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Senate To Regulate Bleaching Cream And Cosmetics
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Senate To Regulate Bleaching Cream And Cosmetics

The Senate on Tuesday mandated it Committee on Health to investigate the procedures for certification on quality and safety of Cosmetics and propose a way forward for accountability. The upper chamber also directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to rise up to its duty of regulating importation, formulation and sale of cosmetics within Nigeria. It further directed NAFDAC to maintain a products database, showing name and address of manufacturers and ingredients list. The upper chamber mandated NAFDAC to embark on sensitization and awareness campaign on the ills of harmful substances in the country. It also directed NAFDAC and the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Council (FCCPC) to collaborate towards ensuring the tracking ...
Senate: Kidnappers To Get Life Imprisonment
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Senate: Kidnappers To Get Life Imprisonment

On Tuesday, the Senate yesterday endorsed a proposal for life imprisonment for anybody found guilty of kidnapping as against the 10-year imprisonment provision contained in the current law. The senate also approved the removal of a two-month Statue of Limitation on the prosecution of rape offenders as contained in the Criminal Code Act. These came to light as an amendment of the Criminal Code Act, 2014, passed second reading on Tuesday. The legislators are amending the Act to review some provisions in it and replace them with stiffer ones. The bill was sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos Central). Leading the debate, Tinubu said the frequency of kidnap across the federation and its resulting trauma, not to mention the number of lives lost to the crime, made it imperati...
Senate: Bill Recognising Males As Rape Victims Passes Second Reading
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Senate: Bill Recognising Males As Rape Victims Passes Second Reading

The Senate has taken the second reading of a bill seeking to remove gender restrictions in the offence of rape and related matters. If passed, the bill will formally recognise men as victims of rape as applicable. The bill also seeks to remove the statute of limitation on defilement, while it also seeks increased punishment for kidnapping. Introduced by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC-‎Lagos Central) at the Senate plenary on Tuesday, the SB2 is “A Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act CAP C38 LFN 2004 to delete the Statute of Limitation on defilement, increase in punishment for the offences of kidnapping, remove gender restrictions in the offence of rape and for related matters, 2019 (SB. 2).” In response, Senator Bala Na’allah (APC-Kebbi South) expressed support for the b...
“Buhari Has Achieved A Lot” – Remi Tinubu
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“Buhari Has Achieved A Lot” – Remi Tinubu

Former first Lady of Lagos State and currently a Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly, Oluremi Tinubu said APC has done a lot under President Mohammadu Buhari. Watch Video Below
Lazy Lagos Youths Are Always In My House For Free Money – Oluremi Tinubu
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Lazy Lagos Youths Are Always In My House For Free Money – Oluremi Tinubu

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, the Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District and wife of a former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said youths of today are lazy and not ready to work. According to her, most of the youths in Lagos would come to her husband’s house, claiming “they want to enjoy Asiwaju’s money.” She, however, expressed displeasure that “most of these youths don’t want to work”, adding that “the moment you give them work to do, they fall sick.” Sen. Tinubu added that youths of nowadays are interested in making quick money, “but they don’t want to work before making the money.” She added that, “our youths are very rude because they want to be like all those people abroad.” Speaking on a Lagos Television programme on Saturday morning, Tinubu ...
Tinubu Will Pay For Undermining Yoruba Leaders – Bode George
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Tinubu Will Pay For Undermining Yoruba Leaders – Bode George

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would be punished for moving against Yoruba leaders in Afenifere who assisted him politically to where he is today. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, George, the Atona Oodua of Yorubaland urged Tinubu to collect a Bible from his wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, who is an Assistant Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG and read Psalm 73 to get a proper perspective of life. “If he (Tinubu) thinks he has money, he is mistaken because money is not everything. Nobody has ever died with all his assets buried with him. He should go and read the H...
Tinubu Opposes Wife’s Bid For Deputy Senate Presidency
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Tinubu Opposes Wife’s Bid For Deputy Senate Presidency

The ambition of Senator Oluremi Tinubu, lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, to become the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly may not materialise as her husband, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is opposed to the move. According to Daily Independent findings, Tinubu is more interested in Lagos State producing the incoming Speaker of the House of Representatives, a position Femi Gbajabiamila, the incumbent Majority Leader of the House of Reps, is seriously eyeing. Credible sources said it was impossible for Lagos State to produce both the Deputy Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the same dispensation. Tinubu’s efforts to ensure Gbajabiamila emerges the spea...
“I Want To Be The Next Deputy Senate President” – Remi Tinubu
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“I Want To Be The Next Deputy Senate President” – Remi Tinubu

Wife of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Remi Tinubu, said her next target is to become the Senate Deputy President, as the only woman with a third mandate in the Senate. Tinubu, who stated this yesterday, in an interview with The Guardian, expressed optimism that APC would continue to win in Lagos and other states, as long as the party continues to develop people and the country. She lamented the participation of too many insignificant parties in the election, saying it makes it confusing and complicated for most of the illiterate voters, as well as money wasting and time consuming.
9th National Assembly: Tinubu, Boroffice, Folarin Eye Ekweremadu’s Seat
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9th National Assembly: Tinubu, Boroffice, Folarin Eye Ekweremadu’s Seat

Developing signals have started emerging on the struggle for the leadership of the 9th National Assembly billed for inauguration in June. SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that more lawmakers were expressing their interests by the day to preside over the chambers and be among the principal offices of the Senate and the House of Representatives. An aide to one of the aspirants in the Senate, who is privy to the discussion in the All Progressives Congress caucus, said the ruling party had zoned the Senate presidency to the North-East and the Speaker of the House as well as the Deputy Senate presidency to the South-West. The source disclosed that three ranking senators wanted to become deputy senate president. According to the source, the leading aspirants in the South-West gunning for the ...
Meet The 6 Women Senators-elect In Nigeria
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Meet The 6 Women Senators-elect In Nigeria

With the results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), 6 women have been (re)elected across the 6 geo-political zones. There are 109 seats in the upper chamber of the National Assembly. The women senators (re)elected last Saturday are: – Remi Tinubu – Lagos Central(APC) – Aishatu Dahiru Binani – Adamawa Central(APC) – Oko Rose Okoji – Cross River North(PDP) – Eyakenyi Akon Etim – Akwa Ibom South(PDP) – Stella Oduah – Anambra North(PDP) – Uche Ekwunife – Anambra Central(PDP)
Oluremi Tinubu Returns To The Senate As She Wins Re Election Bid
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Oluremi Tinubu Returns To The Senate As She Wins Re Election Bid

Oyeyemi Oyedola, the returning officer from University of Lagos has declared Oluremi Tinubu has the winner of Lagos State Central Senatorial District 2019 electoral contest. APC polled in 131,735 votes while David Onitiri of PDP was able to secure 89,107 votes. Oyedola said “l, Professor Oyeyemi Elijah Oyedola, hereby certify that as the retuning officer, Lagos central senatorial district with the election held on 23 of February, 2019 that the election was contested among 14 candidates. “I declare that Tinubu Oluremi Shade of the APC has satisfied the requirements of law and scoring the highest number of votes, hereby declared the winner and returned elected having polled 131,735 votes.”
Why I Kicked Against My Wife’s Third Term — Tinubu
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Why I Kicked Against My Wife’s Third Term — Tinubu

NATIONAL leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has revealed how some influential members in the Lagos APC Governor’s Advisory Council, GAC, upturned one of his critical decisions not to return his wife, Remi, for a third term in the Senate. Tinubu, explained that the “coup” was hatched prelude to the conduct of the last primary elections across the 245 wards of the 20 Local Government Areas in the state, last year. He said this while addressing party leaders and members at a stakeholders’ meeting, prior to the postponed Presidential and National Assembly polls, at Police College, Play-Ground, Ikeja in Lagos. Tinubu, who was reacting to the allegations of imposition levelled against him, said some of his decisions ...
Bola Tinubu Gets Kiss From Wife As They Celebrate Valentine Together
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Bola Tinubu Gets Kiss From Wife As They Celebrate Valentine Together

The lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, was pictured in a loving mood with her husband, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Senator Tinubu gave her husband a peck as the couple joined others to celebrate the Valentine today at their Bourdillon residence in Ikoyi, Lagos. The couple are already anticipating for the forthcoming elections in two days time which they hope will go in favour of the ruling party.
Buhari Will Fight To Have A Better Senate In 2019 – Oluremi Tinubu
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Buhari Will Fight To Have A Better Senate In 2019 – Oluremi Tinubu

The senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Oluremi Tinubu, has expressed the belief that President Muhammadu Buhari will work hard to ensure that the nation has a better Senate in the 9th Assembly. She said it was important for the President to do so in order to forestall a repeat of the present situation in which she said the upper chamber of the National Assembly was populated by some people who are frustrating Buhari’s efforts aimed at repositioning the country. Tinubu spoke in Lagos on Saturday during a media luncheon where she unveiled her plans for the senatorial district for 2019-2023. While responding to questions from journalists on the strained relationship between the legislative and executive arms of government, she said some members of the 8th Assembly ...
Photos Of Multi-Billion Naira Ultra-Modern Deeper Life Church Auditorium Just Completed In Lagos
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Photos Of Multi-Billion Naira Ultra-Modern Deeper Life Church Auditorium Just Completed In Lagos

The new Deeper Life multi-billion naira ultra-modern church auditorium which reportedly gulped about N5 billion has been commissioned. The 30,000 capacity church located in Gbagada area of Lagos state was inaugurated on Tuesday by the General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi alongside Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Over 20,000 worshippers thronged the massive edifice meant to accommodate 30,000 worshippers at a single sitting to witness the ceremony. At the event were the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, who was represented by the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, WAPA, Dr.  Lola Akande; wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Feyisetan Fayose; wife of the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC...
Sen. Remi Tinubu Seeks True Federalism
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Sen. Remi Tinubu Seeks True Federalism

Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos Central Senatorial District has called for an amendment of the constitution to make Nigeria a true federal state. She said while the nation’s laws and constitution expressly declare that Nigeria is a federal state, the practical application of most of the laws effectively makes Nigeria more or less a unitary state. Speaking on the theme: ‘Governance and national development: issues and implications’, at the University of Lagos’ 12th Annual Research Conference and Fair, in Lagos, on Tuesday, Senator Tinubu defended the current clamour for true federalism in some quarters. She said the different ethnic tribes were independent and relatively politically-sophisticated before the advent of the colonialists. She lamented that the incursion of...
Finally!!! Senate Agrees To Screen Magu
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Finally!!! Senate Agrees To Screen Magu

The Senate tuesday said it would screen the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, in accordance with legislative procedures, but elected to stand by its resolution calling for the sack of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal. The decision of the Senate was made known by its spokesman, Senator Sabi Abdullahi during a press briefing, after President Muhammadu Buhari’s letters requesting for the screening and confirmation of Magu and exonerating Lawal were read out by Senate President Bukola Saraki in the chamber. Having read out both letters from Buhari, the Senate said it would screen Magu. The Senate spokesman, however, regretted that the president’s letter failed to address the allegations raised ag...
Lawmakers Disagree Over Life Pension For Presiding Officers
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Lawmakers Disagree Over Life Pension For Presiding Officers

Senate-FloorSome lawmakers on Saturday proposed life pension for presiding officers of the National Assembly after their tenure in office. They made the proposal at a-two day retreat on Constitution Review organised by the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Constitution Review in Lagos. According to them, presiding officers, who should enjoy life pension are President of Senate, Deputy President of Senate, Speaker, House of Representatives and Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives. The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu spoke in favour of the proposal, saying that principal officers of the two chambers should be entitled to life pension after their tenure. Ekweremadu, who is the Chairman of the Committee stressed that it was necessary for the presiding office...

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