Category: The Legislative Blog

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ToluJuly 30, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani attacked by “police-led thugs” during press briefing in Kaduna

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central in the upper chamber, has been attacked alongside another Kaduna Senator, Suleiman Hunkuyi. The ...

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ToluJuly 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Calm down everyone! Here’s what the Senate actually means by ‘immunity for legislators’

The Senate must have caught wind of the immediate backlash that followed the legislative immunity granted to its members at ...

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ToluJuly 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Who are the 10 senators that voted against the #NotTooYoungToRun bill?

The Nigerian Senate is currently in the process of making amendments to the nation’s constitution. With 97 senators in attendance ...

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ToluJuly 25, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This Bayelsa lawmaker’s project will bring tears to your eyes

You will be moved to tears for more than a few things but we’ll allow you figure them out as ...

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ToluJuly 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What we know about the National Assembly’s new approach to effective healthcare delivery

Senate President, Bukola Saraki today attended the launch of the Legislative Network for Universal Health Coverage. The event which was also ...

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ToluJuly 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate clarifies status of #NotTooYoungToRun bill

The Nigerian Senate has risen to the occasion and has followed the footsteps of the lower chamber in offering an ...

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ToluJuly 19, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate passes Whistleblower Protection Bill – 5 things you should know

The Nigerian Senate has just passed a bill that seeks to protect those who expose corrupt practices in government – ...

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ToluJuly 19, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Senator Shehu Sani is solving power outage problems in his constituency

While another Senator was busy tweeting about other countries providing 24-hour electricity to their citizens, Senator Shehu Sani was taking ...

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ToluJuly 17, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Dino Melaye is all swagged up in this photo but haters won’t let him be

We’re tempted to say you Nigerians are too mean but when it comes to Dino Melaye, “mean” is not even ...

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ToluJuly 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: If these three conditions are met, Senate will end its rift with the presidency

That there’s friction between the legislative and executive arms of the government is no longer news. The bulk of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 14, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Sokoto Reps member, Abdullahi Wamakko is dead

by Tolu Omoyeni and Omoleye Omoruyi   Abdullahi Wamakko, representing Kware/Wamakko federal constituency in the lower chamber, has passed on ...

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ToluJuly 14, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Your MCM, Bukola Saraki donated one bus to disabled people and he’s not ashamed to flaunt it

One bus! One 15-seater Toyota bus to the Foundation of People Living with Disabilities in Niger Delta. While we can ...

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EditorJuly 12, 2017

[The Legislative Blog] Senator Murray-Bruce has a word of caution for the PDP following the Supreme Court’s ruling

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce representing Bayelsa East senatorial district has urged the Peoples Democratic Party to come together in unity following the ruling of ...

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ToluJuly 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “I am not fighting anybody” – Fashola clears the air on feud with National Assembly

Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has told Nigerians not to misinterpret his recent dispute with the House ...

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ToluJuly 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Before we get caught in excitement over Senator Adeleke’s dance moves…

Yes, we’re #TeamSpoilSport and unashamedly so. There’s no doubt that we’re as pumped as the rest of you about the ...

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ToluJuly 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: These Twitter users’ replies to Sen Murray-Bruce’s common sense post give us joy

We didn’t want to be the ones to tell Senator Ben Murray-Bruce that this Twitter gra gra is not his ...

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ToluJuly 8, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: A rare photo of Hon Dogara kneeling before the “grandfather of corruption”

Let’s take you on a quick trip down memory lane. In November 2016, members of the House of Representatives were ...

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ToluJuly 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: If Jibrin were Osinbajo, he would have arrested Saraki and Abaribe

There’s tension in Nigeria’s political space. The Executive is at loggerheads with the Legislature over issues that range from the ...

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ToluJuly 6, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Someone just told Saraki’s story in one succinct tweet

We cannot believe we missed this. If you watch Netflix series, House of Cards and have been paying attention to ...

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ToluJuly 6, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What a shame! Dino Melaye is not going home afterall

Thank You Jesus. Status quo should be maintained says Federal High Court Abuja on the fake recall case. Yahaya Bello ...

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ToluJuly 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “It’s fake news” | Saraki denies alleged attempt to “create fuel scarcity against Osinbajo”

It’s sad to admit but we are in the era of fake news. So, yesterday when online news medium, Sahara ...

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ToluJuly 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki will step into power and yesterday was only the dress rehearsal

While Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo was away in Ethiopia yesterday, the members of the upper legislative chamber had a ...

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ToluJuly 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This Yobe Senator caught with two women should be flogged in public

“We have enough issues on our hands to begin to discuss a Senator with illicit affairs“, Lagos-based lawyer, Liborous Oshoma ...

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ToluJune 29, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Someone finally confirms Dino Melaye’s theory about his fake recall

The ongoing power play between embattled Senator Dino Melaye and Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has seen a number of ...

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ToluJune 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: We’re rolling our eyes at Hon Jibrin’s Saturday morning ass-kissing

It was the type of moment where you’d tell your mate or acquaintance “Oga, post and go” but if you’ve ...

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ToluJune 23, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “FG’s appeal is an exercise in futility” | Five things we learned from Saraki’s rant today

Following Senate President Bukola Saraki’s acquittal at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, the Federal Government’s early reaction was one of ...

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ToluJune 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: INEC confirms receipt of petition to recall Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye’s “comedy of errors” has just begun. It was only on Wednesday that his constituents in the Kogi ...

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ToluJune 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: According to Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, here’s everything the 8th Senate has achieved (WATCH)

Senator Gbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East Senatorial district in the upper chamber of the National Assembly is apparently still in ...

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ToluJune 21, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: If Dino Melaye’s constituents need an extra reason to recall him, here it is

      You people need to scold yourselves for voting him in the first place. We have nothing more ...

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ToluJune 21, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki spends final days of Ramadan in Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

It was only last week that Senate President Bukola Saraki was acquitted by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in ...

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