It was gathered that the Senate on Tuesday launched a probe into the alleged abandonment of an N8bn Code of Conduct Bureau permanent site under construction for the purchase of a building valued at N9bn.
The lawmaker representing Kogi-West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, who moved the motion for the probe during the day’s plenary, alleged that after the CCB got an approval from the National Executive Council to build its permanent site, the contract for its permanent site was reviewed […]
The latest audit report prepared by Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation has said the National Assembly management failed to account for a total expenditure of over N9.4 billion in 2014.
The money included N9.39 billion for which no “documentary evidence” was provided and a N47 million to be returned to government coffers, out of which only N360,000 was returned, giving a total of approximately N9.4 billion.
But National Assembly management said last night it would only react to the report […]
It was learnt that cross section of Nigerians have condemned the planned payment of about N9bn as perks to ministers and lawmakers who will assume office in the government of President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as recently reported by newsmen.
The newspaper on May 9, 2015, in an investigative report, said lawmakers to constitute the 8th National Assembly and ministers to be appointed by Buhari would receive N9bn as perks on assumption of office.
The perks include housing, furniture and motor vehicle […]