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Reps Reportedly Begin Distribution Of Exotic Cars Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

As the novel Coronavirus pandemic spreads, the House of Representatives has started taking delivery of the Toyota Camry 2020 model cars acquired for members for official use. According to The Punch, the cars, also known as utility vehicles, were parked within the National Assembly Complex, on Thursday. On February 5, 2020, the legislators had at an…

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Laughter As Senator Removes Face Mask To Sneeze During National Assembly’s Plenary

According to The Cable, there was a mild drama at the National Assembly after a member representing Nasarawa west senatorial district, Senator Abdullahi Adamu removed his nose mask to sneeze during a recent plenary amid coronavirus pandemic. In the video, the other lawmakers were seen bursting into a loud laugh as he sneezes uncontrollably. An…

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Breaking! Senate Wants Flight From UK, Italy, China, Others Banned

The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday, called for the Federal Government to plan a ban on travelling to the countries hugely affected by coronavirus as global toll hits over 6000, The Nation reports. According to GateKepper.ng, the Senate also urged the federal government to set up more coronavirus testing centres, saying the five already established were grossly…

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Garba Shehu Fires Senator Abaribe For Asking President Buhari To Resign

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to Buhari has slammed Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe in a series of tweets after calling out the President to resign. Senator Abaribe during a debate at the Senate house on Wednesday, January 29, asked President Buhari to resign over the security situation of the nation as the APC-led government has failed on its…

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Watch The Viral Video Of Nigerian Senator Dropping Bundles Of Cash On K1 De Ultimate

Spraying cash at Nigerian parties are nothing new, but how about spraying it in the form of bundles?  In a video that has now gone viral, former Nigerian Senator, Buruji Kashamu was caught on camera dropping bundles of cash on popular fuji musician, King Wasiu Ayinde better known by his stage name of K1 De Ultimate at an event. The video…

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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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