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Senate probes Power Ministry for spending $35m without appropriation

The Senate says it will probe allegation levelled against the Ministry of Power that it spent $35 million on a project that was not appropriated for by the National Assembly. This was sequel to a Point of Order raised by Sen. Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi) during Thursday plenary. Melaye said the ministry was spending on a project tagged “fast power” meant ...

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Jibrin must apologise before re-admittance —Reps

The House of Representatives says suspended member, Rep. Adulmumini Jibrin (Kano-APC) must tender an unreserved written apology before he can return to the House. The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC) said this while briefing newsmen in Abuja. Jibrin was suspended in Sept. 2016, for 180 legislative days and one of the conditions for ...

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China produces over 1.2 bn mobile phones from January – August

China produced over 1.26 billion mobile phones in the first eight months of the year, including 932 million smart phones, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The figures were announced at a summit on mobile innovation Thursday by Qiao Yueshan, with the ministry. According to the ministry, China produced about 1.3 billion mobile phones during the same ...

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Detention: S’ Court fixes January on Dasuki’s appeal

The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing of the appeal filed by a former National Security Adviser (NSA) retired Col. Sambo Dasuki until January 25 next year. Dasuki is challenging the June 16, 2016 decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja that dismissed his appeal challenging his continued detention. Justice Mohammed Dattijo had led the 5-man panel of justices that gave ...

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