• What The Tiv Nation Needs From The Tor Tiv

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    I congratulate the Tor Tiv, Orcivirigh Professor James Ayatse, once again, as we prepare for his coronation next, 17th February, 2017. May his ays be longer than those of your predecessors! Tiv kingship, starting in Nigeria from 1945/`46, has been marked by political and intellectual neglect. Political, because successive governments, starting from pre-independent Nigeria, have…

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  • Perjury: IGP Orders Probe Of Senator, PDP Chieftain

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    The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has set up a Special Investigation Panel to probe into an alleged conspiracy, forgery, impersonation, perjury and fraud perpetrated by Senator Bassey Akpan and Barr. Patrick Udomfang. Mr. Udomfang, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in AkwaIbom State, is said to have on behalf of…

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  • NASS Proposes July-Dec Budget Preparation Calendar

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    The National Assembly has identified  15 key reform strategies, including the adoption of a budget calendar which will begin with the submission of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) by the  second week in July and end with the President signing the  Appropriation Bill into law by third week of December every year. The strategies…

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  • Recession: Saraki Urges Diaspora Support For FG

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    Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday urged Nigerians in Diaspora to support the present administration to beat recession in the country with their pool of expertise on different sectors of the economy. According to a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sanni Onogu, the Senate President made the appeal during an interactive…

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  • APC, PDP Senators Close Ranks Over Recession

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    For the first time in more than a year,  All Progressives Congress (APC) senators and their Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) counterparts closed ranks to push back a receding economy. Separate meetings held by APC and PDP, agreed  that members should forget their differences and discuss issues affecting Nigeria, the federal legislature and the fortune of their…

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  • Senate To Investigate Economic Recession – Saraki

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    President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday said that on resumption next week, the Senate will investigate the cause of the country’s receding economy and also pass emergency pieces of legislation to tackle it. He said the time for identifying the cause of the economic recession and those responsible for it was over…

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  • How Senate Will Help Nigeria Out Of Recession – Saraki

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    President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday disclosed that on resumption next week, the Senate will pass emergency pieces of legislation to tackle the receding economy. He stated that the time for identifying the cause of the economic recession and those responsible was over and that all political leaders should start working…

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