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Buhari re-presents Magu for confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to reconsider and confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, reports on Tuesday indicates. Senate President Bukola Saraki read Mr. Buhari’s letter notifying the lawmakers

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Presidency ‘clears’ Babachir, Magu of wrongdoing

President Muhammadu Buhari has cleared Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and the acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, of any corrupt practices despite indictment by state agents. While the SGF was indicted by

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Please have mercy on Magu, Buhari appeals to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the senate to confirm Ibrahim Magu, an assistant commissioner of police, as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), TheCable reported on Monday. In a letter sent to Senate President Bukola

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Saraki, Mimiko, Dalung, Aljazirah publisher, others storm Youth Parliament maiden lecture

The Nigerian Youth Parliament, will today, hold it’s first Nigerian Youth Parliament Press Dinner and Lecture. According to a statement by the Speaker of the Parliament, Ayodele Obe, a lecture will be delivered by known Blogger, Linda Ikeji. Expected at

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Bill to protect albinos passes second reading

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Bill for an Act to provide for the Establishment of the National Agency for Albinism and Hypo-Pigmentation (NAAH) and for other related matters has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bills is requesting

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Is the deployment of Nigerian troops to The Gambia legal?

In a statement issued by Nigeria Air Force spokesman, Group Captain. Ayodele Famuyiwa, Nigerian military authorities confirmed the deployment of a 200-man strong Nigerian contingent as part  of  the Economic Community of West African States Military Intervention in Gambia (ECOMIG) to

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We will not probe accidental bombing of IDP camp- Reps

Press Statement Contrary to widespread reports in many national dailies that the House of Representatives resolved yesterday to investigate the accidental bombing of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Raan, Kale-Balge local government area, Borno State, there was no

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Why we want to grant autonomy to LGAs- Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that the House is working to grant financial autonomy to local governments in the ongoing constitution alteration exercise because that is the only way to guarantee development

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Senate initiates probe of N130bn donor funds for North-east

Worried by the gaping lack of improvement in the living conditions of persons affected by boko haram terrorism, the Senate has resolved to probe ‎donor funds to the tune of N130 billion by International bodies to NGOs in Nigeria. The

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Reps to probe police over unpaid entitlements of 3000 bereaved personnel

The House of Representatives on Wednesday lamented the neglect of families of more than 3,000 police men who died in active service and urged the Inspector General of Police to ensure their unpaid entitlements are settled. A motion sponsored by Mr. Oghene

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