Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi
Senate to expunge death penalty from hate speech bill
Proponent of the anti-hate speech bill before the National Assembly, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, yesterday disclosed that there are plans to tinker with the bill, saying the death penalty will be expunged.
Double standards with U.S. policies with Nigeria?
Most Nigerians woke up on the morning of 3rd December 2019 to read a very curious news item, published on nearly all major newspapers.
Senators disagree on LG autonomy, suggest ways out
The conspiracy of the political elite to stifle the third tier of government system for their selfish interests has had its toll on developments at the grassroots level for years.
APC’s Senate presidency crisis deepens
A group of senators-elect campaigning for Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan yesterday, dismissed claims by former Senate Leader Mohammed Ali Ndume...
Lawmakers task presidency, APC on ninth senate leadership
Barely two and a half months to the inauguration of the ninth Senate, newly elected members have urged the presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to manage the election of presiding officers in a way that ensures peace in the chamber and enthrones a harmonious relationship between the executive and legislative arms of…
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.