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Court orders, administrative hurdles cripple presidential panel

The powers of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) to prosecute suspected corrupt individuals have again been voided by a court.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: 45 withdrawals made from NLNG dividends account in 19 years

There were more revelations Thursday as the Senate Committee on Gas investigating the alleged $1.05 billion withdrawn from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation dividends in the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas was told that over 45 withdrawals were made from the NLNG dividend account with the Central Bank of Nigeria since 1999.

FG files charges against Ike Ekweremadu, Bassey Albert for alleged non-declaration of assets

The Federal Government has filed charges against the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Sen. Bassey Albert Akpan, bordering on alleged non-declaration of some of their assets.

Federal government files charges against Senator Bassey Akpan

The Federal Government has filed fresh charges against Sen. Bassey Akpan, representing Akwa Ibom North East, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over his failure to declare his assets.

Senate reverses confirmation of INEC commissioner after 24 hours

The Senate on Thursday reversed the confirmation of Akwa Ibom State nominee, Elder Monday Udo Tom, as a Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission after 24 hours.

Senate investigates alleged fraud against Egina oil field over local content

The Senate on Tuesday constituted an ad hoc committee to investigate local content elements and cost variations relating to Egina Oil Field and Bonga South-West and ZabZaba projects.

Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal challenging sack of Sen. Akpan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo which sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and declared Hon Bassey Etim as lawful replacement.

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NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.