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    Senate Confirms Babatunde Fowler As FIRS Chairman

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    The Senate yesterday confirmed Babatunde Fowler as chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Fowler was appointed acting chairman of the agency by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 20 to replace Samuel Odugbesan, a former coordinating director at the agency, who was appointed to the position by former President Goodluck Jonathan in March. Fowler…

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    TSA: SystemSpecs Returns N8bn

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    Mr John Obaro, the managing director of SystemSpecs, owners of Remita, the e-payment and e-collection platform used for payments into the Treasury Single Account (TSA), disclosed yesterday that SystemSpecs and participating commercial banks took a “business decision” to return to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) the N8billion it collected as charges for its services…

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    Saraki Denies Ownership Of Stolen N310m

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    Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday dismissed a media report (not LEADERSHIP) that he was the owner of the N310 million reportedly stolen during a robbery operation involving some military and State Security Service (SSS) officials. In a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said the stolen money did not…

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    FG Votes N500bn For Unemployed Graduates, School Feeding

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sent the Medium Term Expenditure Frame- work (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the National Assembly with N500 billion voted to pay unemployed Nigerian graduates and feed school children amongst other social welfare programmes in the N6.07 trillion budget for 2016. Buhari said “phased” social welfare programmes will be created…

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    Saraki Lobbies French Parliament Over Boko Haram, Others

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    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called for the French government’s greater involvement in the war against terrorism, particularly the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North East and neighbouring former French colonies in West Africa. Saraki during a two-hour bilateral meeting with the President of the French Senate, Senator Gerard Larcher at the on-going COP 21…

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    Saraki Leads Delegation To Paris For Environment Confab

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    Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday led a delegation of the National Assembly to Paris, France, to attend two conferences of Parliamentarians from across the world on how to save the environment. According to a statement signed by Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, the delegation which included…

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    Help Defend Democracy, Saraki Charges Ex-lawmakers

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    Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday called on former members of the National Assembly to help defend the Nigeria’s democracy Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, made the call when the Chairman, Save Nigeria Group Africa and former Speaker of the House of Representatives. Rt. Hon. Ghali…

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