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Senate refuses to confirm EFCC nominees over alleged lopsided appointment

The Senate on Tuesday refused to confirm four persons nominated as members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), following a lopsided appointment.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senate resumes sitting, goes into executive session

Senate President Bukola Saraki in white flowing robe with black cap to match, was led into the Senate Chambers by the Sergeant-at-arms at about 11.02 am followed by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan.

Senate recalls Senator Ali Ndume

The Senate has recalled its former leader Mohammed Ali Ndume, following the expiration of his suspension.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria suffered major infrastructural deficit in PDP’s 16 years rule

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria suffered major infrastructural deficite in the 16 years of the Peoples Democraty Party’s (PDP) rule.

Qatar: GCC needs to enforce its own rules

Qatar has said it is committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but that the bloc needed to enforce its own rules, signalling that a reformed alliance could help end the Gulf crisis.

Marcelo ‘never’ considered Madrid exit amid Juventus links

Real Madrid full-back Marcelo insisted he had never considered leaving the Spanish giants amid persistent links to Juventus.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo were among the 6,800 All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates from the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) who converged in Eagle Square, Abuja on Saturday

Yemi Osinbajo: I’m not Muhammadu Buhari’s spare tyre

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he is not a spare tyre to the president, emphasising that his roles as the number two citizen are spelt out in the constitution.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Dave Umahi sacks Ebonyi Broadcasting Corporation board chairman

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has sacked the Board Chairman of the Ebonyi Broadcasting Corporation, Mrs Patience Ogodo.