Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi
The Senate, yesterday, raised concern over the deplorable state of roads, urging the Federal Government to deploy an emergency intervention fund of N300 billion for critical roads in Niger State linking economic...
29 Jan 2020
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.
2 Jan 2020
Most Nigerians woke up on the morning of 3rd December 2019 to read a very curious news item, published on nearly all major newspapers.
28 Nov 2019
The Senate yesterday said it would not force the controversial hate speech and anti-social media bills on Nigerians.The upper chamber gave the promise as scores of protesters yesterday stormed the National Assembly...
30 Sep 2019
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.
28 Mar 2019
A group of senators-elect campaigning for Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan yesterday, dismissed claims by former Senate Leader Mohammed Ali Ndume...
15 Mar 2019
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…
18 Apr 2018
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…
10 Mar 2018
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.”
1 Mar 2018
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....
8 Sep 2017
The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rein in the chairman of the Presidential Action Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay...
6 Sep 2017
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.