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Wanted! Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah In the Senate

Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil, wants to go to the Senate and how seriously he would be needed there! The reason...
IGP Ibrahim Idris,

IGP To Senate: I Owe No One Apologies

From: Bamidele Fashube, (ABUJA), Nigeria (GVE) – Following a vote-of-no-confidence passed by the Nigerian Senate against the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim...
IGP Ibrahim Idris,

Nigeria Police Boss Not Fit For Public Office – Senate

From: Bamidele Fashube, (ABUJA) Nigeria (GVE) – Following the refusal of Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to honour its third invitation...
Nigeria's senate

Herdsmen attacks in Nigeria assuming alarming proportion

The Nigerian Senate said on Tuesday the killings by suspected herdsmen going on in some part of the country are assuming an alarming proportion...

We will not confirm Ibrahim Magu, Senate insists

The Nigeria Senate and the Buhari administration are once again on a collision course over the rejection of nomination of Mr Ibrahim Magu as Chairman...

Court grants Melaye restraining order, ends recall process

Just days after INEC released a time table for Senator Dino Melaye’s recall process, a federal judge at the high court in Abuja, granted...

Recall process continues in court, despite Melaye’s claims that case is over

Contrary to claims by Senator Dino Melaye that the Federal High Court had stopped his recall process being championed allegedly by the Kogi State...

Presidency insists on Ibrahim Magu as EFCC boss despite Senate rejection

A defiant Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, tired of Senate stalling the administration’s nominee to lead the EFCC on Thursday revealed that President Buhari...

Senate puts Fashola to order

 The Senate on Wednesday chastised the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), asking him to quit his position if he...
Bukola-Saraki

Saraki shoots down move to make him Acting President

Efforts to declare Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki as Nigeria’s Acting President reportedly failed flatly on Tuesday, 4 July, 2017. According to Daily Post,...

Senate President Saraki to block Senator Melaye’s recall

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu joined the embattled Dino Melaye on Tuesday to blast plans by INEC to...

Senator Bukar’s sex scandal is fake, dsegard it totally

The fabricated news story making round in the social media alleging that the Senator representing Yobe East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator...

ACPP denies poaching PDP’s candidate, calls Pastor Popoola a liar

The Alliance of Collaborating Political Parties (ACPP) has denied alleged adoption of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate for the forthcoming Osun West Senatorial...

The senate should be more responsible with spending – Minister Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola Monday said the National Assembly’s response to his observation on the 2017 Budget failed to address...
Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki

I will win at Appeal Court – Governor Saraki declares

Following victory of the Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which discharged and acquitted him on charges...

Saraki’s Chief of staff lashes out at legislative aides; calls them “overzealot fools”

Chief of Staff to the President of the Nigerian Senate, Hakeem Ahmed has described legislative aides in the parliament as overzealous fools and incompetent. Ahmed...

Senate Okays Jeff Sessions As US Attorney General

fil image The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination for attorney general, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, by a vote of 52 to 47. The...

Mattis confirmed by Senate as new U.S. defense secretary

James Mattis, U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary, was easily confirmed by the Senate on Friday. In an overwhelming vote,...

SERAP On Senate’s Refusal To confirm Mr Ibrahim Magu As EFCC Chair

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, recently wrote a letter to Mr Michel Forst, the UN Rapporteur on situation of human rights defenders...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Trump’s Appointed Attorney General To Face Senate

Donald Trump's choice for attorney general on Tuesday will become the first of his cabinet appointees to face a Senate confirmation hearing. The expected hours-long...
Main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari speaks after casting his vote at a polling station in the 'Gidan Niyam Sakin Yara A ward' at Daura in Katsina State on March 28, 2015. Voting began in Nigeria's general election but delays were reported countrywide because of technical problems in accrediting electors. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian Senate Disapproves Buhari’s Ambassadorial Nominee

The Senate has rejected the second batch of 46 ambassadorial nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for approval. Politicians and governors from...
Dilma Rousseff (Xinhua file pic)

Dilma Rousseff, Former President of Brazil

Dilma Rousseff, once Brazil's first female president, was stripped of her presidency by the Senate on Wednesday morning, with 61 votes supporting and 20...
Senators Lindsey Graham (L) and John McCain (R) talk on the U.S. Senate's subway before voting on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2016. (Reuters/Photo)

Leader of U.S. Senate majority TPP to stay away from Polls

"The current agreement, the Trans-Pacific (Partnership), which has some serious flaws, will not be acted upon this year," McConnell said at the annual Kentucky...
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Nigerian senate to screen 47 ambassadorial nominees

This followed the adoption of the recommendations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs mandated to investigate the 37 petitions forwarded to the Senate on...
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In The Midst Of Thugs, Dogs and The Senate god

The recent embarrassing incident in the Red Chamber of the National Assembly between (Distinguished?) Senators Dino Melaye and Remi Tinubu has raised some dust...
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Talking About A Senate Without Order

There is a reason why countries like the United States and United Kingdom maintain bicameral legislatures. While some might argue that the US is...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s blows on Saraki’s senate described as being soft

The scheme by the Nigerian Senate to undermine President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is as real as it is idiotic. The most annoying yet is...

Attempts at releasing full text on CIA torture report obstructed

In a unanimous opinion, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the 6,000-page report...
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will stand for re-election in October

Brazil’s Lower House cancelled Rousseff’s Impeachment Vote

Brazil's lower house on Monday announced a decision to nullify the chamber's vote on impeachment against President Dilma Rousseff, while the Senate decided to...
General Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian leader to critically review 2016 budget before assent

The statement said in view of the "controversial alteration and padding of the budget proposal earlier", the Nigerian president needed to review the appropriation...