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    Metro Bet9ja: Nigerians react as Senate threatens to shutdown sports betting company – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigerians on social media have reacted to the threat by the Senate to shutdown sports betting company, Bet9ja offices if it failed to honour its invitation for a second time..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics National Assembly Holds ‘Emergency’ Joint Session – Channels Television

    The two chambers of the National Assembly are currently holding a joint session. Speaker Yakubu Dogara has earlier announced that the House of Representatives and Senate will be having the joint executive session at noon. Read more via Channels Television – -- Get...
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    Politics Omo-Agege resumes, signs register, leaves Senate chamber – Punch Newspapers

    Lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, was at the Senate chamber this morning. He signed the attendance register and left. Read more via Punch Newspapers – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Senate panel raises 2018 budget from N8.612tr to N9.120tr – The Guardian Newspaper

    The Senate Committee on Appropriation has increased the 2018 budget from N8.612 trillion to N9.120 trillion. The Chairman of the committee, Danjuma Goje, laid the report before the Senate, yesterday, amid expectations that the budget bill might be considered and passed … Read more via The...
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    Politics Senate gives police, SSS 24 hours to recover stolen mace - Premium Times Newspaper

    The Senate has asked the Inspector-General of Police and the State Security Service (SSS) to recover its mace, forcefully removed at the chambers by hoodlums on Wednesday. The call followed a resolution by the lawmakers at the end of a closed-door session held immediately after the removal of...
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    Politics EXPOSED: The ‘thug’ who snatched senate’s mace (photo) - The Cable Newspaper

    On Wednesday, Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, led some unidentified persons into the red chamber. In an operation that lasted less than 10 minutes, the mace, symbol of authority of the senate was carted away. Click here to read more
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    Politics Senate To Pass Electoral Bill For Second Reading - Naija Newspaper

    The Electoral Act 2010 Amendment Bill which seeks to reshuffle the order of polls in a general election is about to be passed by the Senate for second reading. The bill, had earlier generated controversy in the Senate, and was then rejected by President Buhari. Click here to read more
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    Politics Senate to transfer ‘Not too young to run’ bill to Buhari for assent - The Cable Newspaper

    The senate has resolved to transmit the “Not too young to run” bill and 11 others to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. The decision was taken after the upper legislative chamber adopted the conference committee reports on the bills on Tuesday. Click here to read more
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    Politics APC to PDP: Follow Mantu's Example - Sahara Reporters

    Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to follow the example of one its leaders and former Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ibrahim Mantu, and confess to their sins against the country instead of indulging in name calling. It...
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    Politics Senate passes 201 bills in 33 months - BusinessDay Newspaper

    The 8th Senate has passed a total of 201 bills since its inauguration on June 9, 2015, Senate President Bukola Saraki has disclosed. The announcement was made on Thursday by Saraki on his official twitter handle. Click here to read more
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    Politics Senate to probe non-passage of Disability Rights Bill – The Nation Nigeria

    The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has promised to probe those behind the delay in the passage of Disability Rights Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari. The bill is to ensure full integration of Nigerians with disabilities into the society and eliminate all forms of discrimination against...
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    Metro Magu Not Bothered By Senate's Victory In Court, Speaks On 2018 Plans - Daily Post Nigeria

    Despite Senate insistence that he will not be recognized, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has revealed his plan for 2018. He warned corrupt people to be wary of the long arm of justice, saying that, “corruption will be fought like never...
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    Politics Senators Give 5 Conditions to End Fight With Buhari [DailyTrust]

    The Nigerian Senate leadership have 5 conditions to end the rift with the Presidency, according to a Daily Trust report. President Buhari yesterday set up a committee to end the rift also. The committee is headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Buhari Sets up Committee to Resolve Issues With...
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    Politics How Saraki Engineered my Removal- Ex Senate Leader Ndume Opens up

    Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume has opened up on why he was removed from his position by his party members. Speaking in an interview with Premium Times, he said he was removed for insisting that the Senate did not follow the proper procedure before rejecting the nomination of Ibrahim...