Senate turns heat on Buhari over killings by herdsmen
The Senate, yesterday, delivered a damning indictment on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, stopping short of calling for the incumbent’s resignation.
2019 polls should not overshadow governance, says Bukola Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged political leaders in the country not to allow preparations towards the 2019 general elections overshadow their responsibility to deliver good governance to the people. In his address yesterday to welcome senators from their recess, Saraki said it would be the height of insensitivity to the needs of the people…
President Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara behind closed doors in Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met, behind closed doors, with the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This information is posted on twitter account of the Presidency Nigeria; @NGRPresident on Sunday in Abuja. The post read: “President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with Senate President and…
Court sets aside own judgment, as Anambra Central Senatorial election rerun holds today
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has set aside its earlier judgment directing the swearing in of Dr. Obiora Okonkwo as the senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District.
Contractor kicks off N472m Kwara State water works
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has flagged off rehabilitation works of the Sobi water works valued at about N472million.
Organisers pledge hitch-free Senate President Baseball, Softball tourney
Coordinator of the maiden Under-15 National Senate President Baseball and Softball Championships, Femi Abolarin, has assured of hosting a successful championship, slated for January 31 to February 10 in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Fuel scarcity: Saraki directs Senate committee to cut short recess
Senate President Bukola Saraki has directed the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to cut short its recess and immediately convene a meeting with stakeholders in the industries. This he said was in a bid to end the ongoing fuel crisis and the untold hardship it was presently unleashing on Nigerians. This was contained in…
Lawmakers kick as Senate shifts debate on $1b fund
Senators yesterday expressed disappointment over the failure by the leadership of the Senate to open a debate on the contentious plan by government to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fund its war against insurgency in the North East.