Senate wants Melaye’s security details restored without further delay

By Naomi Sharang The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to restore Sen. Dino Melaye’s (APC-Kogi) security details without further delay. Melaye, while raising a Point-of-Order at plenary, said his security details were withdrawn by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Idris Ibrahim, shortly before his arrest on April 23. He said that the action […]

Video: I’ll continue to beat my political wife Adeyemi ― Dino Melaye

By Emmanuel Afonne Sen. Dino Melaye has assured his supporters that he will continue to defeat his political rival Sen. Smart Adeyemi, in any senatorial election organised in Kogi West. Melaye was reacting to Appeal’s Court judgement that upheld the Election Tribunal’s ruling which annulled his election as the senator representing Kogi West. The Appeal […]

JUST IN: Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election

Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, has lost his appeal on the tribunal judgment that sacked him as a senator two months ago. It would be recalled that the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, nullified Melaye’s election in August. Melaye was declared the winner of […]

Akpabio not returning to Senate as Ekpenyong wins at the Tribunal

Akpabio not returning to Senate, Ekpenyong wins at Tribunal The National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal, sitting in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state has upheld the election of Christopher Ekpenyong, striking out the petition by Sen. Godswill Akpabio. In a landmark judgment delivered on Wednesday, the Tribunal held that the Akwa Ibom North […]

Disgraced ex Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, attacked and beaten in Germany, returns to Enugu to a hero’s welcome

Igbo youths trouped out in their thousands receive former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, to Enugu on Friday. The youths, under the aegis of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Worldwide comprising the seven Igbo speaking states, took over the road from the Akanu Ibiam international Airport, Enugu, all the way to Ekweremadu’s house chanting […]

Social media reacts as Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye

By Emmanuel Okogba The never disappointing social media has joined in with memes and hilarious remarks to the news of the sacking of Dino Melaye from his position as the senator representing Kogi West. Melaye (PDP) was declared winner in the February election by INEC, but Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC) approached the tribunal, challenging INEC’s […]

Senate to visit Borno over killing of residents

By Julius Toba-Jegede The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, says the Senate will soon pay a visit to the Badu village in Borno where the Boko Haram insurgents killed more than 60 residents. Lawan disclosed this on Tuesday at the plenary following a motion by Sen. Abubakar Kyari (PDP Borno), over the recent […]

Full list of 69 standing commitees chairmen announced by Senate

By Kingsley Okoye The Senate has announced the constitution of 69 standing committee chairmen and their deputies. President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan made the announcement shortly before the lawmakers went on annual recess on Tuesday. He named Jubril Barau as the chairman of the Appropriation Committee and Stella Odua as the deputy. Adeola […]

Police IG orders arrest of Sen. Elisha Abbo, orderly for assaulting sales girl

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of the Senator Elisha Abbo and his orderly for allegedly attacking a sales girl in Abuja. Investigations are currently ongoing at the Federal Capital Territory police by an investigative team set up by the Police Force headquarters in Abuja. The news of the […]

Senator Abbo docked for allegedly assaulting nursing mother

Senator Elisha Abbo By Ugochi Ugochukwu The police on Monday arraigned a senator, Elisha Abbo in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother. Sen. Abbo who represents Adamawa North senatorial Zone however, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of criminal force and assault leveled against him. The police prosecution counsel, […]

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