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Senate Confirms Buratai, Other Ex-Military Chiefs as Ambassadors

Jude Johnson The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of former service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. Their confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Mohammed Bulkachuwa. President, Ahmad Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm retired General Abayomi

SERAP writes Senate President, Speaker, seeks probe of ‘missing N4.4bn NASS funds’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to “use their good offices to urgently probe and refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4 billion of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is missing, misappropriated,

Senate President, Speaker To Meet Buhari Over Insecurity

Jude Johnson The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss security challenges arising from the activities of Boko Haram insurgents and bandits in parts of the country.  The resolution to do so was reached after

That APC’s wager on Lawan and Gbaja

Sufuyan Ojeifo I do not look into crystal balls. That is not my preoccupation.  I certainly lack the endowment of predicting the future. That enterprise is better left to the confident fortune-tellers. Agreed it is their forte, there is the possibility of their getting it wrong sometimes and such times could