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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, 20196

Senate urges President Buhari to save indigenous airlines from extinction

The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm over an impending extinction of indigenous airlines if urgent steps were not taken to halt the designation of multiple routes within Nigeria to foreign airlines.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate to probe Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Senate, yesterday, asked its Ad hoc committee probing the recent Rivers State explosion to extend its scope to last week’s pipeline explosion in Ijegun area of Lagos State.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat

Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senate President: Senator Lawan’s emergence excites Yobe people

The people of Yobe, the home state of the new President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, have expressed excitement over his emergence as the head of the Red Chamber, saying “it is a reflection of national interest.”

Deputy Senate presidency: North East group roots for Senator-elect Orji Kalu

A group, the North East Peace and Good Governance, has appealed to distinguished senators-elect of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, to consider electing Senator-elect (Dr.) Orji Uzor Kalu from Abia State as the next Deputy Senate President.

Yoruba group backs Senator Ndume’s for senate president

The group made this known in a statement signed by their secretary Ismail Olarenwaju and made available to newsmen in Osogbo yesterday.

Senate decries alleged herdsmen attacks on farming communities

The Senate has decried increasing cases of alleged herdsmen attacks on farming communities across the country, leading to loss of lives and property.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senate condemns alleged herdsmen attacks on farming comunities

The Senate has decried increasing cases of alleged herdsmen attacks on farming communities across the country, leading to loss of lives and property.
Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio denies dumping APC, returning to PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the former Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to report of him planning to defect back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Ex-Governor Kalu: We’ll decide who to elect as president on Senate floor

A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday said the decision on who emerges as the president of the Senate would be taken on the floor of the Red Chamber.

Senators-elect in ‘strategic’ meeting over Lawan’s bid for Senate presidency

Not fewer than 17 Senators-elect, mostly on the platform of All Progressives Congress, held a strategic meeting in Lagos on Sunday.
national assembly abuja

It will be bad to deny South Easterners Senate presidency – APC chieftain

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State, Austin Meregini, popularly known as Ugolee, says it will be bad if South Easterners are denied the position of Senate president in the 9th National Assembly.

APC set to dominate ninth Senate

Having won 60 seats by its candidates at last Saturday’s National Assembly election, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to maintain dominance in the Ninth Senate.

Election: Police arrest 10 for attempting to snatch ballot boxes in Abia

The Abia State Police Command have arrested 10 suspected ballot box snatchers in Bende, Abia State.

NUT urges federal, states governments to allocate 15% of annual budget to education

The leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has called on the Federal and State Governments to ensure that at least 15 per cent of their annual budget is allocated to the education sector.

Senator Orji charges INEC to honour former President Shagari with credible polls

Senator Theodore Orji, representing Abia Central District at the national assembly has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct free, fair and credible elections next year as a mark of honour for the first democratically elected President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who passed on last week.

Lack of quorum forces Senate to adjourn after 10 minutes

The Senate on Tuesday adjourned for a week following the inability of the red chamber to form a quorum.

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