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    Senate To Probe SGF’s Office Over N1.3bn Fraud, Diversion Of IDPs’ Food

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    The Senate yesterday raised the alarm over what it called “mounting humanitarian crisis” in the North-East region while resolving to probe the alleged N1.3bn fraud by the Presidential Initiative on the North-East, which is domiciled in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF). Consequently, the Senate has constituted a 10-man…

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    Inconclusive Elections: Senate To Probe INEC’s Performance

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    The Senate has resolved to investigate the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the last one year, while calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately nominate suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the commission. The decision followed the adoption of a motion on the matter co-sponsored by the Deputy President…

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    Minister Promises to Complete NUJ Secretariat

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    Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Mallam Muhammed Musa Bello has promised to complete the building of the FCT secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) started under the administration of Senator Bala Mohammed. Bello stated this when the chairman of the NUJ, FCT council, Comrade Paul Ella Abechi paid him a courtesy…

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    PMB, APC Govs Wade Into NASS Rift

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    President Muhammadu Buhari and APC governors have resolved to wade into the lingering leadership crisis rocking the National Assembly, particularly the Senate. Accordingly, the governors, at a meeting with the President in Aso Rock late Tuesday night, agreed to call the senators to order and caution them against treating the decisions of the party with…

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    Workers’ Salaries, Proposed Bail-outs And Matters Arising

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    Many newly-elected governors say they met empty treasuries and staggering wage bill arrears. More than one-third of the 36 states of the federation owe workers’ salaries in arrears. Governors are pushing for the possibility of the President bailing out the states that are finding it difficult to pay salaries. MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA writes   Clearly, the…

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    APC In Fresh Crisis Over Election Of NASS Principal Officers

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    Fresh crisis is brewing within the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) as the party is now pitched against the leadership of the National Assembly(NASS) in its bid to impose principal officers on the latter. LEADERHIP yesterday reliably gathered that the party is on the path of imposing candidates on NASS for the remaining leadership positions…

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    I Never Said I’m Too Old To Govern – PMB

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday spurned reports suggesting he lamented that his age would limit the extent to which he could perform in office as president. In the said reports in some national dailies (LEADERSHIP not inclusive), Buhari was reported to have told the Nigerian community at the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday…

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    NASS Leadership: APC Bent On Punishing Erring Lawmakers

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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday reaffirmed its earlier position to sanction its erring lawmakers who voted against the party’s consensus candidates in the just concluded election of the National Assembly principal officers. APC lawmakers loyal to Senator Bukola Saraki had on Tuesday in an alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators elected him…

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    June 12 And Nigerian Democracy, Any Lesson?

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    As Nigerians mark the 22nd anniversary of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, won by the late Chief Moshood Abiola, MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA and andrew essien asks if any lesson has been learnt from the incidence for which he gave his life   Exactly 22 years ago, Nigerians took part in what political analysts described as…

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  • NASS Leadership: APC Calls Off Meeting With Lawmakers

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    The meeting of national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with its National Assembly members-elect scheduled for yesterday was abruptly called off as the various camps angling for the senate presidency and speakership positions refused to agree on consensus candidates. There was however, no official statement from the national publicity secretary of the party,…

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