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senate, power minister

Senate urges FG to appoint separate Power Minister

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to appoint a separate Minister for the Ministry of Power to ensure optimal performance. In the present administration,...
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Alleged bribery: IGP sues Saraki, Senate

‎ For daring to probe him, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has sued the Senate. Idris is having a running battle with a...
senate, power minister

Buhari requests Senate’s confirmation of Aisha as CBN Deputy Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the Senate’s confirmation of Mrs Aisha Ahmad’s appointment as a Deputy Governor in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In...
firs, senate

Senate passes FIRS N147bn 2017 Budget

The Senate has passed the 2017 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) of N147 billion. This followed the presentation of the report of...
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A’Ibom senatorial seat: Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal challenging Senator Akpan’s sack

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has requested the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the...
senate, aisha ahmad, cbn

Senate to FG: Revoke N3.2bn Benue road contract

The Senate Committee on Works has asked the Federal Government to revoke the N3.2 billion contract for the reconstruction of Wannue-Yadev Road in Benue...

Senate to Buhari: Call Sagay to order, he is a divisive element in your...

The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Chairman, Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, to order over falsehood...
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Senate vows to continue investigation into alleged N30trn revenue scam

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport has vowed to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam...

On the Senate, Ports and revenue leakages, by Chukwudi Obi

One is constrained to join issues with “Mr. Yahaya Sadique”, supposedly a Kaduna-based writer over an article authored by him and published recently in...

Senate: Buhari has not violated any law to warrant resignation

The Senate on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari has not violated any law by not returning from medical vacation after 90 days. The Senate made...