Our corruption is people-driven, politicians share what they steal with people – Senator Ndume

Our corruption is people-driven, politicians share what they steal with people – Senator Ndume 16th May 2024 Chief Whip of the Senate, Ali Ndume By Adetutu Sobowale The Chief Whip of the Senate, Ali Ndume, has explained the difference between corruption by politicians and other people. Ndume said corruption in Nigerian politics is people-driven and should […]

‘Most people don’t know’, Shehu Sani reveals how Nigerian lawmakers pad budget

‘Most people don’t know’, Shehu Sani reveals how lawmakers pad budget Shehu Sani Former Kaduna lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has provided an insight into how members of the National Assembly manipulate Nigeria’s budgets. Recall that the Senate has been enmeshed in a padding scandal following allegations by now-suspended Bauchi Central lawmaker Abdul Ningi that the […]

Budget Padding: ‘We have been stripped naked in the marketplace’ – Adams Oshiomhole (Greedy and selfish Senators))

Budget Padding: ‘We have been stripped naked in the marketplace’ – Adams Oshiomhole By Ikenna Ngere Edo North Senator, Adams Oshiomhole, criticized the budget padding allegations within the Senate on Tuesday. During the Senate session, Senator Oshiomhole shared his views on the N3.7 trillion budget allegation Bauchi Central Senator, Abdul Ningi, raised. Oshiomhole lamented that […]

UPDATED: Senate suspends Ningi for three months over N3.7tn budget padding allegation

UPDATED: Senate suspends for three months over N3.7tn budget padding allegation 12th March 2024 The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Population, Abdul Ningi By Adekunle Sulaimon, Tope Omogbolagun The Senate has suspended the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central, Abdul Ningi, for three months. Ningi was suspended after about three hours of debate over his interview in […]

Senate in uproar over revelation senior senators receive N500m for projects

Senate in uproar over revelation senior senators receive N500m for projects 12th March 2024 Senate By  Hannah Johnson There was uproar in the Senate on Tuesday over the revelation that ranking senators received N500 million each for projects. Senator Jarigbe Agom-Jarigbe of the People’s Democratic Party representing Cross-River North had revealed during a Senate session […]

‘Totally Insensitive’ – Atedo Peterside slams Akpabio over comments at Wigwe’s burial

  By Ayomide Emeka Joseph Atedo Peterside, president and founder of Anap Foundation, has slammed the President of the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio, for his comments at the final burial ceremony of the late CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe. Naija News recalls that the Senate president had come under fire for the drama he […]

Tinubu seems not to understand issues affecting Nigeria — Sen Ningi

By Ishola Michael Senator representing Bauchi Central in the Senate, Abdul Ningi, has said that from all indications, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu seems not to understand the country and the issues affecting its components, especially the Northern part. The observation was made by Ningi while speaking in a BBC Hause programme monitored in Bauchi on […]

Akpabio, Fubara bicker over politics at Wigwe’s funeral

  Senate President Godswill Akpabio and Governor Siminalayi Fubara bickered over politics at the funeral of the former CEO of Access Bank and banking icon, Herbert Wigwe. The funeral service was conducted at the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Isiokpo in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. The Senate President asked the Rivers […]

Ex-Speaker, Ghali Na’Abba is dead

Ex-Speaker, Ghali Na’Abba is dead Late Umar Ghali Na’Abba   By Bashir Bello, KANO Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’abba, is dead. He died in Abuja. Na’abba represented Kano Municipal Federal Constituency of Kano State in 1999. A brother to the deceased, Ahmed Umar Na’abba who spoke to Vanguard via telephone, said Na’abba died […]

List of National Assembly members sacked by Appeal Court

      By Olugbenga Ige Some members of the National Assembly have been sacked by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, while their replacements have taken over their seats in the legislature   Notable lawmakers removed from office include the former Adamawa North Senator, Elisha Abbo, the Senate Minority Chief Whip, Darlington Nwokocha; […]

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