Tag: 8th Senate

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 7, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 7th of June

Follow the links to read our latest stories and more:   The Big 5: Kano govt queries Emir Sanusi for ...

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EditorOctober 10, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The “unfortunate statement” from Ben Murray Bruce and its implications

After the inauguration of the 8th Senate, it was evident Nigeria was prepared for a legislative arm with a difference, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

This Senate is the worst in history – Sagay

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), says the 8th Senate is the worst in the history of Nigeria, adding that they will ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 27, 2017

Opinion: How Dr. Bukola Saraki has revolutionized the Senate

by Adelaja Adeoye I woke up today, to the news of the test running of e-voting gadgets at the upper ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 27, 2017

Opinion: This is why the #NotTooYoungToRun bill rocks

by Festus Ogun   First, let me commend the efforts of the #NotTooYoungToRun leaders and proponents for birthing the initiative. ...

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EditorJuly 26, 2017

Bill number 8: Why more immunity for the 8th senate?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Senate passed a bill to grant its members and other legislators immunity covering every matter ...

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EditorJuly 26, 2017

#PromiseKept: The 8th Senate has done something worth applauding

by Alexander O. Onukwue On Wednesday, 26th July, the Nigerian Senate passed thirty-three bills as part of a Review of ...

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EzinneJuly 5, 2017

The Thread: “Saraki will destroy Nigeria in a day” | Senate’s latest moves trigger anxiety on Twitter

It’s no news that the 8th Senate moved a motion to hand Saraki the keys to Aso Rock and he ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 1, 2017

Opinion: The Nigerian Senate- Outstanding performance even in the midst of storms

by Olalekan Alabi The Nigerian Legislature as an arm of Government and particularly the institution of the Senate has always ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 9, 2016

‘The greatest challenge is keeping the Senate together – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Thursday, that his greatest challenge is keeping the 8th Senate together as a unit. ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 18, 2016

Opinion: A few achievements recorded by the 8th Senate thus far

The 7th National Assembly, which concluded its term on Thursday, 4th of June 2015, considered over two hundred motions and ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 27, 2016

Obasanjo blasts legislators in letter to the Senate (READ)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sent a letter to the leadership of the National Assembly. According to The Cable, the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 26, 2016

‘The change we expected is not what we’re experiencing’ | Tinubu’s wife blasts Buhari’s government

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has accused the APC-led federal government of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 24, 2016

‘Rule of law must be followed for effective democracy’ – Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 29, 2015

‘Buhari’s budget will see Nigeria borrow N5 billion daily’ – Olisa Metuh

As the biggest opposition to the ruling party in the nation, All Progressives Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party has described ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 26, 2015

Abang Dove: The true narrative of the 8th Senate thus far

The 8th National Assembly resumed plenary on Tuesday 28th July after weeks of recess – an adjournment that was prompted by the ...

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