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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

Breaking: Buhari Appoints Abdulrasheed Bawa as the New EFCC Boss

•Asks Senate to confirm him to seal Magu's ouster Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). What this means is that the suspended and embattled former acting chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is effectively

HURIWA Asks INEC to Conduct Okigwe Senate Byelection

‌•Accuses Yakubu Mahmood of nursing hatred for Ndigbo "From every indications, the current hierarchy of the Independent National Electoral commission headed by Mr Mahmood Yakubu is bent on scuttling the constitutionally guaranteed dividends of democracy such as benefitting from the strategic governmental interventions and developmental projects legally budgeted meant for the

N186bn for Health Sector Omitted as Revised 2020 Budget Approval Suffers Setback in Senate

John Anyim The Senate on Tuesday stepped down consideration of the N10.509trillion revised 2020 budget forwarded to it for consideration by President Muhamnadu Buhari due to omission of N186billion proposed for the health sector. The upper legislative chamber had given expeditious consideration of the revised 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)