Category Archives: Breaking

Kachikwu, The Star Attraction At Today’s Senate Screening

The Senate will resume the screening of ministerial nominees on Wednesday with the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, the distinguished alumnus of the University of Nigeria (UNN) and Harvard University, tipped to be the star attraction. Kachikwu is appearing on the same day controversial nominees like, the…

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“Ask Him No Questions” Says Senators -Drama As Senate Screens Lai Mohammed

It was quite a frenzy and lots of fusson the floor of the Senate as the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) and one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 10 ministerial nominees to be screened today, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, appeared before the Senators. His emergence sparked off a mild drama, as Senators,…

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Lamorde – EFCC Chairman sues Sun Newspapers For N1billion

Chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has sued the Daily Sun Newspapers for N1 billion over an alleged defamatory story published against him. According to the statement of claim filed at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja through Festus Keyamo, his counsel, the plaintiff is claiming the sum of…

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Tribunal Upholds Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Election

While Senate President Bukola Saraki was engrossed on the floor of the Senate carrying out legislative activities, the National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State upheld his election as Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District in the upper legislative house on Tuesday.       Leave your views in comments…

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Ministerial Screening Begins; Senator Udo Udoma “Takes A Bow And Go”

Senator Udo Udoma is the first ministerial nominee of President Buhari, to be screened today, Tuesday the 13th at the Senate. The former lawmaker who represented Akwa-Ibom South constituency from 1999 to 2007 in the upper legislative chamber was asked a few question and told to “take a bow and go”. Udoma expressed his surprise at…

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Immediate Past Governor Of Benue State, Suswam, Faces EFCC

Mr. Gabriel Suswam, the immediate past Governor of Benue State, is presently in the net of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of graft perpetrated during his tenure. According to ThisDay, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren – the EFCC spokesperson, confirmed that Suswan honoured the commission’s invitation and was being questioned at the commission’s…

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Oyinlola, Odimegu, Bello, Others Make Buhari’s 2nd Ministerial List

12 days after the first list was sent to the lawmakers, President Muhammadu Buhari, sent the second list of ministerial nominees to Senate President Bukola Saraki, who will begin screening of the nominees today. The Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari accompanied by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National…

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