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Lawan’s Chilling Surrender To The General

Lawan’s Chilling Surrender To The General

By Shaka Momodu The Nigerian Senate under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Lawn has fallen. It has completely surrendered to Major General Muhammadu Buhari and needs to be saved from itself before it does irreparable…

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I Want Immediate Impeachment Trial In Senate, Says Trump

I Want Immediate Impeachment Trial In Senate, Says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said that he wanted the Senate to launch the impeachment trial immediately. Trump made this known on his Twitter page late on Thursday. “So after the Democrats gave me no Due…

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Court To Decide On Kalu’s Bail Application Dec. 23

Court To Decide On Kalu’s Bail Application Dec. 23

Former Governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu has filed application for bail pending his appeal against his jail sentence. The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos had on December 5, 2019 jailed Kalu for…

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Why Senate Will Approve Buhari’s $30bn Loan Request -Lawan

Why Senate Will Approve Buhari’s $30bn Loan Request -Lawan

Ahmed Lawan, Nigeria’s Senate President, has said the Senate will approve a multi-billion dollar loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. Lawan made the disclosure on Monday while speaking with journalists in Abuja. The loan request…

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Gbajabiamila Wades In As ICPC Declares Lawmaker Wanted

Gbajabiamila Wades In As ICPC Declares Lawmaker Wanted

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has asked the member representing Koko/Besse Federal Constituency, Shehu Koko, to go defend himself at the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The…

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Social Media Bill: Senate Suspends Public Hearing Till Next Year

Social Media Bill: Senate Suspends Public Hearing Till Next Year

The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters has suspended further legislative actions on the controversial anti-social media bill sponsored by Senator Musa Sani till January next year. Investigations by our correspondent revealed…

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Kogi Election: I Won’t Vacate My Seat In Senate, Says Melaye

Kogi Election: I Won’t Vacate My Seat In Senate, Says Melaye

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the just concluded Kogi West Senatorial rerun election, Dino Melaye, on Wednesday declared that nobody will take his “seat in the National Assembly.” Melaye anchored his declaration on…

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Senate Reintroduces ‘Hate Speech’ Bill

Senate Reintroduces ‘Hate Speech’ Bill

The Senate has reintroduced a bill that seeks to penalise persons found guilty of hate speech. The National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech Bill, sponsored by the deputy chief whip, Aliyu Abdullahi, was…

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Buhari Sends List Of NDDC Board To Senate For Confirmation

Buhari Sends List Of NDDC Board To Senate For Confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent list of nominees for the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Senate. This was disclosed in a letter read by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad…

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Senate Proposes Five-Year Jail Term For School Sexual Offenders

Senate Proposes Five-Year Jail Term For School Sexual Offenders

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill passed by the 8th Senate. The 8th Senate had proposed a five-year sentence and N5m fine for lecturers convicted for sexually harassing male or female students.…

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