Senate Archive

[News] : Trouble in Senate: Call your boys to order, Fayose urges Buhari

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, on Friday, spoke to President Muhammadu Buhari to mediate compellingly to control Presidency authorities and different representatives from imperiling the country’s majority rules system and making a joke of the country. Talking through his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, the governor discredited what he portrayed as the ‘unending demonstrations of exemption

[News] : Wearing Customs uniform will ‘belittle’ Hameed Ali’s army achievement — Retired General

David Jemibewon, a resigned real broad and previous legislative leader of outdated Western State, has said something regarding the continuous faceoff between the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service and the Senate. Hameed Ali, a resigned colonel, has not been found in Customs uniform since he was designated by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, starting encounter

[News] : False assets declaration: FG moves to amend charges against Saraki

The Federal Government on Tuesday educated the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, of its enthusiasm to alter the charges against the leader of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki. Saraki is at present confronting a 16-number charge for false resource announcement before the Danladi Umar-drove tribunal sitting in Abuja. The Federal Government had in 2016 revised

[News] : Senate blasts Buhari for sending military to Gambia without approval

The Senate has upbraided President Muhammadu Buhari’s Federal Government for sending troop to The Gambia without looking for administrative endorsement. Review that pressure has keep on rising after the refusal of Yahya Jammeh to venture down from office in the wake of losing the December 1 2016 Presidential decision. The Nigerian Air Force had on

[#News] : Nigerians Commend Senate and Saraki for Quick Response to Aviation Crisis

Following the announcement on the President of the Senate’s private handle stating that the Minister of State for Aviation, Former Senator Hadi Sirika, would be briefing the Senate on the proposed six-week closure of the Abuja Airport, and the treatment of passengers by airline operators, Nigerian Twitter users, today commended the Senate and the Senate

[News] : Senate summons Amaechi, Fashola over proposed Abuja Airport closure

The Senate on Tuesday, January 10, summoned the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to appear before it within two days over the planned shutdown of Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja for six weeks. This followed a motion sponsored by Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, and co-sponsored by five other

[News] : PMB’s Cabinet Reshuffle To Wait Till End Of May

The much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle by President Muhammadu Buhari may have to wait till May 2017 when the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration would be two years in office. Initial reviews had indicated this January for the elimination and redeployment of some cupboard ministers as the case can be, but impeccable resources confided in our reporter

[News] : Senate Confirmation: How SSS lied against EFCC boss, Magu

On Thursday, the Nigerian Senate declined to confirm the appointment of Ibrahim Magu as substantive chair of the country’s premier anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The upper legislative chamber claimed it could not approve the presidency’s request to confirm Mr. Magu based on a security report forwarded to it by the

[News] : BREAKING: Senate declines to confirm Magu as EFCC chairman

The senate has rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Speaking with journalists on Thursday, Abdullahi Sabi, spokesman of the senate, said the decision was due to a security report. More to follow…

[News] : Senate begins probe of Amaechi over $2bn rail lines concession

The Senate has began the probe of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi over the concession of western (Lagos-Kano) and Eastern (Port Harcourt – Maiduguri) rail lines to General Electric company, based in the United States (US). This follows the adoption of a motion sponsored by Senator Albert Akpan (PDP, Akwa-Ibom Northeast) on the concession