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Senatorial candidate weeps in court

Senatorial candidate weeps in court

News July 8, 2018 at 8:27 am 0 comments

A mild drama occurred at the Anambra State Election Tribunal on Friday when a lawyer, Mr . Nkem Ekweozor , broke into tears while handling a senatorial election matter .
Ekweozor , who was the candidate of the Mega Progressive Peoples Party

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Nigerian senator sacked by court attends plenary

Nigerian senator sacked by court attends plenary

News July 3, 2018 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

Despite an order of a Federal High Court (FHC) in Abuja declaring his seat vacant, Atai Aido (PDP, Kogi East), appeared at the Senate plenary on Tuesday.
The FHC had on June 13 ordered his immediate sack and declared his seat vacant.
The court presided by Justice Gabriel Kolawole ruled

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NFIU Bill To Pass This Week, Says Saraki

News March 5, 2018 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, stated that he is confident that the Conference Committee Report on the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (Bill), which has already been passed by both Houses, will be presented by both Chambers this week.
In posts on his social media handles (@BukolaSaraki),

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The Emperor In The Senate, By Ibrahim Olalekan

The Emperor In The Senate, By Ibrahim Olalekan

Politics February 22, 2018 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

On June 09 2015, the nation experienced what could be described as hubbub with the crass emergence of Abubakar Bukola Saraki as President of the Senate.
Prior to his emergence, The All Progressives Congress (APC), had chosen Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan as its candidate for the Senate Presidency, but in

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Egina Probe: Senate Wants Foreign Firms CEOs To Appear Over $2.9bn Contract

Egina Probe: Senate Wants Foreign Firms CEOs To Appear Over $2.9bn Contract

Investigation February 19, 2018 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

By, Uchechukwu Ugboaja and Kayode Odunaro
The Senate Ad Hoc Committee Investigating Total Upstream Nigeria Limited’s $16 Billion Egina Deep Sea Project for Cost Variation and Local Content Elements has restated its earlier request that managing directors and chief executive officers of foreign companies that participated in the

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{BREAKING} National Assembly Fire: Senate Adjourns Sitting

{BREAKING} National Assembly Fire: Senate Adjourns Sitting

News February 15, 2018 at 12:41 pm 0 comments

The Senate has suspended its Thursday’s sitting after fire broke out in a section of the National Assembly building.
The fire at the maintenance unit of the senate occurred at about 11 a.m.
Lawmakers initially tried to go ahead with its plenary, but were compelled to cut it short.
After

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