Adekunle Adesuji, Abuja
There was rowdy session in the Senate chamber over failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to comply with federal character in the appointment into board members of of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission (ICPC).
The Middle Belt Conscience Guards (MBCGs) has condemned in totality the decision of the Senate, presided over by Sen. Bukola Saraki, to adjourn plenary to Tuesday, November 27, 2018 over the alleged killing 44 soldiers in a recent attack by Boko Haram terrorists.
The Senate Thursday directed the police operatives allegedly laying siege and sealing off the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to vacate forthwith or risk six months sentence as provided for by the constitution of the country.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has boasted that he could remain in the Senate forever if that is his wish.Ekweremadu made the statement on Thursday at the Sheraton Hotel during a public dialogue organised by the #NotTooYoungToRun movement.
JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the House of Representatives has again drawn attention to an impending plot by a small group of senators aided by security agencies to again invade the Senate Chamber with a view illegally reconvening the Senate Plenary.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
Senate on Thursday confirmed four out five nominees for non-executive board of Directors of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).Those that were confirmed were Professor Ummu Jalingo, Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko, Mike Obadan and Adeola Adetunji .
Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi.
The Senate on Thursday said the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris was holding on to a straw with regards to his refusal to honour the invitation of the upper legislative chamber.
Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-General of Police.
Vote out APC, Buhari over insecurity, Falae tells Nigerians
OBIORA IFOH and KUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
The Senate on Thursday rescheduled appearance of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP); Ibrahim Idris, after the Police boss snubbed their earlier invitation over the arrest of Kogi lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye, and insecurity in Nigeria.
Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, revealed what the attack on the Senate on Wednesday, has cost Nigeria.
The Senate on Wednesday passed the much-awaited Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), with approval of five per cent levy on fuel sold across the country.