Omo-Agege heads 56-member Senate constitution review committee

The Senate on Thursday constituted a 56-member Constitution Review Committee to handle all bills seeking alterations in the provisions of the 1999 Constitution.

2021: Anambra leaders insist on zoning, warn against Imo incident

A pan-Igbo socio-political group, Igbo Leadership Development Foundation (ILDF), has insisted on strict adherence to the zoning arrangement for the Anambra 2021 governorship election, warning that the incident rocking Imo state must be avoided.
Senator Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh: Hate Speech Bill attempt to deny Nigerians freedom of expression

Senator Victor Umeh, the former senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District at the upper legislative chamber, has kicked against the hate speech Bill before the National Assembly.
The new bill titled, ” Constituency Development Fund Bill, 2019″ is sponsored on Tuesday by the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South and was read the first time at the Hallowed Chamber.

Senate decries sale of medical reports by public hospitals

It, therefore, directed the Federal Ministry of Health to set up an efficient and proper mechanism to identify and prevent the commercialization of medical reports by public hospitals in the country.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senator Lawan: How NASS will ensure implementation of 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senator Lawan: How National Assembly will ensure successful implementation of 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget.

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Senator Tinubu: Casualties of Lekki shooting have some questions to answer

Four days after soldiers shot at peaceful protesters in Lekki, Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the victims of the incident need to answer some questions.
Governor Hope Uzodinma announced on Saturday a N6 billion take-off fund for a youth empowerment programme in the State.

#EndSARS: Governor Uzodinma releases N6 billion for Imo youths

As part of measures to respond to the demands of the youths in Imo State who joined their counterparts across the country in #EndSARS protests, Governor Hope Uzodinma announced on Saturday a N6 billion take-off fund for a youth empowerment programme in the State.
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#EndSARS: Kaduna government imposes curfew in two local councils

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in two local government areas after hoodlums on Saturday broke into a property and carted away COVID-19 food palliatives.
Attackers have opened fire on a private school in Cameroon’s Southwest Region, killing at least four children, according to officials.

Children killed in attack on Cameroonian school

Attackers have opened fire on a private school in Cameroon’s Southwest Region, killing at least four children, according to officials.
Twenty-five of the 1,900 inmates who escaped from the Oko and Sapele Road Correctional Centres in Benin City have voluntarily surrendered to correctional authorities.

#EndSARS: 25 escaped Benin prison inmates surrender to authorities

‎Twenty-five of the 1,900 inmates who escaped from the Oko and Sapele Road Correctional Centres in Benin City have voluntarily surrendered to correctional authorities.