Category: The Legislative Blog

ToluMay 2, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani hosts Big Brother Naija housemate

Just when we thought he had gone under, Big Brother Naija housemate, Bally resurfaced in the most unanticipated manner. At ...

ToluMay 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki shuts down claims he betrayed the APC with a perfect analogy

“No, you can’t put that blame on me” was essentially the message Senate President Bukola Saraki was trying to pass ...

ToluApril 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate invites Babachir Lawal for the third time but will he show up?

Here’s the letter inviting suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal to appear before the ad ...

ToluApril 25, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate adjourns plenary to mourn late Senator Adeleke

Upon its resumption today, the Senate adjourned plenary session to Wednesday out of respect for its member, Senator Isiaka Adeleke ...

ToluApril 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Never too early for shade! Jibrin has these words for Hon Dogara

Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin has recently reclaimed his position as a full-time critic of the National Assembly, the House of Representatives ...

ToluApril 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Are you ready? Senator Murray-Bruce wants to produce a Hollywood/Nollywood movie

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has come a long way with his Common Sense series, we just realised. To celebrate the 100th ...

ToluApril 20, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dino Melaye did the “Ajeku Iya” song again and this time, it’s for Babachir Lawal

Here we were, thinking we had seen the last of Senator Dino Melaye’s absurdity, then he threw us into another ...

ToluApril 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “The Customs boss uniform issue is unimportant” | 7 things we learnt from Bukola Saraki’s interview

Senate President Bukola Saraki recently spoke to Daily Trust Newspaper in an exclusive interview and he touched on some of ...

ToluApril 8, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: It looks like Senator Dino Melaye finally got himself a university certificate

It’s been nearly two weeks since Senator Dino Melaye appeared before the Senate Committee for Ethics and Privilege to admit ...

ToluApril 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: A classic rendition of Senator Dino Melaye’s “Ajekun Iya” (WATCH)

For very many days, Senator Dino Melaye was under fire for a video he made after he was cleared by ...

RoqeebahApril 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog] The Senate’s meningitis “intervention” is too reactionary for us to be impressed

The outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria became a viral topic last week, a time when the 8th Assembly was too ...

ToluApril 3, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Help! We can’t find Sen Murray-Bruce’s fake news

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has come again o! The Senator has now joined the likes of US President Donald Trump in ...

ToluMarch 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Sen Dino Melaye just gave another reason (not) to believe he’s an ABU alumnus

Senator Dino Melaye is not done publishing proofs. He has gone from posting a photo of his NYSC discharge certificate ...

ToluMarch 30, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “Is this the Muhammadu Buhari, the no-nonsense general we know?” | Hon Jibrin questions PMB’s inaction

President Muhammadu Buhari is not the man we used to know. Political pundits across the country have raised concerns surrounding ...

ToluMarch 28, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Did Dino Melaye just show up at plenary in an academic gown?

Senator Petty is back again. After doing that disgraceful victory dance that sealed Nigeria’s status as a ‘fucked up’ country, ...

ToluMarch 27, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dance of victory or shame? We’re not sure what Dino Melaye is doing (WATCH)

Senator Dino Melaye was vindicated at a Senate committee hearing earlier on Monday. The Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, ...

ToluMarch 23, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Reps want bill against sex for marks to include workplaces and religious institutions

The House of Representatives at Thursday’s sitting stepped down a bill that seeks to punish sex offenders in educational institutions. ...

ToluMarch 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “National Assembly must open its budget” | Hon Jibrin recommends 10 way NASS can fix its battered image

Suspended lawmaker, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin is still in the business of proffering workable solutions to the problems of the National ...

ToluMarch 20, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Melaye should come and explain how he graduated from university before he was born

Let’s take a quick cue from Sahara Reporters and pretend like this Flash news they’ve just shared on Twitter about ...

ToluMarch 18, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Jibrin just asked a valid question we should all pay attention to

Suspended lawmaker, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin (remember him?) has not stopped commenting on political issues in the country albeit from an ...

ToluMarch 17, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: That moment when a Nigerian senator entered one-chance on Twitter

Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, representing Lagos West in the Upper Chamber is hardly one of those Senators who are vibrant ...

ToluMarch 17, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What on earth are Senator Bukola Saraki and others doing in Morocco?

We do not know what the mission is but what we do know is that Senate President Bukola Saraki has ...

ToluMarch 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: On Magu’s rejection | Did the Senate just lie to Nigerians?

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu has just completed his screening before the Senate and after a brief deliberation and majority ...

ToluMarch 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Sen Dino Melaye reads fresh DSS report that says Magu has “failed integrity test”

Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu is currently sitting before the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Senator Dino ...

ToluMarch 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Reps committee clerk, Mohammed Shuaibu slumps and dies

A senior staff at the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Shuaibu died on Monday. Mr Shuaibu, who was the Clerk to ...

ToluMarch 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani takes a clean swipe at Ben Carson with this slave tweet

We cannot overemphasize how pleasantly petty Senator Shehu Sani can be. This time, he went for popular neurosurgeon and , ...

ToluMarch 8, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “It is time for Nigerian women to do things differently” | Sen Oluremi Tinubu charges women

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, took to Twitter to share a ...

ToluMarch 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate suspends Customs policy on seizing vehicles without duty

Senate has issued an instruction to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) to cease the policy that allows it to seize ...

ToluMarch 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Did Senator Murray-Bruce and Minister Amaechi bury the hatchet?

Well, that’s what it looks like. Last we heard of both of them as an item, they were in a ...

ToluMarch 3, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki and Utazi are now trying to confuse us over this anti-corruption speech, abi?

So these people must think we’re babies. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Anti-corruption, Senator Chukwuka Utazi has just come ...

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