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CSOs commend Senate for considering bill that seeks to regulate GMOs in Nigeria

SOME civil society organisations (CSOs) have commended the Nigerian Senate for considering a bill that seeks to review the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA)...

Senate confirms NERC commissioners

THE Senate has confirmed four commissioners for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The confirmation followed a presentation by the Senate Committee on Power during...

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...
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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,...
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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 seeks improved funding for ICPC to fight corruption

THE Nigerian Senate has sought improved funding for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) so as to enable it to...

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We paid bandits N400 million to allow us farm – Kaduna community leader

A COMMUNITY leader in the Birnin Gwari Emirate of Kaduna State Zubairu Abdulra’uf has revealed that farmers in the...

Families of Abuja-Kaduna train abductees threaten to occupy govt facilities

FAMILIES of passengers abducted during the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train have threatened to occupy government facilities in Kaduna...

ICPC docks NSCDC Deputy Commandant over N26 million fraud

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has docked a Deputy Commandant of the Nigerian Security...

Nigeria has earned over $1bn  from sale of gas to Portugal in 2022 – NNPC GMD

Nigeria has earned over $1 billion from Portugal through the sale of natural gas so far in 2022. Disclosing this...

Daily oil theft rises from 103,000b/d in 2021 to 120,000b/d in 2022, FG says

THE Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Gbenga Komolafe, has disclosed that oil theft...
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