Tag: senators

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 ...

AzeezDecember 17, 2017

I didn’t receive, distribute N2bn campaign fund | David Mark denies allegation

Former Senate President, David Mark has denied reports of receiving N2 billion from the Peoples Democratic Party to distribute to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2017

Shehu Sani’s ‘unionism’ supports incompetence | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has found it difficult to separate activism from the inner workings of governance. ...

AzeezOctober 26, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Unpaid salary: Senators donate 1280 bags of rice to Kogi workers | Boko Haram kills 8 soldiers in Yobe | More stories

Govt officials loyal to Jonathan reinstated Maina – Presidency – YNaija Those who reinstated Maina work for Buhari, not me ...

AzeezOctober 26, 2017

Unpaid salary: Senators donate 1280 bags of rice to Kogi workers

Some members of the Senate have donated 1,280 bags of rice to Kogi State Government workers who are being owed salaries. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 18, 2017

Melaye balling in Moscow, Abaribe seeks withdrawal as Nnamdi Kanu’s guarantor | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

The disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu from the radar was the bone ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 10, 2017

When common sense failed its proponent, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

Before his foray into politics, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce positioned himself as the poster boy of new things in Nigerian politics. ...

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

You can’t ask how much I earn as a Senator, if you are not my constituent – Ben Bruce

Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben-Murray Bruce has said only his constituents can ask him how much he earns as a ...

AzeezSeptember 27, 2017

There’s an attempt to create conflict between southern, northern senators – Abaribe

Senator representing Abia South, Enyinnaya Abaribe has alleged that some persons are attempting to create conflicts between South-Eastern legislators and their ...

AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Our senators have no honour, vision or integrity – Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC),  Itse Sagay has said senators should not be addressed as “distinguished” ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Rubio, Nelson oppose Trump’s NASA nomination

Republican senator Marco Rubio and Democrat Bill Nelson have opposed President Donald Trump‘s choice for NASA administrator, Oklahoma Congressman Jim ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 1, 2017

Senators angry over Tillerson’s delay to take action on radical Islamists

Reeling from pressure from lawmakers, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has made moves toward spending tens of millions ...

EditorAugust 30, 2017

Dino Melaye takes major L at Notting Hill Carnival, Misau tackles the Police | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

The Senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial district, Dino Melaye can be described as someone who courts controversy anywhere he goes. ...

AzeezAugust 24, 2017

South-East senators ask Nnamdi Kanu not to resort to violence

Senators from the South-East on Wednesday met with leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. According to ...

EditorAugust 23, 2017

Shehu Sani generates mixed reactions | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central senatorial district has risen in the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for senators. In the week under ...

EditorAugust 9, 2017

Stella Oduah should shut the f__k up, Saraki reclaims the #1 position | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for senators

People like Stella Oduah should be glad they are not rotting in a jail cell with the keys thrown down ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

We have not received our benefits – Ex-gov, deputies

Some senators have said they are not collecting pensions as former governors and ex-deputy governors of their states, Punch reports. Former ...

ToluJuly 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Who are the 10 senators that voted against the #NotTooYoungToRun bill?

The Nigerian Senate is currently in the process of making amendments to the nation’s constitution. With 97 senators in attendance ...

EditorJuly 18, 2017

Saraki, Ekweremadu drop yet again in the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have dropped once again in the weekly YNaija Effectiveness ...

EditorJuly 10, 2017

Enyinnaya Abaribe, Kabiru Marafa are the worst Nigerian senators | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

At plenary last Tuesday, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe representing Abia South moved a motion saying there was a vacuum in government ...

EditorJuly 4, 2017

Melaye’s woes continue, Bukar Ibrahim in sex scandal, Murray-Bruce maintains top spot | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce representing Bayelsa East Senatorial district has maintained the top position in this week’s YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for ...

ItunuoluwaJune 22, 2017

Capitol Hill Police drags disabled citizens protesting Republican healthcare bill

Capitol Hill police dragged disabled citizens protesting the draft Republican health care bill rolled out before the Senate, Thursday. The 142-page ...

EditorJune 18, 2017

Dino Melaye is the worst Nigerian senator | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for senators

Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West is the worst Nigerian senator in this week’s YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for men ...

EditorMay 27, 2017

Bukola Saraki is the best senator in Nigeria | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for senators

Love him or hate him, the President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki is proving to be a man of ...

AzeezMay 12, 2017

Senators, ex-governors, Jonathan attend Babangida daughter’s wedding (PHOTOS)

by Azeez Adeniyi Halima Babangida, daughter of former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida is currently getting married on Minna, Niger State. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 11, 2017

Shehu Sani ticks all the right boxes | The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Senators

In a country where many of the lawmakers are clowns, it is always a breath of fresh air when a ...

AzeezMay 11, 2017

You don’t visit your constituencies | REC nominee tells Senators

by Azeez Adeniyi Ibrahim Abdullahi, one of the nominees for Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC, for Indepedent National Electoral Commission, INEC, ...

AzeezMay 10, 2017

‘You are playing with fire’ | Fani-Kayode tells Senate for calling Osinbajo ‘mere coordinator’

by Azeez Adeniyi Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said attempt by some Senators to prevent Vice President Yemi ...

RoqeebahMay 10, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 10th of May

Read these stories and analyses on YNaija by following the links below: [The Legislative Blog]: Here’s the reason Nigerian senators ...

AzeezMay 4, 2017

Nigerian lawmakers are bunch of clowns – Gen. Akinrinade

by Azeez Adeniyi Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Alani Akinrinade (retd) has said members of the National Assembly are “bunch ...

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