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14032019 -Rowdy session in Senate over elections

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  • Nigeria
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Vanguard Newspaper 14 March 2019

14032019 -Rowdy session in Senate over

C M Y K OLU FASAN STATE OF THE NATION Second term: Buhari must work smarter, not harder 31 DISCOURSE Ndigbo in Lagos and the sad new politics of ethnicity 40 Kaduna imposes dawnto-dusk curfew •As community leaders say over 100 killed in 3 days 32 MINIMUM WAGE: Senate C’ttee concurs with Reps, approves N30,000, to pass Bill Tuesday Power sector suffers more setbacks 9 19 VOL. 26: NO. 63764 THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019 Rowdy session in Senate over elections •Senators differ on plans to probe militarization of polls •As House moves to probe inconclusive elections by INEC •Says development portends danger to democracy ELECTORAL CRIME SUSPECTS... By Henry Umoru & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA— THE yesterday, threw the a l l e g e d Senate into a rowdy militarization and session. massive rigging of the •SEE EDITORIAL, P. 18 February 23 Presidential, National Assembly and This came as the March 9 Governorship, House of State Houses of Representatives, Assembly and Federal yesterday, resolved to Capital Territory, FCT, set up an adhoc Area Council elections, Continues on Page 5 INCONCLUSIVE ELECTION: What the electoral act says...Section 53. (2) “Where the votes cast at an election in any polling unit exceed the number of registered voters in that polling unit, the result of the election for that polling unit shall be declared void by the Commission and another election may be conducted at a date to be fixed by the Commission where the result at that polling unit may affect the overall result in the Constituency.” 20 feared dead in Onitsha tanker accident •Six in Kogi State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Busari, yesterday, paraded 52 suspects arrested with their arms for political thuggery, kidnapping, armed robbery in Lokoja. Photo: Boluwaji Obahopo. 2019 UTME 8 FG bans use of Senate decries begins April 11, says Boeing 737 Max 8, Nigeria’s high debt profile 9 7 JAMB, fixes 9 planes in Nigeria 9 die, scores injured mock exams •Govt’s directive does in Lagos school another crash for April 1 9 not affect us — Air Peace building collapse FG working hard to reverse mismanagement of economy — Buhari 8 10 Mr & Mrs