EFCC invites Saraki over allegation of theft, money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited the immediate past president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, over allegations of theft and money laundering. The incident reportedly occurred, yesterday afternoon in Abuja, shortly after Saraki attended the wedding ceremony…

No way! Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie

The Senate has rejected the confirmation of Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Chairman of the Committee, Kabiru Gaya, in his report on Tuesday, said Onochie did not satisfy the provisions of the…

*Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch) Seventeen-year-old Babatunde Abdulrahmon has succumbed to the injuries he sustained on the day he resumed work as a mixer at a manufacturing company, Mingyi Trading Company Limited, Satellite…

*Lagos convicts 206 persons for sexual offences (Guardian)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos convicts 206 persons for sexual offences (Guardian) Lagos State Government said it convicted 206 persons for sexual assault, harassment and rape in one year. The state commissioner for justice and attorney-general Moyosore Onigbanjo made the disclosure at the annual…

Rice farmers oppose return of impounded commodity to traders

Rice farmers under the umbrella of the Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN), yesterday kicked against the directive by the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to return the smuggled goods it…

Senate adjourns plenary in honour of late Reps members

The Senate has adjourned plenary till tomorrow Wednesday, April 14 in honour of two members of the National Assembly, who died in the last two weeks. Senate had resumed from a three-week Easter holiday on Tuesday morning but did attend…

Senate to hold public hearing soon on constitution review – Deputy Senate President

The Senate Adhoc Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution has disclosed that it will soon unveil its schedule of events for the forthcoming public hearings on amendment of the constitution. Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman of…

Azman Air not fit to fly- NCAA

The director-general of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Musa Nuhu, has said it will be criminal not to take any action against Azman Air as the company’s aircraft are not fit to fly.. Nuhu told members of the Senate…

Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of new service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking for the screening and subsequent confirmation of the newly appointed service chiefs. President Buhari in a letter to the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, dated 27th January 2021, said…

Senate President Lawan swears in Seriake, Abiru, Moses, Dadu’t

The Senate on Tuesday swore in the immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bayelsa West. Also sworn in as Senators were Moses Cleopas, PDP, Bayelsa Central; Adetokunboh Abiru, All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos…

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