Eighth Senate

Benue Killers could be dislodged Boko Haram members or Libyan soldiers - Senator reveals

Benue Killers could be dislodged Boko Haram members or Libyan soldiers - Senator reveals

Benue Killers could be dislodged Boko Haram members or Libyan soldiers - Senator reveals
Just In: Senator Ayo Arise regains freedom from kidnappers after allegedly paying N20million ransom

Just In: Senator Ayo Arise regains freedom from kidnappers after allegedly paying N20million ransom

Senator Ayo Arise and his driver, who were kidnapped on Sunday, December 3, have been released by their abductor after spending five days in captivity.

Just In: Senator Ayo Arise regains freedom from kidnappers after allegedly paying N20million ransom
Human rights group calls for transparency, integrity in Akwa Ibom Senate dispute

Human rights group calls for transparency, integrity in Akwa Ibom Senate dispute

The court had ordered that the electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), issue a fresh certificate of return to Senator Bassey.

Human rights group calls for transparency, integrity in Akwa Ibom Senate dispute
A’Ibom senatorial seat: How Saraki’s senate violated judicial orders in the last 254 days (Opinion)

A’Ibom senatorial seat: How Saraki’s senate violated judicial orders in the last 254 days (Opinion)

Exactly thirty six weeks ago, a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, in a judgment, sacked Mr. Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly.

A’Ibom senatorial seat: How Saraki’s senate violated judicial orders in the last 254 days (Opinion)
Nigerian Senate scraps Excess Crude Account 13 years after it was created by ex-President Obasanjo

Nigerian Senate scraps Excess Crude Account 13 years after it was created by ex-President Obasanjo

Through a resolution on November 7, the Senate passed a resolution abolishing the Excess Crude Account (ECA) setup in 2004 by former President Obasanjo.

Nigerian Senate scraps Excess Crude Account 13 years after it was created by ex-President Obasanjo
ParadisePapers: Saraki may face criminal charges again, exposed in new offshore leak

ParadisePapers: Saraki may face criminal charges again, exposed in new offshore leak

Saraki is among over 40 world politicians whose offshore hideaways were exposed by a new investigation by International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

ParadisePapers: Saraki may face criminal charges again, exposed in new offshore leak
Court reserves judgement in suit seeking Saraki's sack

Court reserves judgement in suit seeking Saraki's sack

The people of Akwa Ibom northeast in their suit prayed the court to sack the Senate President for his refusal to swear in the Senator representing them.

Court reserves judgement in suit seeking Saraki's sack
It is an insult on us - Kogi youths blast senators over 1,200 bags of rice donation to civil servants

It is an insult on us - Kogi youths blast senators over 1,200 bags of rice donation to civil servants

The Kogi youth group also said it wonders why the senate did not make similar donations to civil servants nationwide owed salaries by other state governors.

It is an insult on us - Kogi youths blast senators over 1,200 bags of rice donation to civil servants
What the government should do to minister, others accused of exporting rotten yams to US - Senator

What the government should do to minister, others accused of exporting rotten yams to US - Senator

Senator A. Adamu, has called on the government to arrest minister of agriculture, Audu Ogeh, and others allegedly involved in exporting rotten yams to the US.

What the government should do to minister, others accused of exporting rotten yams to US - Senator
Aishah Ahmad gets last laugh as Buhari writes Senate to confirm her as CBN deputy governor despite criticisms

Aishah Ahmad gets last laugh as Buhari writes Senate to confirm her as CBN deputy governor despite criticisms

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, asking the upper legislative chamber to confirm Mrs. Aishah Ahmad as Deputy Governor of the CBN.

Aishah Ahmad gets last laugh as Buhari writes Senate to confirm her as CBN deputy governor despite criticisms
If I don’t represent you in the Senate, it is silly for you to question what I earn! - Ben Bruce blasts Nigerians

If I don’t represent you in the Senate, it is silly for you to question what I earn! - Ben Bruce blasts Nigerians

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has lashed out at Nigerians, stating that is silly for those who do not belong to his constituency to question what he earns.

If I don’t represent you in the Senate, it is silly for you to question what I earn! - Ben Bruce blasts Nigerians
Senate panel chairman tells Buhari what to do to Kachikwu, Baru

Senate panel chairman tells Buhari what to do to Kachikwu, Baru

Senator Tayo Alasoadura has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend both Ibe Kachikwu and Maikanti Baru over the $25 billion fraud allegation at the NNPC.

Senate panel chairman tells Buhari what to do to Kachikwu, Baru
You're abusing judicial process - Lawyer fumes, warns Senate against summoning Buratai

You're abusing judicial process - Lawyer fumes, warns Senate against summoning Buratai

The lawyer said there is the likelihood that the Senate is not aware of its standing rules which also prevents her from interfering in issues before the court.

You're abusing judicial process - Lawyer fumes, warns Senate against summoning Buratai
Trouble for Akwa Ibom senator as lawyers call for his arrest

Trouble for Akwa Ibom senator as lawyers call for his arrest

In a statement by the deputy chairman of the the group, Lawrence Ojo, the HRLCSAJP said, Otokpa only carried out an assignment given to him by his principal.

Trouble for Akwa Ibom senator as lawyers call for his arrest
We are tired of your dynasty - Kwara women, youth march against Senate President Saraki (video)

We are tired of your dynasty - Kwara women, youth march against Senate President Saraki (video)

Saraki was a governor of the state for eight years before moving to the Senate where he is the current president and chairman of the National Assembly.

We are tired of your dynasty - Kwara women, youth march against Senate President Saraki (video)
Dogara, House of Reps turn their backs on Senate over fight with Osinbajo

Dogara, House of Reps turn their backs on Senate over fight with Osinbajo

The National House of Representatives has shown its disinterest to support the Senate in the ongoing power tussle with presidency over Magu's nomination.

Dogara, House of Reps turn their backs on Senate over fight with Osinbajo
What a cleric told me during my CCT trial - Senate President Bukola Saraki

What a cleric told me during my CCT trial - Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has explained why he refused to step down from the Senate despite pressure to do so during his Code of Conduct Tribunal trial.

What a cleric told me during my CCT trial - Senate President Bukola Saraki
Dino Melaye reveals reason why Kogi state governor is allegedly after him (Video)

Dino Melaye reveals reason why Kogi state governor is allegedly after him (Video)

Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial District, claimed he has evidences that process to recall him from the Senate was rigged by Governor Yahya Bello.

Dino Melaye reveals reason why Kogi state governor is allegedly after him (Video)
Just in: Senate begins probe of assassination attempt on Melaye

Just in: Senate begins probe of assassination attempt on Melaye

The Nigerian Senate has set up a 7-man ad-hoc committee to investigate the assassination attempt on Senate Melaye's life while in Aiyetoro-Gbede, Kogi state.

Just in: Senate begins probe of assassination attempt on Melaye
Just in: Nigerian Senate demands for massive sack in NNPC

Just in: Nigerian Senate demands for massive sack in NNPC

The Nigerian Senate has called for a massive sack in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) beyond the four officials already laid off by it.

Just in: Nigerian Senate demands for massive sack in NNPC
Dino Melaye in another fresh trouble as group seeks update on his 2 foreign accounts in US

Dino Melaye in another fresh trouble as group seeks update on his 2 foreign accounts in US

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption has demanded for an update on an earlier petition forwarded to the CCT over Dino Melaye’s alleged foreign accounts.

Dino Melaye in another fresh trouble as group seeks update on his 2 foreign accounts in US
UPDATED: Magu's Rejection - Meet 7 Nigerian senators with alleged corruption cases

UPDATED: Magu's Rejection - Meet 7 Nigerian senators with alleged corruption cases

At the current eighth Senate, some high profile senators are facing corruption charges with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Here are their list.

UPDATED: Magu's Rejection - Meet 7 Nigerian senators with alleged corruption cases
Nigerian Senate sends high-powered delegation to Germany (See FULL list)

Nigerian Senate sends high-powered delegation to Germany (See FULL list)

Senate President Bukola Saraki will on Tuesday, March 7 lead a 5-man delegation of the Nigerian Upper House of legislature on a three-day visit to Germany.

Nigerian Senate sends high-powered delegation to Germany (See FULL list)
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