Tag: plenary

ToluOctober 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Watch Ben Murray-Bruce lash out at fellow senators for harbouring drug addicts

It must have been such a bitter pill to swallow for all the senators who were present at plenary on ...

ToluMay 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s the reason Nigerian senators need to go back to school

We kid you not! It’s shocking the very trivial things senators are currently paying attention to. Earlier today at plenary, Senator ...

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 ...

AzeezMarch 29, 2017

Saraki reads Buhari’s ministerial nomination letter

by Azeez Adeniyi Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Wednesday read a letter by President Muhammadu Buhari seeking confirmation for two ...

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, ...

AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

Senate President Saraki to read Magu’s renomination letter today

Senate President Bukola Saraki will read the letter by President Muhammadu Buhari renominating Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic ...

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, ...

ToluNovember 23, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: President Buhari’s MTEF document is no document – Senate members are still not convinced

Members of the Nigerian Senate had no good words for President Buhari’s MTEF and FSP documents at plenary today. The ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2016

Senate resumes plenary, reccomends sale of national assets

The Senate on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to sell some of the country’s assets in order to quell some ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 25, 2016

What Dino Melaye said on the floor of the Senate yesterday should worry you

On Monday, there he was, photos all over the interview, rolling on the floor, falling under all kinds of anointing, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 17, 2016

House of Reps to get huge chunk of National Assembly’s N115bn budget

In spite of the massive public outcry against the huge 2016 budget of the National Assembly, it appears that the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

EiE, PIN, The Future Project kick against anti-social media bill

The Enough is Enough group, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria and The Future Project has without mincing words kicked against the proposed ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 3, 2015

‘We shouldn’t be blackmailed’ | How Senators reacted to criticism of anti-social media bill

Nigerian senators have shown that they pay attention to discourse on social media as the Senate has reacted to the massive ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 3, 2015

Senator Akpabio takes to social media to say #NoToSocialMediaBill

Following a country wide outrage on social media against a Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah-sponsored bill against freedom of speech on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 27, 2015

Saraki inaugurated some Senate committees on Thursday (See Photos)

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, November 26, presided over the inauguration of some Senate Committees. Saraki presided over the inauguration ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 27, 2015

Senators purportedly at loggerheads with Saraki over new ‘Order Book’

Nigerian senators have reportedly uncovered a secret plan to print a new Order Book (Senate Standing Orders 2015) by Senate ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 19, 2015

This is the amount Nigeria loses yearly to illegal mining… according to the Senate

In the midst of cries that Nigeria is broke, the Senate on Thursday, November 19, revealed that the country loses about N4 trillion ...

Janeth JNovember 11, 2015

PDP’s Ekweremadu presides over Senate as Lawan, Akume of the APC walk out

Two All Progressives Congress Senators, Ahmed Lawan and George Akume, staged a walk out during plenary session at the Senate. The ...

Janeth JOctober 22, 2015

#MinisterialScreening: Photos from today’s session

Five ministerial nominees of President Mohammadu Buhari were screened on Thursday at the Senate. The session was presided by the ...

January 22, 2014

PDP crisis: 20 out of 24 Kwara lawmakers defect to APC

by Oke Efagene The exodus of some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the oppositon All Progressives Congress ...

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