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Saraki sends message to President Buhari on 75th birthday

Saraki sends message to President Buhari on 75th birthday

Saraki sends message to President Buhari on 75th birthday
Marginalisation of Igbos set to end as Senate accelerates South East Development Commission bill

Marginalisation of Igbos set to end as Senate accelerates South East Development Commission bill

The Nigerian Senate allowed the bill scale second reading due to the influence and strategic moves of Senator Oduah (Anambra North, PDP) in the red chambers.

Marginalisation of Igbos set to end as Senate accelerates South East Development Commission bill
Police boss Ibrahim Idris to know fate January 22

Police boss Ibrahim Idris to know fate January 22

An FCT High Court, Jabi has fixed Monday, January 22 to deliver judgment on enforcement of rights’ suit filed by the IGP Ibrahim Idris against the Senate.

Police boss Ibrahim Idris to know fate January 22
BREAKING: Federal government amends charges against Senator Misau, adds 2 more

BREAKING: Federal government amends charges against Senator Misau, adds 2 more

The federal government on Tuesday, November 30, amended the criminal charges it preferred against Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court in Maitama.

BREAKING: Federal government amends charges against Senator Misau, adds 2 more
Allowance of politicians must be slashed - APC senator

Allowance of politicians must be slashed - APC senator

Senator Olusola Adeyeye who is representing Osun Central Senatorial district and Chief Whip of the Senate advocated for the slashing of allowance of politicians

Allowance of politicians must be slashed - APC senator
Just in: Senate rejects Buhari’s appointee for INEC position for the second time, releases resolution to confirm its decision

Just in: Senate rejects Buhari’s appointee for INEC position for the second time, releases resolution to confirm its decision

It was learnt that when the issue came up during plenary after a senator, Kabir Marafa’s point of order, his colleagues rejected his arguments and two prayers.

Just in: Senate rejects Buhari’s appointee for INEC position for the second time, releases resolution to confirm its decision
After 105 died in Adamawa, Senate investigates rising insecurity in northeast

After 105 died in Adamawa, Senate investigates rising insecurity in northeast

The issue of ongoing killings in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states was raised on the floor of the Senate by Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume on Wednesday, November 29.

After 105 died in Adamawa, Senate investigates rising insecurity in northeast
Scammers impersonate Nigerian Senate president Saraki

Scammers impersonate Nigerian Senate president Saraki

The Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki has warned the public of scammers operating fake emails with Russian I.P addresses to impersonate him online.

Scammers impersonate Nigerian Senate president Saraki
Analyst reveals what new court judgement would mean for Akwa Ibom senatorial seat tussle (Opinion)

Analyst reveals what new court judgement would mean for Akwa Ibom senatorial seat tussle (Opinion)

When pressure mounted on the senate, its president, Bukola Saraki, said that he had referred the judgment to the legal department of the National Assembly.

Analyst reveals what new court judgement would mean for Akwa Ibom senatorial seat tussle (Opinion)
President Buhari's 2018 budget estimate imaginary - Senate declares

President Buhari's 2018 budget estimate imaginary - Senate declares

The Nigerian Senate during plenary on Tuesday, November 28, described the 2018 budget estimates presented by President Buhari as an imaginary document.

President Buhari's 2018 budget estimate imaginary - Senate declares
Southern senators converge in Calabar for a 2-day meeting

Southern senators converge in Calabar for a 2-day meeting

Senators from southern part of Nigeria, on Friday, November 24, met in Calabar, Cross River state, for a 2-day conference on national unity and restructuring.

Southern senators converge in Calabar for a 2-day meeting
Senate rejects Buhari’s resident electoral commissioner nominee, accepts 2 others

Senate rejects Buhari’s resident electoral commissioner nominee, accepts 2 others

The Nigerian Senate has rejected Ahmed Bello Mahmud as nominee for the position of resident electoral commissioner representing Zamfara state on the EFCC.

Senate rejects Buhari’s resident electoral commissioner nominee, accepts 2 others
Nigerian Senate sets up ad-hoc committee to investigate Maina's reinstatement

Nigerian Senate sets up ad-hoc committee to investigate Maina's reinstatement

The issue was brought up in the upper chamber by the senator representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial District, Emmanuel Paulker, who is a member of the PDP.

Nigerian Senate sets up ad-hoc committee to investigate Maina's reinstatement
DSS-EFCC clash: Buhari has lost authority over his government, no one is in charge - PDP Senator

DSS-EFCC clash: Buhari has lost authority over his government, no one is in charge - PDP Senator

Senator Biodun Olujimi has blamed the face-off between Nigeria’s security agencies on President Muhammadu Buhari’s “lack of control” over his government.

DSS-EFCC clash: Buhari has lost authority over his government, no one is in charge - PDP Senator
Just in: Senate investigates clash between EFCC, DSS and NIA

Just in: Senate investigates clash between EFCC, DSS and NIA

The Nigerian Senate has started investigation into a reported clash that occurred between three security agencies comprising of the EFCC, the SSS and the NIA.

Just in: Senate investigates clash between EFCC, DSS and NIA
Breaking: President Buhari refuses to sign 2 National Assembly bills

Breaking: President Buhari refuses to sign 2 National Assembly bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has turned down two bills forwarded to him by the National Assembly. The president said words used in the bills prompted his action.

Breaking: President Buhari refuses to sign 2 National Assembly bills
Obasanjo, Jonathan hounded sitting governors with police - Senate reveals names of top politicians who suffered under ex-presidents

Obasanjo, Jonathan hounded sitting governors with police - Senate reveals names of top politicians who suffered under ex-presidents

The Senate committee on police affairs has reportedly alleged that two former presidents, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, hounded governors.

Obasanjo, Jonathan hounded sitting governors with police - Senate reveals names of top politicians who suffered under ex-presidents
Abuja court restrains Senate from probing IGP Idris

Abuja court restrains Senate from probing IGP Idris

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted an interim order restraining the leadership of the Senate from investigating police boss, Ibrahim Idris.

Abuja court restrains Senate from probing IGP Idris
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
I leave everything to God - Senator Ndume speaks on suspension from Senate

I leave everything to God - Senator Ndume speaks on suspension from Senate

Senator Ali Ndume, representing Borno south senatorial district, resumed plenary on Wednesday, November 15 after serving 90 legislative days of suspension.

I leave everything to God - Senator Ndume speaks on suspension from Senate
Reinstate Obiano’s security aides now - Senate Orders IGP Idris

Reinstate Obiano’s security aides now - Senate Orders IGP Idris

The Nigerian Senate has ordered the police IG, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately restore the security details attached to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state.

Reinstate Obiano’s security aides now - Senate Orders IGP Idris
I met Maina in Dubai and wrote some letters to FCSC concerning his reinstatement - AGF Malami reportedly admits before Senate

I met Maina in Dubai and wrote some letters to FCSC concerning his reinstatement - AGF Malami reportedly admits before Senate

Malami also admitted that he wrote some letters to the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) concerning the sacked chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team.

I met Maina in Dubai and wrote some letters to FCSC concerning his reinstatement - AGF Malami reportedly admits before Senate
Senate to establish new federal health facilities in all six geo-political zones

Senate to establish new federal health facilities in all six geo-political zones

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday began moves to locate federal health facilities in all the six geo-political zones of the country to provide health care service.

Senate to establish new federal health facilities in all six geo-political zones
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