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3 Longest Serving Lawmakers in Nigeria who have served In both House of Representatives and Senate

Unlike their Counterparts in the Executive Arm of Government (Governors and President) who are eligible to spend a maximum of Eight years in Office, Nigerian Lawmakers tenure is unlimited, They 'll remain in office as long as they keep winning Elections. Below is a list of Longest Serving Lawmakers in Nigeria who have served in both House of Representatives and Senate.

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3 Longest Serving Lawmakers in Nigeria who have served In both House of Representatives and Senate

POLITICS

Meet 3 Senators Who Have Spent More Than 10 Years In The Senate

Nigerians are lucky to have highly experienced lawmakers in the National Assembly. Some senators have spent more than ten years as a lawmaker. This means they have been representing their people in their respective senatorial districts for more than a decade now. Three of the seantors are discussed in this piece of article.

  2 months ago ago
Meet 3 Senators Who Have Spent More Than 10 Years In The Senate

POLITICS

2 Main Things Opposition Parties Revealed As They Tell Lawmakers To Impeach Buhari And 2 Others

Impeachment is a lawful way through which an elected Executive head or other top officials of government can be removed from office if the need arises. It is legal because it is backed by the constitution. So, when there are valid reasons to activate the impeachment clause, it will be done by the lawmakers unless the affected top public officials sit up.

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2 Main Things Opposition Parties Revealed As They Tell Lawmakers To Impeach Buhari And 2 Others

MILITARY

Opinion: Why The Goronyo Market Massacre Should Make FG Declare Bandits As Terrorists

From all indications in recent times, gone are the days when all the northern bandits were known for was kidnapping, as previously propagated by the likes of Sheik Gumi. Nowadays, they kill as well as kidnap, or just shoot people sporadically for hours as seen in case of the Goronyo Market massacre which resulted in the loss of over 40 lives in Sokoto state.

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Opinion: Why The Goronyo Market Massacre Should Make FG Declare Bandits As Terrorists

POLITICS

Electronic Transfer of Results: Managing Expectations of Nigerians and that of National Assembly

One contentious issue confronting the National Assembly (NASS) today is the passing of the bill for electronic transfer of election results. From all indications, the generality of Nigerians want electronic voting and transfer/collation of results and worry that the National Assembly is not fully disposed to that desire of Nigerians to have such a law in place just yet.

  2 months ago ago
Electronic Transfer of Results: Managing Expectations of Nigerians and that of National Assembly

POLITICS

Opinion: The Fault With The Conference Committee Set-up By The Senate For Electoral Act Amendment

Earlier today, September 22, 2021, the President of the Nigeria Senate, Ahmed Lawan announced a seven (7) member conference committee to meet with the House of Representatives team to harmonize the controversial parts of the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill 2021. (Photo credit: Punch newspaper)

  2 months ago ago
Opinion: The Fault With The Conference Committee Set-up By The Senate For Electoral Act Amendment

MILITARY

2 reasons why accepting repentant Bokoharam terrorists may prove to be a step in the right direction

According to a recent report we obtained from Punch Newspaper, Nigeria's Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday, during a visit to Borno state, disclosed that the federal government of Nigeria will work with state authorities to make sure that repentant Bokoharam members are welcomed and integrated back into the society.

  3 months ago ago
2 reasons why accepting repentant Bokoharam terrorists may prove to be a step in the right direction

POLITICS

The Senate House Is a Public Society Not A Secret Society

It is very unlawful for Senate President Ahmed Lawan to warn his fellow senators to talk less to journalists, because every senator was elected by his own people, just like he was elected. The Senate represents the public, not colleagues. This is what Ahmed Lawan should be made to know.

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The Senate House Is a Public Society Not A Secret Society

POLITICS

VAT Saga: What Would Happen If The Court Eventually Rules In Favour Of Gov Sanwo-Olu And Wike?

It's no longer news that the Lagos and Rivers State governments have been halted by the Abuja Appeal Court from implementing the process of VAT collection in their states, what's news now is that everyone is eagerly waiting for the court of law to make the final judgment on whether the states should continue in the implementation of the VAT law or perish the very idea.

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VAT Saga: What Would Happen If The Court Eventually Rules In Favour Of Gov Sanwo-Olu And Wike?

RELIGION

Today's Headlines: Ayodele Releases New Prophecy; Buhari Appoints New Medical Director For FMC Bida

Primate Ayodele Releases New Prophecy Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church has warned of impending attacks on the National Assembly. Photo Credit: Dailypost Against this backdrop, Primate Ayodele said security should be “beefed up” around the National Assembly. His call was contained in a statement forwarded to DAILY POST by his media aide, Oluwatosin Osho.

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Today's Headlines: Ayodele Releases New Prophecy; Buhari Appoints New Medical Director For FMC Bida

POLITICS

Senate Suspends Plenary Till Nov, To Begin 2022 Budget Defense

The upper chamber of Nigeria on Wednesday adjourned plenary till November 9, 2021. This is to enable its Committees begin budget defense sessions with Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs. The senate suspended sitting after concluding debate on the 2022 Appropriation Bill. It was contained in a statement by Ezrel Tabiowo, spokesman to the Senate President.

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Senate Suspends Plenary Till Nov, To Begin 2022 Budget Defense

POLITICS

PIA: Buhari Writes Senate, seeks for Amendment and Removal of Two Ministers from Board

President Mohammadu Buhari has written to the senate seeking to make amendments to some sections of the recently signed petroleum Industry Act (PIA). In a letter read on Tuesday during plenary by the senate president, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker house of representative, Femi Bgajabiamila, Buhari said the proposed amendments are on the administrative structure of the Nigerian midstream and downstream petroleum Regulatory Authority and the Nigerian upstream Regulatory Commission.

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PIA: Buhari Writes Senate, seeks for Amendment and Removal of Two Ministers from Board

POLITICS

Eid-El-Maulud: HRH Dr Selky calls for more Prayers for Peace and Unity in Nigeria

HRH Dr Selky Kile Torughedi, the Eyewei the 5th of Azzuzuama has felicitated with Muslims across the Nation on the occasion of this year's Eid-El-Maulud celebrate which marks the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammed (SAW). In a statement issued to journalists by the monarch in Abuja, he urged Nigerians to use this year's celebration as a reminder that new things will be born, stressing that prayers should be offered for leaders to summon the needed political will to confront the current National Challenges.

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Eid-El-Maulud: HRH Dr Selky calls for more Prayers for Peace and Unity in Nigeria

POLITICS

I Foresee National Assembly attack, senators’ deaths, court bombing – Primate Ayodele

Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church has warned of coming attacks on the National Assembly. Against this backdrop, Primate Ayodele stated that security around the National Assembly should be “beefed up.” Oluwatosin Osho, his media aide, forwarded a statement to DAILY POST containing his call.

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I Foresee National Assembly attack, senators’ deaths, court bombing – Primate Ayodele

POLITICS

Pres. Buhari Seeks Senate Confirmation Of ICPC, RMAFC Commissioners.

The reshuffling of the cabinet by Pres. Buhari's administration has become a continuous process as promised. We hope it affects all the sectors in Nigeria especially those that are dormant in discharging their duties but are only heard or seen in Newspapers and Media. According to a report on Leadership Newspaper, President Buhari has written to the Senate seeking the confirmation of five commissioners who will fill the vacancies in the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission (ICPC).

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Pres. Buhari Seeks Senate Confirmation Of ICPC, RMAFC Commissioners.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Things To Be Expected In 2022 As President Buhari Presents Nigeria's N16 Trillion Budget Estimate

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the 2022 budget to the joint session of the National Assembly, the total estimate is N16 trillion. The theme of this year's budget is Economic Growth and Sustainability. Members of the National Assembly were very enthusiastic about the budget. Senate President Ahmed Lawan commended President Buhari for maintaining the November-December budget cycle.

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Things To Be Expected In 2022 As President Buhari Presents Nigeria's N16 Trillion Budget Estimate

POLITICS

Nigerians abroad to vote in future elections, Lawan

Nigerians living abroad will be able to vote in general elections in the near future, according to Senate President Ahmed Lawan, who stated that modalities will be put in place after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) completes the law. Lawan also reaffirmed the National Assembly's dedication to the welfare of Nigerians living abroad.

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Nigerians abroad to vote in future elections, Lawan

POLITICS

Let's Come Together As A People And Face The Challenges Of The Nation - Lawan Urge Politicians

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, after being conferred as the Aare Akorewolu of Iyin Kingdom, called on Nigerian political leaders to come together in a bid to tackle the challenges facing the nation. According to him, "No part of the country could on its own solve a problem that had engulfed all parts of the country."

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Let's Come Together As A People And Face The Challenges Of The Nation - Lawan Urge Politicians

POLITICS

'Impeach Buhari, Lawan And Gbajabiamila Now' - Nigeria Opposition Parties Tell National Assembly

Ahmed Lawan (Left) With Buhari and Gbajabiamila. Image Credit: Google. Nigeria's Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. This is was contained in a statement issued by the group's spokesman, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere during a press conference on Wednesday.

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'Impeach Buhari, Lawan And Gbajabiamila Now' - Nigeria Opposition Parties Tell National Assembly

POLITICS

'The current hardship in Nigeria is as a result of poor leadership' - Senate President

Nigeria's Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has blamed the country's current hardship on poor leadership. According to him, Nigeria's failure to use deliberate policies to resolve leadership issues within the country will continue to worsen its problems. Speaking at the inauguration of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship programme in Kaduna, Lawan noted that the deficiency in leadership at all levels of government in Nigeria is one of the major reasons why the country has not achieved much in the area of development.

  3 months ago ago
'The current hardship in Nigeria is as a result of poor leadership' - Senate President