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THE Senate through its Panel on Public Accounts has ordered the arrest of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh, for allegedly paying $5mn to a legal firm as a professional fee for the recovery of a $9.3bn loss. The $5m was paid for the intelligence-based tracking of a global […]

The Senate has amended Section 84 (8) of the Electoral Act 2022, which will enable statutory delegates participate in political parties’ congresses and conventions. The current version, which was assented to by the president, Major General  Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in February this year, prevents statutory delegates from taking part in party primaries. Statutory delegates include […]

The Nigerian Senate has received the Money Laundering Bill and Terrorism Prevention Bill transmitted by President Muhammadu Buhari for expeditious consideration and passage. The bills were accompanied by a letter read at the start of the plenary on Thursday by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. President Buhari in the letter dated April 12, 2022, said the […]

The Senate is probing the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for the FIFA 2022 World Cup. The Super Eagles had a 1-1 draw with Ghana in the World Cup playoff. But the Senate says it is investigating the failure to qualify despite the huge funds put into the exercise by the government and corporate bodies. […]


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