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Buhari refuses to assent Digital Rights Bill, four others

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declined to assent to five bills earlier sent to him by the National Assembly, expressing his displeasure with some...

Senate, after third reading, passes minimum wage of N30,000

THE Nigerian  Senate during its plenary session on Tuesday has passed the national minimum wage of 30,000 after the third reading. Earlier in January the House...

Saraki vs Sowore: Court overturns N4bn suit against Saharareporters

The Court of Appeal in Ilorin, Kwara State, has nullified the lower court’s judgment that awarded a ₦4 billion cost as sum of damages...
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Senate Gives Osinbajo 2 Weeks To Submit Budgets Of Revenue Agencies

The Senate has given Acting President Yemi Osinbajo two weeks to submit the budgets of 31 government agencies, including the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA and the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to the National Assembly in line with the provisions of the Nigerian Constitution and the Fiscal Responsibility Act.

Lawmakers Deny Buying Vehicle at N298 Million

Sequel to the acquittal of Senate President Bukola Saraki over the allegation of illegally importing an armoured Range Rover SUV into the country, the Senate spokesman...

Saraki Owned, Serviced Foreign Accounts While Kwara Governor

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki continued at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Abuja with a prosecution witness telling the court how Saraki, during his time as the Governor of Kwara State, transferred huge sums of money to his foreign accounts in the United States of America and the United Kingdom.
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North East: Donors Have Lost Confidence In  Nigeria, Says Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has lamented that corruption among officials of government agencies coordinating humanitarian relief to the Internally Displaced Persons Camps in the Northeast has eroded the confidence of international donor organisations in the ability of the country to manage relief items.

Our Trial Is A Violation Of Independence Of Legislature – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki released a statement on Monday in Abuja, insisting that the ongoing forgery trial against himself and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, was just another phase in the relentless persecution of the Leadership of the Senate as well as a violation of the principle of separation of powers between the Executive and the Legislative arms of government.


2023: Why we decide to support Peter Obi –  Ayo Adebanjo

LEADER of Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, stated that the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation has decided to support the presidential candidate of...

FG backtracks, withdraws order on varsities reopening

THE Federal government has reversed its decision to reopen its universities where members of the Academic Staff Union of...

Restriction of public facilities to opposition parties is illegal — INEC chairman

THE chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmud Yakubu, has warned incumbent public office holders against using their...

Amotekun will bear the most sophisticated weapons to fight insecurity – Akeredolu

THE Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has restated his resolve to arm the state security outfit, the Amotekun Corps. Akeredolu...

Blackout as national grid collapses again

NIGERIA has been plunged into darkness following a fresh collapse, today, of the national electricity grid. According to a notice...
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