NDDC PALLIATIVES: Senate challenges Ojuogboh to list beneficiaries …demands immediate retraction, apology

The Senate has challenged the Executive Director (Projects) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Cairo Ojuogboh, to provide evidence to back up his claim that members of the National Assembly were beneficiaries of COVID-19 palliatives from the Commission. Ojougboh in an interview with a national daily had accused the National Assembly of being “culpable” in the sleaze contracts awarded by the commission. He also alleged that the Senators and members of the House of Representatives were beneficiaries of COVID-19 palliatives from NDDC. “In the National Assembly, each of the…

No Fresh Loan of N850bn Approved by the Senate

Nigeria senate in a statement signed by Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs,Senator Dr. Ajibola Basiru has refuted purported approval of fresh loan of N850bn proposed to the red chamber by President Muhammad Buhari . It is very important to make a very important clarification particularly on the widely circulated erroneous report that the Senate approved a fresh loan of N850 billion at the Plenary on Tuesday. Basiru said : ” That is far from the truth. The resolution passed was an amendment of the earlier resolution as…