Tag Archives: 8th Senate

Senate Proposes Five-year Jail Term For Lecturers Sexually Harassing Students

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill passed by the 8th Senate. The 8th Senate had proposed a five-year sentence and N5m fine for lecturers convicted for sexually harassing male or female students. However, the passing of the bill into law had a setback because it was not given Presidential assent after its…

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Saraki Donates Severance Allowance To Boko Haram Victims’ Family, Late Senators’ Family

Former senate president, Bukola Saraki has donated his severance pay to families of three victims of the deadly insurgency group Boko Haram. The victims are Leah Sharibu, Hussaini Ahmed Khoisan and Hauwa Liman. In a statement issued on his behalf by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his spokesman, Saraki directed that part of the allowance, said to be at…

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Full Text Of Bukola Saraki’s Special Address To The 8th Senate On Their First Anniversary

Distinguished colleagues; one year ago today, the 8thSenate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was inaugurated. That inauguration marks a further consolidation of our democracy and opens a new chapter in the practice of government by representation in our country. Let me congratulate all of us, not only for the time we have spent here,…

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Saraki Announces Committee Chairmen, Deputies For The 8th Senate

Senate President, Bukola Saraki today, announced the names of Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen of Special Committees of the 8th Senate. See them below. Committee on Rules & Business Babajide Omoworare (Chairman) Ali Ndume (Vice Chairman) Senate Services Committee Ibrahim Gobir Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi Committee on Ethics & Privileges Samuel Anyanwu Bala Ibn Na’allah Committee on…

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