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Senate to hasten passage of bills rejected by President Buhari

The Senate will fast-track the passage of bills passed in the eight Senate but not signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said .
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate calls for commencement of works on oil, gas museum at Oloibiri

The Senate on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to direct the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and concerned contractors to begin immediate construction of the oil, gas and research centre at Oloibiri in Bayelsa.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

To end kidnapping on highways, uniformed people should not use train – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that, in order to end incidence of kidnapping on the nation’s various highways, the Senate must insist that “uniformed people” do not use the train.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

[email protected]: President Buhari orders release of N600 billion for capital expenditure

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.

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Court jails three oil thieves in Lagos

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, has convicted and sentenced three men Edward Alade, Emmanuel Amqawei and Kennedy Segbenu to one year imprisonment each for illegally dealing in petroleum products.
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Google faces tough rules in India’s e-commerce draft

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Ifeanyi Udeze: Joseph Yobo should be Nigeria’s defensive trainer

Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has urged Gernot Rohr to assign Joseph Yobo as the Super Eagles’ defensive trainer.

Abuja discharges 20 coronavirus patients

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made this known on Saturday, noting that the total number of discharged patients in the nation’s capital has risen to 459.