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APC Leaders To Decide Over Saraki, Dogara Actions

The leadership of the All Progressives
Congress (APC) has in clear terms, expressed
its disappointment with the National
Assembly leaders over what transpired in both… 346 more words

The Senate

Senator Madigan welcomes Senate inquiry

Press release June 24 2015

“Now is the time to consult, listen, review and act.”

The Senate voted today to establish a select committee to inquire into the Murray Darling Basin Plan. 312 more words

The Big Picture

GOP In Congress Vote To Empower Obama On Trade

The Hill — The Senate on Tuesday voted to advance President Obama’s trade agenda, approving a measure to end debate on fast-track authority.

The 60-37 motion sets up a vote on final passage on Wednesday. 92 more words

Politics

Senators repay $110,000 in dubious claims before grace period ends today

OTTAWA — Nineteen senators flagged with problematic expenses by the auditor general have opted to challenge the findings before a special arbitrator.

Six of those senators are among a group of nine being referred to the RCMP for a criminal review. 342 more words

National

Don't Repeal country-of-origin labeling on food

I’m here asking for your support on food labeling. The House passed the bill. Now, it’s up to the Senate. Canada and Mexico claim labeling requirements put their cows and pigs at a disadvantage. 106 more words

Falana supports Soyinka’s objections on Sexual Offences Bill

Human rights defender, Femi Falana (SAN), has joined Professor Wole Soyinka in faulting the Sexual Offences Bill, 2015 passed on the last day of the just ended Seventh Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which criminalized the defilement of a child under the age of 11 years. 574 more words

NEWS

TPP failed at least for now

TPP failed today in the House which seems to be a good thing. None of us can be right about everything including President Obama who encouraged Democrats to vote for the plan. 74 more words