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Presidency to Senators: Only the President has the prerogative to hire/fire service chiefs, not Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the call for the resignation of the service chiefs by the Nigerian senate. The senators had earlier on Tuesday said that the service chiefs should retire due to their ages and the endless insecurity Nigeria has been facing for some time. Read Also: CENTURY POWER …

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CCB contractor abandons project after N1.3bn mobilisation -National Assembly

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions on Tuesday asked anti-graft agencies to probe a contractor who abandoned a project since 2015 after collecting N1.5bn mobilisation fee. The contractor was said to have abandoned the construction of the headquarters of the Code of Conduct Bureau in …

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BREAKING: Buhari signs 2019 budget

  President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, signed the 2019 Appropriation Bill. The President’s assent officially makes the bill become law and signals the commencement of the 2019 fiscal budget. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje; the Minister …

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EXCLUSIVE: How SSS submitted two contradictory reports on EFCC boss, Magu, to Senate

  Director General of SSS, Lawan Daura. The State Security Service (SSS) sent two different and contradictory security reports to the Nigerian Senate on the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. While both reports stated that Mr. Magu had some …

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Buhari passes 8 bills into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assented to 8 bills passed by the National Assembly into law. His special adviser on National Assembly matters (senate), senator Ita Enang made the disclosure while briefing State House Correspondents at the presidential villa, Abuja.    

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Senate rejects MTN bid to sack Workers

THE Senate said Wednesday that it would reject moves by Mobile Telephone Network, MTN to sack Nigerians working in the telecommunication industry without recourse to global rules and practices. Speaking to journalists, when confronted with media report that MTN Nigeria Limited recently sacked over five hundred staff, Chairman, Senate Committee …

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Budget paddling: NANS asks Dogara to resign, seeks independent investigation

The National Association of Nigerian Students’ has called for an independent investigation into alleged cases of funds diversion in the national assembly. The senate secretariat of the association made its position known in a press statement issued by its Senate President-elect, Oyejide Salam. The students’ body also‎ asked the speaker …

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