Tag Archives: Senate

National Assembly: Hold Police, DSS Responsible If Muhammadu Buhari Can’t Present Budget

The management and leadership of the National Assembly have explained why they invited the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services to secure the complex. The leadership is led by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, while the management is led by Clerk to the National…

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Is This Really Happening? Senate Pays Joshua Dariye N85.5m Allowances In Prison

Six months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Senator Joshua Dariye is still receiving the N750, 000 salary and N13.5m monthly running cost from the National Assembly. Dariye, who represents Plateau-Central Senatorial District, was still receiving the allowances because his seat had yet to be declared vacant by the leadership of…

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Senate: Court Halts Saraki’s Move To Declare Akpabio’s Seat Vacant

An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has restrained Senate President, Bukola Saraki from declaring the seat of former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio vacant on the 15th of August. The Judge, Justice Othman Musa also ordered Saraki not to obstruct Senator Akpabio’s access to the Senate building or take any action aimed at…

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‘The News Is An Enemy of The America People.’ – United State Senate Rebukes Trump’s Statement

The United State Senate has unanimously passed a resolution on the 16th of August, rebuking President Donald Trump’s statement that declared the news media as the enemy of the people. The Senate also affirmed its commitment to protecting freedom of speech and condemned recent attacks on journalists and members of the media after, over 300…

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Buhari, Oshiomhole Respond to Defection Drama at the National Assembly

  President Muhammadu Buhari and The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole have responded to the dramatic event that occurred at the National Assembly yesterday, the 24th of July 2018 whereby 37 Representatives and 14 senators abandoned the APC for other parties. In a statement by the president’s Special Assistant on Media…

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