Tag: Senators

President Buhari Reacts to Defectors from APC to PDP

AMT Tanimu- July 24, 2018

I wish all of our party members who today defected, the very best in their future undertakings. The APC has done its best to stop ... Read More

APC Reacts to Defection in the Senate: “They Have Other Motives Beyond Their Grievances”

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) have urged its faithful members to remain calm in the wake of defection by 15 senators from the party ... Read More

Northern Governors, Senators, to Meet in Katsina Over Restructuring

Henry Solomon- December 6, 2017

The Northern Senators’ Forum and the 19 Northern governors would on Monday converge on Katsina for a three-day retreat to deliberate on the agitations for ... Read More

Senator McCain Ensures Republicans Fail To Repeal Obamacare

Henry Solomon- July 28, 2017

Senator John McCain's 'no' vote ensured that the majority Republican Congress failed to repeal the Obamacare as legislators voted in the floor of the Senate. ... Read More

NLC Sets Pace For Nigerian Leaders Using Nelson Mandela

Henry Solomon- July 18, 2017

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday advised Nigerian leaders to emulate the good leadership exhibited by some of the past African leaders, most especially, ... Read More

Senate Assures EFCC of Adequate Funding In Fighting Corruption

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2017

The Senate has promised to provide necessary funding and support needed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to stamp out corruption in Nigeria. ... Read More

Senate to Investigate Southern Kaduna Killings, says Saraki

Abdul Jimoh- January 3, 2017

Senate President, Bukola Saraki Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday pledged that the Nigerian Senate, upon resumption, will look into the crises that ... Read More

Niger Senators Raise Alarm Over Traffic Nightmare On Federal Roads

Abdul Jimoh- October 14, 2016

A Dilapidated Road *Urge Fashola to urgently commence palliative work The three Senators representing Niger state in the National Assembly have raised the alarm over ... Read More

Gang of Notorious Fraudsters Arrested, Vital Exhibits Recovered

AMT Tanimu- August 2, 2016

DCP Don N. Awunah, Abuja: On the 1st August, 2016 suspects were tracked, trailed and arrested by Police’s operatives attached to the Inspector General of ... Read More

Dogara Sacked Abdulmumin Jibril, Replaced by Dawaki Mustapha

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 21, 2016

Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives announced Dawaki Mustapha as the new Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations over Abdulmumin Jibrin. This ... Read More

PDP Members In National Assembly Should Play A Patriotic, Rather Than Patisan Politics – Anenih

AMT Tanimu- July 20, 2016

Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Tony Anenih in a four-page letter to PDP caretaker chairman Makarfi, dated July 15, 2016, ... Read More

SGF Ask Saraki, Ekweremadu To Leave NASS Out Of Their Trials

Henry Solomon- June 30, 2016

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, has advised Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, to ... Read More

Senate Forgery Case: Count President Buhari Out of National Assembly Crisis

AMT Tanimu- June 26, 2016

Femi Adesina, Abuja: Since the appointment of Femi Adesina as Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, he has applied himself to the ... Read More

Ensure That #Budget2016 Becomes Operational Without Further Delays – Sen. Nnamani

AMT Tanimu- April 26, 2016

Sen. Udoma Udo UdomaMinister Budget And Planning The Former President of the Senate, Ken Nnamani has made a passionate appeal to the nation's Executive and ... Read More

NLC Demands Refund of Illegal Salaries from Ex-Governors, Senators and Others

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 14, 2016

We are saddened by the recent revelations that not less than 21 governors and deputy governors are Senators or Ministers and drawing billions of Naira ... Read More

Senate Passes FCT Appropriation Act

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 2, 2016

Senator Gbenga Ashafa With four weeks left for its implementation, Senate accelerated the passage of the FCT 2015 appropriation act, by stepping down its rule ... Read More

Experts Propose Amendment to 54 Laws to Make Nigeria Investors’ Friendly

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2016

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his colleagues in both chambers of the National Assembly were yesterday informed by a team of ... Read More

Supreme Court Sacks Ubah, Oduah, Announces Replacements

Streaming Admin- January 29, 2016

Supreme Court The Supreme Court has nullified the elections of the senator representing Anambra South, Andy Ubah and his Anambra Central counterpart, Stella Oduah over ... Read More

Senate Commends Federal And Lagos State Governments Over Efforts In Containing Ebola

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2014

Adamu Sambo A second day of vibrancy at the Senate after resumption from recess.  From Security matters to the Health Sector. This time the Senate unanimously ... Read More