NLC Commends Kwara Assembly Over Passage of Bill Suspending Pension To Ex-Govs, Deputies

The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended the State House of Assembly for passing a bill stopping payment of pension to former governors, deputy governors, and other officers holding political offices after their tenure in office. The House on Tuesday passed the bill after considering the report of the House Committee on Establishment and Public […]

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Bolaji Abdullahi: Newly-Inaugurated Boards Will Help Agencies, Parastatals Navigate Political Difficulties In Delivering Mandate

Says APC Remains Resolute In Its Progressive Ideology The Chairman Governing Board of the National Sugar Development Council and National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi says the newly-inaugurated boards will not take over the running of federal government agencies and parastatals, but deploy their political skill to help agencies and parastatals to navigate political […]

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Fight Against Corruption: Senate Passes Federal Audit Services Bill

Today, the 8th Senate passed another landmark Bill in the fight against corruption. The Bill, known as the Federal Audit Service Commission Bill, 2018 ( HB. 107), which was passed for concurrence, is aimed at: establishing the office of the Auditor-General for the Federation and provide additional powers and functions to the office; establishing the Federal Audit Service Commission; repealing […]

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Saraki Begins Commissioning Of Ward Constituency Offices

In fulfilment of the earlier promise made by the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, to bring more dividends of democracy close to the grassroot, he has begun the commissioning constituency offices today in each of the fifty two (52) wards that make up the Kwara Central Senatorial District being represented at the upper chamber of the National […]

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REMARKS BY THE _CHAIRMAN, SENATE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, INSURANCE AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DISTINGUISHED SENATOR (DR.) RAFIU ADEBAYO IBRAHIM_ AT THE *LEGISLATIVE RETREAT ON THE NIGERIA DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION ACT, 2006 (REPEAL AND RE-ENACTMENT) BILL, 2018* HELD AT INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS ON WEDNESDAY 1ST MARCH – SATURDAY 3RD MARCH, 2018

(Protocols) I fell highly honoured and privileged to welcome the distinguished Members of this Committee, the Management and Staff of the NDIC and invited guests to this retreat on the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, 2006 (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2018. This Bill has been read the first time on Tuesday 15th February, 2018. (SB. 626) Distinguished Colleagues, Management Staff […]

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IEDPU Commends Gov Ahmed on Infrastructure

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has been commended for embarking on massive infrastructural projects geared towards delivering dividends of democracy to the people of the State. The National President, Ilorin Emirate Descendant Progressive Union (IEDPU), Ambassador Usman AbdulAziz gave the commendation when he led the newly elected national Executives on a courtesy call on the governor on Wednesday […]

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