Tag: nigerian senate

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

Senate considers President Buhari’s virement request

The Senate has announced that it has begun work on President Muhammadu Buhari’s virement request – Bukola Saraki has therefore ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

Senate investigates Nigerian Army over compulsory dismissal of 38 officers

The Nigerian Senate has begun an investigation into the dismissal of 38 men of the Nigerian Army, after one of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2017

Senate summons Adeosun, Udoma over 2017 budget

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 26, 2017

Saraki reallocates Senate Committee Chairmen, deputies

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday at plenary reshuffled chairmen of committees and their deputies. At the end of the plenary, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

Members of the National Assembly are milking Nigeria, Sagay insists

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof Itse Sagay in an interview with The Nation, has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Clarify Senators earnings | SERAP tells Saraki

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Senate President Bukola Saraki to clarify the true status of earnings ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 8, 2017

Senate to reveal banks used for MMM

The Nigerian Senate through the Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime, Senator Foster Ogola (PDP Bayelsa West) Thursday, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 8, 2017

Sagay replies Senate, says he would not stop speaking the truth

Itse Sagay has shunned the Senate’s call to President Muhammadu Buhari to “check” him and said yesterday that he spoke ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 24, 2017

The passage of the Peace Corps Bill will reduce criminality among youth – Dalung

The minister of youth and sports, Solomon Dalung upon receiving the harmonised version of the Peace Corps Bill from the Commandant, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

CCB, PenCom, ICPC heads must not resume until they are confirmed, Senate warns

The Nigerian Senate has warned nominees for the leadership of three Federal Government institutions, whose names were recently announced, not ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 16, 2017

Lawmakers fault ASUU strike, ask lecturers to resume negotiation

The Nigerian Senate Wednesday, faulted the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for not consulting the legislature before embarking on its indefinite ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

The Whistleblower policy has been a success – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun Tuesday, in Abuja at a seminar organised by the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] This is what N6.1bn can do for Nigerians

The recent decision by the House of Representatives to spend N6.1bn n the purchase of utility vehicles has received knocks ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The House of Reps decision to spend N6.1bn on cars is all shades of wrong

The decision of the House of Representatives to spend 6.1 billion Naira on the purchase of new utility vehicles for ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Nigeria has to put an end to its bicameral legislature

According to Wikipedia, a bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

The reason why the Senate is against my confirmation is obvious – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that he wants “everybody to join the fight ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 9, 2017

We will continue to demand for Buhari’s resignation – Protesters

The #OurMumuDonDo protesters have told the Presidency that they will not change their request calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to either ‘resume ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Nigeria has not really made any progress in the last 2 years – Senator Ben Bruce

Senator Ben Bruce (Bayelsa East) Friday, said he would propose a meeting between the Senate and President Muhammadu Buhari anytime ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

In whose interest are the National Assembly making those laws?

by Tosin Adesina The recent happenings at the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria, has called to question the role that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

‘How Nigerian Senators took bribes to pass Peace Corps Bill’

Nigerian Senators allegedly received  ‘favours’ in form of job slots and cash reward from the promoters of the proposed paramilitary ...

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 28, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. POLICE RESCUE THE IGBONLA SCHOOL CHILDREN Officers of the Nigeria ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 27, 2017

House of Reps passes #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

Just like the Nigerian Senate, the House of Representatives has passed the Bill that reduces the age for election as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

1999 Constitution review: Immunity for lawmakers, restriction of tenure of Presidents and Governors, 31 others (DETAILS)

The Senate had received a 33-item report on the fourth review of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria on Tuesday. Wednesday, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 26, 2017

Immunity for legislators: Is the Senate taking Nigerians for a ride?

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday voted on some bills in line with attempts to review the nation’s Constitution. The voting ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. 1999 CONSTITUTION: SENATE CONSIDERS 35 YEARS AGE QUALIFICATION FOR PRESIDENT, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

1999 constitution: Senate considers 35 years age qualification for President, 32 other amendments

The Senate has received the 33-item report on the fourth review of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria. The report tabled ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 24, 2017

Constitution Review, another ‘promise kept’, says Saraki

As both chambers of the National Assembly begin the clause-by-clause consideration of the proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution on Tuesday, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. NYSC RELEASES ORIENTATION COURSE FOR STREAM II BATCH A CORPS ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2017

Senate insist on separating NFIU from EFCC

The Nigerian Senate at plenary on Wednesday, resolved to pass a law that would make the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit ...

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