EXCLUSIVE: How Nigeria losses billions to waivers on Samsung, LG imports

OrderPaperToday – Nigeria has suffered revenue losses in hundreds of billions of naira to the corrupt practices of government officials and importers of Samsung, LG and other electronics products into the country in recent years, a special OrderPaperNG investigation has revealed. In a certain cluster of cases investigated by this medium, no less than N24…

Senate laments dilapidated Enugu airport

OrderPaperToday – The Senate has called for an emergency reconstruction of the runway of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu state. The lawmakers mandated their committee on Aviation to look into the design and construction of runway. The Red chamber also urged the Federal Ministry of Transport and other relevant authorities, to as a matter of…

Senators face-off over Buhari’s rights records, summon AGF

OrderPaperToday – Senators were today embroiled in a heated exchange of words following a motion by Senator David Umaru (APC, Niger) on the “alarming rise in cases of alleged human rights violations and consistent assault on the provisions of the 1999 Constitution by the Executive” led by President Muhammadu Buhari. Senator Umaru while speaking on…

APC members walk out as PDP, R-APC Reps knock executive order

OrderPaperToday – The House of Representatives was sharply divided along party lines on Wednesday as both members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) and the Reformed All Progressive Congress (R-APC) ganged up against President Muhammadu Buhari’s executive order on corruption. Recall that on July 5, 2018 the President signed Executive Order 006 which seeks to…

Executive order on corruption done in bad spirit- Edionwele

OrderPaperToday -A member of the House of Representatives, representing Esan/Central/West/Igueben Federal constituency, Joseph Edionwele (PDP, Edo) has urged the Green chamber to challenge in court the Presidential executive order on corruption. The lawmaker who spoke with OrderPaperNG described the executive order as “punitive order, made in bad spirit” It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari…

Dino cries out as Senate demands protection for embattled senator

OrderPaperToday – Senator Dino Melaye has cried out over the alleged withdrawal of his personal security by the Police, stressing that he is “hanging his soul” in the hands of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Inspector General Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello due to “threats” to his life. The Senator…

Tinubu calls colleagues rookies, disses Ekweremadu 

OrderPaperToday – Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos) has referred to her colleagues as rookies during plenary in the Senate earlier today. This happened when the presiding officer and Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, read out the votes and proceedings and then called upon Senator Gilbert Nnaji to move for its adoption before asking Senator…

FG, oil coys owe NDDC N1.5trillion as power failure disrupts hearing

OrderPaperToday – The Federal Government and a cohort of oil companies have failed to remit about N1.5trillion due to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between 2000 and 2017. This revelation was made at a hearing of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating outstanding sums due to the Commission on Tuesday. Mr. Msima Ekere,…