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PIGB: NASS vows push for presidential assent

PIGB: NASS vows push for presidential assent

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has vowed that the National Assembly will continue to mount necessary pressure to get presidential assent on the Petroleum Industry...

Buhari to revamp Nigeria’s security structure – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari was planning a reorganisation of the nation’s security...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senate confirms 4 CBN board nominees

The Senate on Thursday confirmed four of the five non-executive directors for the board of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The nominees were confirmed after the...

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National Assembly to pass Fiscal, Host Community Bill soon

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki says the National Assembly will soon pass the Fiscal and Host Community Bill, a component of the Petroleum Industry Governance...

Keyamo, others for NDIC board appointments

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sought legislative approval for the appointment of Festus Keyamo (SAN), and six others as members of the board of the...

70% of codeine imported into Nigeria goes to Sambisa- Lawan

The Senate majority leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan has said that 70 percent of codeine, imported into the country finds its way to Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko...

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Buhari seeks Senate nod for 26 new appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate for confirmation of 23 members of the National Population Commission, one National Commissioner of the Independent...

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National Assembly extends 2017 budget spending till May

The National Assembly on Tuesday said it wants to extend the 2017 budget spending to May 31, pending the passage and presidential assent of the 2018 appropriation bill....

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senate confirms Ahmad, Lametek as CBN deputy governors

The Senate on Thursday approved Aisha Ahmad and Edward Lametek for the position of deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The upper chamber also approved...

Ex-Customs controller turned Senator, Ali Wakili is dead

Senate suspends plenary in honour of ex-Customs controller

The Senate on Tuesday suspended plenary in honour of its late member, Sen. Ali Wakili, who died on Saturday. Until his death, Wakili, 58, was a former Controller, Tin...

2018 budget: Buhari directs MDAs to appear before National Assembly

2018 budget: Buhari directs MDAs to appear before National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all ministers and parastatals to appear before the National Assembly to defend their budgets. The Secretary to the Government of...

Senate to fast track passage of new minimum wage bill

Senate committee to begin confirmation of CBN’s MPC nominees

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Banking and Finance, to begin the process of confirming four presidential nominees, as members of the Monetary Policy Committee...

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