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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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Presidency, Senate to clash over Magu again

The Presidency and the Senate are set to clash again over the confirmation of acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Daily Trust has gathered. According to sources, some senators have vowed to reject the

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Senate uncovers abandoned hanger project, contractor allegedly absconds with N37m

By Lubem Gena,  Abuja There was a revelation at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria,  as the Senate Committee on Aviation during an oversight function uncovered an abandoned hangar. The committee deputy chairman,  Senator Bala Nallah threatened to

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Presidency clarifies letter to the Senate on SGF

The Presidency has given a clarification on the letter written to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the report of their investigation of allegations against the secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr. Babachir David Lawal. Speaking

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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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Reverse ban on car importation, Senate tells FG

The Senate has asked the Federal Government to reverse its ban on the importation of vehicles through the land borders in the country. The upper chamber described the policy as anti-people and meant to further impoverish Nigerians and mandated its

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Senate summons Fashola, Amaechi over closure of airport

The Senate on Tuesday opposed the planned closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for the repairs of its runway and the diversion of flights to the Kaduna airport. The lawmakers summoned the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi; Minister

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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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We raised data price to protect consumers – NCC

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) said it temporarily raised the price of data to protect consumers from unhealthy price war that could lead to monopoly. The position of the NCC was made known by its Executive Vice Chairman, Professor Umar Dambatta

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$29.9bn loan: Presidency replies Emir Sanusi

The Presidency has said that the proposed external borrowing of 29.9 billion dollars by the government is meant for the execution of developmental projects across the country. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the

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