Senate President Calls For Concerted Efforts To #BringBackOurGirls

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for concerted efforts to bring back the over 200 school girls that were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State three years ago. Speaking on the third year anniversary of the abduction of the girls, Saraki pledged that the Senate will…

INEC is excited over passage of Electoral Act by the senate, says Prof Yakubu

Sanni Onogu, ABuja: Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, on Thursday said the commission is “excited” over the speedy and timely passage of critical amendments to the Electoral Act 2010, “two clear years before the next general elections.” Prof. Mahmud Yakubu,INEC Chairman Yakubu made the remarks when he led other…

APC Set To Intervene In Rift Between Executive And The National Assembly

Following the All Progressives Congress, APC has resolved to intervene in the on-going rift between the Executive and the National Assembly, the APC National Working Committee (NWC) will on Tuesday, April 4, meet with the Party’s Caucus of the Senate. Worried by the worsening relationship between the two arms of government, the Party had embarked on…

Saraki Aide Speaks On Stolen 310 Million Naira

The Media Office of the Senate President says that the stolen N310 Million was never stolen from Saraki’s House and insisted that he had nothing to do with it. This was stated in press release made available to the media by the Chief Press Secretary to the Senate President, Sanni Onogu on Sunday in Abuja….

Senate To Receive Final Report on Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB on April 24

Sanni Onogu, Abuja:Barring any last minute changes, the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum (Upstream, Downstream and Gas), will on 24th April lay the final report of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill ,PIGB before the Senate for consideration and approval. According to a schedule on the final stages of the committee’s work, members of the committee will on Tuesday…

President Buhari Sends Two Ministerial Nominees For Confirmation

President Buhari Sends Two Ministerial Nominees To The Senate President Muhammadu Buhari has sent two ministerial nominees to the National Assembly for confirmation to replace late James Ocholi from Kogi state who died in a ghastly motor accident along Kaduna Abuja Express road and Amina Mohammed who was recently appointed the United Nations Deputy Secretary…

NTA News Summary: Senate To Investigate Saraki, Melaye 22-32017

NTA News Summary  Abuja Senate to Investigate Saraki The senate committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has been given four weeks to investigate allegations of irregularities against Senate President Bukola Saraki And Senator Dino Melaye. This followed a point of order raised by former Senate Leader Mohammed Ali Ndume who cited publications by sections…

Saraki Has Nothing to Do With Importation of Vehicle, Says Aide

Senate President On Importation Of Bullet Proof Car Special Adviser to Senate President on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, has stated that  the allegation raised today by Senator Ali Ndume linking Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki to the importation of vehicle lacks basis as it was outright falsehood. In a press statement, Olaniyonu said from the…