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Senate revisits bill to establish National Assembly budget office

The Senate on Thursday reintroduced a bill seeking to establish the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO).
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Senate mulls five years jail term for sexual predators in schools

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the 8th Senate.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

2023: l don’t know where my successor will come from – Delta governor

Contrary to the belief that the next Governor of Delta State will come from Delta Central senatorial district, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa says he didn’t know who will be his successor and where he will come from.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege meets with flood victims in Delta

Deputy President of the Nigeria Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, weekend, met with persons displaced as a result of flooding in parts of Delta State with a promise to assist them in resettling back in their various homes when the flood receded.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege: National Assembly will include card reader in new electoral act

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, says the National Assembly will give legal backing to the card reader in the new Electoral Act, to further enhance the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria.
A statement signed by Professor Douglas Ewharute, Engr Justin Akpobaro and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a worthy son of Delta state Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the commission, adding it commended the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo –Agege for his role in the appointment of Chief Okumagba.

NDYM hails Bernard Okumagba’s appointment as NDDC chief

The Niger Delta Youth Movement, Delta State Chapter, has given its nod to the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba from Warri South as Managing Director, NDDC, describing it as a reward and responsibility to oil producing areas to be at the core of development of the Niger Delta.

James Ibori: Urhobo will produce next Delta governor

Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has assured the people of Delta Central that the Urhobo nation would produce the next governor of the state in line with the zoning arrangement in place, warning against distractions from a section of the polity.
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Senator Omo-Agege calls for “thorough investigation” on Buhari, APC supporter’s attack

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.

Senator Omo-Agege hails tribunal, constituents

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed gratitude to the people of Delta Central Senatorial district and all Nigerians whose unwavering support has ensured undisputable electoral and judicial support.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Tribunal affirms Senator Omo-Agege’s victory

The Election Petitions Tribunal Panel I, presided over by Justice A. M. Abubakar, has affirmed the victory of Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege (APC), representing Delta Central Senatorial District.
President Muhammadu Buhari receives the newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed and Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE.

Senator Omo-Agege: No Nigerian will regret President Buhari’s re-election

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege warns against relocation of oil firms’ HQ from Niger Delta

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Tuesday, warned over the plan by some multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region to relocate their headquarters out of the oil-rich region.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege seeks removal of oil subsidy

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday, said there is no need for Nigeria to continue with the multi-billion Naira oil subsidy regime.

Urhobo group advises Governor Okowa to send visitation panel to DELSU

Coalition of Urhobo Youths in Delta State has asked the state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, to as a matter of urgency, send a visitation Panel to the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka.
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.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

PDP attack on Senator Omo-Agege’s choice of media aides myopic, inconsequential

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Hon. John Halims Agoda, Wednesday, described the attack on Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege’s choices of media aides, as myopic, lacking in knowledge and exposure.
Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege

DSP Omo-Agege: Niger Delta now has a voice in President Buhari’s government – IYC

The Ijaw Youth Council has hailed the election of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President in the ninth National Assembly as a positive step towards integrating the people of the Niger Delta into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Senator Omo-Agege emerges Deputy Senate President

Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has emerged Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate.

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We have defrayed N31 billion inherited debt – Ekiti governor

The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.

Bayelsa commissioner resigns ahead of governorship poll

Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.

Media experts demand administrative independence for INEC

Participants at a Focus Group Discussion on the trends and challenges in election coverage in Nigeria have asked the media to support ongoing advocacy on the administrative independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by actively collaborating with the Civil Society and other stakeholders to bring the issue to the front burner at the National Assembly.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa guber: PDP dares APC candidate to debate

Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont surrenders in Belgium

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