Tag archive for ‘Senate’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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EFCC: Buhari re-submits Magu’s name for confirmation, wants indictment against SGF quashed

President Muhammadu Buhari has resubmitted the name of the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, for confirmation as substantive chairman of the anti-graft body. A competent More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Ekweremadu: PDP dares APC senators

Ekweremadu The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday told the All Progressive Congress (APC) that  the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, would not defect and that he (Ekweremadu) More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Ndume wasn’t fair to us, he wasn’t removed because of Magu – Marafa

Chairman Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Marafa on Wednesday said that the immediate past Majority Leader,  Ali Ndume was not removed because of his stand on the Acting Chairman of Economic and More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Airport Closure: Senate debates govt’s plan, summons Amaechi, Fashola, 5 others

Following plans to shut down the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport to allow full renovation of the facility, the Senate on Tuesday, summoned the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Coup d’etat in senate as APC senators sack Ali Ndume as majority leader

In what appeared like a coup de tat, the All Progressives Congress (APC) members of the Senate on Tuesday shocked their leader, Senator  Ali Ndume as they wrote a letter to the senate president to announce his More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Southern Kaduna killings worrying–Saraki

Says senate ‘ll dig to the root of the crisis Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday described as worrying the latest killings in southern Kaduna. Saraki vowed that the Nigerian senate would probe More...