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Senate sends Customs CG out, orders him to come in uniform

Customs CG Hameed Ali arriving in mufti

*Don’t address us in mufti For disregarding the request to appear before her in uniform, the Senate on Thursday walked out the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col Hameed Ali (rtd). Ali, was summoned to appear before the Senate at plenary in his uniform to explain the rationale behind the …

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Onnoghen, first CJN from the south in 30 years

Justice Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria...EFCC goofed

By Sandra Onyekwere Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen will be screened today by the nation’s Red chambers. Senate President Bukola Saraki, announced this at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday. President Muhammadu Buhari had on 10th November, 2016, appointed Justice Walter Onnoghen as Acting CJN, being the …

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Go after evil servants in government service, Senate tells EFCC

Ibrahim Magu Acting Chairman EFCC...AITEO

By Sandra Onyekwere Nigeria’s upper legislative chambers, the Senate, on Monday gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) the permission to, as a matter of urgency, go after officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), serving Directors, Permanent Secretaries, procurement officials and others within the Ministries, Departments and …

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The Gambia: Senate accuses FG of illegal deployment

Senator Bukola Saraki President of Nigerian Senate...got letter from Maina but did not rule on it

By Sandra Onyekwere Senate has upbraided President Muhammadu Buhari’s Federal Government for deploying troop to The Gambia without seeking legislative approval in accordance with the Constitution. The Nigerian Air Force had on Wednesday sent a contingent of 200 men and material resources led by Air Commodore Tajudeen Yusuf, to Dakar, …

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Politics, poli-tricks behind Magu’s non confirmation

Ibrahim Magu Acting Chairman EFCC...no 222 Maina property missing anywhere

*Stories behind the table not told Senate’s refusal to confirm Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was a rancorous power-play involving the Senate, the State Security Service and the Presidency. At a hurriedly arranged press conference Thursday, the spokesperson for the senate, Abdullahi Sabi, …

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Data price: Senate joins NCC against Nigerians

Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

*Pains, suffering, exploitation donated to Nigerians for Christmas By Sandra Onyekwere Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has acted in national interest on the issue of data price increase, the Senate Committee on Communications has concluded and so, the people of the nation can now groan under more severe economic misfortunes of …

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Maina: Court grants perpetual injunction against his arrest

Abdulrasheed Maina...spits more damning details

*Senate should follow its own procedures Chairman of the disbanded Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, scored a massive judicial victory against the Senate on Wednesday as the Federal High Court granted a perpetual injunction restraining the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, from arresting him. The …

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