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9Th Assembly Leadership : Niger APC, Members -Elect Endorse Senator Lawan, Hon. Gbajabiamila

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Olabode Adaramola The Niger State chapter of the  All Progressives Congress( APC) and members-elect have  endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan as the Senate President  and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly, in the Green Chambers of the National Assembly, Abuja. The State’ s  party Chairman, Engr. Jibrin Imam and member-elect, Hon. Mahmud Abdullahi …

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List Of Nigeria’s Newly Elected Senators 2019

On 23rd February 2019, general election was held across Nigeria to elect the President, members of the National Assembly. The election was earlier scheduled for 16th February but the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the polls by a week at 03:00 on the original polling day, citing logistical challenges in getting electoral materials to polling stations on time. In …

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National Assembly to Review Laws To Grow Capital Market

Mustapha Bukar, Senate Committee Chairman on Capital Market

The National Assembly may have concluded plans to review some of the enabling laws that might have caused inhibitions to the growth of the stock market and hinder it from playing its pivotal role in capital formation. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Mr. Bukar Mustapha, gave this hint on Thursday during his visit to the Exchange for an …

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MRA Names National Assembly Inductee into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

It is scandalous that a Government institution constitutionally charged with making Laws for the peace, order and good governance of Nigeria is abdicating its duty to abide by its own Laws, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) said today as it named the National Assembly into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for persistently flouting the provisions of the FOI …

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Osinbajo signs 2017 budget

  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday signed the 2017 budget almost four weeks after the National Assembly transmitted the appropriation bill to the presidency.   President Muhammadu Buhari had given Osinbajo, the green light to sign the 2017 budget.   President Buhari in a letter addressed to Budget Minister, Udoma Udo Udoma said it is in the interest of …

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2017 budget: NASS to spend millions on condolences, burials

NASS Expenditure On Travels, Meals, Generators A Call For Restructuring-Analysts    Having remained a one-liner document shrouded in secrecy for many years, details of the Budget of Nigerian National Assembly goes into public domains this year and while many feel the expenses are outrageous, others see it as a call for political restructuring, writes TAYO OLANIPEKUN.    Some of the …

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NASS Expenditure On Travels, Meals, Generators A Call For Restructuring-Analysts

NASS Expenditure On Travels, Meals, Generators A Call For Restructuring-Analysts    Having remained a one-liner document shrouded in secrecy for many years, details of the Budget of Nigerian National Assembly goes into public domains this year and while many feel the expenses are outrageous, others see it as a call for political restructuring, writes TAYO OLANIPEKUN.    Some of the …

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Senegal Dissolves Senate Arm Of National Assembly To Save Cost

Senegalese lawmakers, who are divided between a 150-seat NationalAssembly and a 100-seat senate, voted to do away with the Senate, passing alaw, which dissolves the institution in order to save an estimated $15 million. Minister of Justice Aminata Toure explained that the suppressionon Tuesday of the Senate is intended to curb government spending, and wouldprovide the cash needed to help …

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