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Senate
By metro On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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N30trn scam: Blackmail won’t stop probe – Senate

The Senate has vowed to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export chain. Its Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, chaired by Sen. More...

Senate
By metro On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Senate recovers N120b, summons firms over revenue scam

The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, has summoned more companies after it had recovered N120 billion from companies involved in revenue scam. The committee on Friday directed More...

By metro On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Senate supports Buhari, against violence on protesters

Charlyboy: the convener of the protest The Senate has condemned the use of force by the police in dispersing protesters against the medical vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement by the Chairman, More...

Senate
By metro On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Senate defends President Buhari

The Senate on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari had not violated any law by not returning from medical vacation after 90 days. The Senate made this known in a statement by its spokesman, Dr Aliyu Abdullahi, More...

By metro On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Senate withdraws report exonerating South Africa’s MTN over FX transfers

MTN Nigeria’s Senate has withdrawn a report that largely exonerated South African mobile phone giant MTN of accusations of illegally repatriating $14 billion and that rebuked the Nigerian central bank for More...

Bukola Saraki
By metro On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Senate passes Financial Intelligence Bill in one week

Bukola Saraki The Senate on Thursday passed the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency Bill after considering the bill for only one week. The Bill which was only read for the first time on Thursday July 20, passed More...

Senate
By metro On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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House Disagrees With Senate On Devolution Of Power To States

While the Senate had on Wednesday voted against the Bill, the House endorsed it during plenary on Thursday with 210 supporting the motion as against the 79 others who voted against it. The Senate had, however, More...

Senate
By metro On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Senate seek to reduce power of presidency

Nigeria’s upper house of parliament voted on Wednesday to weaken the power of the presidency and strengthen the legislature. The move came with approval of a series of amendments to the country’s constitution. More...

Senate
By metro On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Senate compulsory gunshot victims treatment without police report

The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill seeking to compel hospitals and all health care centres to treat victims of gunshot wounds without prior clearance from the Nigerian Police. The bill titled: Compulsory Treatment More...

Senate
By metro On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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Senate approves national gas policy

Nigeria’s cabinet has approved a national gas policy that aims to reduce the country’s dependence on crude oil by increasing gas exploration and facilities, the oil ministry said in a statement. The More...