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Electoral Amendment: Lawan appoints top ‘electronic transmission’ critics to lead Senate conference team

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has constituted a seven-member conference committee on the Electoral Amendment Bill. Members of the committee are Kabiru Gaya (North-west), Ajibola Basiru (South-west) and Danjuma Goje (North-east). Others are Uche Ekwunife (South-east), Sani Musa (North-central) and Matthew Urhoghide (South-south). The Senate Leader, Abdullahi Yahaya, will lead …

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2021 Budget: Senate reduces Buhari’s entourage

The Senate said on Wednesday that only those involved in budget preparation would accompany President to the National Assembly on Thursday. The President is expected to present the 2021 national budget estimates to the joint session of the federal parliament on Thursday. The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, told …

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Senate to probe alleged atrocities of SARS

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to thoroughly investigate the recent extrajudicial killings across the country by operatives of the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This was sequel to the adoption of a motion raised via Orders 42 and 52 of the Senate Rules by the Chairman of the Senate committee …

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