Tag: senate

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Temidayo 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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Temidayo 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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Temidayo 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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AzeezNovember 28, 2017

Senate to reconsider rejected INEC REC nominee

The Senate has decided to reconsider nominee for the position of resident electoral commissioner, representing Zamfara state on the Independent National ...

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AzeezNovember 28, 2017

2018 budget is already dead on arrival – Senator Abaribe

Senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe on Tuesday said the 2018 budget was “dead on arrival”. Abaribe said this during ...

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AzeezNovember 25, 2017

Despite Buhari’s directive, power firm refuses to reinstate sacked manager

The Senate has directed its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate failure by the Niger Delta Power Holding ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

Just In: Senate rejects Buhari’s INEC REC nominee

The senate has rejected Ahmed Mahmud as nominee for the position of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner, representing Zamfara ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

2018 budget: Top government officials have refused to honour invitations – Senate

Spokesman of the Senate, Aliyu Sabi has said some top government officials have refused to honour invitations over 2018 budget. ...

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AzeezNovember 22, 2017

Senate to probe clash between EFCC, DSS, NIA

The Senate has said it would probe the alleged clash between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Directorate of State ...

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AzeezNovember 21, 2017

Senate postpones debate on proposed 2018 budget

The Senate has postponed its planned debate on the proposed 2018 budget submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari. The debate was ...

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AzeezNovember 16, 2017

No hard feelings towards Ndume, he is our brother – Senate spokesman

Senate spokesman, Sabi Abdullahi has said the suspension of senator representing Borno Central, Ali Ndume will make him better. Ndume ...

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AzeezNovember 14, 2017

The Late 5: Senate approval of Buhari’s loan request, Falana to sue FG, and other top stories

Here are the top five stories that drove conversation today. It seems the whistleblowing policy introduced by the Federal Government ...

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AzeezNovember 14, 2017

Senate approves Buhari’s $5.5bn loan request

The Senate has approved a $5.5 billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. Background: Buhari had asked the upper chamber ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 14, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 14th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: About 3,000 Oyo pensioners march to protest 56 months ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2017

Court declares Ndume’s suspension illegal, orders payment of allowances

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared the suspension of Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume as void. Background: ...

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AzeezNovember 10, 2017

Melaye should have written to confirm | Fashola denies $35m allegation

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has dismissed allegations that hid ministry spent $35m without approval by the ...

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AzeezNovember 9, 2017

Senate summons Fashola over $35m unapproved spendings

The Senate on Wednesday started investigating the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing for spending $35m without approval by the National ...

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