Abubakar Bukola Saraki
Saraki decries alleged bid to intimidate senators
President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will not allow the Executive arm of government at any level to cow its members because of their insistence on the need to adhere to democratic tenets and rule of law.
Reps chide Malami, Magu over alleged manipulation of Saraki’s trial
The House of Representatives yesterday condemned what it termed the “manipulation of the legal system” by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Abubakar Malami...
Senate condemns scarcity of passport
The Senate yesterday condemned the prevailing hardship being faced by most Nigerians in securing international passports.It also urged the Immigration Service to ensure that the undue scarcity of passport does not continue to exist.
Fresh attempt at uprooting Saraki’s senate presidency?
By June 9 this year, it would be three years since Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki mounted the saddle in extraordinary circumstances as the sixth President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Saraki recalls members from break to probe incident
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed members of the Adhoc Committee on Security to immediately resume sitting and work throughout the weekend in order to produce an interim report for the consideration of the general chamber next week. He noted that the killings were clear indications that the nation’s security architecture needs rejigging. In…
‘Why 2018 budget may not be ready in first quarter’
Hopes of reversing some of the negative trends in the nation’s economy may be dimmed by the Federal Government’s inability to fix the problems that have bedevilled budget preparations.
LNG Act Vs NNDC Act: How NASS leadership saved the day
Last month, between the Senate and the House of Representatives, though many Nigerians are not aware, a development occurred which created scare among the international oil and gas companies, particularly subscribers to the LNG project.
Drama in Senate as Ndume resumes
Former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, resumed sitting yesterday after serving out 90 legislative days of suspension creating a drama in the chamber.
Saraki promises Nigerians better deal in petroleum legislation
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, says Nigerians have a lot to gain in the recently passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by the National Assembly.