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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

Obasanjo, Jonathan hounded sitting governors with police - Senate reveals names of top politicians who suffered under ex-presidents
Senate finally bows, recalls suspended Ali Ndume after 8 months

Senate finally bows, recalls suspended Ali Ndume after 8 months

Ndume’s recall came just as some senators reportedly disagreed with the upper chamber’s counsel, Mike Ozekhome(SAN), for running to the appeal court in Abuja.

Senate finally bows, recalls suspended Ali Ndume after 8 months
Senate kicks against court's nullification of Ndume's suspension, to appeal judgement on Monday

Senate kicks against court's nullification of Ndume's suspension, to appeal judgement on Monday

The Nigerian Senate will on Monday, November 13, 2017, file an appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court, delivered today, 10th of November, 2017.

Senate kicks against court's nullification of Ndume's suspension, to appeal judgement on Monday
Senate to reveal names of companies involved in alleged N30 trillion import and export scam

Senate to reveal names of companies involved in alleged N30 trillion import and export scam

The Senate says it is set to publish names of companies found culpable in investigation into alleged N30trn revenue scam in the import and export value chain.

Senate to reveal names of companies involved in alleged N30 trillion import and export scam
BREAKING: Court nullifies Nigerian Senate's suspension order on Ndume

BREAKING: Court nullifies Nigerian Senate's suspension order on Ndume

Justice Babatunde Quadri on Friday, November 10, held that the suspension of Senator Ali Mohammed Ndume (APC, Borno South) for 90 legislative days is illegal.

BREAKING: Court nullifies Nigerian Senate's suspension order on Ndume
I only came here out of respect; I am not here to answer your questions - IGP Idris to Senate

I only came here out of respect; I am not here to answer your questions - IGP Idris to Senate

The inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris has told the Senate that he would not entertain any questions after he appeared before the committee probing alle

I only came here out of respect; I am not here to answer your questions - IGP Idris to Senate
Controversial N125bn contracts: Senate summons Fashola over alleged monumental fraud in power ministry

Controversial N125bn contracts: Senate summons Fashola over alleged monumental fraud in power ministry

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday summoned the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola over alleged monumental fraud in the power ministry.

Controversial N125bn contracts: Senate summons Fashola over alleged monumental fraud in power ministry
8 facts from President Buhari’s speech during budget 2018 presentation

8 facts from President Buhari’s speech during budget 2018 presentation

Here are takeaways from President Muhammadu Buhari presentation of the 2018 appropriation bill made before a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja

8 facts from President Buhari’s speech during budget 2018 presentation
Some elements are working day and night to frustrate Buhari's government - Abayomi

Some elements are working day and night to frustrate Buhari's government - Abayomi

A public affairs analyst based in Abuja, Olukayode Abayomi, writes on the constant bickering between the Nigerian Senate and senior government officials.

Some elements are working day and night to frustrate Buhari's government - Abayomi
How does economic recovery translate to better lives for Nigerians? - Saraki sends vital message to President Buhari

How does economic recovery translate to better lives for Nigerians? - Saraki sends vital message to President Buhari

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has sent a vital message to President Muhammadu Buhari on the presentation of the 2018 appropriation bill.

How does economic recovery translate to better lives for Nigerians? - Saraki sends vital message to President Buhari
Senate to investigate Jonathan, El-Rufai, Obasanjo, others over N2.7 billion concession, calls it 'national disaster'

Senate to investigate Jonathan, El-Rufai, Obasanjo, others over N2.7 billion concession, calls it 'national disaster'

The Nigerian Senate has announced plan to probe past presidents and other leaders responsible for the concession and privatization of government property.

Senate to investigate Jonathan, El-Rufai, Obasanjo, others over N2.7 billion concession, calls it 'national disaster'
Dignitaries visit Senator Goje to condole with him on the loss of his wife (photos)

Dignitaries visit Senator Goje to condole with him on the loss of his wife (photos)

Her son, Ahmed Mohammed Goje, said the burial is on hold due to delay of arrival of the body of Hajiya Fatima Goje to Gombe from the United States of America.

Dignitaries visit Senator Goje to condole with him on the loss of his wife (photos)
Breaking: Senate finally makes official position known over sack of Babachir Lawal by President Buhari

Breaking: Senate finally makes official position known over sack of Babachir Lawal by President Buhari

The senators were happy that President Buhari acted and sacked Babachir Lawal after he was indicted following a probe of alleged mismanagement of funds.

Breaking: Senate finally makes official position known over sack of Babachir Lawal by President Buhari
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
Section of Senator Aliyu Wamakko's house collapses (photos)

Section of Senator Aliyu Wamakko's house collapses (photos)

A section of the house of Senator Aliyu Wamakko on Sunday, October 29, collapsed. The Senator while reacting to the incident said it is an act of God.

Section of Senator Aliyu Wamakko's house collapses (photos)
Breaking: Wife of Senator Danjuma Goje dies in US hospital

Breaking: Wife of Senator Danjuma Goje dies in US hospital

Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje, wife of the former governor of Gombe state, Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje, has died in a hospital in the United States of America.

Breaking: Wife of Senator Danjuma Goje dies in US hospital
Nigeria's senate and its basket of empty probes by Fredrick Nwabufo (Opinion)

Nigeria's senate and its basket of empty probes by Fredrick Nwabufo (Opinion)

The Nigerian senate, perhaps, not to be outdone,has also asked its committee on petroleum to investigate the allegations. And I ask again, to what end?

Nigeria's senate and its basket of empty probes by Fredrick Nwabufo (Opinion)
Presidency, Senate vow to pass 2018 budget in 2 months

Presidency, Senate vow to pass 2018 budget in 2 months

The presidency has resolved to ensure the speedy passage of the 2018 budget. Similarly, the Senate has said it is prepared to receive the 2018 budget.

Presidency, Senate vow to pass 2018 budget in 2 months
None of you have invested in public trust - Ezekwesili tackles Saraki, Dogara

None of you have invested in public trust - Ezekwesili tackles Saraki, Dogara

A former minister of education has said that Nigeria needs a legislature that is trusted by the people to hold the executive accountable for their infractions.

None of you have invested in public trust - Ezekwesili tackles Saraki, Dogara
Senate sets up committee to probe Maina’s recall

Senate sets up committee to probe Maina’s recall

The Senate has set up a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the recall of former pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the civil service.

Senate sets up committee to probe Maina’s recall
Senator Shehu Sani blames cabal for Maina’s recall

Senator Shehu Sani blames cabal for Maina’s recall

Senator Shehu Sani has spoken about the intrigues that surrounded the recall and promotion of ex-pension boss Abdulrasheed Maina, in the civil service.

Senator Shehu Sani blames cabal for Maina’s recall
Man says Saraki's political career will be affected for allowing his daughter marry a Christian

Man says Saraki's political career will be affected for allowing his daughter marry a Christian

Following the wedding of Senate President Bukola Saraki's daughter Tosin, on October 21, 2017, some people have reacted saying it will affect his career.

Man says Saraki's political career will be affected for allowing his daughter marry a Christian
Senate begins investigation of violent clashes between Nigerian and Cameroon communities

Senate begins investigation of violent clashes between Nigerian and Cameroon communities

The Senate has mandated its committees on Police Affairs and National Security to investigate clashes between border communities in Nigeria and Cameroon.

Senate begins investigation of violent clashes between Nigerian and Cameroon communities
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