Category: The Legislative Blog

ToluJanuary 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani to support small businesses in Kaduna

In a move very similar to Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Made in Nigeria social media campaign, Senator Shehu Sani has ...

ToluJanuary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Now that the fashion industry has the attention of the Senate President…

It looks like Uche Nnaji just got the fashion industry a good deal with the National Assembly. CEO of top ...

ToluJanuary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Someone tell PDP this noise will not keep Ekweremadu in the DSP position

Deputy Senate president Senator Ike Ekweremadu may be the next target in this seeming coalition to oust principal officers in ...

ToluJanuary 12, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Ben Murray-Bruce predicts an air disaster if…. (WATCH)

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has ripped into the calamitous state of the aviation industry in Nigeria. At plenary sitting on Thursday, ...

ToluJanuary 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The Senate’s interest in protecting consumer rights is impressive

Who should we thank for this? Senator Bukola Saraki, yes. In his Welcome Back speech at the House on Tuesday, ...

ToluJanuary 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: All the questions we raised about Senate’s opposition to the closure of Abuja airport

At the Senate plenary session today, the topic of the closure of the Abuja airport for renovation was brought to ...

ToluJanuary 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This is how the immunity removal bill died

Only few days ago, we had very high hopes about the removal of immunity bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, ...

ToluJanuary 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This brilliant Made in Nigeria animation got the attention of the Senate President

Created in Lagos by Anthill Studios, Play Thing was shared on Twitter and it caught Senator Bukola Saraki’s eye. The ...

ToluJanuary 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Dear National Assembly, save Nigeria from hijackers

It’s only day 4 in the new year and the political sphere in Nigeria is already so heated up. According ...

ToluJanuary 3, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: What ‘Man of the Year’? Senator Shehu Sani disagrees with Gov Obiano’s award

On 1 January, Anambra state Governor Willie Obiano emerged the Silverbird Man of the Year 2016. Governor Obiano won the ...

ToluJanuary 1, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Jibrin takes his anti-corruption campaign to the streets this 2017

In November, we told you how embattled and suspended lawmaker and whistleblower, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin took his corruption fight out ...

ToluDecember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Let’s talk about this removal of immunity for a minute

The Senate has reportedly started a much awaited process of amending the Constitutional provision of the Consttitution that gives the ...

ToluDecember 29, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Dino Melaye shares insights for living in 2017 (WATCH)

Senator Dino Melaye, the prayer warrior. Senator Dino Melaye, the prophet. Senator Dino Melaye, the motivational speaker. Here’s ALL you ...

ToluDecember 26, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: “Why is the president appearing weak?” – Hon Jibrin has a word or two for President Buhari

Let’s throw our minds back a bit. Sometime in mid-October, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Aisha Buhari granted ...

ToluDecember 24, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Bukola Saraki congratulates President Buhari on defeating Boko Haram

Senate president, Bukola Saraki has sent a congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Army on their success ...

ToluDecember 23, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Dogara’s statement denying a relationship with James Ibori is not enough

A video surfaced on the internet yesterday where Senator Peter Nwaoboshi revealed that even while former Delta state governor, James ...

ToluDecember 22, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Reno Omokri has a question about FG’s whistleblowing policy

The Federal Government approved the whistleblowing policy on Thursday. The point of the policy is to encourage individuals who have authentic ...

ToluDecember 20, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Bukola Saraki to launch the #MadeInNigeria challenge in 2017

As part of the efforts of the 8th senate to help Nigeria out of the recession, Senate President Bukola Saraki ...

ToluDecember 19, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Senate President Bukola Saraki celebrated his 54th birthday today

As he turned 54 today, Senate President Bukola Saraki went the humanitarian path by giving back to 72 Kwara state ...

ToluDecember 18, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate to probe N213bn power sector intervention fund | 5 things to know

The power sector is one of the most challenged in the country and the intervention fund worth N213billion was initiated ...

ToluDecember 17, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: For Senator Shehu Sani, Magu is doing a good job as EFCC boss

Senator Shehu Sani is one of a kind. Highly opinionated, fearless and always social media-ready to tackle detractors. On Thursday, ...

ToluDecember 16, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: The House of Reps staged a standing ovation for the unpaid Falcons? Really?

Sometimes, it’s hard to understand what goes on in the heads of our leaders. On 3 December, the Super Falcons ...

ToluDecember 15, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Between the Senate and Magu – we demand details of this “damning security report”

After nearly six months of ignoring the presidency’s request to confirm Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the EFCC, the Nigerian ...

ToluDecember 14, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: “We will change our habits and change Nigeria” | 7 things we learnt from President Buhari’s speech today

Today was an important one for Nigeria, the presidency and the legislature. The 2017 budget was presented by President Muhammadu ...

ToluDecember 9, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: These lawmakers want us to believe they are not corrupt but it’s tough

“There is no money to steal in this government“, said Lanre Tejuosho, Chairman Senate Committee on Health. There’s more than ...

ToluNovember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: The Benbrucing of Ben Bruce | Omojuwa drags Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on Twitter

Just yesterday, we were out here effusive in our praise of Senator Ben Murray-Bruce for suggesting that lawmakers, governors and ...

ToluNovember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: PDP loses another senatorial seat in the upper chamber and this time, it hurts

Up until Saturday, the PDP could proudly lay claim to Ondo state with Olusegun Mimiko as governor and Senator Yele ...

ToluNovember 29, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Maybe Senator Ben Murray-Bruce got a good deal with Volkswagen Nigeria

Senator Ben Murray Bruce has been up to a great deal of good work recently and it’s hard to ignore. ...

ToluNovember 26, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: A trip to Maiduguri with the Senate committee on humanitarian crisis in the North East

Over a month ago, Senate President Bukola Saraki inaugurated an ad hoc committee to investigate the diversion of funds originally ...

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