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Kano: Emir Sanusi probe was dropped to respect the intervention of some notable Nigerians – Governor Ganduje

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday stopped the investigation of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, over allegations of misappropriation of funds belonging to the Kano Emirate Council.   The Assembly’s decision to end the investigation followed a letter from the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, which the Speaker, Mallam Kabiru Rurum, read at plenary.   Ganduje ...

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FG files fresh charges against Senate President Saraki

The Federal Government filed one more charge against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who is standing trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Mr. Saraki was initially facing a 16-count charge of fraud levelled against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau. The bureau had on September 16, 2015 filed a 13-count charge against him for alleged false and anticipatory ...

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I will only return to Nigeria on permission of my London doctors — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would only return to Nigeria when his London doctors certify him well enough to do so. “… I am extending my leave until the doctors are satisfied that certain factors are ruled out,” Mr. Buhari said in a February 5 letter to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, informing the National Assembly of ...

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Nobody is willing to tackle the issue of Power sector failure – Saraki

President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday declared that the power sector has failed and nobody was willing to “tackle the issue headlong.” Addressing his colleagues on resumption of plenary, after a three-week break at the red chambers, he ascribed the poor performance of the power sector to errors in the privatisation process. Faulting the model through which ...

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{ Must Read } : Secret Plot To Sale Of National Oil Asset Exposed

A non-government organisation, the Committee for the Defence of National Interests, CODNI, says it has secret moves by the National Assembly to hurriedly amend the act establishing the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, before the end of this week to pave way for easy sale of the ‘crown jewel’ of Nigeria’s national oil assets. The group disclosed this in a statement ...

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N143billion FIRS budget by Babtunde Fowler rejected by Senate over duplication of projects

The Senate on Thursday rejected the report by the Committee on Finance in which the N143.7bn budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Service was approved.   The lawmakers, while debating the recommendation of the committee during the day’s plenary, criticised the report as lacking details. While some senators who spoke on the report said it was fraught with ambiguities, others ...

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Rejected $30 Billion Loan request is a work in progress – Saraki

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki. He also met with a former Kano State Governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso.   Buhari met with the two senators separately in his office shortly after they joined him for Jumat prayers at the mosque inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   Saraki was ...

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Judges Arrest: You cannot use illegality to tackle corruption – Senator cautions DSS

The recent raid of residences of Judicial Officers, and arrest of some eminent Judges, by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Department of State Services, DSS, has sparked outrage, eliciting reactions from various quarters.   While some condemned the action, which Analysts described as a Gestapo style, others commended the DSS, positing that it was a right step in the current fight ...

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Aisha Buhari has vindicated me, ‘Some individuals hijacked Buhari’s government’ – Saraki

On June 27, 2016, the Senate president said some individuals within Buhari’s government were running a “government within the government” Nigerian Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has said that he has been vindicated by the recent outburst of Mrs Aisha Buhari over the leadership of her husband. Saraki said the fact that Mrs. Buhari could come out to openly express reservations ...

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In The News Today 11-10-2016

In The News Today 11-10-2016 A brief report of some of the major headlines in Nigeria and Africa. Share

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