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    Ibrahim Magu: Senate go head to head with Presidency

    The whole drama behind the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as the law makers are ready to go the full length with the President. The upper chamber of the National Assembly is considering placing an “embargo” on approval of appointments by the President until the legislature and the executive resolved the

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    BREAKING: Senate suspends Ali Ndume, clears Melaye and Saraki of allegations

    The Nigerian Senate has suspended former majority leader Ali Ndume for six months for bringing unproven allegations against his colleagues Senator Dino Melaye and Senate President Bukola Saraki. Ali Ndume has now been suspended from his legislative duties for the next six months The move is one of the recommendations of the Senate Committee on

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    EFCC chair: Buhari to overrule Senate, DSS report, stick with Magu

    President Muhammadu Buhari may insist on Ibrahim Magu becoming the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after the Senate has twice turned down his confirmation. This follows a report on The Nation that the president appears set to overrule the Department of State Services (DSS) whose report had said that Magu

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    Nigerians query President Buhari’s ability to lead after Magu’s rejection

    – The rejection of Ibrahim Magu by the Nigerian Senate is still generating reactions across the country – The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was rejected for the second time by the red chamber – Magu’s rejection has now subjected President Muhammadu Buhari to criticisms Following the Senate’s rejection of

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    Senate tasks INEC on credible elections

    The Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sen. Ali Ndume, has challenged the commission to ensure that it conducted credible elections in 2019. He particularly called on the Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to surpass the achievements of his immediate predecessor, Prof. Atahiru Jega. Ndume gave the charged when the

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    Health Laws: Senate worried over non-enforcement

    The Senate on Thursday expressed concern over non-enforcement of laws in the health sector in spite of increasing reports of patients’ rights breaches in health institutions in the country. Chairman of Senate Committee on Health, Sen. Lanre Tejuosho, decried the situation when officials of Ministry of Health appeared before the committee for defence of 2017

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    SENATE SCREENS 23 NON-CAREER AMBASSADORIAL NOMINEES

    The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs on Tuesday screened 23 non-career ambassadorial nominees out of 46. The Chairperson of the committee, Sen. Monsurat Sunmonu said though the screening started late, the committee was able to screen 23 as against 14 nominees it intended to. The chairperson said “the committee would screen the remaining nominees on

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    Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Erediauwa as NDIC ED

    PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, forwarded to the Senate the name of Aghatise Erediauwa to be screened and confirmed for re-appointment as Executive Director, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC. In a letter read on the floor of the Senate, yesterday, by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the session, President Buhari said the request

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    NASS cannot upturn FG’s decision on ban of vehicles – Group

    THE National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents, NCMDLCA, has said the National Assembly cannot upturn the Federal Government decision on the ban on importation of vehicles through the nation’s land borders. Speaking to Vanguard on the effect of the policy, the council’s National President Mr. Lucky Amiwero, said the government’s directive on

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