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Senate summons NNPC’s Baru, Shell boss in probe of Kachikwu’s allegations

Senate summons NNPC’s Baru, Shell boss in probe of Kachikwu’s allegations

Senate summons NNPC’s Baru, Shell boss in probe of Kachikwu’s allegations
Trouble for Nigerian army as Senate probes arbitrary dismissal of 38 officers

Trouble for Nigerian army as Senate probes arbitrary dismissal of 38 officers

Following a recent petition, the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, October 3, began the probe of arbitrary dismissal of 38 military officers by the Nigerian army.

Trouble for Nigerian army as Senate probes arbitrary dismissal of 38 officers
Remove all speed bumps on federal highways - Nigerian Senate tells Fashola

Remove all speed bumps on federal highways - Nigerian Senate tells Fashola

The Nigerian Senate has asked the ministry of power, works and housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

Remove all speed bumps on federal highways - Nigerian Senate tells Fashola
Meet Bukar Ibrahim, the ex-northern governor who says he will remain in the Senate until the day he will die

Meet Bukar Ibrahim, the ex-northern governor who says he will remain in the Senate until the day he will die

He was re-elected to the Senate in 2011 and again for a third term in 2015 and is currently the chairman of the committee on ecology and climate change.

Meet Bukar Ibrahim, the ex-northern governor who says he will remain in the Senate until the day he will die
Trouble for kidnappers as Senate approves death penalty

Trouble for kidnappers as Senate approves death penalty

A bill which prescribes the death sentence for anyone who engages in the act of kidnapping, has been unanimously approved by the upper legislative chamber.

Trouble for kidnappers as Senate approves death penalty
Senate swears in Andrew Uchendu after court confirms Senator Sekibo's sack

Senate swears in Andrew Uchendu after court confirms Senator Sekibo's sack

The Nigerian Senate leadership on Wednesday, September 27 swore-in Andrew Uchendu as the senator representing Rivers East Senatorial district in the red chamber

Senate swears in Andrew Uchendu after court confirms Senator Sekibo's sack
It was a closed door meeting - Senate, Abaribe deny query over IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu

It was a closed door meeting - Senate, Abaribe deny query over IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has denied that he was queried by the Senate for standing surety for the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

It was a closed door meeting - Senate, Abaribe deny query over IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu
Northern senators query Senator Abaribe for standing as surety for Nnamdi Kanu

Northern senators query Senator Abaribe for standing as surety for Nnamdi Kanu

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe was queried by his colleagues, mostly from the northern part of the country, for standing as surety for IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

Northern senators query Senator Abaribe for standing as surety for Nnamdi Kanu
Nigerian Senate picks new committee chairmen and deputies as Senator Adeleke bags several appointments

Nigerian Senate picks new committee chairmen and deputies as Senator Adeleke bags several appointments

Nigeria's National Assembly on Tuesday, September 26, picked some new committee chairmen and deputies after resuming from its long time annual vacation

Nigerian Senate picks new committee chairmen and deputies as Senator Adeleke bags several appointments
Senate summons 2 Buhari’s ministers over alleged lack of funding for 2017 budget

Senate summons 2 Buhari’s ministers over alleged lack of funding for 2017 budget

The Senate has invited the minister of budget and national planning, Udo Udoma and his finance counterpart, Adeosun over the lack of funding of the 2017 budget.

Senate summons 2 Buhari’s ministers over alleged lack of funding for 2017 budget
Senate goes into executive session, says Nigeria's unity is not negotiable

Senate goes into executive session, says Nigeria's unity is not negotiable

Members of the Nigerian Senate went into a closed-door session, which commenced at exactly 10:51 am after its resumption today, Tuesday, September 26.

Senate goes into executive session, says Nigeria's unity is not negotiable
Senate resumes, vows to address flooding across Nigeria

Senate resumes, vows to address flooding across Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate has highlighted some of its legislative priorities as the National Assembly resumes from its annual recess on Tuesday, September 26.

Senate resumes, vows to address flooding across Nigeria
A senator took $10m bribe to kill Petroleum Industry Bill - Committee chairman raises alarm, exposes corrupt colleagues

A senator took $10m bribe to kill Petroleum Industry Bill - Committee chairman raises alarm, exposes corrupt colleagues

An unnamed senator has been accused by the chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources , of receiving a $10 million bribe to scuttle the PIGB.

A senator took $10m bribe to kill Petroleum Industry Bill - Committee chairman raises alarm, exposes corrupt colleagues
Should we be the ones clothing senators - Prof Sagay blasts Saraki, others

Should we be the ones clothing senators - Prof Sagay blasts Saraki, others

The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, has once again accused Nigerian senators of getting overpaid.

Should we be the ones clothing senators - Prof Sagay blasts Saraki, others
What Operation Python Dance planned to do to us - IPOB reveals, promises to testify before commission of inquiry

What Operation Python Dance planned to do to us - IPOB reveals, promises to testify before commission of inquiry

IPOB said but for the senate, the security operatives under the operation were ready to commence the ‘mass execution of innocent members’ of the organisation.

What Operation Python Dance planned to do to us - IPOB reveals, promises to testify before commission of inquiry
We were shocked beyond belief - Lawmakers blast Saraki, Ekweremadu for supporting IPOB

We were shocked beyond belief - Lawmakers blast Saraki, Ekweremadu for supporting IPOB

Three members of the House of Representatives have accused Senate President Bukola Saraki of supporting the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra.

We were shocked beyond belief - Lawmakers blast Saraki, Ekweremadu for supporting IPOB
Nigerians react as Senate announces NGO regulation bill guidelines

Nigerians react as Senate announces NGO regulation bill guidelines

The former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC), Chidi Odinkalu described the bill as unnecessary. The bill has led to uproar among Nigerians.

Nigerians react as Senate announces NGO regulation bill guidelines
Happening now: Saraki holds late evening meeting on Nigeria with northern senators just 10 days to October 1 (photos)

Happening now: Saraki holds late evening meeting on Nigeria with northern senators just 10 days to October 1 (photos)

The president of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has met with northern members of the upper chamber to fashion out ways to quell tensions around the country.

Happening now: Saraki holds late evening meeting on Nigeria with northern senators just 10 days to October 1 (photos)
Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal against Akwa Ibom senator's sack

Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal against Akwa Ibom senator's sack

The PDP said the judgment of the Federal High Court which sacked Albert Akpan and declared Bassey Etim as his lawful replacement was not in its interest.

Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal against Akwa Ibom senator's sack
BREAKING: Saraki, Ekweremadu, others in late night meeting over IPOB, Operation Python Dance

BREAKING: Saraki, Ekweremadu, others in late night meeting over IPOB, Operation Python Dance

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, is currently meeting with members of the southeast caucus. The meeting, which is holding at the residence of the Deputy.

BREAKING: Saraki, Ekweremadu, others in late night meeting over IPOB, Operation Python Dance
Presidency replies Saraki over comments on Biafra as a terrorist group

Presidency replies Saraki over comments on Biafra as a terrorist group

The presidency has reacted to a statement made by Senate president, Bukola Saraki, that the army does not have the right to declare IPOB a terrorist group

Presidency replies Saraki over comments on Biafra as a terrorist group
Dino Melaye reacts to release of new timetable for his recall, discloses why INEC’s action could be ruled illegal

Dino Melaye reacts to release of new timetable for his recall, discloses why INEC’s action could be ruled illegal

Dino Melaye warned that his recall process by INEC will be rendered null and void if he is not allowed time to study the constituents in the recall petition.

Dino Melaye reacts to release of new timetable for his recall, discloses why INEC’s action could be ruled illegal
Saraki's statement was political and self-serving - House of Reps leader declares after Senate president faulted military’s proscription of IPOB

Saraki's statement was political and self-serving - House of Reps leader declares after Senate president faulted military’s proscription of IPOB

Bukola Saraki, has been faulted by the chief whip of the House of Reps., Alhassan Doguwa, for faulting the military’s declaration of IPOB as a terrorist group.

Saraki's statement was political and self-serving - House of Reps leader declares after Senate president faulted military’s proscription of IPOB
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