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Federal government clears workers’ promotion arrears with N34 billion

The accountant general of the federation, Ahmed Idris, says the federal government has cleared the promotion arrears of workers in its ministries, departments and agencies.

Police allowed only two senators to see Dino Melaye at hospital – deputy leader

Only two senators, Abu Ibrahim and Baba Kaka Garba, were permitted by the police to see embattled lawmaker, Dino Melaye, at the National Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

Senate receives report on EFCC/SSS officers clash

The Senate on Wednesday received the report of its ad-hoc committee investigating the clash between officers of different security agencies on November 21, 2017.

Senate: Auchi polytechnic will be upgraded to university

The Senate has vowed to accelerate the consideration and passage of a Bill which seeks to upgrade the Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, to a City University of Technology.

President Buhari: Executive, National Assembly standoff slowing governance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday blamed the standoff between his administration and the National Assembly for the slow pace of governance under the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Auchi Polytechnic bill scales second reading in Senate

The Senate has started debate on a Bill for an act to establish City University of Technology, Auchi, sponsored by the Deputy Senate Whip, Senator Francis Alimikhena (APC, Edo North).

Senate seeks ban on palm oil, kernel importation

The Senate at the plenary on Tuesday urged the executive arm of government to ban the importation of palm oil, palm kernel and other products of the cash crop.

2019: South-South APC leaders endorse President Buhari for second term

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-South geo-political zone, Wednesday, met in Abuja and announced the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office come 2019.

IGP Ibrahim Idris gets leave to appeal ruling on his foundamenta right suit

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday granted leave to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to appeal a ruling on his enforcement of human right given by it.

I have survived several coup as APC chairman – John Odigie-Oyegun

The APC chairman also said that left for the nation’s elites, President Muhammadu Buhari would never become President, adding that President Buhari’s Presidency was made possible by the common people in the country.

Corruption: IGP Ibrahim Idris to know fate January 22

An FCT High Court, Jabi, on Monday fixed January 22 to deliver judgment on enforcement of rights’ suit filed by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, against the Senate.

Senators, House of Reps members fault in 2018 budget proposal

Both chambers of the National Assembly have berated the Federal Government’s 2018 budget proposal, saying its assumptions are unrealistic.

Senate probes face-off between DSS, EFCC

The Senate has set up a committee to investigate the recent face-off between armed operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Department of State Services, DSS.

Court stops Senate from investigating IGP Ibrahim Idris over corruption allegations

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday granted an interim order restraining the leadership of the Senate from investigating the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris.

Senate postpones hearing on corruption allegations against IGP Ibrahim Magu

The Senate Ad hoc Committee investigating allegations of corruption and misconduct levelled against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, by Sen. Isah Misau (APC Bauchi) was on Wednesday adjourned to a later date.

IGP Ibrahim Idris appears before senate committee

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has appeared before a senate ad hoc committee investigating some allegations levelled against him.

Governor Obaseki to reopen Agbede-Warake Farms before year end

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, said plans are underway to revive the Warake Farm in Etsako West Local Government Area of the state before the end of the year.

Court cannot stop your probe – Senator Saraki tells IGP Ibrahim Idris

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), cannot stop the upper legislative chamber from doing its job.

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