News - Senate President

Saraki Says Service Chiefs Seek Special Funds To Tackle Insecurity

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Service Chiefs have asked for special funds to enable them tackle the country's security challenges more effectively.

Senate Meets Buhari, Complains About Refusal Of IGP To Honour Summons

2 days ago /
Nation 

The national assembly has officially complained to president Muhammadu Buhari about the refusal of the inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris to honour the invitation to appear before the senate.  

Ohaneze Ndigbo Calls For A New Nigerian Constitution

2 days ago /
Politics 

The apex socio-cultural organization in the South-east region of Nigeria, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has taken the campaign for the restructuring of the country to another level.

Group Berates Saraki, Kwara Government Over Suspected Cultists

2 days ago /
Nation 

A group under the aegis of coalition of concerned Kwara citizens, has called on the Kwara state government and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki not to interfere in the investigative duties of the police but allow the Inspector general of police to perform his duties.

Saraki Alleges Plot By IGP To Implicate Him

1 week ago /
Nation 

Senate President Bukola Saraki has alleged that there is a grand plot by the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris to implicate him in the case of cult activities in Kwara state.

Senator Omo-Agege Resumes Plenary

1 week ago /
Nation 

Suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege representing delta central resurfaced at the senate on Wednesday after a federal high court in Abuja nullified his suspension from the senate.

Court Nullifies Suspension Of Ovie Omo-Agege From Senate

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege declaring it illegal.

National Assembly Leadership Asks President Buhari To Call I.G.P. To Order

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Leadership of the National Assembly has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the inspector General of police Ibrahim Idris to respect and obey constituted authorities. 

Workers’ Day: Ekweremadu Supports Calls For New Minimum Wage

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has backed the demand for a review of the monthly National Minimum Wage.

Senate Summons Police I.G. Over Alleged Ill Treatment Of Dino Melaye

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to explain why Senator Dino Melaye was maltreated by the police despite his status as a federal lawmaker.

PDP Decries Assault On Senate/Senators

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is lamenting over what it called the relentless assault by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Federal Executive against the institution of the National Assembly, particularly, the Senate. 

Dino Melaye Arrested At Abuja Airport

1 month ago /
Nation 

Wanted Senator Dino Melaye reported that he was stopped from boarding a flight to Morocco this morning, after checking in.

FG Orders Probe Of National Assembly Invasion

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has expressed shock at the invasion of the National Assembly and the subsequent snatching of the Senate mace by thugs on Wednesday. 

Electoral Reform

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian senate which resumed its plenary after the drama on Wednesday, was divided over the election sequence recommended by the committee on electoral matters.

Senate Boils As Senator Omo-Agege, Thugs Cart Away The Mace

1 month ago /
Nation 

It was confusion, absolute commotion inside the Senate on Wednesday as Senator Ovie Omo-Agege walked into the chambers with "unidentified men" to seize the mace, the symbol of authority.

Ekweremadu Visits VP Osinbajo

1 month ago /
Nation 

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, says his visit to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, was to brief him on what transpired at the floor of the Senate today.

APC Unveils 68-Member Convention Committee

1 month ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has released the members of its convention committee led by Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar.

Saraki To Know Fate July 6 At Supreme Court

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukuola Saraki, has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the 18-count charge of false assets declaration brought against him by the Federal Government.

Saraki Calls For Better Security Architecture

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has advocated a general improvement in the security architecture of the country.

Senate Wants FG To Negotiate The Release of Liah Shirabu

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has made a passionate appeal to the negotiating team of the Federal Government to ensure the release of the remaining Dapchi schoolgirl, Liah Shirabu, still in Boko Haram captivity.


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