Wednesday, June 16, 2021


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Buhari re-presents Lauretta Onochie, others to Senate for confirmation as INEC commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-presented the confirmation of Lauretta Onochie, his Special Assistant on Social Media and five others for appointment as National Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Senate rejects bill giving NASS power to appoint, sack service chiefs

The Senate on Wednesday rejected the presentation of a Bill for an Act to establish the Armed Forces Service Commission, following a heated debate among the lawmakers during the plenary.

Senators urge new Service Chiefs to commence work immediately

Senators have urged the new Service Chiefs to commence work immediately by addressing security challenges facing the country.

Controversy as Buhari nominates Aisha Umar as PenCom DG

There is a seeming controversy brewing following President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Aisha Dahiru-Umar for the position of the Director-General of the National Pension Commission, PenCom.

JUST IN: Senate in rowdy session over Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request

The Senate’s plenary session on Thursday turned rowdy following the insistence of the opposition senators to know the details of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22.7bn foreign loan request.

Nigerian Senator calls for Buhari’s resignation over insecurity

Senator representing Abia-South Senatorial District, Enyinnaya Abaribe Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over alleged increase in insecurity across the country.

Senate Screening: Aregbesola clarifies alleged non-payment of salaries in Osun

Rauf Aregbesola, the ministerial nominee from Osun, has clarified issue around the alleged non-payment of salaries to workers when he served as a governor.

South east sidelined in Buhari’s security appointments – Abaribe

The senator representing Abia South in the National Assembly, Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Tuesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari has deliberately sidelining the south east in...

Abaribe’s lawyer reveals what landed senator in SSS trouble

Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN, the Counsel to the detained Senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has said the senator’s recent outbursts on alleged illegal insertion of N30 billion into the budget of Ministry of Power without his committee’s knowledge was one of the issues that landed the senator in trouble.

Senator attacks Buhari, says president ‘never knows anything’

Mr Abaribe, who was contributing to a motion on the recent violence killings in Kogi state by suspected herdsmen, said Mr Buhari is always in the habit of saying, “I don’t know.”

Senate rejects Niger REC nominee, confirms 8

The Senate on Thursday confirmed eight Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC nominees and rejected the confirmation of a nominee from Niger State. The Senate also stepped...

Senate summons Amaechi for excluding South East in rail projects

The Senate has summoned the minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, to explain why the eastern corridor of the country’s rail lines was excluded from...

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