Senate recovers N140bn from banks, 60 companies

OrderPaperToday – The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport has recovered a sum of N 140 billion naira from remittances made by collection banks and 60 companies due to leakages and irregularities in the Nigerian Customs Service. The investigation involved the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety…

Senators descend on Buhari, ‎say Nigerians can’t access basic amenities

Some senators, on Wednesday, descended heavily on President Muhammadu Buhari and claimed that the country was on the brink of collapse. They also claimed that Nigerians can no longer access basic amenities. The senators said the delivery of public values has ceased to be the essence of governance. They noted that the challenges have shaken…

$25billion: How NNPC resisted investigation of contracts – Reps

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday – The $25 billion contract scandal in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assumed another dimension as the House of Representatives has explained how moves to investigate the Direct Sales Direct Purchase (DSDP) scheme were resisted. Chairman, House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Review of Pump Price of Premium Motor Spirit…

FG moves to finish off Boko Haram, acquiring, installing modern arms –Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lt.-General Tukur Buratai, has disclosed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government is currently acquiring and installing fresh technologies in the fight against Boko Haram. This he said has been made possible through a Federal Government collaboration with countries as the United States (US), Israel, United Kingdom (UK),…

Norwegian investigators say kids’ smartwatches vulnerable to hackers

Kids’ smartwatches are designed to give peace of mind to parents, enabling them to keep an eye on their child’s location and ensure they stay safe. However, an investigation by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) of three such watches has revealed worrying security flaws and threats to a child’s privacy. The NCC found that hackers…

Kachikwu’s Letter: Presidency Lobbies Senate C’ttee, Seeks Soft Landing for Baru

There are indications that the presidency has initiated moves to avert the indictment of the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, by the Senate ad hoc committee charged with investigating him for awarding contracts to the tune of $25 billion without recourse to the NNPC board of…

Sceptic over global economic outlook, Buhari sends MTEF, FSP letter to Reps

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has received and read on the floor of the House, a formal letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, conveying the 2018-2020 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP). President Buhari in the letter which was read by Speaker Yakubu Dogara, said that he sent the documents to the lawmakers in…