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Applause breaks out as Senate passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill

t Democrats remained unified in their support for the bill after the White House brokered a deal with centrists like Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) that made relief payments and further economic aid more targeted than previous plans passed under former President Donald Trump.

Move to recall Okorocha from Senate deepens as traditional rulers endorse process

The decision was taken on Monday after the 48-hour ultimatum given to Okorocha to apologise to Imo people, expired. Okorocha had been asked to apologise for unsealing the Royal Palm Spring Hotel and Apartment linked to his wife, which the government had already sealed.

Breaking: Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC chairman

Bawa, aged 40, who holds a B.Sc degree in Economics, and Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy, is presently the Head of Operations of the Commission’s Lagos office.

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...

Exposed: How Nigerian senator Stella Oduah, Chinese firm, CCECC, others laundered N5billion in five months – EFCC

in response to the N255million bulletproof car scandal that saw to her exit from office in 2014, that she had “made a mark in oil and gas and agricultural businesses before joining politics.”

No room for independent candidacy in electoral act amendment bill – Senate panel says

“This is because the independent candidacy is still not in the constitution and the electoral act is inferior to the Constitution so we cannot have another law which supersedes the constitution.”

Argentina’s senate approves bill to legalise abortion

Pro-choice groups had argued that criminalising abortion harms women from the most vulnerable groups who they say are instead often forced to seek dangerous illegal abortions.

2021 Budget: Senate passes bill for first, second reading within 24 hours

“The Capital Gains Tax Act is amended at section 36(2) of the CGTA to the extent that exemption on tax liability for compensation for loss of office which was hitherto limited to N10, 000.00 is now extended to N10, 000, 000.00,”

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.

Buhari appoints media aide Onochie, three others as INEC Commissioners

The letter was read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.

SARS: Senate orders arrest of SARS operatives

the Senate also mandated its committee on Police, Judiciary and Human Rights to probe human rights abuses of Nigerians by SARS operatives in the last few years

Saraki calls for speedy passage of electoral act, tasks youth, politicians on awareness

The former Senate President therefore urged the National Assembly to ensure the quick passage of the Electoral Act in the interest of Nigerians.

‘No member received N20m as COVID-19 relief’ — senate tackles Ojougboh

Ajibola Basiru, spokesman of the senate, says no senator received the sum of N20 million as COVID-19 palliative.

Breaking: UNILAG Senate nominates Ogunsola as acting VC

Professor Folasade Ogunsola has secured the highest number of votes in the election held by members of the University of Lagos...

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Fuel subsidy rises to N500bn, NNPC rules out price hike

“Following GMD #NNPC Mallam @MKKyari’s intervention in the National Association of Road Transport Owners/Petroleum Tanker Drivers impasse, PTD has just announced the suspension of its planned strike until closure of discussion between both parties.

Repentant militants, kidnappers become pastors

currently we have eight of them that are full-time pastors in OPM branches.

The African tragedy: the negative effects of superstitions and religion

"We must never remain silent in the face of bigotry. We must condemn those who seek to divide us. We must...

PDP chieftain distributes rice in Osun

By Sefiu Oladipupo In a bid to quench the hunger in the land according to the donor, the...