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Buratai, other ambassadorial nominees arrive at the senate floor for screening

The immediate past service chiefs have arrived at the Senate for their screening as ambassadorial nominees. The Senate...

COVID-19: Senate President cautions aide for failing to wear face mask

The President of the Senate upon seeing the aide, stopped to caution him querying, “where is your face-mask?”

If you don’t trust us anymore, vote us out, says Lawan to Nigerians

According to him, those who are not comfortable with the Senators in the present 9th Senate should not hesitate to vote them out in 2023 if they don’t like their faces.

#EndSARS: Senate goes into emergency session

Though both Ahmed Lawan, the Senate President and Femi Gbajabiamila Speaker of the House of Representatives, had last week met behind closed door with President Muhammad Buhari to appraise the protests.

Protesters Chase Away Lawmakers, Demand To See Senate President

Angry Nigerians protesting the high-handedness of the Nigeria Police Force on Thursday in Abuja chased away some lawmakers, who had come to address them and insisted on seeing the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, instead.

Breaking: Senate passes bill, prescribes life jail for kidnappers

The proposed legislation, sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu, is titled, “A bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act CAP. C.38, Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 2004.”

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Chad president seeks sixth term after 30 years in power

Deby, a former army commander-in-chief, first came to power in 1990 when his rebel forces overthrew then-President Hissene Habre, who was later convicted of human rights abuses at an international tribunal in Senegal. Deby has continued to win re-election over the years, last drawing 61.5% of the vote in the last 2016 election.

Yinka Odumakin: The exit of a convinced humanist

I said we had a remarkable relationship because Yinka was consistent in standing up to fight for democracy, federalism, justice and rule of law. These to me are the factors for defining the dignity of man. Whoever has this commitment is an ally and a humanist.

The Nigeria’s Predicament: nepotism, corruption and calamitous tragedy of leadership

"The pessimist complains about the wind while the optimist expects it to change but the leader adjusts the sails." –John Maxwell.

Resident doctors suspend strike

The decision to suspend the strike comes after the signing of a new agreement with the federal government, concerning issues raised in NARD’s 13-point demand.