Uproar in Senate over review of constitution
The issue became so contentious that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, severally intervened to calm frayed nerves as he declared that the leadership of the National Assembly had not taken any position on any proposal.
Senate passes Nigerian Peace Corps Bill
The Bill, which was sponsored by Sen. Bayero Nafada (APC-Gombe), is meant to empower and provide employment for the youths, facilitate peace, volunteerism, community services and nation building.
Fresh Boko Haram threat attracts tough security measures in National Assembly
Following renewed threats by the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group, which identified the National Assembly premises as one of its next targets of attack...
The many wars against the National Assembly
The attacks on the legislature gained a fresh unprecedented impetus at the inception of the Eight National Assembly with allegations of forgery, court cases and character defamation targeted at the leadership and select members.
Senate investigates rice smuggling
Opening the session with “Smuggling – A Threat to Nigeria’s Quest to Self-Sufficiency in Rice Production’’, President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, decried the rising trend in smuggling in the country.
Group seeking recall of Saraki are not known in party – APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in llorin West Local Government Area of Kwara on Sunday dissociated itself from those calling for the recall of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki from the senate.
Yusuf Maitama Sule (1929-2017)
The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo appropriately observed that Maitama Sule was a great Nigerian leader and committed nationalist who positioned himself as an agent of unity.
The Senate and funding of political parties
The Senate’s announcement the other day that there would be no more funding of political parties by the government of the day is actually the stuff of which restructuring is made.