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Buhari to resubmit Magu’s name to Nigerian Senate

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may renominate Ibrahim Magu for confirmation as Substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The President’s renomination is said to be based on advise given by the Presidential Advisory Committee on

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Centenary project: Probe Anyim, Bala Mohammed now, reps urge FG

The House of Representatives Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has recommended that statutory Rights of Occupancy revoked because of the Centenary City project,  be restored to original allottees. This was the crux of the recommendations  contained in a report submitted to

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EFCC confirmation: Inside story of how Magu reportedly lobbied NASS members in Dubai

By Abubakar Sodiq, Abuja The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, is said to have held separate secret meetings with some ‘aggrieved personalities’ and a few lawmakers of the National Assembly over his confirmation challenges

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Onnoghen confirmed as Chief Justice of the Federation

Gbenga Odunsi Acting Chief Justice of the Federation, CJN, Walter Onnoghen has finally been confirmed as the Chief Justice of the Federation after appearing before the Senate on Wednesday. He was screened for one hour fifteen minutes. The screening was

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Senate to probe NNPC over N5.1 trillion unremitted subsidy payment

The National Assembly is set to reopen investigation into the multi-trillion Naira subsidy regime in which the country has been shortchanged by oil traders and corrupt public officials. In a move to that effect, the Senate on Tuesday resolved to

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Videos supposedly showing ‘carnage of foreigners’ unlikely from SA

Two graphic, violent videos are being shared online as examples of xenophobic violence against foreigners in South Africa. However, online verification tools suggest their source lies elsewhere. Researched by Kate Wilkinson Two graphic videos supposedly showing South Africans attacking and

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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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