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#2018InReview: Between the Senate and Police IG Idris

There was endless hide and seek between the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and the Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim.IGP The Inspector-General on several occasions called the bluff of the law makers by his refusal to appear before the law-making body to address some matters. He was expected to answer questions on the …

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#2018InReview: Clash between Saraki and Akpabio that shook the Senate

The Senate was thrown into chaos on October 17, 2018 as lawmakers argued over sitting arrangements. The confusion erupted after the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, refused to allow former minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, contribute to a point of order earlier raised by Bassey Akpan. Mr Akpan raised a point of order accusing the …

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Backstory: Moment Buhari laid down the 2019 budget at the National Assembly

2019 BUDGET SPEECH (BUDGET OF CONTINUITY) Delivered by: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja, Wednesday, 19th December 2018 PROTOCOLS – 1. It is my pleasure to present the 2019 Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. 2. This being …

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Shehu Sani’s emotional tribute to ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh

The National Assembly has called for an investigation into the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. Two separate motions were moved in the Senate and the House of Representatives on Thursday condemning the murder. Senator Shehu Sani The lawmakers called on the Federal Government to immediately commence an investigation …

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Badeh’s Assassination: Ekweremadu wants installation of CCTV in Abuja, other major cities

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has reacted to the murder of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh. Badeh was killed by unknown gunmen along the Abuja-Keffi expressway while returning from his farm on Tuesday.Senator Ike Ekweremadu Ekweremadu has now urged security operatives to launch a full investigation into the death of …

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Noisemakers denied Saraki, Dogara prime-time opportunity to speak at #Budget2019 – Senator Adeyeye

There was uproar in the National Assembly as President Muhammadu Buhari walked into the hallowed chamber where he is billed to address the joint session of the Assembly for the presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill (#Budget2019). The President walked into the chamber and took his seat at 11:40pm while the National Anthem was rendered …

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Senator Baba-Kaita begs Senate to approve Daura Polytechnic

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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