News - Nigerian Senate

Akpabio, Shehu Sani, 275 Others Cleared For Senate

8 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

Former minority leader of the Nigerian senate, Godswill Akpabio, embattled Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state and former PDP publicity secretary Dayo Adeyeye are among candidates that will contest the senatorial election in February 2019 on the platform of the all progressives congress

Saraki Distances Self From Disruption Of Kwara PDP Primary

8 months ago /
Politics 

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has distanced himself from the disruption of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship primaries in Kwara State.

Civil Society Coalition Raises Concern Over Delay In Passage Of Water Resources Bill

8 months ago /
Nation 

A coalition of civil society on sustainable development have raised concerns over the delay by the Nigerian senate in passing the national water resources bill despite the growing need to expand water access to over one hundred million Nigerians

Presidency Blames Unbridled Looting For Nigeria's Economic Woes

9 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Presidency says what killed Nigeria's economy in the past was unbridled looting of state resources by leaders.

Saraki Advocates Visionary Leadership For Nigeria

9 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian senate President, Bukola Saraki has stressed the need for Nigerians to support leaders who will turn Nigeria around.

Orlu Zone Asks Okorocha To Run For Senate

9 months ago /
Politics 

Members of the Ruling All Progressive Congress, APC from Orlu Senatorial Zone trooped out in their numbers to the Imo State Government House, Owerri on saturday urging Governor Rochas Okorocha to contest the Senatorial Seat in the 2019 General Elections.

APC Insists On Removal Of Saraki As Senate President

9 months ago /
Politics 

The last word is yet to be heard about the move by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senator Godswill Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader

10 months ago /
Politics 

The senator representing Akwa-Ibom North West senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position as minority leader of the People’s Democratic Party.

We Will Not Be Intimidated - PDP Tells APC

10 months ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wants leaders of the party to remain focused and resolute in the face of intimidation by the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Saraki Will Not Resign-Spokesperson

10 months ago /
Politics 

Nigerian senate president, senator Bukola Saraki is indifferent to the call by the all progressives congress national chairman Adams Oshiomhole to resign his office following his defection to people’s democratic party, PDP.

Senate Queries Deployment of 30,000 Police Officers to Ekiti

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate has questioned the executive’s decision to send 30,000 policemen to provide security for Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state.

Reactions Trail Saraki's Trial

11 months ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has ended a three-year the trial of senate president, Bukola Saraki at the code of conduct tribunal after it ruled on Friday he had no case to answer.

Senate To Investigate Death Of Corps Member

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate has directed its committee on police affairs, health and youth development to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of a youth Corp member who was allegedly shot by a police officer in Abuja.

Plateau Killings: Senate Revisits State Police

11 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Senate resumed from its three week break, on Tuesday, directing its committee on constitution review to immediately revisit the bill on state police with a view to re-presenting it to the general house within two weeks.

NANS Seeks Benchmark For Fees, Advocates Electronic Voting System

1 year ago /
Education 

The National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS is calling on the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT to set a twenty-thousand-naira benchmark for tuition fees to avoid exorbitant charges by some public universities

Buhari Meets Service Chiefs Again

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday held another round of meeting with the nation's security chiefs barely two days after a similar meeting took place at the Presidential villa.

Senate Confirms INEC Commissioners

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate Has confirmed the appointment of  Festus Okoye, as a national commissioner of the independent national electoral commission (INEC).‎

Ekweremadu Appointed Member Of International Parliament For Tolerance And Peace

1 year ago /
Politics 

Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has been invited to occupy Nigeria’s only seat as a founding member of the international parliament for tolerance and peace, IPTC an initiative of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, GCTP.

Health Workers Suspend Strike

1 year ago /
Health 

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU has suspended its six weeks old strike.

Buhari Receives 2018 Appropriation Bill

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the 2018 Appropriation Bill recently passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly.


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