POLITICAL

Dogara leads house leadership on condolence visit to Senate President, extols Adeleke’s Legacy

…Says Sen Isiaka Adeleke Will Be Remembered For His Legacies The leadership of the House of Representatives, led by the Speaker, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has paid a condolence visit to the President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki and ...

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Suspended NIA boss appears before Osinbajo panel; says ‘NSA knew about $43.4 million’

Members of the Presidential Investigative Committee probing the recovery of $43.4million at Osborne Towers in Ikoyi, Lagos sat yesterday for more than 11 hours. They examined documents and interrogated some officials at the marathon session. Grilled were the suspended Director-General ...

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Presidency denies resignation of Chief of Staff, DSS boss

The Presidency has denied reports of the resignation of the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari and the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Alhaji Lawal Daura. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the ...

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Senator Isiaka Adeleke dies at 62

A senator in the current 8th Assembly, and a three term senator representing Osun West senatorial district, Isiaka Adeleke has been confirmed dead. Sen. Adeleke died at the age of 62 at Bikets Hospital in Osogbo, the Osun state capital after ...

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Buhari nominates James Momoh for NERC job

President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced Akintunde Akinwande, his former nominee for the chairmanship position of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). On Friday, Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, announced that James Momoh,  a ...

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Police arrest Ijumu LG chairman over alleged assassination attempt on Melaye

Mr Wilson Inalegwu, the Commissioner of Police in Kogi, on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of Alhaji Taofiq Isah, Administrator of Ijumu Local Government, over alleged assassination attempt on Sen. Dino Melaye. The senator’s country residence in Kogi was reportedly attacked ...

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Sen. Shehu Sani, Urhoghide, others hail SGF’s suspension

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Mr Matthew Urhoghide, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal. The lawmaker told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone ...

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President Buhari Suspends SGF Babachir and DG NIA Okeh

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential ...

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FG focused on restructuring economy by addressing over-reliance on oil revenues – Adeosun

Speaking at the global parliamentary conference hosted on the sidelines of the World Bank and IMF spring meetings in Washington DC, Nigeria’s minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun highlighted Nigeria’s economic reform agenda and the need for strong executive and legislative ...

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Ikoyi fund: Amaechi files N500m suit against Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s spokesman

Former governor of Rivers State and minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has filed a N500 million suit against Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, and Lere Olayinka, spokesman of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state. Recall that they both ...

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