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Senate President arrives

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Senate President has just arrived Senate chamber for commencement of the ministerial screening. The Senate President said the prayer to signal beginning of the day’s business. There is tight security in and around the National Assembly complex. Meanwhile, Senators has opted for a closed-door session to deliberate on salient issues and …

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Diezani: Three more ex-ministers risk arrest for graft, money laundering

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•How Diezani’s collaborator surrendered to UK agency •Her business partners go underground Three more ministers of the Goodluck Jonathan era are facing possible arrest in the aftermath of Friday’s detention of ex- Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, in London for alleged corruption. Although Alison-Madueke and the four other …

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Buhari appoints petroleum minister, to name other ministers Wednesday

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday named Nigeria’s petroleum minister. And that is himself. Mr. Buhari said he would personally head the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in the new cabinet. Addressing some select reporters in New York on Tuesday, after addressing a Global Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism, …

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