Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi
VIDEO: The moment 'hoodlums' steal Nigerian Senate's mace
The ceremonial mace of Nigerian Senate was stolen on Wednesday, Senate leaders said, condemning the theft as an "act of treason". "Today, some hoodlums... seized the symbol of authority of the Upper Legislative Chamber, the mace," said Senate media and public affairs chairman Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi in a statement. "This action is an act of…
Controversies, apprehension over Hate Speech Bill
Wikipedia defines hate speech as “speech, which attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes, such as race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender.”
Hate speech offenders to die by hanging in Senate’s new bill
Any person found guilty of any form of hate speech that results in the death of another person shall die by hanging upon conviction, reads a new bill by the Senate.The bill, which reflects the growing concern over the spate of violence in the nation, was sponsored by the spokesman of the upper chamber, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi....
Senate asks Buhari to restrain Sagay from attacking National Assembly
The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rein in the chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay...
Senate hails rebound, moves to tackle unemployment, hardship
The Senate has expressed joy over the exit of Nigeria from recession in the second quarter of 2017. Consequently, it pledged to work with the executive arm of government to reduce unemployment and high cost of living.
Senate warns Kachikwu over claims on PIB
The Senate yesterday warned the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to stop making false claims on the on-going process of passing into law the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Senate admits buying bulletproof SUV N62m
The Senate on Tuesday admitted that it bought a bulletproof Range Rover Sports Utility Vehicle ( SUV ) as had been reported in the media.