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N6.25bn COVID-19 Relief fraud: Senate panel orders arrest of NDDC sole administrator

  The senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions has ordered the arrest of Effiong Akwa, sole administrator of the Niger Delta Development...

Senate confirms Buratai, others as Ambassadors

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed former heads of various security agencies who were removed from their positions last month as Ambassadors. The confirmation of the...

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N6.25bn COVID-19 relief fraud: Senate panel orders arrest of NDDC sole administrator

  The senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions has ordered the arrest of Effiong Akwa, sole administrator of the Niger Delta Development...

Government Magic:Bawa promoted to level 14 ahead of Senate screening for EFCC chair

  The federal government again played a fast one Friday as it hurriedly promoted new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed...

Adolphus gets Senate confirmation as Auditor-General

  The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Aghughu Adolphus Arhotomhenla as Auditor-General for the Federation. The confirmation of the nominee followed...

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Kagara abduction: Declare state of emergency on insecurity, Senate tells FG

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency on insecurity in the country. This was just as the Upper...

Buhari writes Senate, wants Bawa confirmed as EFCC Chair

  President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) In...

Senate confirms Kuru as AMCON Managing Director/CEO

…Eberechukwu Uneze, Aminu Ismail return as Eds   The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru as...

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COVID-19: Nigeria needs N400b for vaccines, Health Minister to Senate

  Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says the federal government needs about N400 billion for COVID-19 vaccines for 70% of its 200 million population. He disclosed...

Senate postpones passage of 2021 budget till Monday

The Senate on Wednesday deferred the passage of the 2021 budget till Monday next week. Senate President Ahmad Lawan who disclosed this at plenary, said the development...