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Senate To Spend Over N5bn On SUVs, Shuns Local Automobile Firms

The Nigerian Senate is to spend about N5.5bn on automobiles as the ad hoc Welfare Committee set up by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, did not recommend the purchase of Sports Utility Vehicles assembled by local firms as official vehicles for members. The panel, headed by Senator Abubakar Kyari, was constituted immediately after the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly. ...

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BREAKING: Buhari Submits Saraki, Akpabio, Keyamo, 40 Other Names As Ministers To Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the list of 43 ministerial nominees for the screening and confirmation of the senate. The President sent this list to the Senate on Tuesday. Some of the names on the list include former Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio, former Benue State governor, George Akume, Buhari campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, SAN. Others are former governor ...

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Senate Confirms Tanko Muhammad As CJN

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. The red chamber had, on arrival of Muhammad into the chamber on Wednesday, gone into a closed session to set the template for the screening. Muhammad, who arrived at the Senate at 10:10am, was ushered into the chamber around 11:13am. He was accompanied ...

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Buhari Sends Muhammad Name To Senate For Confirmation As CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded the name of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, to the Senate for approval as the substantive CJN. The letter was read at plenary by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. It read, “In accordance with Section 231 (1) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), which gives ...

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Buhari To Submit Ministerial List This Week

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees for the consideration and approval of the red chamber this week. Lawan who stated this at plenary on Wednesday explained that the executive arm of government was working hard to ensure that the list was ready early enough before the ...

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Senate Principal Officers Emerge

Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday announced the names of principal officers for the 9th Senate sent in by leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, the new Senate Leader is Senator Abdullahi Yahaya with Ajayi Boroffice as his deputy. Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe was also announced as the Minority Leader and Phillip ...

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