The Nigerian Senate is an arm of government that must be respected in any decision it takes in the course of exercising its powers as an independent institution the presidency said Tuesday.  The comment came in reaction to the decision of the upper legislative chamber tosuspend consideration of his nominees for Resident Electoral Commissionersin protest against Ibrahim Magus continued stay in office as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.  Thesenators had…

The Nigerian Senate is an arm of government that must be respected in any decision it takes in the course of exercising its powers as an independent institution the presidency said Tuesday. The comment came in reaction to the decision of the upper legislative chamber tosuspend consideration of his nominees for Resident Electoral Commissionersin protest against Ibrahim Magus continued stay in office as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Thesenators had…

DOPING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has congratulated the Federal Sports Minister, Senator Kate Lundy, after the ASADA Bill passed through the Senate saying it “reinforces the Minister’s strong commitment to the fight against doping in sport in Australia”.  “With this legislation and the new powers it provides ASADA, Australia remains at the forefront of the fight against doping in sport,” Coates said.

DOPING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has congratulated the Federal Sports Minister, Senator Kate Lundy, after the ASADA Bill passed through the Senate saying it “reinforces the Minister’s strong commitment to the fight against doping in sport in Australia”. “With this legislation and the new powers it provides ASADA, Australia remains at the forefront of the fight against doping in sport,” Coates said.

The bid of Australian government to grant the national anti-doping authority star chamber powers – similar to those enjoyed by state corruption watchdogs – appears doomed as the Greens joining the coalition in refusing to support the proposed law. If the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2013 was passed by parliament, rapists and murderers would have greater legal rights than athletes, Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has claimed.

The bid of Australian government to grant the national anti-doping authority star chamber powers – similar to those enjoyed by state corruption watchdogs – appears doomed as the Greens joining the coalition in refusing to support the proposed law. If the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2013 was passed by parliament, rapists and murderers would have greater legal rights than athletes, Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has claimed.

Mr Taidi Jonathan a former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Minna Branch on Thursday said that the Senate has gone beyond its authority on its decision to suspendSen. Ali Ndume.Jonathantold the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Minna that the resolution was clearly an abuse of the Constitution.The suspension of Sen. Ali Ndume is ultra vires under the powers of the legislature in the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) he contended.According to him…

Mr Taidi Jonathan a former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Minna Branch on Thursday said that the Senate has gone beyond its authority on its decision to suspendSen. Ali Ndume.Jonathantold the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Minna that the resolution was clearly an abuse of the Constitution.The suspension of Sen. Ali Ndume is ultra vires under the powers of the legislature in the 1999 Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) he contended.According to him…

Vice President Mike Pence used his powers as President of the Senate to break a tie and get rid of an Obama regulation that funded abortion providers: THE HILL – Vice President Mike Pence ret…

Vice President Mike Pence used his powers as President of the Senate to break a tie and get rid of an Obama regulation that funded abortion providers: THE HILL – Vice President Mike Pence ret…

A group under the auspice of Saraki Ambassadors of Nigeria has said it will no longer tolerate the smack and blackmailing games being meted out on the person of the Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki.  The National Chairman of the group Alhaji Mukhtar Muhammad stated this in a press statement made available to the media in Kaduna yesterday.  According to the statement the Senate President is an individual with no power to enthrone himself on any public office but has equal right as every…

A group under the auspice of Saraki Ambassadors of Nigeria has said it will no longer tolerate the smack and blackmailing games being meted out on the person of the Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki. The National Chairman of the group Alhaji Mukhtar Muhammad stated this in a press statement made available to the media in Kaduna yesterday. According to the statement the Senate President is an individual with no power to enthrone himself on any public office but has equal right as every…

Lucius Cornelius Sulla - an undefeated Roman General. Fought in the Jugurthine, First Mithridatic Wars and two Roman civil wars. Defeated an army of 120,000 with 40,000 men with only 10,000 enemy troops surviving the battle. Only general in history to have conquered both Athens and Rome (which he conquered twice).

Lucius Cornelius Sulla - an undefeated Roman General. Fought in the Jugurthine, First Mithridatic Wars and two Roman civil wars. Defeated an army of 120,000 with 40,000 men with only 10,000 enemy troops surviving the battle. Only general in history to have conquered both Athens and Rome (which he conquered twice).

IRS finalizes penalty for ObamaCare mandate - The Hill's RegWatch - Love the "shared responsibility payment"  name given to this penalty. Socialism, anyone?

IRS finalizes penalty for ObamaCare mandate - The Hill's RegWatch - Love the "shared responsibility payment" name given to this penalty. Socialism, anyone?

Isn't this a bit like the fox eating all the chickens and then warning the farmer he's about to run out of eggs?

Isn't this a bit like the fox eating all the chickens and then warning the farmer he's about to run out of eggs?

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