Gov. Wike blasts Senate for confirming ex service chiefs as ambassadors

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has criticized the senate for the confirmation of the immediate past service chiefs as ambassadors. Wike, in a statement on Wednesday, stated that Nigerians are not happy that the same lawmakers who had called for the sack of the former service chiefs for the poor way they handled […]

Despite opposition, Senate confirms ex-service chiefs ambassador-designates

From Fred Itua, Abuja The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Four former Service Chiefs and a former Director of Defence Intelligence as ambassador-designates following their nominations by President Muhammadu Buhari. This Senate urged the President to post the newly-confirmed ambassador-designates to neighbouring countries like Chad, Cameroon and Niger, where there is an ongoing insurgency war. […]

Senators Abaribe, Adeyemi in hot exchange

Enyinnaya Abaribe From Fred Itua, Abuja Two senators from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have exchanged unfriendly banter on the floor of the upper legislative chamber over an alleged social media post. The two senators, Enyinnaya Abaribe from Abia State and Smart Adeyemi from Kogi State, were at loggerheads when […]

El-Rufai my mentor with whom I’m well pleased, says Senator Sani

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna As Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai marks his 61st birthday on Tuesday, Senator Uba Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) has described him as an ‘exemplary, inspirational leader, dependable ally and mentor with whom I’m well pleased.’ In a birthday message on his verified Tweeter account, the senator, who is also the Chairman […]

Court halts re-arraignment of Kalu over alleged N7.1b fraud

Oji Uzor Kalu Justice Inyang Ekwo of Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered that re-arraignment of former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzo Kalu, over alleged N7.1 billion money laundering be suspended temporarily. According to the court, retrial of Kalu has to be put on hold pending outcome of the process challenging legality of his […]

2023 presidency: Ex-senators, others storm Alaafin, Olubadan’s palaces for Tinubu

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan A subtle campaign for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to become president of Nigeria in 2023, began on Monday in Ibadan and Oyo town of Oyo State. The movement began with visits to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba […]

Senator Kaita talks tough, says President’s effort not yielding results

Senator Ahmad Babba Kaita By Fred Itua, Abuja The senator representing Katsina North in the National Assembly, Ahmad Babba Kaita, has condemned recent attacks in various parts of the country. He spoke on Tuesday on the floor of the upper legislative chamber while contributing to a motion. He said the actions of President Buhari have not […]

Kalu flags of road projects in Abia North, indigenes rejoice

Kenneth Udeh,Abia The ambience of Arochukwu community Local Government Area located in Abia North of Abia State adorned a merrily look on Saturday as the Chief Whip of the Senate , Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 2km road in the local government. The road which extends from Arochukwu to […]

#EndSARS: Okorocha urges cut in salaries of governors, ministers, others

• Says Lifestyle Of Political Office Holders Provocative To Youths Former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, has canvassed an immediate drastic cut in the salaries and allowances of governors, ministers, as well as national and state Assemblies members. He spoke to journalists in Abuja, where he argued […]

Lawan Meets ASUU Leadership over Strike

Ahmad Lawan By Deji Elumoye The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, is currently meeting with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) over the lingering strike embarked upon by the union over the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, is leading the union’s […]

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