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Just in: Senator Umar-Kumo dumps PDP, blames exit on Gombe governor

Just in: Senator Umar-Kumo dumps PDP, blames exit on Gombe governor

Just in: Senator Umar-Kumo dumps PDP, blames exit on Gombe governor
Saraki advises ministers, lawmakers, others to jettison 2019 election and focus on good governance

Saraki advises ministers, lawmakers, others to jettison 2019 election and focus on good governance

We condemn these killings in the strongest terms & we declare that mindless bloodletting has no place in our society. I offer our sincerest condolences to the people of Benue and indeed to all who have suffered the loss.

Saraki advises ministers, lawmakers, others to jettison 2019 election and focus on good governance
Malami allegedly files suit to stop Senate from probing Maina’s recall

Malami allegedly files suit to stop Senate from probing Maina’s recall

Abubakar Malami who is the attorney-general of the federation and minister of Justice has filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja to stop the Senate from probing the recall of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service.

Malami allegedly files suit to stop Senate from probing Maina’s recall
Fuel scarcity: Drama as 3 IPMAN ‎presidents appear at Senate hearing

Fuel scarcity: Drama as 3 IPMAN ‎presidents appear at Senate hearing

Three people introduced themselves as National President of the Independent Marketers Petroleum Association of Nigeria on Thursday, January 4, at Senate public hearing over the lingering petrol scarcity in the country.

Fuel scarcity: Drama as 3 IPMAN ‎presidents appear at Senate hearing
Fuel scarcity: There was no request from the presidency on payment to oil marketers - Senate counters Buhari’s aide

Fuel scarcity: There was no request from the presidency on payment to oil marketers - Senate counters Buhari’s aide

The Senate has denied a claim made by Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Buhari, that the debt owed to oil marketers had not been paid because NASS had not approved the Presidency’s request for a loan for that purpose.

Fuel scarcity: There was no request from the presidency on payment to oil marketers - Senate counters Buhari’s aide
The Nigerian Senate: All performance, zero propaganda in 2017

The Nigerian Senate: All performance, zero propaganda in 2017

Mr Olu Onemola, the recently appointed and effective head of the new media department in the office of the Senate President, writes on the various notable feats of the Nigerian Senate in 2017 under the leadership of Saraki.

The Nigerian Senate: All performance, zero propaganda in 2017
NNPC is to blame for current fuel scarcity - Senate

NNPC is to blame for current fuel scarcity - Senate

The Senate committee on petroleum downstream has blamed the NNPC for the current fuel scarcity across the country. Chairman of the committee, Senator Kabiru Marafa, says there is short supply of petroleum products at NNPC depots.

NNPC is to blame for current fuel scarcity - Senate
1 billion dollars Boko Haram fund won’t be spent without Senate consideration - Saraki

1 billion dollars Boko Haram fund won’t be spent without Senate consideration - Saraki

Senate president says the $1billion withdrawal from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, will not be spent until the Senate considers the processes involved.

1 billion dollars Boko Haram fund won’t be spent without Senate consideration - Saraki
Senator Marafa slams Governor Yari of Zamfara over rejected REC nominee presented by President Buhari

Senator Marafa slams Governor Yari of Zamfara over rejected REC nominee presented by President Buhari

Sen Marafa spoke on the rejection of Ahmed Mahmud, nominated by President Buhari, as Zamfara's resident electoral commissioner by Zamafara state governor.

Senator Marafa slams Governor Yari of Zamfara over rejected REC nominee presented by President Buhari
Petroleum Industry, Not Too Young To Run bill and 8 other things Senate did to make Nigerians proud in 2017

Petroleum Industry, Not Too Young To Run bill and 8 other things Senate did to make Nigerians proud in 2017

Abuja-based communications professional, Carl Ndukwe, writes on the achievements of the Bukola Saraki-led Nigerian Senate in 2017 as the year winds down.

Petroleum Industry, Not Too Young To Run bill and 8 other things Senate did to make Nigerians proud in 2017
Nigerian foreign missions diplomats, staff now beggars - Shehu Sani laments

Nigerian foreign missions diplomats, staff now beggars - Shehu Sani laments

A senator from Kaduna state, Shehu Sani, has lamented the body language of the Nigerian government towards the problem facing the country's foreign missions.

Nigerian foreign missions diplomats, staff now beggars - Shehu Sani laments
Happy birthday Bukola Saraki

Happy birthday Bukola Saraki

NAIJ.com celebrates with Senate President Bukola Saraki as he turns a year older. Announce your birthday and special dates on NAIJ.com announcements section!

Happy birthday Bukola Saraki
Breaking: Appeal Court sacks Kogi senator, declares seat vacant

Breaking: Appeal Court sacks Kogi senator, declares seat vacant

Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday, December 18, declared the seat for the Kogi east senatorial district vacant on a pre-election matter instituted before it.

Breaking: Appeal Court sacks Kogi senator, declares seat vacant
Come 2019, I am contesting for nothing - Governor Okorocha

Come 2019, I am contesting for nothing - Governor Okorocha

The governor's statement is coming at a time most of his colleagues gearing up to leave their respective government houses are preparing to contest for Senate.

Come 2019, I am contesting for nothing - Governor Okorocha
Breaking: Appeal Court orders Saraki to face trial on 3 charges

Breaking: Appeal Court orders Saraki to face trial on 3 charges

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday, December 12, dismissed 15 out of the 18 counts of false assets declaration instituted against Senate Bukola Saraki.

Breaking: Appeal Court orders Saraki to face trial on 3 charges
Senator Misau granted bail on self-recognition over alleged forgery

Senator Misau granted bail on self-recognition over alleged forgery

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, December 12, granted bail to Senator Isah Misau from Bauchi central on self-recognition

Senator Misau granted bail on self-recognition over alleged forgery
Saraki counters colleagues as bill to regulate financial activities of NNPC GMD scales second reading

Saraki counters colleagues as bill to regulate financial activities of NNPC GMD scales second reading

The bill aims to make the appointment for the post of Group Managing Director (GMD) of the NNPC subject to the screening and confirmation of the Senate.

Saraki counters colleagues as bill to regulate financial activities of NNPC GMD scales second reading
AGF Malami finally reveals what he discussed with ex-pension boss Maina

AGF Malami finally reveals what he discussed with ex-pension boss Maina

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, has confirmed that he met Abdulrasheed Maina in the United Arab Emirates.

AGF Malami finally reveals what he discussed with ex-pension boss Maina
Senate says ‘wrongfully dismissed’ officer was not given fair hearing, urges Army to reinstate him

Senate says ‘wrongfully dismissed’ officer was not given fair hearing, urges Army to reinstate him

The Nigerian army has been urged by the Senate to reinstate a certain Colonel Chidi Ukoha who was dismissed in June 2016 alongside 26 other officers.

Senate says ‘wrongfully dismissed’ officer was not given fair hearing, urges Army to reinstate him
Just in: EFCC confirms arrest of Pius Anyim, former Senate president

Just in: EFCC confirms arrest of Pius Anyim, former Senate president

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim.

Just in: EFCC confirms arrest of Pius Anyim, former Senate president
We have 3 incriminating evidences against Malami, his case may go Babachir’s way - Senators

We have 3 incriminating evidences against Malami, his case may go Babachir’s way - Senators

Senators have revealed that AGF Abubakar Malami’s case may go the sacked SGF Lawal’s way. They said they have three incriminating evidence against Malami.

We have 3 incriminating evidences against Malami, his case may go Babachir’s way - Senators
Anambra guber: Senate INEC committee speaks on November 18 election date

Anambra guber: Senate INEC committee speaks on November 18 election date

Senate committee on Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, November 10, Anambra governorship election will hold on November 18 as scheduled.

Anambra guber: Senate INEC committee speaks on November 18 election date
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
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