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Something is wrong, this is not the Buhari we know – Jibrin


A former Chairman of the House ‘of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Thursday, questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s “inaction” following recent face-off between the Senate and the executive. The Senate have twice rejected the President’s nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial ...

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Conflict is necessary in a democracy, says Dogara

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has said the current face-off between the executive and the legislature is normal in democracy. Dogara, who spoke to Senior Editors in Abuja on Wednesday, said the nation stands to benefit from it. According to him, conflicts are a natural ...

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Governor locks out SSG, workers for lateness

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Cross River State Governor Senator Ben Ayade Wednesday locked out the staff of Government House including the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) for coming late to work. Ayade, who was said to have arrived earlier than 7:30 am, met his office door locked gave an instruction that the main ...

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Senate suspends Ndume for six months


The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday suspended former majority leader Senator Ali Ndume for six months for not ‘making due diligence’ before asking the upper chamber to investigate both the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye. Ndume’s suspension followed the adoption of a ...

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President Buhari submits ministerial list to senate


President Muhammadu Buhari has sent names of two new ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation. A source close to the Senate told NAN that the letter arrived the Senate late Tuesday. The source revealed that the two nominees are from Kogi and Gombe state. Our correspondent gathered that the ...

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Senate Admits Buying Controversial Bullet Proof SUV for N62m


The Nigerian Senate has finally claimed the controversial Range Rover Sports Utility Vehicle currently being impounded by the Nigeria Customs Service. The Senate on Tuesday admitted that it bought a bullet proof Range Rover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) as had been reported in the media. Chairman, Senate Committee on Media ...

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Dino Melaye: How the Certificate Confirmation Drama was Unfolded


The damning certificate scandal trailing Senator Dino Melaye has been laid to rest after due confirmation by the Vice Chancellor of ABU. The Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University(ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Garba has confirmed to the Senate during probe that the senator truly graduated from the university in ...

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