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Cash crunch hits Senate

Amid claims and counter-claims that the country is cash-strapped, the Senate, yesterday had its dose of the problem following the delay in the payment of its fourth quarter allocation. Daily Sun learnt that the delay has left some of the Senators stranded in Abuja. Meanwhile, legislative activities in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly…

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Arms smuggling Court discharges 15 Russians

A Federal High Court, Lagos on Tuesday discharged 15 Russians and their ship, MV Myre Seadiver, of arms smuggling charges. The action followed the withdrawal of the charges by the Federal Government, which said it would continue the prosecution of a Nigerian firm, Blueseas Maritime Services Nig. Ltd, and its employee, Stanley Chinenye. The discharged…

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Be careful with that conference!

President Goodluck Jonathan’s acceptance of the National Conference/Dialogue on the 53rd Independence Day last week, may be a Greek Gift. He was adamantly against it just a few months ago; and so was Senator David Mark, just a few weeks ago. For them both to make such a sudden and complete U-Turn makes the whole…