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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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President Buhari Signs Two Bills Passed By Eight National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to two bills passed by the eighth National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. He listed the bills to include Federal University of Agriculture Zuru, Kebbi State Bill and the…

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Send List Of Ministerial Nominees To EFCC For Further Screening – PDP Tells Senate

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday urged the Senate to further give credibility to its ministerial screening by sending the names of the ministerial nominees to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for further investigation and screening. The PDP National Publicity Secretary,  Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement also stated that the screening must have…

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Reactions After Buhari Releases 43-Man List Of Ministerial Nominees

Nigerians have reacted in their different opinions after President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent a 43-man ministerial list to the Senate for screening and confirmation. See Full List Below 1.Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) reappointed 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State) 4. Chris Ngige  (Anambra State) reappointment 5. Sharon…

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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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