• Diversion Of IDPs’ Funds: Senate Asks SGF To Resign

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    The Senate yesterday asked the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir Lawal, to resign his position for contravening the provisions of the Public Procurement Act, 2007, and the federal government financial rules and regulations on the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on North-East (PINE). The Senate also urged the…

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  • Amaechi, Senators Bicker Over Plans To Establish Transport Commission

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    Minister of Transport, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and some lawmakers, on Tuesday, disagreed over  plans by the senate to establish National Transport Commission. While the lawmakers are insisting on the establishment of the new commission to regulate the transport sector of the economy, Amaechi on the other hand averred that the Nigerian Shippers Council should…

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  • Senate Ask FG To Suspend ECOWAS External Tariff

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    Disturbed by the abuse of Customs tarrif and indiscriminate issuance of fiscal policies and the negative impact on the national economy, the senate yesterday urged the Federal government to suspend forth with the ECOWAS trade liberatization scheme and Common External Tarriff. The resolution followed a motion by sen Hope Uzodinma ( PDP IMO West )…

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