Senate Suspends Confirmation of RECs to Protest Buhari’s Refusal to Sack Magu

[Premium Times] The Senate on Tuesday suspended the confirmation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, after expressing concerns with the continued stay of Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic a…

[Premium Times] The Senate on Tuesday suspended the confirmation of President Muhammadu Buhari's nominees for Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, after expressing concerns with the continued stay of Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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Presidency Speaks On Senate’s Demand for Crimes Agency Boss Removal

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate is an arm of government that must be respected in any decision it takes in the course of exercising its powers as an independent institution, the presidency said Tuesday.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate is an arm of government that must be respected in any decision it takes in the course of exercising its powers as an independent institution, the presidency said Tuesday.

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Mafikizolo to Thrill Zim Fans Backed By Jah Prayzah, Alexio

[New Zimbabwe] A clash of the titans looms in Harare as the South African Afro-pop duo Mafikizolo return to Zimbabwe in a highly-anticipated gig featuring, among others, local favourites Jah Prazah and Alexio Kawara.

[New Zimbabwe] A clash of the titans looms in Harare as the South African Afro-pop duo Mafikizolo return to Zimbabwe in a highly-anticipated gig featuring, among others, local favourites Jah Prazah and Alexio Kawara.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We Will Soon Capture Abubakar Shekau, Minister Says

[Guardian] The minister of defence, retired Brigadier-General Mansur Dan-Ali, on Tuesday confirmed that the Nigerian armed forces had successfully suppressed Boko Haram insurgency.

[Guardian] The minister of defence, retired Brigadier-General Mansur Dan-Ali, on Tuesday confirmed that the Nigerian armed forces had successfully suppressed Boko Haram insurgency.

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Pension Office Sacks Five Deputy Directors for Alleged Employment Fraud

[Premium Times] Five deputy directors of the Pensions Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, have been fired for alleged employment fraud, the agency said Tuesday.

[Premium Times] Five deputy directors of the Pensions Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, have been fired for alleged employment fraud, the agency said Tuesday.

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