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Senator Wamakko: I’m not in race for any leadership position in Senate

AS the 9th Assembly leadership is taking shape, Senator representing Sokoto North and Chairman, Northern Senators Forum (NSF), Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, on Monday said he is not in the race for leadership position in the senate.
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Senator Ahmed Lawan emerges Nigeria’s Senate President

Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has been announced as Senate President on Nigeria’s Senate President.
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APC in high level meeting with lawmakers elect

A meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governors of the party on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum and all its elected representatives in the National Assembly is ongoing in Abuja.

Senator Adeyeye: How senators extorted MDAs during oversight visit

The Chief Whip of the outgoing 8th Senate, Sen Sola Adeyeye, has revealed that the act of extorting government agencies by senators became common in the last four years.
Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to reconvene plenary.

Ninth Assembly: Independence of Senate may be under threat – Senator Ndume

Former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, on Thursday said that the Ninth National Assembly must work to protect its independence to avoid turbulent sessions.
President Buhari receives in audience Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan, Senator Danjuma Goje and Senator Sani Uba in State House on 6th June 2019.

In Pictures: President Buhari meets with Senators Goje, Lawan, Governor El-Rufai in Abuja

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday met with the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan, Senator Danjuma Goje and Senator-elect Sani Uba in State House, Abuja.

Senator Goje withdraws from Senate Presidency, backs Ahmed Lawan

A major contender for the senate presidency, Danjuma Goje, has withdrawn from the race.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate confirms President Buhari’s nominee as Customary Court of Appeal President

It took the Nigerian Senate just 15 minutes to scrutinise and confirm Abaze Abubakar Sadiq, a nominee for President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja.

Ninth Senate: Senator Ndume accuses APC leadership of illegality

A contestant for the position of president of the Senate in the incoming 9th session of the National Assembly, Ali Ndume, has said declaring a candidate for the seat as the favourite of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), is in the breach of Nigerian constitution and that of the party.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate identifies out-of-school-children factor as major source of security challenge

The Senate, on Tuesday, attributed the major source of insecurity in the country to the problem of out-of-school children.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate okays N243.4 billion FCT budget

The Senate, on Tuesday, approved a sum of N243.4 billion for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) budget for 2019 Fiscal Year.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate seeks reform of Almajiri education system, others

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday canvassed the review of the Almajiri education curriculum.

Ninth Senate: Senator-elect Orji Kalu endorses Ahmed Lawan

Senator-elect and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has endorsed the candidature of the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, for the position of the Senate President of the 9th Senate.
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Governor Ajimobi urges Oyo residents to support Seyi Makinde to succeed

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on people of the state to support the incoming administration of Mr Seyi Makinde to succeed for the good of all.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate committee on financial institutions directed to screen Godwin Emefiele

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions to screen Godwin Emefiele as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Senate commences Godwin Emefiele’s screening as central bank governor for second term

The Senate on Tuesday began the screening on the renewal of the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term of office.
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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.

Senator Ndume: I’ll be the next Senate President

A former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has said he will emerge as the Senate President of the Ninth National Assembly.

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