Alleged extrajudicial executions: Senate mandates 3 committee to investigate SARS
The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committees on Judiciary, Human Rights and Police Affairs to investigate alleged extrajudicial executions by officers of Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in some parts of the country.
Senate passes law prescribing life imprisonment for kidnappers
Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which prescribes life jail to replace the current 10 years maximum sentence for kidnappers. A Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District Oluremi Tinubu proposed a review of the law against kidnapping in the country in November 2019. In the last few years, many Nigerian states have passed laws…
Tribunal dismisses petition against Oluremi Tinubu
The National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja yesterday dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Oluremi Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of Lagos Central senatorial seat.
Tinubu requests employment slots from Fashola
Senator Oluremi Tinubu Monday requested for employment slots for members of her constituency from Babatunde Raji Fashola during his ministerial screening at the Senate. “Remember in your first tenure, I did not get the opportunity to get some of my constituents employed," Remi Tinubu told Fashola, who served as power, works and housing minister during…
Drama as Senate committee interrogates Senator Abbo over woman assault
Elisha Abbo Tuesday appeared before a Senate committee set up to investigate his actions in viral footage where he assaulted a woman in a sex toy shop in Abuja. Oluremi Tinubu, a member of the committee, asked Abbo to swear an oath before saying anything. But he bluntly refused; saying the case was in court.…
The amazons didn’t come
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…
Tracing executive interference in National Assembly leadership selection process
In the beginning, it started with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who was elected as the country’s second civilian president. It was the beginning of the Fourth Republic, which took off after a long period of military interregnum after the first civilian president in the second republic, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, was overthrown in a military putsch by…
Tinubu to consolidate, work for better Nigeria
Sen. Oluremi Tinubu on Monday expressed her readiness to consolidate and prioritise youth empowerment and social security, to further move Lagos Central and Nigeria forward.
Senate raises alarm over security lapses in National Assembly
The Senate has raised alarm over unsettling security defects in the National Assembly (NASS) and urged its management to urgently strengthen security arrangement to avoid further attacks.
Thieves ransack Tinubu's office
Suspected miscreants have raided and destroyed some equipment in the National Assembly office of the lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District and wife of All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Oluremi Tinubu. The miscreants burgled their way into Tinubu's office in the morning, destroying various office equipment and went away with some. “Items removed included…