Tag archive for ‘Senate’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Pressure as senate shifts probe of $25b NNPC contracts

There were indications on Tuesday that the much awaited probe into the alleged award of $25 billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) may not take place, after all. It was More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Breach of Due Process: Senate summons NNPC’s Baru, others over alleged revocation, re-award of OML 13

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, is, again, under fire. This is because the Senate on Monday summoned him to appear before it to explain his roles More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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PENGASSAN backs senate on thorough investigation of $25bn NNPC contracts

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on Wednesday queued behind the Nigerian senate on its resolve to embark on proper and thorough investigation into the crisis surrounding More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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2017 Budget: Senate probes alleged abuses in NIS revenue, expenditure

The Senate on Wednesday said it would probe the activities of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), over allegations of gross abuses. That was after expressed worry over the findings by its committee on interior, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Senate advances to criminalize electoral offences

A bill seeking to criminalise electoral offences in the country has passed the second reading at the Senate. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Abubakar More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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$25bn Contract Scam: Why NNPC MD, Kachikwu must step down—Senate

NNPC The Senate on Sunday requested President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Alleged N30trn Revenue Scam: Senate to hand firms to EFCC for prosecution

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday said arrangements were in the pipeline to hand to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for prosecution. all the companies found culpable in its investigation into More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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2017 Budget: Senate summons Adeosun, Udoma

The Senate on Thursday summoned the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and  Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma to appear before its Joint Committee on Finance and Appropriation More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Attack on Senate: Buhari wont scold his anti-corruption adviser, Prof. Itse Sagay—Presidency

Prof. Itse Sagay, the chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), has the full support and trust of President Muhammadu Buhari in his face-off with the Senate and some members of More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Nigerian senate has no honour, vision, compassion— Prof Sagay

Says senators are not ‘distinguished’ Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption  (PACAC), Itse Sagay, SAN, on Thursday descended afresh on the Nigerian senate, saying it is a legislative More...