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    Akwa Ibom Senator Defects To APC

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    A Senator elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Akwa Ibom state, Effiong Nelson, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Senator Akpan announced his change of political party on the floor of the Senate on Thursday. Details later…

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  • Senate Probes Alleged Non-payment of Judges’ Salaries

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    The Senate has resolved to carry out an investigation into claims that judges in the Federal Judiciary have not been paid their salaries in the last four months. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance sponsored through a point of order by the deputy Senate Leader, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah,…

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    Senate Flays FG Over Abandoned Projects

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    The Senate yesterday  reaffirmed its determination to cut   down on wasteful spending by government just as it urged  President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the sustenance in  policies, programmes and projects of previous administrations. At an investigative  hearing by the Senate committee on  FCT, on the abandonment of N8 billion Code of Conduct Bureau  Office headquarters,…

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    PTAD Seeks To Take Over Property Of Pension Thief

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    A former head of pension desk in the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHoSF) is set to lose a property he allegedly acquired through pension fraud. LEADERSHIP learnt that the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), which is currently occupying a rented building as its head office in Abuja, may be the…

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    NASS: APC Has Restored Party Supremacy – Lawan

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    The new Senate majority leader, Ahmed Lawan, has declared that the recent peace moves by the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) have restored the supremacy of the party over individual aspirations. Senator Lawan made this observation when he led other principal officers of the Senate on a courtesy call on the APC leadership at the…

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    Nigeria Appreciates Armed Forces’ Contributions To Nation Building – Saraki

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    Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has commended officers and men of the nation’s armed forces for their tremendous contributions to the survival and development of the country. Speaking on Friday at the National Mosque in Abuja, where he represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the Jumma’at Service to mark the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Saraki…

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    APC, Senate Peace Move Consumes Ndume

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    In a surprise move, the Senate yesterday announced the replacement of Senate majority leader, Ali Ndume, with his arch-rival, Senator Ahmad Lawan from Yobe State. Senate President Bukola Saraki made the announcement shortly before the end of the Senate’s first plenary sitting this year, after he read a letter from the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

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    Senate To Investigate Kaduna Killings – Saraki

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    The Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday said that the Senate, upon resumption, will investigate the crisis that has engulfed the southern part of Kaduna State, leading to the wanton loss of life and property. This follows public outcry from a cross-section of Nigerians who accused the government of insensitivity to the plight of the…

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