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    N25bn TSA Fee: We Won’t Be Intimidated – Senate

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    The Senate yesterday said it will not succumb to any form of intimidation in the course of carrying out its investigative duties in general and the probe of the alleged N25 billion Treasury Single Account (TSA) fraud in particular. Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, said this yesterday during plenary while reacting to a motion raised…

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    Lamorde To Face Senate Committee Tuesday

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    Despite his removal as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the immediate past chairman of the commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, will appear before the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions tomorrow, to defend himself against allegations of diversion of funds raised against him by Dr. George Uboh. This was…

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    Senate Is Not Divided – Spokesman

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    Following the walk out by some senators under the aegis of Senate Unity Forum when the deputy president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was presiding during plenary yesterday, the Senate has denied any suggestion that there is a division amongst its members. The senators, who are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who supported Senator…

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    N2trn Fraud: Lamorde To Appear Before Senate Next Week

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    The chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Sam Anyanwu, has disclosed that the committee will next week resume its investigative hearing on allegation of N2 trillion fraud against the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde. Anyanwu ( PDP Imo East) also said while chatting with Senate correspondents…

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    My Hands Were Tied, Saraki Tells APC

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    Senate President Bukola Saraki has written to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to say his “hands were tied” regarding the selection of principal officers of the senate. In his letter dated June 25, the senate president explained that the APC senate caucuses had already taken a decision on the matter before he…

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  • NASS Gates Now Open, Still No Vehicular Movement

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    The National Assembly gates have now been opened by security operatives who are now allowing people who have been previously accredited to gain access to the main complex. Members of the press and other people were earlier asked to return to their houses by security operatives manning the gates of the National Assembly. Many people…

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