Showing posts with label Senate. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Senate. Show all posts

Wednesday, 16 August 2017


As the 8th Senate lays out its agenda for the next 22-months, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has highlighted that due to the rising tensions in the polity, the passage of Bills to mitigate against hate speech and jungle justice will comprise a major part of the Senate’s social impact agenda when it resumes in September.

Sunday, 5 April 2015

APC North-East chapter demands Senate Presidency or Speaker

The North-East chapter of the All Progressives Congress has demanded from the leadership of the party, the Senate Presidency or Speaker of the House of Representatives in recognition of their contribution to the party’s victory at the just concluded presidential election.

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Leave Me Alone, Concentrate On Issues, Jonathan Tells Senators Plotting To Impeach Him

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerian senators to leave him alone and concentrate on other issues of national Importance.Mr. Jonathan declared that the senators should know that there are other issues that ought to catch the lawmakers’ attention instead of threatening to sack him.President Jonathan took this position in a statement issued by Doyin Okupe, a medical doctor who serves as senior special assistant to the president on public affairs.

Friday, 28 November 2014

Corruption: Senate, Reps Reply Obasanjo

The Senate yesterday denied the allegations of corruption levelled against the National Assembly by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing it as unfortunate and a deliberate attempt to denigrate the institution.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

2015: Silverbird Group CEO, Ben Murray-Bruce Declares To Contest For Senate

A former Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Mr Ben Murray-Bruce, is seeking the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the senatorial seat for Bayelsa East in 2015. Murray-Bruce, who is also the Chairman of Silverbird Group, submitted his nomination form yesterday at the PDP state secretariat in Yenagoa, the state capital.