The Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Ibrahim Garab, has confirmed Dino Melaye, the lawmaker representing Kogi West at the Senate, graduated from the institution.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has denied allegations that he imported a luxury vehicle which was seized by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, for failure to pay import duty.
No thanks to the unholy machinations of an unscrupulous cabal in the presidency which formed a satanic partnership with a shamelessly crooked senate, Ibrahim Magu, nominee of President Muhammadu Buhari as substantive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, was for the second time denied confirmation for that post by the senate on the strength of the same ill-motivated Department of State Service, DSS, security report that informed the first purported rejection.
The Senate was irked by the insistence of the Customs to continue with the policy in spite of a resolution by the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday that the plan be put on hold.
The Nigerian Senate has expressed worry over the refusal of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to sign four bills passed by the National Assembly into law.
The Senate has rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Senate has called for the suspension and prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, for alleged abuse of office and complicity in the award of contracts by the Presidential Initiative for the North East, PINE
A drama of sorts played out on the floor of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday when one of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers from Ondo State announced that he was defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Africa’s biggest Telecommunications company, MTN, has denied the allegations that it illegally repatriated about $14 billion from Nigeria, insisting that it did not break the country’s currency transfer rules.
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, on Thursday denied involvement in any illegal transfer of funds out of Nigeria by MTN.