50% Pay Cut: Lawmakers tackle Pastor Adeboye

Say pay cut unacceptable to us General Overseers, Pastors should sacrifice from tithes, offerings Churches amass wealth, collecting money from poor people Reducing salaries, allowances ‘ll not solve funding problem Pastors are manipulators, they don’t have moral right to advise politicians Dayo Johnson, Ola Ajayi, Anayo Okoli,Samuel Oyadongha, Umar Yusuf, Marie-Therese Nanlong,Rotimi Ojomoyela, Peter Okutu, […]

Senate seeks protection for Plateau indigenes against terrorist attacks

The Senate yesterday asked the security agencies and the military to ensure adequate protection for all Plateau State indigenes against the deliberate attacks by the Boko Haram terrorists. The resolution was a sequel to a point of order moved by the Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang. He told his colleagues that Plateau indigenes had […]

Buhari, NASS leadership agree to tackle security challenges

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari and leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) on Monday in Abuja expressed serious concern over security challenges facing the country and agreed to do all they could to tackle the problems. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, confirmed this development to State House correspondents at the end of a closed […]

Senate confirms Obiora as CBN Deputy Governor

By Kingsley Okoye The Senate on Thursday at Plenary confirmed the nomination of Dr Kingsley Obiora as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of Obiora, followed the receipt of the report of the Committee on Banking and Insurance, and consideration of same at the Senate Committee of the Whole. President […]

Why we arrested Senator Shehu Sani – EFCC

                  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the arrest of the former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani. “He is now being quizzed in our Jabi headquarters in Abuja”, the source told P.M. News on Tuesday. According to the source, Sani collected money from the chairman […]

EFCC gets court order to detain Sen Shehu Sani for 14 days

ASD boss debunks claims of Senator Also accuses Shehu Sani of name dropping CJN Complainant confronts Shehu Sani over allegations The EFCC has obtained court order to detain embattled Sen Shehu Sani for 14 days to allow unfettered investigation of his alleged involvement in name dropping and extortion.   The development came just as the […]

N37bn NASS Renovation: SERAP, Others Sue FG, NASS

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT, Enough is Enough (EiE) and 583 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to stop President Muhammadu Buhari and Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning from releasing N37 billion allocated for the renovation of the National Assembly complex to […]

Orji Uzor Kalu to remain in prison as court dismisses bail application

A federal high court on Monday dismissed the bail application for imprisoned former Abia State governor and lawmaker Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. The court on Thursday, December 5 sentenced Kalu to 12 years imprisonment after being found guilty on all the 39 count charges brought against him. He was convicted of N7.65billion fraud perpetuated when […]

Opinion: Why pay salary to a senator in prison?

A declaration the other day that a convicted senator’s seat would not be declared vacant and the convict would continue to be paid his salary and emoluments until Supreme Court concludes the case is curious and reproachful. The disclosure by the spokesperson of the Senate, Senator Godiya Akwashiki, about the convicted Chief Whip of the […]

We won’t declare Kalu’s seat vacant – Senate

Sunday Aborisade The Senate on Friday ruled out the possibility of declaring vacant, the seat of its Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu, following his conviction by a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday. Kalu, a former governor of Abia State, was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment over a N7.1bn fraud charges against him since […]

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