The Nigerian senate is on the verge of probing how the Paris Club Refunds and other bailout funds doled out to state governors by President Muhammadu Buhari were approved.
 
Senator Samuel Anyanwu, Imo East, queried the legality of the funds given to governors .
 
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki sought the leave of his colleagues and approved that a proper motion be moved .

In another development, the federal government through the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons  says 200, 346  Nigerians fled the country in 2016.
 
They were granted refugee status in neighbouring countries while about 36, 000 others arrived in Europe by sea.
 
According to the Italian Ministry of Interior, the 36, 000 migrants accounted for 21 per cent of the 170, 299, immigrants who arrived in Europe by sea.