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MATTERS ARISING: Will direct primaries be the game changer for party democracy?

    MATTERS ARISING: Will direct primaries be the game changer for party democracy?

On Tuesday, the senate approved the direct primary mode for political parties in picking their candidates for elections. The provision was made after the upper legislative chamber reconsidered four clauses

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2022 budget proposal passes second reading at senate

    2022 budget proposal passes second reading at senate

The 2022 budget proposal has passed the second reading in the senate. The upper legislative chamber passed the appropriation bill on Wednesday after debating its general principles for two days.

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Senate confirms Baba-Yusuf as CJ of FCT high court 

    Senate confirms Baba-Yusuf as CJ of FCT high court 

The senate has confirmed Husseini Baba-Yusuf as the chief judge of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court. The upper legislative chamber confirmed Baba-Yusuf as the substantive head of the

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Senate bows to pressure, empowers INEC to determine e-transmission of election results

    Senate bows to pressure, empowers INEC to determine e-transmission of election results

The senate has reconsidered its stance on the electoral act amendment bill and has empowered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to determine the best mode to transmit election results.

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ICYMI: Senate passes bill seeking to provide funding for tertiary healthcare

  ICYMI: Senate passes bill seeking to provide funding for tertiary healthcare

The senate has passed a bill seeking to establish the tertiary hospital development fund. The upper legislative chamber passed the

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Senate confirms nominees for downstream authority

  Senate confirms nominees for downstream authority

The senate has confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority. The upper legislative

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‘It’s a typo’ — senate clarifies discrepancy in EFCC board nominee’s age

  ‘It’s a typo’ — senate clarifies discrepancy in EFCC board nominee’s age

The senate committee on anti-corruption and financial crimes has made clarification on the confirmation of Yahaya Muhammad, one of those

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Senate confirms nominees for upstream commission

  Senate confirms nominees for upstream commission

The senate has confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission. The nominees are Isa Ibrahim Modibbo

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Lawan to senators: Talk less to the media — don’t give wrong impression about us

  Lawan to senators: Talk less to the media — don’t give wrong impression about us

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has told his colleagues in the upper legislative chamber to talk less to the media in

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Senate passes revised MTEF, reduces 2022 budget size by N60bn

  Senate passes revised MTEF, reduces 2022 budget size by N60bn

The senate has passed a revised version of the medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) and fiscal strategy paper (FSP) for

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