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Senate passes Police Reform, NHIS, PIGB, INEC bills

•What Nigerians are saying Jude Johnson The Police Reform Bill, 2019, codenamed ‘Senate Bill 683’ was passed on Wednesday by the Nigerian Senate after the third reading on the floor of the Red Chamber. The bill was passed after a report presented by Senator Tijjanj Kaura (APC-Zamfara North), which was seconded by

Ajaokuta Steel mystery, misery lingers as Buhari declines assent to company completion bill

•Seven other Bill rejected Jude Johnson with Agency report  President  Muhammadu Buhari has communicated his non-assent to Ajaokuta Steel Company Completion Fund Bill, 2018 thereby extending the mystery why such critical infrastructure for national security and development has remained uncompleted for over three decades.  Ajaokuta Steel company was to have been completed since

Badeh: Nigeria less secure now than 2015…2019 budget offered no hope – Saraki, Obi

Senator Iroegbu   The Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, has expressed regret over the worsened state of insecurity in the country, especially with the killing of the former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. Saraki said the situation is unacceptable whereby Nigerians are now far less secured than they were

Badeh: ‘Two Generals killed in three months…no one is safe’ –Nigerians react

Jude Johnson    The Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki; Speaker of Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogora and other Nigerians have reacted to the suspected assassination of a Four-star General and ex-Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, with shock and disbelief. Most Nigerians who commented through various social

Buhari to Senate: Uncertainty made me reject the electoral (amendment) bill

  President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a lengthy letter to the Senate, detailing his reasons why he refused to approve the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018,  recently passed by the National Assembly. Buhari explained that 'uncertainties' surrounding the 2019 elections made him decline assent to the bill.   The Senate President, Bukola Saraki read the

Offa Robbery: how Prime Suspect died in Custody — Police

Says the suspect's death cannot affect saraki's prosecution Godsgift Onyedinefu In response the death in custody of the principal suspect and gang leader in the Offa bank robbery, Michael Adikwu, the Nigeria police on Thursday stated that the suspect "was not murdered but slummed and died in detention". The deceased suspect was

Secondus, Saraki on why Atiku will be the next Nigeria’s President

Senator Iroegbu The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus and the Senate President who is also the Director General of Atiku Presidential campaign committee, Mr. Bukola Saraki, have said that the Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar and the party must regain power to save Nigeria democracy. The duo