Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, may heave a sigh of relief as the Presidency has written the Senate, to allow him remain in office. On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, Senate demanded the SGF’s resignation and prosecution, over alleged infractions involving public procurement, particularly, contract awards by the Presidential Initiative […]
Incoming UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday, December 15, 2016 announced Amina Mohammed as his Deputy Secretary-General. Mr. Guterres made the announcement through the spokesman of the Secretary- General, Stephane Dujarric. The newly designated leaders of the world body will officially resume duty January 1, 2016.
The Senate has explained why it could not attend to the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, and other member-nominees of the Commission, who had turned up for their screening on Thursday, attributing the development to the poor attendance of Senators at plenary. Senate’s deputy majority leader, Senator […]
N-Power has today Monday, November 21, 2016 shortlisted 200,000 graduates in the first phase of the social intervention program. This was published on N-Power’s website. The shortlisted candidates are expected to receive an SMS later today. However, the presidency has revealed that those successful will resume duty by December 1st, 2016.
The senate has pledged to give listening ears to #OCCUPYNASSUNLTD protesters as the siege on the assembly spill into day two. Sen. Abu Ibrahim speaking for the senate, addressed the protesters today at the entrance of the national assembly complex, stating the readiness of the senate to dialogue and find common ground on the issues raised […]
National Legal Adviser of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Muiz Adeyemi Banire, has offered to step aside, pending the conclusion of investigation into the allegation of his involvement in bribery of some judges. Recall that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently investigation Banire for allegedly assisting a juge of the national Industrial […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm nominees into positions of Chairman, Executive Commissioner, and Non Executive Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). In a letter dated August 2,2016, sent to President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye (South West) was nominated as Chairman, while Mr Sunday Dare (South West) […]
The House of Representatives Committee investigating the allegations of sexual misconduct against three lawmakers has accused the out going United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, of breaching diplomatic protocols, by writing directly to the Speaker of the House. Diplomatic convention requires that any communication to an arm of government by a diplomat, should […]