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  • Senate Condemns Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians In S/Africa

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    The Senate Committee on Diaspora Matters on Monday condemned the recent xenophobic atta‎cks on Nigerians living in South Africa, urging the Federal Government to take retributive stance against the country. The committee’s condemnation followed the alleged killing of one Tochukwu Nnadi, a 34-year-old businessman by the  South African police on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Chairman…

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  • PDP: Between The Gale Of Defections And Survival

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    MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA takes a look at the recent defections suffered by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its chances ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s leading opposition party has been battling to survive and remain relevant in the nation’s political space since it lost the 2015 presidential…

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  • APC, PDP And The Battle To Unseat Ekweremadu

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    The politics that led to the sudden removal of former majority leader of the senate, Ali Ndume, has raised fears over the fate of deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu. MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA writes The National Assembly, especially  the upper chamber which appears to have enjoyed relative peace after the crisis that engulfed it following the…

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  • Senate To Amend Open University Act

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    The Senate yesterday moved to strengthen  the National Open University  (NOUN) in order for it to at par with other similar institutions across the country. This followed a Bill for an Act to amend the National Open University Act presented before it. The bill is seeking for the inclusion of ICT as another means of…

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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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  • Pending Assignments As Senate Resumes Today

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    As the Senate resumes today for the 2017 legislative year, MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA highlights some pending assignments before the Red Chamber. Unarguably, the Red Chamber witnessed a busy and robust legislative year in 2016 as it considered over 404 bills, 150 motions and 125 petitions. This is outside committee meetings, embarking on oversight functions as…

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  • Senate Urges PMB To Appoint Minister For Kogi

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    The senate yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently appoint a minister from Kogi state to replace the late James Ochili who died in a motor accident along the Abuja- Kaduna high way early this year. Former minister of state for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi (SAN) died along side his wife and son while…

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