Buhari didn’t give us date of his return – Senate

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the receipt of a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, informing the legislature of his intention to extend his medical vacation in the United Kingdom.

Buhari didn’t give us date of his return – Senate

Fidelis Soriwei, Leke Baiyewu and Olaleye Aluko The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the receipt of a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, informing the legislature of his intention to extend his medical vacation in the United Kingdom. The upper chamber of the National Assembly however failed to provide details of the letter. Earlier on Sunday, the […]

CJN: Osinbajo sends Justice Onnoghen’s name to senate for confirmation

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen's name has been sent to the National Assembly for confirmation as the substantive CJN, by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo.

CJN: Osinbajo sends Justice Onnoghen’s name to senate for confirmation

By Ehi Ekhator The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen’s name has been sent to the National Assembly for confirmation as the substantive CJN, by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. Onnoghen was inaugurated as the acting CJN by President Muhammadu Buhari, on November 10, 2016 following the retirement of Justice Mahmud Mohammed There […]

Grass-cutting scandal: Senate panel writes CBN, demands SGF firms’ BVNs

Grass-cutting scandal: Senate panel writes CBN, demands SGF firms’ BVNs

• Committee to summon contractors for questioning Fidelis Soriwei and Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has requested for the Bank Verification Numbers of some companies linked to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, who were contracted for various projects on the rehabilitation of the Internally Displaced Persons. The Senate Ad […]

Corruption: Activist knocks Buhari over SGF, Magu’s confirmation

Corruption: Activist knocks Buhari over SGF, Magu’s confirmation

…..Lauds Senator Sheu Sanni A Civil rights activist, Comrade Adeniyi, Alimi Sulaiman has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for clearing  of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal and acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu of corruption with the heap of evidences against the duo before the Presidency. He however, […]

Buhari writes Senate, insists on Magu as EFCC chair

Buhari writes Senate, insists on Magu as EFCC chair

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, asking the lawmakers to confirm the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Buhari’s letter was in response to the communication from the Senate on the rejection of Magu as EFCC chairman based on damning security report by the Department of State […]

You can’t remove Ekweremadu, PDP dares APC senators

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, to call the bluff of the All Progressives Congress senators who asked him to defect to their party in order to retain his seat.

You can’t remove Ekweremadu, PDP dares APC senators

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, to call the bluff of the All Progressives Congress senators who asked him to defect to their party in order to retain his seat. The APC senators, who are in the majority in the Senate, had asked Ekweremadu […]

Defect to retain post, Senate APC caucus tells Ekweremadu

Defect to retain post, Senate APC caucus tells Ekweremadu

Twenty-four hours after the All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate sacked Senator Ali Ndume as Majority Leader and replaced him with Senator Ahmed Lawan, a plot by the lawmakers to reclaim the seat of the Deputy Senate President emerged at the chamber during plenary on Wednesday. Two members of the caucus specifically called on […]

BREAKING: Senate rejects ban on importation of cars through land borders

BREAKING: Senate rejects ban on importation of cars through land borders

The Senate has called for the reversal of the Federal Government’s policy banning the importation of cars through land borders. The ban took effect from January 1, 2017. According to the Senate, the ban will lead to a loss of 500,000 jobs. The lawmakers, who heavily criticised the policy during the plenary on Wednesday, described […]

Ekweremadu may lose position after me – Ndume

Ekweremadu may lose position after me – Ndume

A former Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Ali Ndume, has said the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, may be the next to lose his leadership position in the Senate. Ndume, who was sacked by the All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate on Tuesday, made the claim during plenary on Wednesday while decrying the way he […]

Senate to investigate Southern Kaduna killings

Senate to investigate Southern Kaduna killings

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said that the senate would commence investigation into the latest killings in Kaduna State. Saraki made the announcement in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on New Media, Mr. Bamikole Omishore, on Tuesday. According to Saraki, the issue is a priority for the Senate which will on […]

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