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Lagos CP Afirms Loyalty To IGP

Folake Sokoya The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi,has said his Command has “explicit confidence” in the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idriss. Imohinmi, in a statement made available to National Wire on Thursday, noted the reassurance was necessary because Idriss,”a lawyer by training,” and “a firm believer in the rule of law” […]

Emir Of Argungu Charges NASS On Right To Food Bill Passage

The Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Samai’la Muhammad Mera, has called on the National Assembly to pass the Right to Food Bill without further hesitation. This statement was made during an advocacy visit by the coalition of civil society groups promoting right of every Nigerian to Food. The Emir, while responding to a detailed presentation on […]

Senate Confirms Buhari’s CBN Dep Govs, MPC Nominees

The Senate has confirmed the appointments of Mrs. Aishah Ahmad and Mr. Edward Adamu as Deputy Governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria. It also approved nomination of three of the four members of the Monetary Policy Committee. The MPC members confirmed are Prof. Adeola Festus Adenikinju, Dr. Aliyu Rafindadi Sanusi and Dr. Robert Chikwendu […]

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Senate Adopts Amended Timetable For 2019 Elections

The senate has adopted the amended timetable for the 2019 elections. The upper legislative chamber adopted the timetable after it considered the recommendations of a conference committee report on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Act. The house of representatives had changed the order of the timetable for the election by amending the act. On […]

Senate Re-Strategizing On AMCON Operations – Sen. Ibrahim

Chairman Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has disclosed plans by the 8th Senate, under the able leadership of Dr. Bukola Saraki, to do everything it takes to empower the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) realize the tough mandate given to them by the government and people […]

Senate set up committee to probe Maina

The Senate has commenced investigation of the circumstances surrounding the return of embattled ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms,  Abdulrasheed Maina, and his reinstatement into the civil service of the Federal Government. The lawmakers at the plenary on Tuesday took turns to condemn those in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, who […]

Senate report indicts NNPC, FIRS, Customs, others

…Claims revenue-generating agencies under-remitted N1.7trn in 4yrs  …NNPC operated N3.1trn deficit Shocking revelations emerged at the Senate, yesterday, that almost all  various federal revenue-generating agencies have short-changed the Federal Government to the tune of N1.7 trillion, through under-remittance of revenues generated between 2012 and 2016. It was also discovered that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation […]

Senate, World Bank seek end to states’ mismanagement of loans

Leadership of the Senate on Thursday met with officials of the World Bank on how to ensure proper utilisation of loans obtained by state government from the global lender. The Majority Leader of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, after emerging from the closed-door meeting, told journalists that the World Bank was interested in the judicious […]