“So Many” PDP Senators Support Me For Senate Presidency, Says Lawan

Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says “so many” senators in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in support of his bid for senate presidency. Speaking as a guest at the NAN forum on Thursday in Abuja, Lawan, who is of the All Progressives Congress (APC), promised not to let his colleagues down if […]

EFCC Begins Fresh Probe Against Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched a fresh probe against Senate President Bukola Saraki. The probe, which comes a week after the commencement of an earlier probe against Saraki, was announced on Tuesday. In a statement, Yusuph Olaniyonu, spokesman to the senate president, said the anti-graft agency wrote to the clerk of […]

IGP Appears Before Senate, See What He Said About Insecurity

Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), has appeared before the senate to brief lawmakers on insecurity in the country. The upper legislative chamber of the national assembly summoned him last week. At plenary on Tuesday, Ahmad Lawan, senate leader, moved a motion for the senators to usher the police chief into the chamber. Thereafter, […]

Why I Want Kwara Gov-elect To Immortalize My Father – Saraki’s Sister

Oyinkansola, daughter of the late Kwara State political icon, Dr Olusola Saraki, has appealed to the state governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, to immortalise her father. According to her, the late politician paid his dues in the politics of the state. She made the call in a statement made available to journalists on Sunday. Oyinkansola urged the […]

Senate Postpones Passage Of 2019 Budget

The Senate has postponed the passage of the 2019 budget till Tuesday. Senate President Bukola Saraki announced the postponement at plenary on Wednesday, directing Nelson Ayewoh, clerk of the upper legislative chamber, to make copies of the budget report available to the lawmakers by Monday. Saraki’s directive came on the heels of the absence of […]

Your “Pretentious Loyalty” To Buhari Will Soon Be Revealed, Dogara Replies Tinubu

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has said that the “pretentious loyalty” of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to President Muhammadu Buhari, will soon be revealed. Dogara was reacting to Tinubu’s allegation that he and Senate President Bukola Saraki frustrated the government of President Muhammadu Buhari by […]

Provide Proof To Budget Padding Allegation, Saraki Challenges Tinubu

Senate President Bukola Saraki has challenged Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to provide proofs of how the leadership of the national assembly padded budgets. Saraki said this in a statement issued by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his spokesperson, on Monday. He was reacting to Tinubu’s claim that budgets were hijacked under […]

NASS Leadership: We Don’t Need PDP Lawmakers’ Support To Elect Our Candidate – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that it does not need the support of lawmakers from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for its preferred candidates to emerge as the leaders of the incoming ninth National Assembly. Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, re-stated the party’s position in an interview on Saturday. The APC, being […]

Tinubu Breaks Silence, Speaks On Alleged 2023 Presidency Bid

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports that he reports that he is planning to strengthen his presidential ambition by planting his allies in key positions at the national assembly. The politician said those who feel they know his mind better than he does are spreading such rumours. […]

Probe NASS Leadership Over Our Unpaid Wages, Legislative Aides Tell EFCC

Some National Assembly Legislative Aides have called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to probe the leadership of the 8th Assembly over non-payment of their entitlements. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the aides under the aegis of Concerned Legislative Aides of 8TH National Assembly, urged the anti-corruption body to act […]

You Are Free To Consult Opposition Over N’Assembly Leadership, APC Tells Members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that its members are free to consult with opposition parties as regard the leadership of the National Assembly. This was conveyed by Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC publicity secretary, while reacting to reports that it was against its members consulting with the opposition over leadership of the ninth assembly. “Let […]

Senate Passes Education Bill Into Law

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Education Bill 2019 into law. The bill was passed on Thursday after it was read for the third time on the floor of the house. The bill is titled, ‘Education (National, Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (SB. 559).’ Earlier, the Senate had dissolved into the […]