Panic Over Atiku’s Resignation: APC Endangered, Party fears Crumbling

Panic Over Atiku’s Resignation: APC Endangered, Party fears Crumbling

There are fears that the APC could crumble following the resignation of Abubakar Atiku from the party. Chieftains of the party said although they had been waiting for Atiku’s defection, the party was uncomfortable with the fact that there were many aggrieved members who would soon dump the party in power. An APC chief said more than two years after coming to power, President Muhammadu Buhari had not made appointments that would bring into government…

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Nigerians Are In Bondage Because Of Immigration Service – Senator Bayero Nafada

Nigerians Are In Bondage Because Of Immigration Service – Senator Bayero Nafada

The Senate on Wednesday declined to endorse the budgetary plan of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, over deceitful contracts entered with a few organizations by the administration. The senate said a report demonstrated that the administration had gone into arrangement of concurrence with organizations in Nigeria and abroad against due process. The understanding throughout the years had supposedly rendered the administration unequipped for transmitting its income to the Federal Government as it (assention) purportedly swallows the…

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Nigerian Senate Begins Probe Of IGP Over Alleged Corruption

Nigerian Senate Begins Probe Of IGP Over Alleged Corruption

Senator Isa Misau, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, has asked the Senate to probe the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over alleged corrupt practices and misconduct. Senator Misau stated this during Wednesday’s plenary. He reiterated his earlier allegations against Idris, including the IGP’s recent alleged “secret” marriage to a serving policewoman against the public service rule. The lawmaker had recently alleged that the police was collecting about N120bn annually from corporate organisations and…

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Senate Orders Immediate Removal Of Speed Bumps On All Federal Highways In Nigeria

Senate Orders Immediate Removal Of Speed Bumps On All Federal Highways In Nigeria

Nigerian Senate has ordered removal of speed bumps on federal highways across the country. The Senators came to terms on this at the resumption of plenary of Tuesday while debating on urgent need to control the indiscriminate erection of speed bumps on Federal Roads Nationwide by Senator Barnabas Andyar Gemade, representing Benue North East constituency . While contributing on the motion, Senator Godswill Akpabio said the speed bumps should not be entirely removed across the…

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GLOBACOM, FEW OTHERS GET 1 WEEK ULTIMATUM OR SANCTION – SENATE

GLOBACOM, FEW OTHERS GET 1 WEEK ULTIMATUM OR SANCTION – SENATE

Yesterday, the Senate  gave Globacom and 30 other companies being quizzed over alleged complicity in the N30 trillion federal revenue loss in the import and export value chain one week to defend themselves. The Senate’s Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, and Marine Transport, investigation the leakage, gave the order at a meeting with the companies in Abuja. The committee provided copies of documents detailing the alleged infractions by the companies, including a list…

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AISHA BUHARI VISITS ROCHAS OKOROCHA AFTER HER RETURN FROM LONDON

AISHA BUHARI VISITS ROCHAS OKOROCHA AFTER HER RETURN FROM LONDON

Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has returned from London where she went to visit her ailing husband who is on a second medical vacation this year. Mrs. Buhari, upon her return, headed to Owerri to grace the 2017 August meeting hosted by women in the state. She was welcomed at the Sam Mbakwe Cargo International Airport in Owerri,the State capital by the state governor, Rochas Okorocha; his wife, Nneoma Okorocha; wives of…

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SENATE LIED. NO VESSELS WENT MISSING UNDER OUR WATCH – NPA

SENATE LIED. NO VESSELS WENT MISSING UNDER OUR WATCH – NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Wednesday reacted to the allegation that 282 vessels under its watch had gone missing. The agency stated that after carrying out a thorough internal check, it was yet to find any evidence supporting the allegation. In a statement titled: ‘Alleged 282 Missing Vessels: Our Position’ issued yesterday by the NPA and signed by its Principal Manager, Ibrahim Nasiru, the authority explained that following allegations that 282 vessels got missing…

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SENATE TO REVIEW NHIS ACT – SENATOR LANRE TEJUOSO

SENATE TO REVIEW NHIS ACT – SENATOR LANRE TEJUOSO

The chairman, Senate committee on Health Sen. Lanre Tejuoso says the Senate is reviewing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act to make healthcare delivery affordable in the country. Tejuoso made this known at the opening of a two-day Summit on “the Legislative Network for Universal Health Coverage,” yesterday, in Abuja. He said the move was part of efforts by the legislature both at the national and state levels to ensure Universal Health Coverage (UHC)….

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SENATE PROBES LOCAL CONTENT IMPLEMENTATION

SENATE PROBES LOCAL CONTENT IMPLEMENTATION

The Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) and Gas Resources, has initiated an investigation concerning the execution of local content in the oil and gas industry in the nation. Opening the session of an investigative hearing on the issue on Tuesday in Abuja, President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, said the National Assembly was worried about the level of execution of neighborhood content in Nigeria. Saraki, who was represented by the Leader of the…

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BREAKING NEWS- ACTING PRESIDENT IN LATE NIGHT MEETING WITH DOGARA

BREAKING NEWS- ACTING PRESIDENT IN LATE NIGHT MEETING WITH DOGARA

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and some other principal officers behind closed doors. The meeting was held inside Osinbajo’s official residence, Aguda House, inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It reportedly started at 10 pm. It is believed that the meeting is part of efforts aimed at resolving the friction between the National Assembly and the Executive. Reps had on Tuesday asked Osinbajo, to…

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