Senate wants MKO Abiola recognised as an ex-President, June 12 poll results release and day declared a national holiday

ohn Ameh, Olalekan Adetayo, Leke Baiyewu, Olaleye Aluko and Jesusegun Alagbe The Senate has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, the late Chief Moshood Abiola, and his running mate, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe. While backing the declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day, the […]

BREAKING: Drama as Lawmakers Accuse Saraki of Pursuing Personal Issues, Agenda at NASS Joint Session

…Resolution Drafted by Saraki’s Loyalists (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Parliamentary Support Group of the Senate and House of Representatives has criticised the National Assembly closed joint session dissociating its members from the 12-point resolution issued at the end of the meeting. Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano), who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, on behalf of […]

Senator Akpabio denies link with Niger Delta Avengers

Senator Akpabio denies link with Niger Delta Avengers > > The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied being the sponsor of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers or any other militant group for that matter. > > A recent online publication had alleged that a splinter group, the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers […]

National Assembly members notorious for bribe taking -Prof. Attahiru Jega, former INEC Chairman

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Senate’s team to meet Buhari over alleged IG’s plot to frame Saraki

niola  Akinkuotu,  Adelani  Adepegba, Leke Baiyewu, Success Nwogu and Olaleye Aluko The crisis between the Senate and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, worsened  on Wednesday with the lawmakers resolving to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to report the activities of the police boss to him. The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, had at […]

Motion to impeach Buhari: I have no regrets, says Senator Urhoghide

Motion to impeach Buhari: I have no regrets, says Senator Urhoghide • It’s a shame thugs assaulted me in Benin ν Gov Obaseki not involved –Aide Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Senator Matthew Urhoghide yesterday said that he has no regrets for moving the motion calling for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari on the floor of […]

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, […]

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