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Senate orders arrest of Globacom CEO, 29 others over ‘missing’ N30trn

Senator Kabir Jibril dies

By Sandra Onyekwere Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport had summoned over 60 executives of the companies for questioning, but only 33 showed up. 17 did not show up. Senate has accordingly ordered the police to arrest the Chief Executives of 30 firms after they failed …

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Budget: BPE, FIRS, NAN others get two weeks Senate ultimatum

18 Senators on EFCC radar

Nigerian Senate has warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to, as a matter of urgency, submit their budget proposals to the National Assembly, in accordance with provision of section 21 of the fiscal responsibility. The lawmakers issued the MDAs two weeks ultimatum at the plenary on Wednesday, following a …

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Senate confirms Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria

CJN Walter Onnoghen Chairman of NJC

*Corruption in the judiciary will be a thing of the past Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The first from the southern part of the nation to occupy that office in the last 30 years. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, …

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