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  • PMB To Stay Longer As Doctors Recommend Further Rest

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     No cause for worry, president assures Nigerians President Muhammadu Buhari may not be returning to the country anytime too soon, as his doctors have recommended further rest for him, the presidency hinted yesterday. But the president who has been in London where he is vacationing for the past one month assured, however, that there was…

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  • Senate To Ambassadors: Don’t Make Yourselves Inaccessible To Nigerians

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    The Senate has cautioned the 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees against making themselves inaccessible to Nigerians in their countries of posting or show preferential treatment to select few at the expense of others, when confirmed as ambassadors. The advice was given yesterday at the National Assembly by the chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs,…

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  • C’River NASS Caucus Urges PMB To Confirm Onnoghen CJN

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    The Cross River State caucus in the National Assembly has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly act decisively on the appointment of Justice Samuel Walter Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), saying that the delay has given room to unnecessary speculations about the fate of acting CJN. At a press conference…

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  • Senate To Probe Killing Of IPOB Members

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    The senate yesterday condemned the alleged killing of 11 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital last Thursday by security agents. This is just as it mandated the Senate Committee on Police and National Security to institute a full scale investigation into the killings. The resolution of the…

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  • Again, PMB, Senate Disagree On Magu’s Confirmation

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    President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate yesterday, for the second time, disagreed on the nomination of Mr Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Senate also  had opposing views to the president’s, on the culpability or otherwise of the secretary to the government of federation (SGF), Engr….

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  • Senate Moves To Halt Abuja Airport Closure

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    The Senate yesterday resolved to invite the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi  Amaechi; Minister of State (Aviation), Hadi Sirika; Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Minister of FCT, Mohammed Bello; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar; and the Managing Directors, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and National Airspace Management Agency…

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  • Senate Set To Screen, Confirm Magu Thursday

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    Barring any change, the senate will on Thursday begin consideration and subsequently confirm the appointment of the acting chairman of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) , Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency. President Muhammadu Buhari had sometimes in July written to the senate seeking screening and confirmation of Ibrahim Magu…

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  • IGR: Senate To Probe Revenue-generating Agencies

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    The Senate has constituted a six-man  high-powered Ad-Hoc committee to investigate the alleged misuse, under-remittance, non-remittance and other fraudulent practices in the collection, accounting, remittance and expenditure of internally generated revenue (IGR) by all revenue generating agencies of government from 2012 to 2016. The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of a motion tagged “Urgent need…

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