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We Can’t Disclose Our Allowances – Senate

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, has lamented the constant harassment of the Senate by Nigerians, adding that the upper legislative chamber cannot disclose its salaries and allowances.Abdullahi said this during a live programme on Channels Television titled, ‘Politics Today.’ The Senate spokesman also …

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Why Return Or Resign Assembly Was Formed – Presidency


THE Presidency has described the “Return or resign’’ group as an illegal assembly formed to frustrate the ongoing Federal Government’s campaign against corruption in the country. Maverick musician, Charly Boy is the leader of the protest group. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba …

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Kashamu Is A Blackleg In PDP – Fayose

“A blind man cannot lead us with money that has no source. How can a PDP member be praising President Muhammadu Buhari and condemning Fayose? I cannot blame him because his family has never produced a governor. Since he went to the Senate, he has not spoken a word. I …

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Senate Wants N200 to Dollar Rate for Pilgrimages

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to give N200 to dollar concession to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) once in every year. It said that it was for pilgrimages to the respective holy lands for Muslims and Christians. This …

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Senate Gives Osinbajo 3 Conditions To Accept Magu

The Nigerian senate has given the Aso Rock Villa three conditions it must meet for peace to reign. Top of the conditions is the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, and the withdrawal of a statement credited to Acting President …

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Buhari seeks Senate’s approval of $6.93bn borrowing plan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday requested the Senate to urgently consider and approve Federal Government’s 2016-2018 External Borrowing Rolling Plan of 6.93 billion dollars. The rolling plan, according to him, is to enable the government commence the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the North-East, provide for the poor and tackle rail …

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N-Central, N-East Fights Over Senate presidency

THE battle for Senate presidency appears to have shifted between the North Central and North East geo-political zones among the most ranking members, following the Senate Standing Order that favours long years of service in Senate. The 7th Senate is expected to come to an end about June 2 this …

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