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A SENATE AFTER SELFISH GAIN, AND SELFISH GAIN ALONE

Shortly after the 2015 general elections, then Senator-elect from Kogi State, Dino Melaye while appearing on a Channels TV programme vowed to champion a campaign for salary cut for federal lawmakers. Melaye said lawmakers must sacrifice their comfort and allow a pay cut to yield money that could be used for developmental projects and proper… Continue reading A SENATE AFTER SELFISH GAIN, AND SELFISH GAIN ALONE

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Dasuki awarded N333bn fake arms contracts –Panel

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received the interim report of the 13-man committee set up by the Office of the National Security Adviser to audit the procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed Forces and Defence sector from 2007 to date with a directive that all indicted persons be arrested and brought to book.… Continue reading Dasuki awarded N333bn fake arms contracts –Panel

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Clinton’s favorability ratings lowest since 2001: CNN poll

Hillary Clinton’s lead in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination has narrowed and her overall favorability ratings have fallen to their lowest levels since 2001, CNN reported on Wednesday. It said 47 percent of Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters surveyed in a poll this month said they supported Clinton for the party’s nomination, down… Continue reading Clinton’s favorability ratings lowest since 2001: CNN poll

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Senators’ Allowances Nine Times Higher Than Basic Pay

NIGERIANS that have expressed surprise that each senator receives N506,600 per annum as wardrobe allowance may be in for a shocker as the lawmakers receive far more allowances under different other categories. Investigation by our correspondent on Monday showed that senators’ allowances totalled N18,642,880 on annual basis. In all, the allowance each senator receives is… Continue reading Senators’ Allowances Nine Times Higher Than Basic Pay