• CSO asks Yari, others to challenge amendment in court Barely two weeks after the 10th Senate faced an impeachment scare, the chamber, yesterday, amended its standing rule, barring first-term lawmakers from seeking election as Senate President or Deputy Senate President. Adopting a motion sponsored by Majority Leader, Opeyemi Bamidele, Senate amended Section Three of…
Vice- President Kashim Shettima says he is ready to kneel down to beg the incoming senators to give Sen. God’swill Akpabio (APC-Akwa-Ibom) and Sen. Barau Jibrin (APC-Kano), opportunity to lead the 10th Assembly.
Ahead of the June 13 National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Vanguard, has tipped Sen. Orji Uzor-Kalu for victory as President of the Senate.
Former Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused those opposed to zoning of the Senate presidency to the South-South region of deliberately laying a stumbling block for President Bola Tinubu in the National Assembly.
It emerged yesterday that Sunday’s visit to former President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State by erstwhile Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has thickened the contest for presidency of the 10th Senate.
A senator-elect from Imo State, Senator Osita Izunaso, has indicated that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not zoned leadership position of the 10th Senate to any geo-political zone of the country. This was coming against the backdrop that the Party recently zoned the Senate Presidency to the South-South and specifically, the party microzoned it…
Attention has gradually shifted to the June 13 inauguration of the 10th National Assembly following the successful swearing in of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima on May 29, 2023.
The race for the 10th senate presidency intensify on Thursday as a frontline contender and former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, disclosed that a possible alliance with other three major contenders is in the offing.
Apprehension has reportedly gripped lawmakers in the camp of Godswill Akpabio, following indications that President Bola Tinubu might have withdrawn endorsement for the Senate Presidency bid of the former Akwa Ibom State governor.
A leading candidate for the position of Senate President, Senator Osita Izunaso has cried out that it is his turn to become the President of the Senate.
All Progressives Congress (APC) online media outfit, the APC NewsOnline Television, has analysed the chances of aspirants for the position of Senate President in the coming 10th National Assembly.
Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), yesterday, insisted that the Senate President position should be zoned to the region.