Tag: nigerian senate

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 12, 2017

The concerned state govts should solve LAUTECH issues not the FG – Senate

At the plenary on Wednesday, the Senate said the Federal Government cannot disburse the N4 billion currently needed by the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 12, 2017

“My only sadness is that Adeleke is not an APC member” – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness that newly sworn-in Senator Ademola Adeleke got elected on the platform of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

We’re not on the same page – House of Representatives speaks on Senate’s face-off with Osinbajo

The House of Representatives and its leadership have reportedly distanced themselves from the ongoing face-off between the Nigerian Senate and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. YOU ARE NOT DESERVING OF A REPLY | FASHOLA FIRES ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2017

We cannot defend Osinbajo on nominees confirmation – Attorney-General says

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday distanced itself from the comments of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on the confirmation ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2017

Saraki swears in Senator Shuaibu Lau

Senate President Bukola Saraki has sworn in Shuaibu Isa Lau displaced Senator Sani Abubakar Danladi according to a court judgement on June ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2017

Observe decorum or be walked out the door – Saraki tells Senators

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday asked some senators to avoid making noise during plenary to avoid being walked out ...

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EditorJuly 5, 2017

Show of Force: How the Saraki Senate put the Executive on red alert

by Alexander O. Onukwue Reports have it that there was a botched attempt to make Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. SENATE CONDEMNS OSINBAJO’S COMMENTS ON APPOINTMENTS, ASKS HIM TO OBEY ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

Senate condemns Osinbajo’s comments on appointments, asks him to obey the constitution

Members of the Nigerian Senate have called for the suspension of consideration and confirmation of appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2017

Tuition fees hike: Senate summons 38 VCs

The Nigerian Senate is set to summon Vice Chancellors of 38 Federal universities over increase in tuition fees, chairman, Senate ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

Nigeria in trouble if lawmakers can’t differentiate between budget and cash – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says Nigeria is in big trouble if lawmakers cannot differentiate cash ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 22, 2017

Senate to pass bill to reduce high house rents

The Nigerian Senate is reportedly working on a bill that will check the high rate of house rents in Abuja ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

Saraki’s trial stalled economic growth – Akpabio

Minority leader of the senate, Godswill Akpabio, says the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

Dino Melaye turns pastor, insists he cannot be recalled

Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) has said that the ongoing move by his constituents to recall him from the Senate ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

“I can’t apologise, I didn’t do anything” – Ndume

Suspended senator, Ali Ndume (Borno South), has insisted he won’t apologise in order to merit a recall. He told newsmen ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 8, 2017

Senate stands down bill to increase fuel price

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday struck out a bill that would have led to an increase in the pump price. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 7, 2017

South East Development Commission bill passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to Establish the South East Development Commission has passed the second reading. The Nigerian Senate ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 5, 2017

Opinion: ‘Infinite Jest: The Politics Of Looting’- The book Dino Melaye never published

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   The Kogi Senator, Melaye, needs no introduction. He’s perhaps the most well read out of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 3, 2017

With N125bn the National Assembly is still underfunded – Senator

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi-Abdullahi (Niger North), in an interview with Punch ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Political debate bill would be counter-productive – INEC

INEC and other stakeholders have advised against the Nigerian Political Party Debate Commission. The stakeholders argued that the bill will ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

Senate passes NFF bill, legalises football body

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigerian Football Federation Bill seeking to legalise the country’s football governing body. This ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

Senate passes Buhari’s anti-corruption bill

To enlist international assistance in the fight against corruption, the Nigerian Senate has passed an executive bill on anti-corruption. The ...

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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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EditorApril 8, 2017

Dino Melaye is unstoppable as the worst Senator in Nigeria | The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking

Senator Dino Melaye has, at this point, convinced us he might remain the worst Senator in Nigeria, at least until ...

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EditorMarch 26, 2017

How do you solve a problem like Dino Melaye? | The latest YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

If noise and visibility were the only measure of success for a Nigerian lawmaker, then Dino Melaye would be ahead ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: Colonel Hameed and the Nigerian Senate

Retired Colonel Hameed Ali, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, is a proud and stubborn man. His disdain ...

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EditorMarch 17, 2017

ANALYSIS: What is the point of the drama between Hameed Ali and the Senate

by Mark Amaza Yesterday, a mild drama ensued at the Senate chambers when the upper legislative chamber walked out the ...

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EditorMarch 17, 2017

“It clearly demonstrates the conflict within the Presidency” | Insiders speak on the Magu-Senate debacle

There has been a cocktail of views on the Senate’s rejection of Magu, the acting EFCC chairman for the second ...

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EditorMarch 16, 2017

ANALYSIS: Twice rejected – what is next for Magu and the EFCC?

by Mark Amaza For the second time in four months, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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