Thursday , February 18 2021

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Senate passes NDDC Budget of N453.2 Billion

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Niger-Delta Development Commission NDDC budget of N453.200billion for 2020. The passage of the budget is sequel to the presentation of the report by the Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs during plenary Monday, at the special session held in the Senate. The report presented …

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Senate to Pass Bill to Empower Creditors Banks

BENIN CITY – The Nigerian Senate is nearing passage of a law that will empower creditor banks to track the accounts of loan defaulters by means of the Bank Verification Number (BVN) to recover past and due obligations. The law will also prescribe penalties for breaches and violations of obligations …

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NASS Will Expand Political Space for Women

ABUJA – The Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Senate Adhoc Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has assured that the Ninth National Assembly will expand the political space for women in the ongoing amendment of the 1999 Constitution. Senator Omo-Agege stated this in Abuja when he hosted …

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Senate Confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman

ABUJA – The Senate Tuesday confirmed re-appointment of Professor Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for a second term of five years. The confirmation follows a consideration of the report by the Senate Committee on INEC, led by Senator Kabiru Gaya, which submitted its report at …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell