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Senate moves to reject Magu again

FORCES against the Senate confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) appear to be unwilling to back down, The Nation can now reveal. They are even contemplating heading to the courts

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How Saraki funded undeclared foreign accounts – Banker

The Head of the Funds Transfer Unit of the Guaranty Trust Bank, Mr. Amazi Nwachuckwu, appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday, giving details of how the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, funded his offshore accounts between 2009

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Senate resumes plenary after festive break

Senate on tuesday resumed plenary after a festive break. Below are SENATE PROCEEDINGS FOR TUESDAY 10TH JANUARY, 2017. Its the first legislative day for year 2017 in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki leads

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18 months on, Saraki fails serial promises to disclose National Assembly budget

After 18 months in the saddle as President of the Senate and Chairman of the National Assembly, Bukola Saraki has refused to honour repeated promises to Nigerians to publicly disclose the details of the lawmakers’ budget. Mr. Saraki came to

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I won’t condone aides breaking law says Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki on Friday said that he would not condone  any of his aides that broke the law. This is contained in a Press Statement signed by Saraki’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity

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Cabal in Presidency reportedly agrees to ‘free’ Saraki if he frustrates confirmation of EFCC Chair

A cabal made up of high-level appointees in President Muhammadu Buhari’s office has struck a deal with Senate President Bukola Saraki to cease all forms of prosecution against him if he would agree to block the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu

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Buhari presents 2017 ‘budget of recovery and growth’ – See Breakdown

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday formally presented a N7.28 trillion federal government budget for 2017 to the joint session of the National Assembly for approval. Christened the “Budget of Recovery & Growth”, Mr. Buhari said the budget was higher than

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Edel-el- Maulud: Saraki felicitates with Muslims

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Sunday urged Muslims to imbibe the injunctions of Prophet Muhammad which teaches humility, gratitude and charity toward one another. Saraki gave the advice in a message by his Special Adviser on

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Forgery: FG dumps fresh police probe indicting Saraki, deputy

There were indications on Saturday that the Federal Government is  no longer interested in pursuing the case of forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015, allegedly masterminded by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. Investigations by SUNDAY

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Saraki congratulates Akeredolu

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has congratulated the Governor-elect of Ondo State, Chief Rotimi Akerodolu over his victory at the poll. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja on

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