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El-Rufai is an unpopular gov, he hasn’t achieved anything, says Shehu Sani


The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.” Sani, who is contesting for the Senate on the People’s Redemption Party platform, also said the governor had not achieved anything since 2015. The senator had dumped the All Progressives …

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Saraki: 50 million-litre daily fuel consumption, a fraud


The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has alleged a massive fraud in the nation’s oil sector under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. He alleged that the Federal Government’s claims of paying subsidy on the 50 million litre of fuel being consumed by Nigerians daily were a big fraud. Saraki, …

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President Buhari cuts NASS budget by N14.5bn

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President Muhammadu Buhari has slashed the budget of the National Assembly by N14.5 billion, NEWSTIMES reports. The federal legislature got N139.5bn in the 2018 budget, but under this year’s budget, the president proposed the sum of N125bn for the lawmakers, representing a reduction of N14.5bn. A careful look at the …

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Kogi West PDP leaders call for immediate release of Melaye


Leaders of Kogi West Senatorial district of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have called for immediate release of Senator Dino Melaye who is currently in custody of the Nigerian Police over alleged murder attempt. The PDP leaders made the call in a communique issued at the end of their meeting …

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I didn’t boo Buhari at budget presentation – Dino Melaye


Senator Dino Melaye has denied being part of the lawmakers that booed President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 budget presentation before a joint session of the National Assembly on December 19, 2018. Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said he was …

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Ministry of Power budgets N168m for generators, fuel

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As the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing strives to improve the country’s power supply, it is also making budgetary proposals for the purchase, maintenance and fuelling of generators at its headquarters and various agencies. An analysis of the 2019 budget proposal of the FMPWH that was recently submitted …

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We won’t leave without arresting Melaye – Police

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The Police authorities have vowed not to leave Senator Dino Melaye’s residence until they arrest him. The Police have subsequently deployed over 50 additional policemen around Melaye’s residence located on 11, Sangha Street, Off Mississippi, Maitama, FCT. Findings indicate that the Police might storm the building and forcefully arrest the …

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Police tell Dino Melaye Surrender now


The Nigeria Police Force has asked the lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, to surrender himself for arrest and investigation for attempted culpable homicide. It stated that the police operatives deployed in his house with an arrest warrant will not leave his Abuja residence until …

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