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BREAKING: Osinbajo Orders Immediate Overhaul Of SARS

BREAKING: Osinbajo Orders Immediate Overhaul Of SARS

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately overhaul the management and activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The order follows persistent complaints and critical reports about the activities SARS. The complaints border on allegations of human rights violations. Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media

Why we cannot reconvene National Assembly today – Saraki, Dogara

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, have disclosed why the National Assembly would no longer be reconvened today as earlier believed. The two leaders of the National Assembly made their positions known in a joint statement by their spokesmen, Yusuph Olaniyonu and Turaki

Senator Biodun Olujimi Emerges New Senate Minority Leader

Senate Caucus of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has finally nominated Deputy Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi (Ekiti South), as the new Senate Minority Leader.   Vanguard gathered, yesterday, that with her appointment, Olujimi, who was deputy governor of Ekiti State, replaces the immediate past Senate Minority Leader and former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator

Katsina Rep. Hon Kurfi Hails Daura’s Sack, Commends Osinbajo For Upholding National Interest 

A member representing Dutsin-ma/Kurfi Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Mohammed Kurfi Danlami has commended the Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for sacking Mallam Lawal Daura, the DG of the Department of State Services after his men laid siege to the National Assembly complex preventing lawmakers and civil servants from gaining access into the

2019: Saraki visits IBB

Senate President Bukola Saraki, has arrived Minna, capital of Niger State, to hold a private meeting with the former military President, Ibrahim Babangida. The meeting is taking place at the Hilltop residence of the former military ruler. NAN reports that Mr Saraki landed at Minna International Airport at about 4.10 p.m. and drove straight to

Saraki to address World Press Conference on Wednesday

Senate Bukola Saraki will address a World Press Conference at the foyer of the National Assembly at noon on Wednesday, says Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. Olaniyonu did not indicate issues to be addressed at the conference in a statement he made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. However,

NASS Siege Came As A Surprise, IGP Claims

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has claimed that the siege laid to the National Assembly by the officers of the Department of State Services (DSS), came to him as a surprise. Mr Idris disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday after a meeting with the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja. Security officials stormed the