Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).  This is apart from the $1.05 billion NNPC Group Managing Director Maikanti Baru earlier admitted to. The investigative committee, headed by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North…

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Senator Omo-Agege arrested by Police for mace theft (Photos)

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who led hoodlums to the National Assembly on Wednesday, to snatch the Senate’s mace during plenary, has been arrested. The mace is the symbol of authority of the Senate. Omo-Agege was arrested at about 2:00 PM outside the National Assembly building. A source in the National Assembly told our correspondent that the suspended senator has been led away…

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Breaking: Senate rejects Magu as EFCC Chairman

The Senate on Thursday for the second time rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Senate rejected the nomination following a letter by the Department of State Security (DSS) which upheld an earlier letter that Magu failed the integrity test and was unfit for the office. The DSS letter…

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