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DPR stuns Senate with N405 million budget for foreign trips and adverts

DPR stuns Senate with N405 million budget for foreign trips and adverts

DPR stuns Senate with N405 million budget for foreign trips and adverts
Breaking: Protesters storm National Assembly as inspector general of police finally appears before Senate panel

Breaking: Protesters storm National Assembly as inspector general of police finally appears before Senate panel

The inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has gone before the Senate ad hoc committee set up to investigate the allegations and counter-allegations.

Breaking: Protesters storm National Assembly as inspector general of police finally appears before Senate panel
Newspaper review: Buhari doubles down on infrastructure, proposes N8.6 trillion spending bill

Newspaper review: Buhari doubles down on infrastructure, proposes N8.6 trillion spending bill

The newspaper review for Wednesday, November 8, leads with President Buhari's 8.6 trillion budget proposal presentation before a joint sessions of lawmakers.

Newspaper review: Buhari doubles down on infrastructure, proposes N8.6 trillion spending bill
Breaking: Buhari finally holds dinner with National Assembly leaders

Breaking: Buhari finally holds dinner with National Assembly leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently having dinner with the principal officers of the National Assembly.The dinner is taking place at the new Banquet Hall.

Breaking: Buhari finally holds dinner with National Assembly leaders
Dino Melaye attacks Yahaya Bello, accuses governor of sponsoring thugs with N10m to discredit donated rice

Dino Melaye attacks Yahaya Bello, accuses governor of sponsoring thugs with N10m to discredit donated rice

Senator Dino Melaye has raised an alarm accusing the governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, of sponsoring thugs to block the entrance of Lokoja from Abuja.

Dino Melaye attacks Yahaya Bello, accuses governor of sponsoring thugs with N10m to discredit donated rice
Misau tears IGP apart before Senate; accuses him of buying 2 Prado jeeps for Aisha Buhari and taking bribes

Misau tears IGP apart before Senate; accuses him of buying 2 Prado jeeps for Aisha Buhari and taking bribes

Senator Isah Misau (APC-Bauchi Central), has stated that the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, bought 2 Prado SUV’s for Aisha Buhari's personal use.

Misau tears IGP apart before Senate; accuses him of buying 2 Prado jeeps for Aisha Buhari and taking bribes
Senators take pity on Kogi civil servants, donate over 1,200 bags of rice to workers

Senators take pity on Kogi civil servants, donate over 1,200 bags of rice to workers

Senators on Wednesday, October 25, resolved to alleviate the plight of workers in Kogi state following the non payment of salaries by the state government.

Senators take pity on Kogi civil servants, donate over 1,200 bags of rice to workers
Buhari is right, international bodies should focus on Northeast Nigeria - Saraki

Buhari is right, international bodies should focus on Northeast Nigeria - Saraki

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerians not to berate President Muhammadu Buhari for his call for focus on the Northeast area.

Buhari is right, international bodies should focus on Northeast Nigeria - Saraki
Senate goes into executive session, says Nigeria's unity is not negotiable

Senate goes into executive session, says Nigeria's unity is not negotiable

Members of the Nigerian Senate went into a closed-door session, which commenced at exactly 10:51 am after its resumption today, Tuesday, September 26.

Senate goes into executive session, says Nigeria's unity is not negotiable
Senate resumes, vows to address flooding across Nigeria

Senate resumes, vows to address flooding across Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate has highlighted some of its legislative priorities as the National Assembly resumes from its annual recess on Tuesday, September 26.

Senate resumes, vows to address flooding across Nigeria
Saraki speaks on crisis in Plateau, southeast, sues for peace

Saraki speaks on crisis in Plateau, southeast, sues for peace

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has sued for peace following the recent crisis in Plateau state and some parts of the southeast and south-south.

Saraki speaks on crisis in Plateau, southeast, sues for peace
We'll work towards positively influencing the lives of all Nigerians, Saraki vows

We'll work towards positively influencing the lives of all Nigerians, Saraki vows

The Senate president, Abubakar Bukola Saraki also emphasized and promised that the 8th Senate will continue to remain committed to people-centered governance.

We'll work towards positively influencing the lives of all Nigerians, Saraki vows
You lied on national TV - Senate mocks Nigerian police spokesperson

You lied on national TV - Senate mocks Nigerian police spokesperson

The Nigerian senate has accused the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, of lying on National TV in reaction to the retirement saga of a Senator.

You lied on national TV - Senate mocks Nigerian police spokesperson
APC Senator allegedly purchased $4.5m pilatus PC-12 airplane

APC Senator allegedly purchased $4.5m pilatus PC-12 airplane

Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah was elected to the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to represent Zuru, Kebbi state from 2003 - 2011.

APC Senator allegedly purchased $4.5m pilatus PC-12 airplane
Saraki welcomes Buhari, reveals first task for executive, legislature

Saraki welcomes Buhari, reveals first task for executive, legislature

Saraki said in the following weeks, the Senate will be looking forward to, the viement request by the presidency which is before the National Assembly.

Saraki welcomes Buhari, reveals first task for executive, legislature
Not Too Young To Run Bill: An opportunity for Nigerian youths to dominate politics in 2019 (Opinion)

Not Too Young To Run Bill: An opportunity for Nigerian youths to dominate politics in 2019 (Opinion)

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki's new media aide, Mr Bamikole Omishore writes extensively on the Not Too Young to Run and Independent Candidacy bill.

Not Too Young To Run Bill: An opportunity for Nigerian youths to dominate politics in 2019 (Opinion)
Newspaper review: Senate asks Osinbajo to recant on appointments

Newspaper review: Senate asks Osinbajo to recant on appointments

Nigerian Newspapers on Wednesday, July 5, have focused on the face off between the Senate and acting President Yemi Osinbajo amongst other top stories.

Newspaper review: Senate asks Osinbajo to recant on appointments
Trouble for constituents as Dino Melaye gets support of heavyweights in Nigeria

Trouble for constituents as Dino Melaye gets support of heavyweights in Nigeria

Some top Nigerians including Prof Eyitayo Lambo standing for the Yoruba speaking part of Kogi have disowned the signatures collected to recall Dino Melaye.

Trouble for constituents as Dino Melaye gets support of heavyweights in Nigeria
I received news of Saraki's victory with great joy - Buruji Kashamu

I received news of Saraki's victory with great joy - Buruji Kashamu

The Senator representing Ogun east Senatorial district at the National Assembly, Prince Buruji Kashamu has congratulated the President of the Senate, Saraki.

I received news of Saraki's victory with great joy - Buruji Kashamu
Saraki allegedly bribed CCT judge with $2m to have his case dismissed

Saraki allegedly bribed CCT judge with $2m to have his case dismissed

Sahara Reporters has accused senate president Bukola Saraki of bribing Code of Conduct Tribunal judge with $2m to set him free in his case before the tribunal.

Saraki allegedly bribed CCT judge with $2m to have his case dismissed
Senate marks 2 years with 95 bills passed and 72 petition treated (infographic)

Senate marks 2 years with 95 bills passed and 72 petition treated (infographic)

The Senate President also added that the Eight Assembly has succeeded in improving and breaking an 12 years jinx by the Petroleum Industrial Governance Bill.

Senate marks 2 years with 95 bills passed and 72 petition treated (infographic)
UPDATED: Senate finally passes bill to protect whistleblowers

UPDATED: Senate finally passes bill to protect whistleblowers

Nigerian Senate has as passed the bill to protect whistleblowers today June 8, 2017. The Senate announced this in a tweet made available on its twitter handle.

UPDATED: Senate finally passes bill to protect whistleblowers
BREAKING: Nigerian Senate passes bill to jail corrupt Customs officials for 5 years

BREAKING: Nigerian Senate passes bill to jail corrupt Customs officials for 5 years

The Nigerian Customs Service Management Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2017 was passed during plenary today, Tuesday, May 31 by the Nigerian Senate.

BREAKING: Nigerian Senate passes bill to jail corrupt Customs officials for 5 years
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