True Story Behind Smuggled Cars Retrieved From a House In Kano – Customs

Joseph Attah, Abuja: The attention of Nigeria Customs Service has been drawn to a mischievous publication in some prints and online platforms that the service has seized vehicles belonging to a Senator in Kano. Since this is capable of misleading the public into wrong insinuations, it is imperative to state the facts. That the Operatives…

NTA News Summary: Senate To Investigate Saraki, Melaye 22-32017

NTA News Summary  Abuja Senate to Investigate Saraki The senate committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has been given four weeks to investigate allegations of irregularities against Senate President Bukola Saraki And Senator Dino Melaye. This followed a point of order raised by former Senate Leader Mohammed Ali Ndume who cited publications by sections…

100 Police men storm kaduna home of Senator representing Southern Kaduna

The Senator representing Southern Kaduna senatorial zone, Mr. Danjuma La’ah, on Thursday issued a press statement about the invasion of his home by armed police men. This morning, 9th March, 2017, my Kaduna residence was invaded by armed policemen, MOPOL and plainclothesmen numbering about a hundred.They came in trucks, buses and pick-up vans around 5am,…

News Summary 01/03/2017; OPEC Commends Oil/Gas Reforms

OPEC Commends Oil/Gas Reforms The reforms captured in the seven Big wins of the ministry of petroleum Resources are commendable and Must be sustained as Nigeria’s oil and Gas industry will hold sway for many More years, despite diversification Moves. These are the words of secretary General of the organization of Petroleum exporting countries, opec,…

National Assembly Says “Enough is Enough” To Xenophobic Attacks

In the wake of renewed attacks on Nigerian businesses and citizens in South Africa, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for immediate action by the National Assembly to stop the ugly trend by sending a strong parliamentary delegation to the Parliament of South Africa to present the country’s position on…

Court sacks senator, orders him to return all salaries, entitlements

The Federal High court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State has sacked the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East federal constituency, Bassey Albert Akpan. The court nullified the primary process that produced Akpan as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for the election which saw him to the National Assembly. Justice Fatun Riman who delivered the…

Court sacks Senator Akpan Bassey, orders refund of salaries received

The Federal High Court in Uyo has sacked a senator, Bassey Albert Akpan representing Akwa Ibom North East in the National Assembly. In a judgment delivered on Monday, the court asked INEC to issue a fresh Certificate of Return to Hon. Bassey Etim, whom the court established, as the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party……

Dino Melaye Gifts Aide With A 1992 Honda Accord

The Senator representing Kogi state in the House of Assembly, Dino Melaye, known for his love for cars recently gave out an Honda Accord 1992 model to one of his aides. The Senator agave out the vintage vehicle to his Special assistant on media. The act was made known on Facebook by a social media……

Duterte’s vocal critic arrested, to face drug trafficking charges

Senator Leila de Lima, a staunch vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte is accused of orchestrating a drug trafficking ring when she was justice secretary during the 2010-2015 administration of Benigno Aquino. The embattled senator has been arrested by law enforcement agents after charges were filed in court alleging she received money from drug dealers…

FG is not increasing taxes, Udoma tells National Assembly

The Federal Government does not have any intention of increasing taxes but is working towards increasing its internally generated revenue through the broadening its tax base. Responding to a comment by Senator Ben Bruce at the public hearing of the Joint Session of the National Assembly on the 2017 Budget, the Minister of Budget and…

Senator calls for prudent management of resources by Govt. Media

Sen. Suleiman Adokwe, Chairman, Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation has called for prudent management of funds by Chief Executives of Federal Government Media Organisations to avoid wasteful spending. Adokwe made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. He said the obvious limitations of the……