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Senate removes direct primary clause, passes Electoral Act Amendment Bill again

THE Senate has removed the controversial Clause 84 from the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The clause, which allows only direct primaries, was removed at Wednesday's...

In show of arrogance, Senate spokesman dismisses repeated errors in drafted electoral bill

IN a display of arrogance and confrontation with participants at a town hall meeting on the electoral bill, Nigerian Senate Spokesperson Ajibola Basiru, on...

Senate passes N17trn 2022 budget

THE Ninth Senate has passed the 2022 budget of N17.126 trillion against the N16.391trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. While passing the bill on Wednesday,...

Again, Senate steps down Gender Equality Bill

THE Senate has, again, stepped down a bill meant to create equal opportunities for both the male and female genders in the country. Biodun Olujimi,...

Senate passes long-awaited Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law

THE Senate, on Tuesday, passed the long-awaited Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law. The upper chamber resumed plenary on Tuesday after a three-week recess and...

Senate asks Buhari to designate bandits as terrorists

THE Nigerian Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits who are causing mayhem in the North-West as terrorists. The lawmakers also called on...

Buhari asks Senate to confirm new board members of EFCC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Nigerian Senate to confirm the new board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The president's request...

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SERAP drags FG to ECOWAS court over undisclosed loan spending

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja...

AMCON, Ibadan DisCo investors agree to suspend asset takeover

THE Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON and Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company core investors-the Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing,...

Chukwuma Soludo and the Challenge of Managing Expectations

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I did it because I don’t like boarding school –Borno student who slit colleague’s throat

A STUDENT arrested for almost hacking his junior colleague to death with a razor blade, Ahmad Umar Goni, has...

Amaechi eyes speedy completion of Lekki Port

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has tasked promoters of the Lekki Port to double their pace on the work...
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