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    NASS Leadership: Party’s Interference Will Worsen Situation In Senate – Ibn Na’ Allah

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    The Senate through its Deputy Leader, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah ( APC Kebbi South) yesterday warned that external influence from the All Progressives Congress (APC) would worsen the ongoing leadership tussle in the National Assembly, rather than solving it. Na’Allah, who spoke to the Senate correspondents on some burning issues, said the issue at hand…

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    Saraki Dismisses Reports Linking Him To Oil Subsidy Thieves

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    President of the Senate‎, Senator Bukola Saraki, has dismissed news reports where the former interim national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, was credited with saying his emergence as Senate president was sponsored by oil barons who were bent on frustrating the anti-corruption drive of President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by…

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    Saraki Replies APC On Senate Leadership

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    Following the displeasure of the All Progressives Congress (APC) about the announcement of principal officers of the Senate who are not those selected by the party, the president of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has explained to the party that he had to follow the rules and procedures of the Senate which states that zonal…

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    APC Senators In Fisticuffs Over Senate Leadership Positions

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    Efforts made yesterday by the 59 senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Senate to resolve the lingering crisis over the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki as President of the 8th Senate, ended in fiasco as the senators engaged in fisticuffs. Disagreement between the two camps which led to verbal outbursts and exchange…

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    PMB Writes Senate For Approval Of 15 Advisers

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    President Muhammadu Buhari, in his first letter to the National Assembly yesterday, sought Senate approval for the appointment of 15 special advisers. Also, the Upper House yesterday congratulated President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajoon the peaceful transition. The president addressed the letter to Senate President David Mark pursuant to the provision of section 151(1)…

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    Fuel scarcity: Seal Stations Hoarding Fuel, Senate Tells DPR

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    As Nigerians continue to purchase petroleum products at high rates, the chairman of the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum Resources investigating the lingering fuel scarcity in the country, Sen Magnus Abe, has asked the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to seal any filling station hoarding products. This is just as he also assured that the…

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    Senator Ahmed Zannah Dies At 60

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    The senator representing Borno Central, Ahmed Zannah, has passed on at the age of 60. He died in Abuja on Saturday after years of battle with a terminal disease. In a statement announcing his death, Senate spokesman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe said Senator Zanna died in Abuja in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja. Senator…

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    Senate Mourns Senator Ahmed Zanna

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    The Senate has expressed shock over the sudden death of Senator Ahmed Zanna. In a statement announcing his death, Senate spokesman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe said Senator Zanna died in Abuja in the early hours of of Saturday in Abuja. Senator Zanna represented Borno Central of Borno State in the Senate of the Federal Republic of…

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    Crisis: PDP Heading For Self-destruction – Mark

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    The president of the Senate, David Mark, has advised warring parties in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sheathe their swords or risk destruction of the party. In a press statement issued on Wednesday by his chief press ‎secretary, Mr Paul Mumeh, after the deputy president of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu who heads the PDP…

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