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The new bill titled, ” Constituency Development Fund Bill, 2019″ is sponsored on Tuesday by the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South and was read the first time at the Hallowed Chamber.

Senate decries sale of medical reports by public hospitals

It, therefore, directed the Federal Ministry of Health to set up an efficient and proper mechanism to identify and prevent the commercialization of medical reports by public hospitals in the country.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senator Lawan: How NASS will ensure implementation of 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senator Lawan: How National Assembly will ensure successful implementation of 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget.

Senate swears in Biodun Olujimi as senator

The Senate on Thursday swore in Abiodun Olujimi representing Ekiti South after the Independent National Electoral Commission issued her certificate of return.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate re-introduces bill to establish South East commission

Clause 15 (2a) of the bill which identifies source of funding for the commission, stipulates that the equivalent of 10% of the total monthly statutory allocation due to the member states of the commission shall be from the federation account.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate urges police to investigate Onitsha tanker accidents

The Senate on Thursday called on the Nigeria Police Force, in conjunction with the Federal Road Safety Corps, to investigate the circumstances that led to the fire outbreak that gutted properties in Onitsha late October.

Official: Serving senator handling 300 NDDC projects

A serving senator is single-handedly handling about 300 contracts for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an official was quoted as saying.
The Court of Appeal, Enugu Division on Monday reserved judgment in a case filed by Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against Sen. Ike Ekweremadu.

Appeal Court reaffirms Ebonyi APC Reps candidate’s victory

The Appeal Court, Enugu Divi­sion has reaffirmed the victory of Chinedu Oga in the Febru­ary 2019 House of Representa­tives election for Ezza South/ Ikwo federal constituency.
Senator Victor Umeh

Anambra Central: Senator Umeh reacts to Appeal Court ruling

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the 2019 Anambra Central senatorial election, Victor Umeh, has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of his opponent, Uche Ekwunife, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Uche Ekwunife

Anambra Central: Appeal Court upholds Senator Ekwunife’s election

Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu has dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Sen. Victor Umeh, against the election of PDP’s Sen Uche Ekwunife representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone.
Young Progressive Party YPP

Anambra South: YPP kicks against special panel

The Young Progressive Party (YPP) has kicked against the constitution of a special panel of the Court of Appeal to hear the petition by Chris Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the validation of the election of its candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah as winner of the Anambra South senatorial election by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.
Peter Obi

Onitsha inferno: We’ll stand by you – Peter Obi assures traders

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has sympathised with Ochanga and Upper Iweka traders and all those affected by the recent inferno that gutted their shops.

Female ministers, legislators to be honoured October 21

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) in collaboration with FCDA and dRPC-PAS has concluded plans to honour female ministers appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday in Abuja.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate to partner FRC to block revenue leakages

The Senate has promised to work with the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) to block revenue leakages and misuse of funds by Federal Government agencies.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Leather industry generates $600 million yearly – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the total revenue from the nation’s leather industry now valued between $600 to $800 million annually.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Leather industry has potential to boost foreign earnings – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said the Nigerian leather industry has the potential to increase the nation’s foreign earnings.

Tribunal upholds Senators Uche Ekwunife, Ifeanyi Ubah’s electoral victories

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has upheld the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in the February 23 election, Senator Uche Ekwunife, as the senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district.
Uche Ekwunife

Anambra Central: Tribunal refuses to relist petition against Senator Ekwunife

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka on Monday dismissed the application filed by Mr Nkem Ekweozor of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), seeking the panel to relist his petition against Sen. Uche Ekwunife of the PDP.

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