News - Senate President

Ekweremadu Looks Set For Re-Election

5 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigeria's deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu looks set to win his seat in the country's legislative house after a mammoth crowd attended his re-election campaign rally for the Enugu West senatorial district.

2019 Elections: ‘Not Voting Is Not An Option’ - Saraki

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called on youths across the country to ensure they go to the various polling units where they registered and cast their vote.

Revenue Mobilization Allocation: Buhari Declares Names Of 30 Nominees As Chairman, Commissioners

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of thirty (30) nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

Supreme Court Strikes Out Senate’s Suit On Suspension Of Onnoghen

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by the Senate, challenging the power of President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Onnoghen: Senate Withdraw Suit

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate has withdrawn the case it instituted at the supreme court challenging president Buhari's suspension of the chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Crowds At APC Rallies Genuine - Lai Mohammed

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed, has described the crowds that throng the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential rallies as genuine Nigerians who have respect for President Muhammadu Buhari and admire his integrity for the country.

Onnoghen: Protesters Storm Embassies In Abuja

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Hundreds of divided protesters stormed the United Nations building, United Kingdom and United States of America embassies on Monday in favor and against Friday's suspension of the chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen by president Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari Meets With Rev. Fr. Mbaka Behind Closed Door

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with renowned Catholic priest and director of adoration ministry Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Senate To Reconvene Tuesday, Debate Onnoghen’s Suspension

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has said it will reconvene on Tuesday.

Onoghen’s Suspension, a Coup Against Democracy, Says Saraki

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari, as a coup against democracy and a deliberate attempt to endanger our hard-won democracy.

INEC Briefs Council Of State On Preparations For Election

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday briefed on the level of preparedness of the Commission Council of State for the forthcoming general elections.

FG Agrees To Pay A Minimum Wage Of Thirty Thousand Naira To Its Workers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Council of State has approved a new National Minimum wage of twenty-seven thousand naira.

 

Offa Robbery Trial Adjourned For Definite Hearing Jan. 25

1 month ago /
Nation 

A High Court sitting in Ilorin has reluctantly adjourned the trial of the five suspects accused of robbing banks and killing 33 people in Offa, Kwara State last year.

Atiku Abubakar Arrives US, To Meet With Business Community

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has arrived Washington DC on a visit to the United States.

 

Police Replies Saraki

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police have denied allegations by Senate president Bukola Saraki that the police provided cover for those who attacked his supporters in Kwara state.

Suspected Political Thugs Attack Saraki Family House

1 month ago /
Nation 

Suspected political thugs have attacked the family house of senate president, Bukola Saraki at Agbaji in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital leaving scores of persons injured and vehicles destroyed.

“You Won’t Be Put In The Other Room”, Atiku Assures Women

1 month ago /
Nation 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has assured women that they won’t be relegated to the background if he is elected in next month’s general elections.

No Plan To Annex Kwara To South West, Says Lai Mohammed

1 month ago /
Nation 

Minister of Information and Culture and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, Lai Mohammed has described as untrue the allegation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state that APC is planning to annex the state to south west.

Kwara PDP Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plot By APC To Take Over State

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has raised an alarm over the intention of some southwest politicians to take over the governance of the state in the coming elections.

Buhari Appoints Modibbo Hamman Tukur As Director NFIU

1 month ago /
Nation 

In accordance with the provision of Section 5(1) of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) Act 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Modibbo Hamman Tukur as a Director of the Unit.


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