Ministerial Screening: Controversy Trails Senate ‘Bow And Go’ Privilege

Controversy again trailed the Senate generous use of its “bow and go” privilege accorded ministerial nominees presented to the Upper Legislative House by President Muhammadu Buhari for screening and confirmation as members of his incoming cabinet. Nigerians who watched the two-day screening of 26 of the 43 ministerial nominees accused the Senate of denying them […]

Next Level: See Full List Buhari’s Ministerial Nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari after about 50 days in office for a second term, has finally sent his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate. Africa News24 reports that the Senate President Ahmed Lawan earlier today read names of nominated individuals to plenary of the Senate. Here is the list of the ministerial nominees; 1.Dr. Ikechukwu […]

Photo News: Senate President Lawan Visits Tinubu In Lagos

……..Lawan Warns Ministries, Others Senate President Ahmed Lawan has met with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Lagos State. Speaking after meeting with Tinubu at his residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lawan warned ministries, departments and agencies, saying the Senate will take its oversight role seriously and perform the […]

Support Groups Urges APC To Stop ‘Cheating’ Taraba State

‘With Senate President for Yobe, Taraba should produce APC National Secretary’‎ The Coalition of APC Support Groups in the North East has called on the leadership of the All Progressive Congress APC to be fair in its decision on a state which will provide the next National Secretary of the party, urging leaders of the […]

Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Senator Oluremi Tinubu, Others

His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly, Oluremi Tinubu on her induction into the Nigerian Women Hall Of Fame. In the same vein, Mr. Sanwo-Olu also congratulated Senators on their inauguration as Senators of the 9th Assembly. Africa News24 […]

9th Assembly: See Full Senators Inaugurated Today June 11

Members of the 9th National Assembly today June 11 were inaugurated with Ahmed Lawan as Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo Agege as Deputy Senate President. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the about 109 Senators were assigned with 95 percent being men although tagged as ‘Gentlemen’s Club’ by Senator Oluremi Tinubu See Full List Of Inaugurated […]

9th Assembly: Ahmed Lawan Wins Senate President Seat

About 107 lawmakers- elect cast their votes for either Ali Ndume of Borno-South or Ahmed Lawan of Yobe-North. The ruling All Progressives Congress is supporting Lawan while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party supports Ndume. The sorting of the ballots which began and counting which began at about 11:45 am has finally come to an end […]

Ahmed Lawan Defends Senators 13.5 Million Monthly Salary

Africa news24 (AN24) recalls that sometime last year, Senator Shehu Sani revealed N13.5 million as the basic salary Nigerian senators receive monthly as running cost, apart from the N750,000 consolidated monthly salary. In a country where most states cannot pay the monthly minimum wage of N18,000, federal pensioners are owed 14 months arrears and social […]

Senate Presidency: Ndume Frowns At Oshiomhole’s Endorsement Of Lawan

Ali Ndume, a former Senate Leader has condemned the endorsement of Ahmed Lawan for Senate presidency seat by Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He expressed his dissatisfaction while addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him the choice of Lawan was unpopular decision, unilaterally carried out by Oshiomhole. “All […]

APC Senators Give Saraki Conditions To Stop His Impeachment

Senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have reportedly struck a deal with Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki to stop his impeachment.

Yobe State Senators engaged In Verbal Attack Over Missing School Girls

The Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, representing Yobe North Senatorial district and his counterpart, Mohammed Hassan of Yobe South Senatorial engaged each other in verbal attacks over Yobe missing school girls on Thursday. Trouble started when a point of order was raised by the former governor of Yobe, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim, through order 43 drawing […]