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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 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 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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Senate Activity for Tuesday, 11th March 2014

The Senate resumed plenary sitting on Tuesday-11th of March 2014 after its centenary break. The following Bills went through their first reading on the floor of the Senate- i.    National Fiscal Stabilization Bill 2014 (SB.457). Sponsor – Sen. Ehigie E. Uzamere ii.   National Biodiversity Bill 2014

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Bukola Saraki led committee to probe Ministry of Environment contract allegedly executed in Boko Haram enclave

The Senate Committee on the Environment and Ecology, on Monday, queried the Federal Ministry of Environment for paying N21m to a contractor who claimed that his firm was currently executing a construction project in the Bama community of Borno State. It therefore directed the leadership of the ministry

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The Lead Debate On The Motion For Transparency And Accountability In Fuel Subsidy Management By Senator Bukola Saraki

The fuel subsidy scheme is a program designed to make petroleum products more accessible affordable and cushion the effect of market prices on the poor masses. This policy has been long standing. This motion does not seek to abolish the policy, (that’s a debate for another day).

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