Tag: Senate

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Senate removes Ali Ndume as chief whip for criticizing Tinubu

Senate removes Ali Ndume as chief whip for criticizing Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday asked Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, to resign from the party. The party also asked [...]
Tinubu caged in aso rock, doesn’t know what is happening – Ali Ndume

Tinubu caged in aso rock, doesn’t know what is happening – Ali Ndume

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Ali Ndume, has said President Bola Tinubu is not aware that many Nigerians are hungry. Ndume, who represents Borno So [...]
Senate okays 300% salary increase for CJN, other judicial officers

Senate okays 300% salary increase for CJN, other judicial officers

The Senate on Wednesday, June 5, approved a bill granting a 300 percent salary increase for judicial officers at both federal and st [...]
Senate okays death penalty for drug traffickers

Senate okays death penalty for drug traffickers

The Senate has approved the death penalty for dealers and importers of cocaine, heroin and other hard drugs into the country. The proposed capital [...]
Konbowei Benson arraigned for forging NYSC certificate

Konbowei Benson arraigned for forging NYSC certificate

The senator representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial District, Konbowei Benson, was arraigned before the FCT High Court in Abuja on Tuesday for forging [...]
Senate passes student loan act bill after Tinubu’s request for consideration

Senate passes student loan act bill after Tinubu’s request for consideration

The Senate on Wednesday, March 20, passed the Student Loans (Access to Higher Education) Act (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill, 2024. The resolution o [...]
Investigations reveal Senator Abdul Ningi’s budget padding claim as true

Investigations reveal Senator Abdul Ningi’s budget padding claim as true

The claim by senator, Abdul Ningi, that over N53 billion worth of projects in the 2024 Appropriations Act are without a specific location, is true. [...]
Nasir El Rufai waxes philosophical after being dropped as minister

Nasir El Rufai waxes philosophical after being dropped as minister

Former governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, has taken to social media to share a cryptic message a few weeks after the senate refused to confirm [...]
Godswill Akpabio emerges senate president in 10th National Assembly

Godswill Akpabio emerges senate president in 10th National Assembly

Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state, has been elected as the senate president for the 10th national assembly. The former minister [...]
Senator Ekweremadu, wife arrested for bringing child to UK for organ harvesting

Senator Ekweremadu, wife arrested for bringing child to UK for organ harvesting

Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, and his wife, Beatrice, have been arrested and charged for bringing a child to the United Kingdom for [...]
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