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Senate war against President Buhari’s change agents

Senate fighting against change

*These attacks are targeted at the President From Olukayode Abayomi There is no doubt, the calibre and quality of people working closely with any leader will eventually determine whether the vision of such a leader will be achieved or not. Here, where is the Senate of the Federal Republic of …

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Police Pension: Maina’s letter to Senate in 2012

Protest by Nigeria Union of Police Pensioners in Lagos state

*Spurious allegations of fund management by police pension office The distinguished Chairman of the Joint Committee on Establishment, Public Service, States and Local Government, distinguished Senators, Heads of the Civil Service of the Federation (both past and present here seated), members of the Press, ladies and gentlemen. May I tender …

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NDDC Board: Ondo Youths plead to Senate for Aiyedatiwa

Senator Bukola Saraki President of Nigerian Senate...got letter from Maina but did not rule on it

*Senate inaction will continue to marginalise our people By Sandra Onyekwere Coalition of Ondo state Youths have appealed to the Senate to reconsider the screening of their representative on the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, whose non clearance is making their state lose and …

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Tell Nigerians what Senators earn -SERAP

Dr Bukola Saraki...SERAP, Nigerians ask questions on Senators' pay

*Does Nigerian Senators earn N3bn annually? Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to “urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.” Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman Presidential Advisory …

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Senate objects to devolution of power, votes in independent candidacy

Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

By Sandra Onyekwere Nigerian Senate on Wednesday voted against devolution of power which ought to transfer more powers from the Federal Government to States. The Upper Parliament is currently voting on the amendment processes of the 1999 constitution. According to the result of the electronic voting on devolution of power, …

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18 Senators committed N368billion alleged fraud

Senate fighting against change

*EFCC radar may prosecute 11 Senators Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating 18 senators for an alleged N367.5billion fraud. Of the 18 senators under investigation, seven are already on trial. Some of the cases date back to 10 years. One of the senators is being investigated for alleged …

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Senate adds to economic burdens of Nigerians with fuel price increase

Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria...wants Nigerians to pay more for fuel

*Motorists, households to pay N5 tax on every litre * Govt to maintain roads with funds *IPMAN, NUPENG oppose move By Sandra Onyekwere Nigerians’ economic woes and burdens will increase according to plans by the National Assembly. A fresh increase in the pump price of petrol products is planned. This …

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Ikoyigate: Senate to expose suspended SGF’s collaborators

Prof Yemi Osinbajo...supports complete Nigerian products and services

*Osinbajo committee will end up a ‘family affair’ Nigerian Senate has vowed to expose officials who profited from embattled Engineer Babachir David Lawal, Secretary to the Government of the Federations (SGF) in the grass cutting scandal, if the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s committee’s proceedings are conducted in a closed …

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EFCC: Okutepa drags Senate to court over ICPC, EFCC Chairmen

Jubrin Samuel Okutepa (SAN)...drags Senate to court to test the law

*You have no power to confirm ICPC, EFCC bosses Abuja-based legal practitioner, Jubrin Samuel Okutepa (SAN), has dragged the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria before a Federal High Court Abuja over its power to confirm the appointments of ICPC and EFCC Chairmen as it runs contrary with the …

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