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Senator Binta Garba decries gender imbalance in Senate

The senator for Adamawa North senatorial district of Adamawa State and mother of three was the first woman in Nigeria to become state chairman of a major political party. That was when she emerged chairman of the Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress. Thereafter, Garba joined the race for the senate in last …

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Senate queries Debt Management Office over forex rates used for fuel marketers

The Senate has criticised the Federal Government for its alleged refusal to pay oil subsidy claims by petroleum products’ marketers. It said the government failed to pay the marketers despite the approval granted by the National Assembly since July, 2018 The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), held a stakeholders meeting in Abuja where the committee …

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Senator Marafa talks tough over moves to hire foreign consultant

The Senate yesterday criticised the Federal Government for its alleged refusal to pay oil subsidy claims by petroleum products’ marketers. It said the government failed to pay the marketers despite the approval granted by the National Assembly since July, 2018 The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), held a stakeholders meeting in Abuja where the committee …

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Senate summons CBN governor over failure to pay fuel subsidy claims

The Senate has criticised the Federal Government for its alleged refusal to pay oil subsidy claims by petroleum products’ marketers. It said the government failed to pay the marketers despite the approval granted by the National Assembly since July, 2018 The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), held a stakeholders meeting in Abuja where the committee …

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How Senator relied on ‘torchlight’ during public hearing

Senate has put in place, measures to establish a new federal tertiary institution in Daura, Katsina State, home and state of President Muhammadu Buhari and in three other different states of the federation The four proposed federal institutions are Federal Polytechnic, Daura, Katsina State; Federal University of Education, Aguleri, Anambra State; Federal Polytechnic Ikom, Cross …

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Don’t use DSS siege to malign Buhari, APC National Assembly caucus tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the House of Representatives has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari is the candidate of their choice for the presidential election. This is as both chambers of the National Assembly are expected to reconvene plenary on Tuesday or Wednesday next week to deliberate and approve the N242 billion supplementary …

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APC to PDP: Defectors will vote for Buhari in 2019

APC to PDP: Defectors will vote for Buhari in 2019 The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, has said lawmakers who defected from the All Progressives Party (APC) on Tuesday were angry at some governors and party leaders and not Mr Buhari. He said the lawmakers said …

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Mass Defection: Defecting senators make U-turn, return to APC

Mass Defection: Defecting senators make U-turn, return to APC The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, has said lawmakers who defected from the All Progressives Party (APC) on Tuesday were angry at some governors and party leaders and not Mr Buhari. He said the lawmakers said their …

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Alleged budget padding: Reps explains why Nat’l Assembly increased 2018 Budget

National Assembly has explained that the seven month’s delay in the passing of the 2018 budget which President Muhammadu Buhari presented to it in November 2017 was because of the actions of the executive arm of government. According to the National Assembly, the ministries, departments and agencies under the executive delayed the budget passage when …

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