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Nigerian Governors Meet On Constitution Amendment

Members of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, met on Wednesday night at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja to the review the ongoing efforts aimed at amending the country’s Constitution. The meeting which was chaired by the forum’s chairman, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, discussed the presentation made to governors by the chairman of the…

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Senate reportedly at War over Delayed Allowance

  The 8th Nigerian Senate is reportedly at war over unpaid allowances due to the Senators. According to Sun, members of the senate have declared war on both the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his vice, Ike Ekweremadu, over the continuous delay in the payment of their allowances. Some senators who reportedly spoke to Sun said they were paid just…

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Saraki, Ekweremadu on Forgery Suit Dismissal, Hope Same Treatment Will Be Extended to Other Politically-Motivated Cases

Today the Federal Government withdraw the forgery suit instituted against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, reiterating its belief that the case was politically-motivated as the executive cannot determine for it the genuineness or otherwise of the Senate Standing Rules. Reacting to this development, the Senate stated that the forgery case…

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APC Governors Meet With Buhari, Ask His Permission To Seek The Removal Of Ekweremadu As Deputy Senate President

  In a meeting held at the State House, Abuja yesterday, the Progressive Governors’ Forum reportedly asked President Muhammadu Buhari for his permission to intervene in the crisis in the National Assembly their own way. The governors led by Rochas Okorocha resolved to remove Ike Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President. A source told Punch, The governors…

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How Senators Dino Melaye & Remi Tinubu Clashed During Closed-door Meeting At The Senate

    Yesterday news filtered in that the ongoing case of an alleged forgery of the 2015 Standing Order involving Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Eweremadu had taken a rather nasty turn with the Senate threatening to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.  This got out after a closed-door session of the Senate yesterday…

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Forgery: Saraki, Ekweremadu’s Trial Adjourned Till September 28

  A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has adjourned hearing into the case of alleged forgery of the Senate’s Standing Rule leveled against the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, and two others, reports Premium Times. Justice Haliru Yusuf adjourned hearing in the case to September 28. The adjournment…

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Senate Standing Rules: FG Charges Saraki, Ekweremadu, Others With Forgery

  The Federal Government has filed charges at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja, against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu,over the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules, about a year after the submission of police report to the office of the Attorney General of the Federation by…

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Senate Kills Anti-Social Media Bill

  The Nigerian Senate, yesterday, bowed to pressure from Nigerians and withdrew the Frivolous Petitions Bill, otherwise known as anti-social media bill sponsored by BalaIbnNa’Allah which sparked a lot of controversy upon its introduction last year. Following the presentation of the report on the bill by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and…

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2016 Budget Impasse: NASS Threaten To Veto Buhari

  The National Assembly leadership was last night set to meet President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid a constitutional logjam over the 2016 budget that has seen senators threatening to override the budget bill. According to Vanguard, the threat of veto override could be triggered from next Tuesday upon the lapse of the 30-day constitutional window given the…

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