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October 18, 2021
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President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate, to confirm the appointment of five commissioners to fill vacancies at the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.  The request was contained in a letter dated September 28, 2021, which was read during the plenary by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.  Buhari in the letter explained […]Continue Reading
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The Senate has withdrawn the rights of  the independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to solely determine how election results are transmitted. The lawmakers said the system must be adjudged adequate and secure by the Nigerian Communications Commission or approved by the National Assembly’. READ: COVID-19: NAFDAC Approves Moderna, Astrazeneca, Conditionally Approves Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Senate has approved the conference committee report on the Petroleum Industry Bill retaining 3 percent operating cost to the host communities. The report was approved after the Senate Leader , Senator Abdullahi Yahaya moved for its consideration. While presenting the report, Senator Abudullahi said the conference committee adopted the version of the Upper […]Continue Reading
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Senators in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly are poised for a showdown this morning as the Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission pushes for the confirmation of Prof. Sani Adams, whose nomination was stepped down on Tuesday. Adams and a presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, were not cleared by the Senate on […]Continue Reading