• Nigerians sues Senate over N5.5bn Car Budget

    Nigerians sues Senate over N5.5bn Car Budget0

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and some other civil society organizations in the country have dragged the Senate before the Federal High Court in Lagos seeking an injunction restraining National Assembly Service Commission from spending N5.550 billion to buy cars for the lawmakers. In the suit filed by SERAP, BudgIT, Enough is Enough

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  • Rape: Senate push for stiffer penalties for offenders

    Rape: Senate push for stiffer penalties for offenders0

    The Senate on Tuesday proposed review on laws that will provide stiffer sanctions for perpetrators of rape across the country. This decision was considered by the senate following a motion of urgent public importance, sponsored by Sen. Rose Oko (PDP-Cross River North), titled “Rising incidence of rape of minors”. The senate therefore directed its committees

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  • Akpabio reveals why he lost 2019 senatorial election in Akwa Ibom

    Akpabio reveals why he lost 2019 senatorial election in Akwa Ibom0

    The Senator, who represented Akwa Ibom north-west district in the 8th National Assembly, Godswill Akpabio, has said God will soon expose those who “fraudulently orchestrated” his defeat during the 2019 general elections. Akpabio stated this at Ukana, Essien Udim local government area of the state, while empowering some of his constituents. The former Governor of

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  • Senate set to shutdown Bet9ja

    Senate set to shutdown Bet9ja0

    The Senate Committee on Youth and Sports on Tuesday threatened to order the shutdown of Bet9ja office if the company failed to honour its invitation for a second time. The Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Obinna Ogba, made the remark at the National Assembly, Abuja during the verification of loto companies with license to operate

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