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Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has threatened to expose alleged saboteurs of Nigerian government’s $195 million contract to an Israeli firm for the nation's waterways safekeeping.
Mr. Alex Okoh, the Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, revealed on Tuesday that a total of 142 public enterprises of the Federal Government have been sold to private sector operators.
The recent amendment of the 2019 election timetable by the House of Representatives has been rejected by nine senators for allegedly aiming at President Muhammadu Buhari. The senators, amongst who are Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa west), Binta Garba (Adamawa north), Omo Ovie-Agege (Delta central), said Senate’s “rush” to adopt the amendment calls for suspicion. Speaking on Wednesday, Senator Ovie-Agege said it was unenforceable for 36 members of House to amend section 25 of the Electoral Act on behalf of 360 others.…
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Safety and National Intelligence is currently quizzing former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), and chairman of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Presidential Review Panel, Amb. Babagana Kingibe over the alleged attempt to divert $44 million from the agency’s coffers.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to intervene in ongoing trial of former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, spokesman, Olisa Metuh, to enable him receive treatment.
Senator Jona Jang of Plateau North has restated that Nigerian youths have no business becoming senators, citing Senator Dino Melaye’s exemplary rowdiness.
Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, was on Tuesday grilled by the House of Representatives over the suspension of Mounir Gwarzo as Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).