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U.S. Senate fails to advance Republican COVID-19 relief bill

U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to advance a slimmed-down Republican COVID-19 relief proposal, as lawmakers remain deadlocked over the size and scope of the...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. progressive senator Markey wins Democratic primary in Massachusetts Senate race

U.S. Progressive Democratic Senator Ed Markey, who advocates combating climate change and passing the Green New Deal, defeated House Representative Joe Kennedy III...
Voters write their ballots at a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 22, 2015. Egyptians began voting Sunday in the second phase of the country's first parliamentary election since Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was ousted in 2013. (Xinhua/Pan Chaoyue)

Egypt to refer about 54 million eligible voters to prosecution for missing Senate elections

Egyptian election authority decided on Wednesday to refer 53.98 million eligible voters to prosecution for not showing up and casting their votes in the...
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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination in a speech Thursday night that capped off the four-day virtual...
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Trump impeachment trial formally starts in Senate

The impeachment trial against U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off Tuesday in the Senate as the chamber debated, and would later vote on, a...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump’s lawyers urge Senate to reject impeachment, acquit him speedily

U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday argued that Trump had done nothing wrong, urging the Senate to reject the impeachment articles approved by...
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U.S. House to vote to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send the Senate two impeachment articles against President Donald Trump, allowing a long-awaited trial...

Wanted! Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah In the Senate

Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil, wants to go to the Senate and how seriously he would be needed there! The reason...
IGP Ibrahim Idris,

IGP To Senate: I Owe No One Apologies

From: Bamidele Fashube, (ABUJA), Nigeria (GVE) – Following a vote-of-no-confidence passed by the Nigerian Senate against the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim...
IGP Ibrahim Idris,

Nigeria Police Boss Not Fit For Public Office – Senate

From: Bamidele Fashube, (ABUJA) Nigeria (GVE) – Following the refusal of Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to honour its third invitation...
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Herdsmen attacks in Nigeria assuming alarming proportion

The Nigerian Senate said on Tuesday the killings by suspected herdsmen going on in some part of the country are assuming an alarming proportion...

We will not confirm Ibrahim Magu, Senate insists

The Nigeria Senate and the Buhari administration are once again on a collision course over the rejection of nomination of Mr Ibrahim Magu as Chairman...

Court grants Melaye restraining order, ends recall process

Just days after INEC released a time table for Senator Dino Melaye’s recall process, a federal judge at the high court in Abuja, granted...

Recall process continues in court, despite Melaye’s claims that case is over

Contrary to claims by Senator Dino Melaye that the Federal High Court had stopped his recall process being championed allegedly by the Kogi State...

Presidency insists on Ibrahim Magu as EFCC boss despite Senate rejection

A defiant Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, tired of Senate stalling the administration’s nominee to lead the EFCC on Thursday revealed that President Buhari...

Senate puts Fashola to order

 The Senate on Wednesday chastised the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), asking him to quit his position if he...

Saraki shoots down move to make him Acting President

Efforts to declare Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki as Nigeria’s Acting President reportedly failed flatly on Tuesday, 4 July, 2017. According to Daily Post,...

Senate President Saraki to block Senator Melaye’s recall

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu joined the embattled Dino Melaye on Tuesday to blast plans by INEC to...

Senator Bukar’s sex scandal is fake, dsegard it totally

The fabricated news story making round in the social media alleging that the Senator representing Yobe East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator...

ACPP denies poaching PDP’s candidate, calls Pastor Popoola a liar

The Alliance of Collaborating Political Parties (ACPP) has denied alleged adoption of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate for the forthcoming Osun West Senatorial...

The senate should be more responsible with spending – Minister Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola Monday said the National Assembly’s response to his observation on the 2017 Budget failed to address...
Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki

I will win at Appeal Court – Governor Saraki declares

Following victory of the Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which discharged and acquitted him on charges...

Saraki’s Chief of staff lashes out at legislative aides; calls them “overzealot fools”

Chief of Staff to the President of the Nigerian Senate, Hakeem Ahmed has described legislative aides in the parliament as overzealous fools and incompetent. Ahmed...

Senate Okays Jeff Sessions As US Attorney General

fil image The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination for attorney general, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, by a vote of 52 to 47. The...

Mattis confirmed by Senate as new U.S. defense secretary

James Mattis, U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary, was easily confirmed by the Senate on Friday. In an overwhelming vote,...

SERAP On Senate’s Refusal To confirm Mr Ibrahim Magu As EFCC Chair

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, recently wrote a letter to Mr Michel Forst, the UN Rapporteur on situation of human rights defenders...
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Trump’s Appointed Attorney General To Face Senate

Donald Trump's choice for attorney general on Tuesday will become the first of his cabinet appointees to face a Senate confirmation hearing. The expected hours-long...
Main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari speaks after casting his vote at a polling station in the 'Gidan Niyam Sakin Yara A ward' at Daura in Katsina State on March 28, 2015. Voting began in Nigeria's general election but delays were reported countrywide because of technical problems in accrediting electors. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian Senate Disapproves Buhari’s Ambassadorial Nominee

The Senate has rejected the second batch of 46 ambassadorial nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for approval. Politicians and governors from...
Dilma Rousseff (Xinhua file pic)

Dilma Rousseff, Former President of Brazil

Dilma Rousseff, once Brazil's first female president, was stripped of her presidency by the Senate on Wednesday morning, with 61 votes supporting and 20...
Senators Lindsey Graham (L) and John McCain (R) talk on the U.S. Senate's subway before voting on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2016. (Reuters/Photo)

Leader of U.S. Senate majority TPP to stay away from Polls

"The current agreement, the Trans-Pacific (Partnership), which has some serious flaws, will not be acted upon this year," McConnell said at the annual Kentucky...