On February 23, Nigerians in various part of the country went out in their numbers to different polling units to elect a president and lawmakers that will represent them in the 9th National Assembly. The lawmakers elected include 109 senators and 360 members of the House of …
A planned foreign trip for eight members of the National Assembly sponsored by the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has continued to generate controversy, months after it was announced as cancelled.
Activists have also condemned the practice where Nigerian lawmakers are sponsored on...
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The world may have long believed that Nigerian senators are the highest paid but there had been no internal confirmation until now. A Nigerian senator just bust the lid open on the amount he and his colleagues receive monthly in an effort to bring more transparency and accountability to...
Nigerian Senate on Wednesday discussed the migration and slave trade issue in Libya where Nigerian migrants and other citizens are being sold in to slavery, and subjected to inhuman treatment.
While corroborating the Senators, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki said: “We need a prayer that...
Nigerian Senators who are probing Abdulrasheed Maina’s recall revealed on Thursday night that three incriminating evidence have been received against the Attorney General of the Federation(AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Preliminary investigation into embattled former pension...
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday told senators investigating various allegations against him that he won’t answer any question as the matter is before the court.
The police boss stated this while appearing before a Senate ad-hoc committee investigating various...
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Senator Ben Murray Bruce, representing Bayelsa east senatorial district, had faulted Nigerian senators salaries and allowance and promised to look into the issue when he assumed the position of a Senator.
But in a tweet response in 2017, the Senator queried someone that asked about his take...
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Chairman of the Movement for Nigeria’s Total Transformation, Chief Areoye Oyebola, has faulted the Nigerian federal lawmakers for ignoring the widespread call for the downward review of their “monumental salaries and allowances.”
Oyebola said the recent outburst of the federal legislators by...
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New Telegraph has reported a grand plot at the National Assembly to ensure that the current President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, replace President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 presidential race.
Saraka, according to New Telegraph, is largely perceived as one of the most...
The Senate has released names of 7-member of its delegation to South Africa to investigate the ongoing xenophobic attacks in the country.
President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, made the announcement during the plenary on Wednesday.
Members of the delegation are the Deputy...
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The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio says about 20 serving senators of the ruling APC have perfected plans to join the PDP once the leadership crisis in the opposition party is resolved.
Speaking at the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the PDP held yesterday at the...
Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi west senatorial district on Tuesday raised a Point of Order on the misappropriation of funds by the NNPC and NDPC over alleged non-remittance of $3.48b and $3.442 into the Government coffers.
He said on the non-remittance of funds: "No Senator is...
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Nigerian Senators on Tuesday joked over President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that his wife belongs to his kitchen, living room and the other room.
During yesterday’s plenary, President Buhari’s statement became a joking subject three times.
The deputy whip of the Senate, Senator Biodun...
No fewer than 2,570 aides are engaged by members of the 8th National Assembly, totaling 469, an investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, has revealed.
Out of the number, 700 aides work for lawmakers in the Senate, while the remaining 1, 870 are engaged by House of Representatives...
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Some Nigerian Senators, yesterday rejected the President Muhamamdu Buhari's proposed bill to secure emergency powers aimed at addressing the nation’s economic crisis
The bill entitled, “Emergency Economy Stabilisation Bill 2016”, will be sent to the National Assembly by the president upon...
A bill seeking to guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts was, yesterday, thrown out by the Senate when it was presented for consideration during plenary.
The bill which was sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi, was titled “Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against...
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The Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, on Friday, reacted to the controversy issues trailing the outrageous sum budgeted for the purchase of official vehicles for the Senators.
The Senate Leader, while speaking on Channels Television, said it is wrong to expect Senators to use coastal buses when...
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