• Senate receives letter from Buhari on Hajj Commission Appointments

    Senate receives letter from Buhari on Hajj Commission Appointments0

    President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate as regards to the appointment of Chairman and members of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria. The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan, read the letter to lawmakers present at Tuesday’s plenary in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. This came shortly after

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  • Saraki – EFCC’s fraud allegations are false

    Saraki – EFCC’s fraud allegations are false0

    Former Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki said the allegations made against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that led to the interim forfeiture of his Ilorin home were false. “The EFCC’s claim that the Ilorin property was built by any proceed of fraud is outrightly false,” Saraki’s spokesman Yusuph Olaniyonu said in

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  • ‘No we don’t want this”- IBB Condemns Hate Speech Bill

    ‘No we don’t want this”- IBB Condemns Hate Speech Bill0

    Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), has lent his voice against the Hate Speech Bill, warning the sponsors of the bill not to try to silent the voices of Nigerians. He said the bill was will limit the growth of the country and does not support the ideals of a democratic society. General Babangida

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  • Makinde presents N208 billion 2020 budget, targets 70% implementation

    Makinde presents N208 billion 2020 budget, targets 70% implementation0

    Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde yesterday presented N208 billion as 2020 Appropriation Bill to the House of Assembly with infrastructure getting the lion’s share of 23.93 percent, followed by education with 22.37 percent of the total proposal. Makinde, while presenting the budget, said that the proposal would cater for all sectors operating within the state,

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  • Social Media Bill Will Help In Curbing False News – Lawmaker

    Social Media Bill Will Help In Curbing False News – Lawmaker0

    Sen. Mohammed Musa (APC- Niger), has asked Nigerians to support the social media bill before the National Assembly because it was aimed at protecting human dignity. Musa said in a statement on Monday in Abuja, that when implemented it  would protect human dignity among many other inherent gain. The Senate had on Nov 5, re-introduced

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  • House of Reps to pass financial bill authenticating VAT increase Wednesday

    House of Reps to pass financial bill authenticating VAT increase Wednesday0

    The House of Representatives may tomorrow pass the Financial Bill increasing the Value Added Tax (VAT) from five to 7.5 percent. Chairman of the Committee on Finance, James Abiodun Faleke, dropped the hint at the end of the piece of legislation’s public hearing yesterday in Abuja. The lawmaker promised that members of the panel would

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