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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Why Senate President Lawan dropped Festus Adedayo as media adviser

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has succumbed to pressure by dropping Dr. Festus Adedayo, who he appointed his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity on Tuesday.

EU mission presents election report to Senate President today

The European Union Election Observer Mission to Nigeria will present its final report and recommendations to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday (today).
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege: I begrudge nobody

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Monday said that he has no malice or ill feelings against any senator about the activities of the Eight Senate.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President: We’ll pass budget within three months

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has said that henceforth the National Assembly would ensure the passage of the nation’s appropriation bill within three months of its submission by the executive arm of government.

Ninth Assembly: Senator Ndume insists on Senate presidential bid

An aspirant for the position of the President of the Senate in the ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Thursday that he was open to consensus even as he restated his opposition to the imposition of a leader by his party, the All Progressives Party, on the Senate.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate rejects Bill on proposed Maritime University Lokoja

The Senate on Thursday rejected a bill proposing the establishment of Maritime University of Nigeria, Lokoja, in Kogi.

Senator Gaya: Senate President, Speaker’ll emerge by secret ballot

The President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives and their deputies in the ninth National Assembly, may be elected through secret ballot.
Ahmad Lawan

Senator Lawan: Every senator will count under my watch

Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, says, every senator will count under his watch as President of the Senate in the ninth assembly.
The Senate on Thursday called for the immortalisation of former President of the Court of Appeal, late Justice Mamman Nasir, by naming a national monument in his honour.

Senate wants late Justice Mamman Nasir immortalised

The Senate on Thursday called for the immortalisation of former President of the Court of Appeal, late Justice Mamman Nasir, by naming a national monument in his honour.

Sola Adeyeye: Senators received N20 million monthly as running cost under David Mark

The representative of Osun Central Senatorial District, Sola Adeyeye, has revealed that senators earned as high as N20 million as monthly running cost under the leadership of David Mark as the President of the Senate.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki mourns late Justice Nasir

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir.

Leah Sharibu: Senate calls for dialogue to quicken release

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, who is currently in Book Haram captivity.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised the Federal Government to ensure that its plans to put on trial the nation’s chief judicial officer, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen, follows due process.

Senator Saraki: Why we didn’t confirm Ibrahim Magu

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday explained the controversial refusal of the Senate to confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Senator Mark condemns murder of NSCDC official

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has urged the Inspector General of Police (IG), Abubakar Adamu, to immediately ensure that the police bring the perpetrators of the killing of a Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer in Abuja last Wednesday to book.
PDP leaders, Uche Secondus, right and presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar attended the formation of CUPP

Atiku Abubakar, Uche Secondus, PDP governors meet in Abuja

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and members of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council have met in Abuja to strategise ahead of the commencement of the party’s presidential campaign.

Emmanuella: Lawyer wants proper legal framework for child actors

A University of Westminster trained Entertainment Lawyer, Rockson Igelige, says there is need to put in place a proper legal framework for Child Actors in Nigeria.

Generals Abdulsalami, Obasanjo, Gowon in Council of State

The third Council of State meeting under President Muhammadu Buhari is currently underway inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.

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COREN accredits 16 engineering courses in six universities

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), said it accredited 16 engineering courses in six universities across the country in the second quarter of 2019.
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Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg calls penalty rule ‘stupid’

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Police arrest three abductors of newly-married women in Kano

The police in Kano State have arrested three suspected kidnappers in connection with the abduction of three newly-married women in the state.

INC: Miyetti Allah’s vigilance group in South East, insult to Ndigbo

An Igbo social-cultural group, Igbo National Council (INC), has described as an insult, the proposed establishment of a vigilance group by the Fulani cattle breeders, Miyetti Allah in the South East zone of the country.