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 […]

Presidency claims oblivious of Magu’s sack

Presidency claims oblivious of Magu’s sack

By Ehi Ekhator Nigerian Presidency has claimed oblivious of a media report that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss Ibrahim Magu had been fired. The Guardian newspaper had quoted an unnamed source as saying Magu had been asked by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami to vacate his seat. Responding to […]

Magu: Buhari losing control of his government, says Opadokun

Magu: Buhari losing control of his government, says Opadokun

The convener of the Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reform, Mr. Ayo Opadokun, has said that the non-confirmation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari is no longer in firm control of his government. Opadokun, who spoke with journalists on Monday at […]

Magu remains rejected, says Senate

The Senate yesterday said its rejection of Mr. Ibrahim Magu’s nomination as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was sacrosanct.

Magu remains rejected, says Senate

The Senate yesterday said its rejection of Mr. Ibrahim Magu’s nomination as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was sacrosanct. The upper chamber also said the indictment of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal by the Senate in plenary followed the consideration of the report of the […]

Saraki, Sheriff hold secret talks

Saraki, Sheriff hold secret talks

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has held a private meeting with a factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu-Sheriff. The meeting, which lasted for a little over 20 minutes, was held at an enclosure within the International Conference Centre complex, Abuja, on Sunday. Saraki made his way into the complex at about […]

Missing N2.5bn: SGF refuses to honour panel’s invitation – Senate Committee

The Senate ad hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East, on Saturday said that it invited the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, to its public hearing.

Missing N2.5bn: SGF refuses to honour panel’s invitation – Senate Committee

The Senate ad hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East, on Saturday said that it invited the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, to its public hearing. The Chairman, of the committee, Senator Shehu Sani, who disclosed this in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, however, said that Lawal did not […]

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