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Court voids Omo-Agege’s suspension by Senate

The Federal High Court in Abuja has voided the suspension of the Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, by the Senate, describing the action as unconstitutional. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in a judgment that lasted one hour on Thursday, held that while the National Assembly had the power to discipline its erring members, the premise on which […]


Senate, MDAs, CSOs Proffer Solution to Youth Unemployment Challenge

 The Senate, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and representatives of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on Monday convened a roundtable dialogue on the alarming rate of youth unemployment in the country. The event which was attended by the President of the Senate, Principal Officers of the Senate, Senators and CSOs, according to a statement by the Chief Press […]


Senate rejects appointment of Magu as EFCC Chairman

  After several delays the Senate on Thursday rejected the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC). Briefing newsmen at the National Assembly after about 2 hours closed door session, Senate spokesman Aliyu Abdullahi said the upper chamber did not confirm the appointment […]