Breaking: IGP returns stolen mace to Senate

Breaking: IGP returns stolen mace to Senate — 19th April 2018 Fred Itua, Abuja Twenty four hours after some hoodlums invaded the Senate and carted away the mace, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, as returned it to the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu. Represented by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police […]

I have no problem with Governor Abubakar, says Speaker Dogara

I have no problem with Governor Abubakar, says Speaker Dogara — 8th April 2018 Paul Orude, Bauchi The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has  reiterated that he neither harbours grudges against Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar, as is widely claimed, nor is he involved in anything that would scuttle the will of the people […]

Graduate son of a Nigerian lawmaker shot dead near his family’s London home

The graduate son of a Nigerian politician was shot dead near his family’s London home in the latest round of bloodshed in the capital. Abraham Badru, 26, who was given a police bravery award as a teenager for saving a woman from a sex attack, was gunned down in the street in Dalston, Hackney, just […]

Missing N70m: Northern senators reject ‘monkey’ story, sack Adamu

Missing N70m: Northern senators reject ‘monkey’ story, sack Adamu Missing N70m: Northern senators reject ‘monkey’ story, sack Adamu — 22nd February 2018 •Pick Wamakko as new chairman …As Buhari’s loyalist begs lawmakers Fred Itua, Abuja Senators of northern extraction under the aegis of the Northern Senators’ Forum (NSF), yesterday announced the sack of the chairman, […]

Governors to raise team to interface with NASS on state police

— 15th February 2018 Juliana  Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has resolved to nominate a team to interface with National Assembly over the creation of State Police. The governors took the decision during their meeting yesterday at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja. At the close of a two-day summit on national security organised […]

Benue killings by the infidels: Senate summons IGP

ULTIMATUM ON BENUE KILLINGS : Senate summons IGP — 1st February 2018 •Buhari faults lawmakers’ position Fred Itua, Abuja Twenty-four hours after the expiration of an ultimatum given to Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to arrest perpetrators of recent killings in Benue State, the Senate yesterday ordered its Committee on Police Affairs to summon […]

Ekweremadu opens can of worms, indicts Buhari, APC

Ekweremadu opens can of worms, indicts Buhari, APC — 27th January 2018 Fred Itua, Abuja The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, at the weekend, descended heavily on President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government aand the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of going after key opposition figures, shortly after it took over powers in 2015. […]

Plot to sack Saraki thickens

A grand plot to remove Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, is in the works and is being allegedly championed by a former governor and a serving senator.

This is even as meetings are said to have been held to actualise the removal.

The plot was said to have been weaved around the former governor and other key players, especially on the roles they are expected to play.

End fuel queues in one week –Senate tells FG, NNPC

— 26th January 2018 •NASS is broke, says Saraki Fred Itua, Abuja Senate has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to, within one week, end long queues in fuel stations across the country. The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of an interim report of its Joint Committee […]

Bauchi youths accost Dogara, demand ‘Christmas money’

— 31st December 2017 (By Paul Orude – BAUCHI) Some youth, in Bauchi, on Sunday, accosted the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, along the Bauchi-Tafawa Balewa Road to demand for money from the number four citizen. The violent-looking youths  mounted roadblocks around Kagadama area of Yelwa at about 3:00 pm as Dogara’s convoy, […]

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