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 […]

At 55, Saraki’s a distinguished Nigerian – Buhari

— 20th December 2017 President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki as he celebrated his 55th birthday. In a birthday message, President Buhari described Saraki as a distinguished Nigerian who had made his mark in the political scene of Nigeria. President Buhari wrote on his twitter handle @MBuhari: […]

Saraki wants poverty, insecurity addressed before restructuring

— 12th December 2017 From: Agaju Madugba, Katsina Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the on-going national discourse on restructuring as triviality in the face of overwhelming socio-economic problems plaguing the country along with endemic poverty especially in the North. “My idea of restructuring is when we work towards economic development in every part of […]

BREAKING: Appeal Court orders retrial of Saraki on 3 charges

BREAKING: Appeal Court orders retrial of Saraki on 3 charges — 12th December 2017 From: Segun Adio The Court of Appeal has ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to conduct a retrial of Senate President Bukola Saraki on three of the 18 count amended charges on false declaration of assets brought against him by […]

Picture: Ekiti: Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped, abductors seek N80m ransom

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A former Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Ayo Arise, was on Sunday kidnapped by gunmen. He was kidnapped alongside his driver on the Okene-Abuja highway while travelling back to Abuja from his country home in Oye-Ekiti. He was said to be travelling in his Mercedez Jeep as of the time […]

Press release – Senator Melaye Recall: INEC should not act as interested party

AMALGAMATED NETWORK OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN NIGERIA (ANOSCOIN).                       Address: Suite 65, Deo- Gratias Plaza,                           Utako District, Abuja.                                                          Tell: 09039094636, 08099089448. SENATOR DINO MELAYE RECALL: INEC SHOULD NOT ACT AS INTERESTED PARTY. Amalgamated Network of Civil Society Organization in Nigeria (ANOSCOIN), has been following events since the recall process of Senator […]

Restructuring Nigeria is inevitable – Ekweremadu

Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, says restructuring Nigeria is inevitable for all-inclusive advantages it will confer on federating units and enhancement of national unity. Ekweremadu stated this at a two-day Retreat by Southern Senators Forum in Calabar on Friday, and dismissed the fear in certain quarters that restructuring would cause the break-up […]

Senate report indicts Obasanjo, Jonathan

Senate report indicts Obasanjo, Jonathan From Fred Itua, Abuja The Senate Committee on Police Affairs, yesterday, claimed that former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan used the Nigeria Police against their perceived political rivals. The panel was mandated on Wednesday to ensure the restoration of the security details of Anambra State Governor, Mr. Willie Obiano. […]

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