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Senator Ali Ndume from Borno state lost his position as majority leader in the Senate when he left the Chambers to say his prayers.

Former Nigerian oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke temporarily forfeited $153.3 million to the Nigerian government today.

The story of how James Ibori went from convicted thief in London in the 1990s, to become governor of a wealthy oil-producing Nigerian state and then to a British prison is a remarkable one.

There were strong indications yesterday that the presidency is weighing options on the alleged report of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) on the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Speaker of the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Idris Garba has been impeached, the third speaker to lose his post in recent days across Nigeria.

My dear Compatriots,
I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria.
I felicitate with you today at a time when our nation is witnessing a new and impressive turnaround in our security and socio-economic situation.

Senate Leader Ali Ndume on Monday in Abuja dismissed media reports that the Senate had rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The Federal Goverment has budgeted N110 billion for the implementation of Presidential Amnesty Programme and the rehabilitation of the Northeast region devastated by the activities of the Boko Haram insurgency.

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to commence investigation of the Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF and other government officials allegedly accused of wrongdoing.

Senators yesterday resolved to ask Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) David Babachir Lawal to resign immediately to face prosecution for alleged abuse of office, contract inflation and misappropriation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) funds.

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