News - Senate

Trump Apologises To Brett Kavanaugh

1 week ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump has apologised to his New Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, for what he described as a "campaign of lies" during the confirmation hearings.

National Assembly Resumes

1 week ago /
Nation 

After more than two months of recess, the National Assembly resumed on Tuesday, October 9, to what clearly seems an anti-climax.

Saraki, Others Sue Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and two other Senators, Dino Melaye and Ben Murray-Bruce,  have asked the Federal High Court to set aside the invitation of the Police in respect of their involvement in the protest by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, last week.

Senate Leader Lawan Asks Saraki, Dogara To Resign

1 week ago /
Politics 

A new chapter appears to have been opened in the lingering leadership crisis in the national assembly with the senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, ahead of Tuesday’s resumption, asked the senate president, Bukola Saraki and the speaker, Yakubu Dogara to tow the path of honour by vacating their current positions.

APC Aspirants Seek Fresh Primaries In Anambra State

1 week ago /
Politics 

Some All Progressives Congress, APC, aspirants in Anambra state want the party’s national leadership to conduct fresh primaries across the three senatorial districts of Anambra state

Atiku Emerges PDP Presidential Candidate

1 week ago /
Politics 

Former Nigerian vice president, Atiku Abubakar is officially the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election.

Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, Nine Others Vie For PDP Presidential Ticket

1 week ago /
Politics 

Twelve top politicians of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today vie for the party’s presidential ticket.

Anti Kavanaugh Protesters Arrested

1 week ago /
International News 

Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have been arrested in Washington, DC.

Ndoma-Egba Wins Cross River APC Central Senatorial Ticket

1 week ago /
Politics 

Former senate leader and chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC, Victor Ndoma-Egba has the emerged candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, in central cross river state.

PDP Alleges Plot To Truncate Its National Convention

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has uncovered a plot by the APC-led government to disrupt its national convention scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt on Saturday, October 6.       

Canada Strips Suu Kyi Of Honourary Citizenship For Genocide

1 week ago /
International News 

Canada's parliament has formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya.

Taraba Governor Wants State Police Before 2019 Elections.

1 week ago /
Nation 

Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku has called on the Nigerian senate to facilitate the implementation of the state police system before the 2019 general election.

PDP Enugu West Senatorial Primaries

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the Enugu West senatorial district just as former Enugu state governor, Chimaroke Nnamani has defeated a serving senator, Gil Nnaji to clinch the ticket for Enugu East senatorial zone contest.

Court Orders IGP Idris To Honour Senate Invitation

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A federal high court in Abuja, has struck out the suit filed by the inspector-general of police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris challenging the power of the senate president, Bukola Saraki and the senate to summon him over national issues relating to his office.

Akpabio, Shehu Sani, 275 Others Cleared For Senate

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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.

APC Postpones Governorship Primaries In Adamawa, Lagos, Others

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has again postponed its governorship primary in Lagos.

Kavanaugh Sex Scandal: Trump Orders FBI Investigation

2 weeks ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump has ordered an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against his nominee for the US Supreme Court.

Saraki Condemns Osun Rerun Election

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the outcome of the Osun supplementary election, describing it as shameful.

Cross River APC Factions Disagree Over Mode Of Primary

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Less than fourty eight hours to the postponed All Progressives Congress governorship primaries, sharp division over mode of conduct of the election has erupted among the two factional executive members of the party in cross river state.


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