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A media adviser to former president Goodluck Jonathan has called on the chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay to reveal the running cost of principal public office holders in Nigeria.
Hosea Agboola, a former deputy chief whip of the Senate and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo state, on Monday, March 19, urged on ex-governor Rashidi Ladoja to accept the party's decision to resolve its crisis.
Three days after the lawmaker representing Bauchi south senatorial district, Senator Ali Wakili died, the Senate on Tuesday, March 20 agree to have a valedictory session for late Senator Wakili on Wednesday, March 21.
Forty-six (46) out of one hundred and eight (108) senators have signed a register and are reportedly planning to resist the National Assembly’s plot to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on amendments to the Electoral Act.
A statement by the special adviser on media to Saraki, Yusuph Olaniyonu, advised media houses to refrain from linking the national chairman of the Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochinyere to the Senate President.
The Nigerian Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions has screened President Muhammadu Buhari’s two nominees for the position of Deputy Governor and four members of the Monetary Policy Committee.
The appointment was made earlier this month by Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa, in a move intended to bring Mrs Saraki’s considerable front-line experience to bear on WHO strategy and policy.
The social media manager at Media Factory Nigeria, Wale Bakare, writes on various trending issues in the Nigerian Senate, with focus on the Senate President, fuel subsidy motion and the anti-corruption fight of the government.
The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Itse Sagay, has threatened to release details of the salaries and allowances received by the Senate President and the Speaker of the Hose of Representatives.
Senator Shehu Sani, representng Kaduna Central district, said he revealed the running costs of Nigerian lawmakers to maintain honour and credibility of the National Assembly and not to cause controversy in the parliament.
Nigerians have reacted to as a journalist with the Voice of America, (VOA), Saleh Shehu Ashaka, announced the death of the All Progressives Congress Senator Ali Wakil from Bauchi state in a tweet on Saturday, March 17.
The president of the Senate Bukola Saraki and the speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu have expressed sadness over the death of Senator Ali Wakili who was the chairman of the Senate committee on poverty alleviation.
One of Nigeria's oil moguls, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, on Friday, March 16, formally declared his intention to contest the Anambra South Senatorial District Election on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).
The National Assembly is still in shock over the sudden death of Senator Ali Wakili, representing Bauchi south senatorial district. NAIJ.com team has compiled some interesting facts about the lawmaker for your enlightenment.
Two groups in the Senate have begun collating signatures, following President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. However, the anti-Buhari camp has gathered more signatures.
If Sani and the “common-sense Senator,” Ben Murray-Bruce, had stood up with Adeyeye and the three had challenged their colleagues, maybe, it would have encouraged one more person to stand up, and another, and then another.
The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has ruled that the recall process initiated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recall Senator Dino Melaye from the Nigerian Senate has to be restarted after.
The special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, reacted over the letter the National Assembly said it would write to CJN on separation of powers involving the three arms of the government.
In Metaphysics and Epistemology, solipsism is an interesting theory and position which views ‘self’ as all that exists. An adherent of solipsism is a self-absorbed, self-obsessed whose fixation is all about ‘me-myself-a I.
The current Nigerian leaders have a lot to learn from. They need to study how other countries achieved success in that sphere. Japan is one good case study to behold. That country is an exclusive island without mineral resources.
Peter Obi, ex-governor of Anambra state, has disclosed that governors take home much more as allowances, than senators. He made the disclosure at the dialogue organised by the Ripples Centre for Data and Investigative Journalism.
The senator representing Bauchi Central, Isah Misau, while reprimanding his colleagues and other political office holder, said the nothing is working in Nigeria but politicians are sadly more focused on getting reelected in 2019.