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Senate seeks 15-year jail term for Nigerians paying ransoms to kidnappers

THE Senate is seeking a 15-year jail term for any Nigerian who pays ransom to free a kidnapped victim. This is contained in a bill...

National Blood Service Commission Bill passes third reading

A bill for the establishment of National Blood Service Commission passed third reading at the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, May 18. The bill, which was...

Senate ignores Nigeria’s rising debts, approves fresh $1.5bn, €995m loans for FG

DESPITE public concerns on Nigeria's rising debts, the Senate has approved fresh external loans of $1.5 billion and €995 million for the Federal Government. The...
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Assault: Senate considers petition against CCT Chairman, Umar

THE Nigerian Senate is considering a petition against Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Danladi Umar over an assault on a security...

Bill to eliminate casual work undergoes second reading in Senate

For the second time, Nigerian senators read a bill to abolish casualisation of workers in private and public sectors in Nigeria. The senators voted Thursday...

Senate wants FCCPC, NAFDAC to track injuries from cosmetics in Nigeria

THE Nigerian Senate wants the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Council (FCCPC) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)...
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Cryptocurrency has made naira valueless, claims Sani Musa

SANI Musa, a Nigerian Senator representing Niger East, claims that cryptocurrency has made naira almost useless or valueless.  He said this during a Senate Plenary...

10 days after appointment, Senate receives letter to confirm service chiefs

AFTER the new service chiefs have spent 10 days in office, the Nigerian Senate has confirmed receiving a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking...

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Nigeria imports 105,000 tonnes of fertilizer raw material from Russia, Canada – NSIA

THE Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has revealed that Nigeria will receive 105,000 tonnes of fertilizer raw materials from...

World Bank warns of looming recession

THE President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass, has warned of global recession in the midst of the...

2023: Sanwo-Olu wins Lagos APC governorship primary

LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sanwo-Olu...

FCT minister announces re-opening of Dei-Dei market

THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Muhammad Musa Bello has announced that the building materials market...

Abba Kyari is safe in Kuje prison – Nigerian Correctional Service

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has debunked the claim by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, that...
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