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    Metro Senator introduces bill to ban generators; proposes 10-year jail term for sellers - Linda Ikejis Blog
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    Politics Many male senators oppose inclusion of gender equality in Nigerian Constitution - Premium Times
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    Politics 11 Nigerian incoming senators facing corruption probe – Premium Times Nigeria

    On February 23, Nigerians in various part of the country went out in their numbers to different polling units to elect a president and lawmakers that will represent them in the 9th National Assembly. The lawmakers elected include 109 senators and 360 members of the House of … read more Get...
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    Politics Eight Nigerian Lawmakers In $96,000 Foreign Training Scandal - Premium Times

    A planned foreign trip for eight members of the National Assembly sponsored by the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has continued to generate controversy, months after it was announced as cancelled. Activists have also condemned the practice where Nigerian lawmakers are sponsored on...
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    Politics The Average Nigerian Senator Makes $1Million A Year, More Than The U.S. President – Gossip Mill

    The world may have long believed that Nigerian senators are the highest paid but there had been no internal confirmation until now. A Nigerian senator just bust the lid open on the amount he and his colleagues receive monthly in an effort to bring more transparency and accountability to...
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    Politics Nigerian Senators Discuss Libya Slave Trade

    Nigerian Senate on Wednesday discussed the migration and slave trade issue in Libya where Nigerian migrants and other citizens are being sold in to slavery, and subjected to inhuman treatment. While corroborating the Senators, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki said: “We need a prayer that...
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    Politics Maina's Recall: Senate Receives 3 Incriminating Evidence Against Malami

    Nigerian Senators who are probing Abdulrasheed Maina’s recall revealed on Thursday night that three incriminating evidence have been received against the Attorney General of the Federation(AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. Preliminary investigation into embattled former pension...
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    Metro What Police IG, Ibrahim Idris Told Senators About Misau's Allegations

    The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday told senators investigating various allegations against him that he won’t answer any question as the matter is before the court. The police boss stated this while appearing before a Senate ad-hoc committee investigating various...
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    Politics Ben Bruce's Statement on Senators' Salaries In 2015 Everyone Is Talking About

    Senator Ben Murray Bruce, representing Bayelsa east senatorial district, had faulted Nigerian senators salaries and allowance and promised to look into the issue when he assumed the position of a Senator. But in a tweet response in 2017, the Senator queried someone that asked about his take...
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    Politics Saraki, Dogara, Melaye, Others Earn More Than Donald Trump - Oyebola

    Chairman of the Movement for Nigeria’s Total Transformation, Chief Areoye Oyebola, has faulted the Nigerian federal lawmakers for ignoring the widespread call for the downward review of their “monumental salaries and allowances.” Oyebola said the recent outburst of the federal legislators by...
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    Politics 2019 Elections: Plot To Replace Buhari With Saraki Thickens

    New Telegraph has reported a grand plot at the National Assembly to ensure that the current President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, replace President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 presidential race. Saraka, according to New Telegraph, is largely perceived as one of the most...
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    Politics Xenophobia: Senate Releases Names of 7-Member Delegation To South Africa

    The Senate has released names of 7-member of its delegation to South Africa to investigate the ongoing xenophobic attacks in the country. President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, made the announcement during the plenary on Wednesday. Members of the delegation are the Deputy...
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    Politics 20 APC Senators Set To Join PDP

    ‎The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio says about 20 serving senators of the ruling APC have perfected plans to join the PDP once the leadership crisis in the opposition party is resolved. Speaking at the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the PDP held yesterday at the...
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    Politics No Nigerian Senator Is Distinguished Until … - Dino Melaye

    Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi west senatorial district on Tuesday raised a Point of Order on the misappropriation of funds by the NNPC and NDPC over alleged non-remittance of $3.48b and $3.442 into the Government coffers. He said on the non-remittance of funds: "No Senator is...
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    Politics How Nigerian Senators Laughed Over Buhari's Kitchen Remarks

    Nigerian Senators on Tuesday joked over President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that his wife belongs to his kitchen, living room and the other room. During yesterday’s plenary, President Buhari’s statement became a joking subject three times. The deputy whip of the Senate, Senator Biodun...
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    Politics Nigerian Senators, Rep Members Have 2,570 Aides Earning About N257m Per Month – Report

    No fewer than 2,570 aides are engaged by members of the 8th National Assembly, totaling 469, an investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, has revealed. Out of the number, 700 aides work for lawmakers in the Senate, while the remaining 1, 870 are engaged by House of Representatives...
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    Politics Senators Reject Buhari’s Emergency Powers Bill

    Some Nigerian Senators, yesterday rejected the President Muhamamdu Buhari's proposed bill to secure emergency powers aimed at addressing the nation’s economic crisis The bill entitled, “Emergency Economy Stabilisation Bill 2016”, will be sent to the National Assembly by the president upon...
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    Politics #GEOBill: See The 3 Nigerian Senators That Opposed Gender Equality Bill and their Excuses

    A bill seeking to guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts was, yesterday, thrown out by the Senate when it was presented for consideration during plenary. The bill which was sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi, was titled “Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against...
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    Politics Nigeria: Why Senate Must Spend N4.7bn On Official Cars - Ali Ndume Reacts

    The Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, on Friday, reacted to the controversy issues trailing the outrageous sum budgeted for the purchase of official vehicles for the Senators. The Senate Leader, while speaking on Channels Television, said it is wrong to expect Senators to use coastal buses when...