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Senator Paulker: How I’ll govern Bayelsa if elected

A PDP governorship aspirant, Emmanuel Paulker, has pledged to diversify Bayelsa economy to make the state less dependent on federal allocation if elected as governor of the state.
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Senator Paulker resolves chieftaincy tussle in Bayelsa community

Senator Emmanuel Paulker representing Central Senatorial District has resolved an age-long chieftaincy tussle in his Opolo community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.
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Gunmen kill two policemen at Senator Paulker’s hotel in Yenagoa

Two policemen on guard at Odeme hotel, located at Alamesiagha road in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, were feared killed by unknown gunmen, who stormed the hotel last night.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Senate to review condition of service for National Assembly staff

The Senate has constituted a six-member conference committee to review the condition of service for national assembly staff members.

Senate sets up committee to investigate NNPC’s withdrawal of $3.5 billion from NLNG Account

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday set up a committee to investigate the alleged unauthorized withdrawal of $3.5 billion by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, from the account of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas company, NLNG.

APC, PDP senators sheathe swords, agree to work together

The warring senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and their opposition counterparts from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, reached a rapprochement, resolving to leave behind their grievances and work together in the interest of the country.

2019: Seriake Dickson dumps Foster Ogola, Emmanuel Paulker

Ahead of the primary election into the National Assembly in Bayelsa State,, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, has dumped incumbent Sen. Foster Ogola, representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District and Sen. Emmanuel Paulker representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial District.

Senate passes bills on forensic accounting

Senate has passed the bills on Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria, and Chartered Institute of Forensic Accountants of Nigeria, respectively.

Senate inaugurates committee to investigate recurring mass failure in WASSCE

The Senate has directed its Committee on Education (Basic and Secondary) to interact with the Minister of Education to identify the causes of the recurring failure in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, with a view to finding remedies.

Expert: How forensic accounting can curb corruption

The President, Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria (CIFIA), Mrs Victoria Enape, has said that forensic accounting was the only way to control fraud.

Governor Fayose asks federal govt to publish all properties recovered by EFCC, owners before...

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has told the Federal Government to publish all the properties it claimed to have recovered and their owners as well as buyers of the properties before they are sold.

President Buhari, VP Osinbajo’s silence aided Benue killings – Governor Ortom

The Senate Ad hoc Committee on Security Infrastructure Saturday expressed shock that President Muhammadu Buhari, his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, all ignored several warnings of the planned attack on Logo and Guma local councils of Benue state.

Abdulrasheed Miana: No 222 pension properties to share – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has refuted claim by the Senate ad hoc investigation committee that it share properties recovered by the commission.

Abdulrasheed Maina: 222 seized properties from pension thieves shared – Senate

The Senate on Thursday extended its probe into the controversial reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdul-Rasheed Maina, into the service of the Federal Government to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Wanted ex-pensions chief Abdulrasheed Maina owns 222 houses, hotels – Senate

The Senate has described as herculean the investigation of the sacked Chairman of Presidential Task force on Pensions Reforms, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, disclosing that over 222 houses illegally acquired by the ex-pension boss were recovered by the EFCC.

AGF Abubakar Malami files defence before Senate panel probing Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), for the third time in two weeks, appeared before the Senate ad hoc committee set up to investigate the controversial reinstatement of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdul-Rasheed Maina, into the service of the Federal Government.

The worst of times, the best of times

“Did you read the report on what the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris said about the allegations against him by Senator Isa Misau?”

Senate probes alleged illegal renewal of tenure of NDDC board members

The Senate has launched investigation into illegal renewal of tenure of board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

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Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.