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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 asks President Buhari to reconstitute Federal Character Commission management

The Senate has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the management of Federal Character Commission (FCC) which has been without a substantive management since 2018.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen; Wife of the deceased Senator, Mrs. Maureen Longjang, and Daughter, Mikang Longjang, during the condolence visit by the Senate President, who led the Principal Officers and other Senators to the Abuja residence of the late Senator, Ignatius Longjang, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

Late Senator Longjang was a peaceful man, committed to Nigerian project – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that Senator Ignatius Longjang, until his death on Sunday, was a peaceful man and a bridge builder committed to the Nigerian project.

Nigerians don’t value democracy – Senate deputy chief whip

Senator Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate deputy chief whip, has stated that renovation of the National Assembly complex which was built in 1999 is long overdue.

National Assembly renovation project long overdue – Senate deputy chief whip

Despite the opposition against it, the Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, has said that the renovation of the National Assembly complex is long overdue, 20 years after it was built in 1999.

Senator Abdullahi: Defamation, libel laws are inadequate to tackle hate speech

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, on Thursday said existing laws on defamation and libel are grossly inadequate to tackle hate speech in its form.

2019 elections: No evidence of hate speech in Nigerian newspapers – survey

No evidence of hate speech was observed in Nigerian newspapers’ reports monitored between July and September 2019, according to a survey.

Archbishop: Hate speech death penalty antithetical to development

The Archbishop, Methodist Church Nigeria, Ibadan Archdiocese, Most Rev’d Muyiwa Odejayi, has described as “antithetical to development”, the proposed death penalty for hate speech in a bill before the National Assembly. He gave the warning...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate probes Non-completion of 27-year-old Kagara Dam Project

The Senate on Thursday mandated its Committee on Water Resources to investigate within two weeks the delay in the completion of Kagara Dam and one million gallons water treatment plant in Niger State despite past budgetary allocations for the project.
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Governor Ajimobi tasks new Oyo HoS to place righteousness above sentiments

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has advised Mrs Amidat Agboola, the state”s new Head of Service (HoS) to place righteousness above sentiments in the discharge of her duties.
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Governor Ajimobi appoints new Head of Service

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has appointed Ololade Agboola, as the new Head of Service (HOS).
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President Buhari declines assent to five bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly in 2018.

2019: Joining APC is like leaving Jesus Christ for Satan – Governor Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the claim by an All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in the state, Gbenga Aluko, that he is begging to join the party.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.