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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Saraki dumps APC says it’s not fit for purpose

Senate President Bukola Saraki has left the ruling All Progressives Congress. In a tweet posted via his verified Twitter handle, the politician said: “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” See the tweet: I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided…

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Buhari may return to Nigeria on Saturday

All things being equal, President Muhammadu Buhari, may return to Nigeria from his vacation to the United Kingdom on Saturday. Leadership newspaper quoting a source said on Thursday that except there would be any last minute change, all is set for Buhari’s return. The newspaper relied on the source, a senior official in the presidency, who spoke in confidence. “Barring…

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You lied to Nigerians; Senate told Amaechi

The Senate on Wednesday has called on the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi to immediately withdraw his comment that the senate was delaying infrastructure development. In a statement signed by the Senate’s spokesperson, Sen, Aliyu Sabi, the senate said it was not delaying any construction and that the minister told a lie. Recall that Mr Amaechi during a townhall meeting…

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