Senate President Acknowledges PMB’s Letter To The National Assembly

By Abdul Tukur The Senate President, Bukola Saraki said he has “received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari informing the Senate that he has returned to the country.” The Senator who represents Kwara Central senatorial district “acknowledged the letter,” sent by President Buhari moments after his TV broadcast to the nation this morning. READ ALSO… Read More Senate President Acknowledges PMB’s Letter To The National Assembly

It’ll be Suicidal To Threaten Saraki, Dogara — Osinbajo

By Musa Abdullahi Krishi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that it would be suicidal to threaten Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara considering their physical sizes. Osinbajo was speaking jokingly while declaring open the 16th Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth (CSPOC) in Abuja on Tuesday. The acting president… Read More It’ll be Suicidal To Threaten Saraki, Dogara — Osinbajo

Senate President Donates Bus To Help People Living With Disabilities In The Niger Delta

By Adenike Lucas People living with disabilities in the Niger Delta were today, given a boost thanks to a major donation from the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. Senator Saraki provided the Foundation of People Living With Disabilities in the Niger Delta with a 15-seater Toyota bus to help with their travels. The group some… Read More Senate President Donates Bus To Help People Living With Disabilities In The Niger Delta

Nigerian Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Protect Gunshot Victims

By DanJuma Aliyu and Adenike Lucas The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday introduced a bill that would protect gunshot victims.  The bill, called Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshots Bill, will allow victims of gunshot wounds receive treatment from medical workers without a need for police clearance. Under the new legislation “security agents shall render… Read More Nigerian Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Protect Gunshot Victims

Sen Dino Melaye Says: “Objectifying Women In Nigeria’s Banking Sector Must Stop.”

By Adebote ‘Seyifunmi Senator Dino Melaye has frowned at the operations of Commercial Banks in Nigeria, saying most of their operations are not in accordance with the laws of the land. Dino Melaye who is a Senator representing Kogi West was introduced as an Advocate for Human Right when he appeared as a guest on… Read More Sen Dino Melaye Says: “Objectifying Women In Nigeria’s Banking Sector Must Stop.”

Senate Confirms 15 Resident Electoral Commissioners

By Abdul Tukur  Nigeria’s lawmakers have confirmed the appointment of 15 Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs that were appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari sent the names of 27 REC nominees on February 27, 2017, but the Senate delayed their confirmation, following a battle between the two arms of government. The conflict came after the rejection of… Read More Senate Confirms 15 Resident Electoral Commissioners

Nigerian Lawmakers Tell Lanre Gbajabiamila, DG Lottery Commission To Step Aside

By Abdul Tukur  Lanre Gbajabiamila, Director General of the National Lottery Commission has been asked to step aside from the post. Mr  Gbajabiamila, a former Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Lotteries Board, who had already started signing documents and carrying out functions of the office of the DG of the commission was asked to… Read More Nigerian Lawmakers Tell Lanre Gbajabiamila, DG Lottery Commission To Step Aside

Senate Rejects Ondo Non-Career Ambassadorial Nominee Over DSS ‘Corruption’ Allegation

By Danjuma Aliyu The Senate has, during Thursday’s plenary, rejected to confirm two non-career ambassadorial nominees presented for legislative approval by President Muhammadu Buhari. Justice Sylvanus Nsofor from Imo State and Jacob Daodu from Ondo State where both rejected by the Senators based on a report from the Foreign Affairs Committee. The names of Dr Eniola… Read More Senate Rejects Ondo Non-Career Ambassadorial Nominee Over DSS ‘Corruption’ Allegation

Majority leader, Ali Ndume Removed From Post

By Adenike Lucas Members of the All Progressives Congress in the National Assembly have moved to remove Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume as their leader. According to reports, the decision to remove Ali Ndume as senate leader was made during the party’s caucus’ meeting of Monday, 9 January, 2017. 39 of the 63 members of the APC senators… Read More Majority leader, Ali Ndume Removed From Post

Exclusive: ING Anti -fraud Unit Dispels Claims That Hon Jibrin Owns £1.3 Million, Says Document Is “Fake”

By Adenike Lucas The anti-fraud unit of the ING bank as rubbished a document claiming to show that Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin has £1.3 million in his account.    Hon Jibrin who has always  denied owning the bank account and a house in Essex, calling it “fake” accused Hon Yakubu Dogara and his chief of staff, Hon CID Maduabum… Read More Exclusive: ING Anti -fraud Unit Dispels Claims That Hon Jibrin Owns £1.3 Million, Says Document Is “Fake”