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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 TUESDAY 21ST OCTOBER, 2014

Today, Tuesday the 21st of October 2014, the Senate was in receipt of an executive communication on the request of Mr President to increase the amount of the Diaspora Bond from USD 100 lion to a maximum of USD300 from the International Capital Market. The request was,

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Senate Activities for Tuesday, 21st October 2014

Today, Tuesday the 21st of October 2014, the Senate was in receipt of an executive communication on the request of Mr President to increase the amount of the Diaspora Bond from USD 100 lion to a maximum of USD300 from the International Capital Market. The request was,

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SENATE ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY 15TH OCTOBER, 2014

At the Senate Plenary today, Wednesday 15th Oct.2014, the Senate considered the Conference committee report on the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities(Prohibition) Bill 2014 and approved same. The Bill for an Act to regulate the Business of Equipment Leasing in Nigeria 2014 (SB. 514 & HB. 97)

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SENATE ACTIVITIES FOR TUESDAY 14TH OCTOBER, 2014

Yesterday, Tuesday-14th October 2014, the Senate took the 1st Reading of the following bills: i. Equipment Leasing Bill 2014 (SB. 514) Sponsor- Sen.Ita Enang. ii. Nigerian Geological Survey Agency Act 2003 (amendment) Bill 2014 (SB. 515) Sponsor – Sen. Danjuma Goje. iii. N.D.E Act 2011 (amendment) Bill

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SENATE ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2014

At the Senate plenary proceedings today-17th September 2014, the requests for the confirmation of the following nominations: i. Hon. Justice Chima Centus Nweze for appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court; ii. Jonah Madugu for appointment as a member of the Federal Civil Service Commission (Benue,

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SENATE ACTIVITIES FOR TUESDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER, 2014

The Senate resumed plenary proceedings today, commencing with the swearing in of a new Senator, for the Niger East Senatorial District seat in the Senate. The Senate President in his welcome address to all the Senators, outlined the legislative agenda for the remaining months of the legislative

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Senate Activities for Tuesday May 27th, 2014.

Today, the Senate in plenary received as laid before it, the report of the Committee on Interior, in respect of a motion on “the Tragic Nationwide Aptitude Test and Physical Examination on 15th March 2014 into the Nigerian Immigration Service. The Senate also celebrated and congratulated the

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Senate Activities for Wednesday 14th May, 2014.

Today, Wednesday 14th May 2014, the Senate received as laid before it, the following reports:- 1. Annual Report of the Auditor General for the Federation on the Financial Statements of the FCT Administration for the year ended 31st December 20th and 2012 respectively. 2. The 2013 Annual Report of

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Senate Activities for Tuesday, 29th April 2014

Today, Tuesday 29th April 2014, the Senate at resumption of their plenary, dedicated today’s entire plenary session to the motion, “Abduction of School Children in Chibok, Borno State” sponsored by Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba and the entire 109 Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   The Senators expressed

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