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OIL BENCHMARK PRICE OF $78 FOR 2015 BUDGET IS UNREALISTIC- SENATOR BUKOLA SARAKI

These are troubling times for the Nigerian economy. Our revenue base is caving in under the stress of falling price of oil in the international market. Due to the drastic and persistent nature of this fall from the highs of $115 in June of this year, it

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Senate Activities for Thursday 10th April, 2014

Today at plenary, the Senate took the 1st Reading of the following Bills:  Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology Act 2011 (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill 2014 (SB.472). Sponsor – Sen. Sahabi Ya’u. Nigerian Council for Clinical Psychologists (Est. etc) Bill 2014 (SB.473). Sponsor – Sen. Margery Chuba-Okadigbo.  

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Senator Saraki’s views on 2014 budget

2014 Appropriation Act passed today:  Read below for Senators Saraki’s view. Today at the plenary, the Senate considered and passed the 2014 Appropriation Act. During my contribution on the floor of the Senate on the consideration of the report, I drew the attention of the Senate to

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY READ NEW BILLS

The following Bills were read for the 1st time: i. Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill 2014 (SB.470). Sponsor – Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba. ii. Proceeds of Crime Bill 2014 (SB. 471). Sponsor – Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba. The Senate, sitting in the Committee of the Whole resumed the

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Senate Activities for Wednesday 26th March, 2014

Yesterday, Wednesday the 26th of March 2014, the Senate took the 1st Reading of the following Bills- 1. Nigerian Metallurgical Industry Bill 2014 (SB.461).Sponsor – Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba. 2. National Fertilizer Bill 2014 (SB.462). Sponsor – Sen. Victor Ndoma – Egba. 3. Immigration Act 2011(Repeal and Re-enactment)Bill

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Senate activity for Wednesday 19th March, 2014

At the Senate plenary session yesterday- Wednesday the 19th of March 2014, the entire session was dedicated to the clause by clause consideration of the both bill which scaled their 3rd reading and passage by the Senate. The Senate sitting in the Committee of the Whole, considered

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National Oil Spill Detection And Response Agency

AN ACT TO AMEND THE NATIONAL OIL SPILL DETECTION AND RESPONSE AGENCY (ESTABLISHMENT, ETC) ACT, 2006AND FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. Click here to download full details

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Senate Bukola Saraki’s New Gas Flaring Initiative

Nigeria flares more gas than any other country in the world today. This is not a mare statistics it is a disgrace. It is significant in many respects; it shows the level of respect we have for our people’s wellbeing. It is also a measure of our

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Lead Debate On A Bill For An Act To Amend The National Oil Spill Dectation And Response Act 2006 To Provide For Penalties And Compensation

As presented on the floor of the Senate on 19th of September 2012. SPONSOR: SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON (KWARA CENTRAL) Mr. President, Distinguished Colleagues, thank you for the opportunity to lead debate on the General Principle of this all-important Bill. Oil spillage has devastated almost

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