Tag: senate

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 16th of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories and analyses on the trending issues: The Big 5: Tribunal fixes May ...

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Bernard DayoMay 8, 2019

The Late 5: Tribunal fixes May 15 for pre-hearing session on Atiku’s petition; Court adjourns forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan until May 24 | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court adjourns forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan until May 24 A Federal ...

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Bernard DayoMay 4, 2019

FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention; Police raid Abuja nightclubs, arrests over 70 women and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the stories that drove conversation this week: Police raid Abuja nightclubs, arrests over 70 women About two weeks ...

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

The Late 5: FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention; Boko Haram raids Adamawa village, kills 26, injures many | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: FG secures release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi detention Personal Assistant to ...

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

The Late 5: Two Chinese citizens kidnapped in Nigeria; EFCC arrests 32 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ in Abeokuta | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Two Chinese citizens kidnapped in Nigeria Two Chinese nationals, Sun Zhixin and ...

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Bernard DayoApril 13, 2019

Amina Mohammed predicts female president after Buhari, Dispatch rider, one other killed as hoodlums clash in Fadeyi and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the ten stories that drove conversation this week: Senate condemns killings in the country, insists on state police ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 28, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 28th of February

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:     The Big 5: Aliko Dangote now 64th richest man ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 4, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 4th of February

Follow the link to read the post on YNaija:   The Late 5: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from supreme court; ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 15, 2018

The Late 5: Time has come to bring the evils of Boko Haram to a definitive end – Buhari; I can’t wait for the Presidential debate – Atiku | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday summoned another Extraordinary Summit of Heads ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 17, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 17th of October

Follow the links to read up the stories on YNaija:   Senate directs CBN to suspend ATM card maintenance charges ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 24, 2018

BREAKING: Kwankwaso, Melaye, 13 other senators defect from the APC to the PDP

Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso representing Kano Central, Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, and thirteen other senators have defected from the ruling ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 19, 2018

The Big 5: Senate approves payment of N348b as oil subsidy claims; Saraki, Ortom meet with PDP leaders in Ilorin and ther stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Senate on Wednesday approved the payment of over N348 billion ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 18, 2018

The Late 5: FG unveils ‘Nigeria Air’ as new national carrier,’ Police arrests 8 suspects over kidnap of #Chibokgirls and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday unveiled a new National ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 6, 2018

Supreme Court clears Saraki of asset declaration charges

The Supreme Court has on Friday upheld the appeal of Senate President Bukola Saraki and cleared him of the charges ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 5, 2018

The Late 5: Northern CAN meets Buhari over killings, Senate wades into case of NYSC member killed by Policeman and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2018

The Late 5: Senate explains non-reduction of ages for Senators and Governors, PDP condemns Buhari’s statement on youth and 2019 and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Friday explained that the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari begs youths not to contest against him, House of Reps rejects electronic voting and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the youths not to run ...

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AzeezApril 26, 2018

The Late 5: Senate asks NNPC to refund N216bn subsidy fund, Trump to visit UK in July, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Senate has declared the current payments by the ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 20, 2018

Stunning, yet startling. Who pulled off the Mace Hijack coup?

As the mace was carried past him by an uncapped man clearly not dressed in white and black, common sense ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 18, 2018

10 questions Nigerians are asking after the Senate mace invasion

A few hours ago, the mace of the Nigerian Senate was taken from the floor of the upper legislative chamber. ...

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AzeezApril 12, 2018

The Late 5: Senate suspends Omo-Agege for 90 days, Reps panel summons Osinbajo, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Senate has confirmed the appointment of three members ...

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AzeezMarch 7, 2018

The Late 5: Senate urges Buhari to assent peace corp bill, Porn star sues Trump, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Federal Government may declare a state of emergency ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 22, 2018

Monkeys reportedly steal N70m from Senator Abdullahi Adamu | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the Northern Senators Forum removed Nasarawa West senator, Abdullahi Adamu as its chairman. Adamu, a former ...

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AzeezFebruary 21, 2018

The Late 5: Senate northern caucus sacks chairman, Billy Graham dies at 99, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Northern Senators caucus has sacked its Chairman, Abdullahi ...

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AzeezFebruary 15, 2018

The Late 5: South Africa gets new president, Nigeria drops in latest FIFA ranking and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take Nigeria to the next ...

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SponsorFebruary 13, 2018

Nigerian youth undergo masterclass sessions at The Nigerian Senate

An Advocacy group ‘The Public Senate’ recently gave Nigerian lawmakers the opportunity to sit with the people most affected by ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: Is the Nigerian Senate finally getting it right on healthcare?

by Carl Ndukwe   The timeless aphorism says that health is wealth yet one of the biggest challenges facing Nigeria ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 15, 2017

NGO Bill: The zero public support is all the Senate needs

by Alexander O. Onukwue Nigerians have absolutely no interest in the so-called NGO Bill and this is not according to ...

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AzeezDecember 5, 2017

Buhari asks senate to confirm nominee for human rights commission secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Anthony Okechuwku Ojukwu as the executive secretary of the National Human Rights Commission ...

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AzeezNovember 29, 2017

Protect Nigerians from Libya slave trade | Senate tells FG

The Senate on Wednesday has urged the Federal Government to save Nigerians from slavery in Libya. Kaka Baba Bashir, senator ...

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