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Senate Rejects Buhari’s Nominee Over ‘Questionable’ WAEC Certificate

The Senate has rejected the nomination of Dr. Abdul Malik Mohammed Durnnguwa as one of the Commissioners for the National Population Commission (NPC), SaharaReporters reports. Durnnguwa is one of 23 nominees appointed as commissioners by the Federal Government into the NPC. While presenting the report of the Committee on National Identity Card

Senate Confirms 22 Commissioners For NPC, Rejects One (Full List)

A total of 23 commissioners were on Thursday, confirmed for the National Population Commission (NPC), by members of the Nigerian Senate. The commissioners confirmed on Thursday by the lawmakers are; 1. Nwanne Nwabusi (Abia) 2. Clifford Zirra (Adamawa) 3. Chidi Ezeoke (Anambra) 4. Isa Buratai (Borno) 5. Charles Ogwa (Cross River) 6. Richard Odibo (Delta) 7. Darlington Onuabuchi

Senate Approves N234 Billion For INEC To Conduct 2019 Elections

The Senate has approved N234.51 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the 2019 elections, Sun News reports. The sum was approved at plenary, on Thursday. The 10-week recess of the National Assembly had delayed the approval, sparking fears that the 2019 elections might be postponed. The electoral had demanded

Recess: Nigerian govt begs Senate

The Presidency has appealed to the National Assembly to suspend the ongoing recess and attend to requests by President Muhammadu Buhari pending before the legislature. The National Assembly was billed to proceed on holiday on Thursday but the lawmakers went on emergency recess on Tuesday following the alleged clampdown on President

Nigerian Senator Doze Off During Senate Hearing On Fuel Scarcity

A Nigerian Senator has been captured on camera, sleeping at the senate hearing on the current fuel scarcity on Thursday. Members of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream, were interrogating the Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, and the NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, when one of them

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