Fake certificate scandal: ABU to speak on Dino Melaye today

The management of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, said it would issue a statement on the alleged falsification of first degree by Senator Dino Melaye. An online news portal, SaharaReporters, had in a report alleged that Melaye did not complete his first degree in Geography at ABU. Senator Ali Ndume, at the plenary on Tuesday, called…

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…

Ndume in trouble, as Saraki plots his suspension

There are strong indications that the immediate-past Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, may be suspended by the Senate soon, over what has been described as ‘uncomplimentary’ statements made by the lawmaker. Ripples Nigeria learnt from multiple sources that plans have been concluded and that an advanced stage has been reached in the camp of the…

Senate Pledges Support For INEC, Tasks Commission On Credible Elections

  INEC Chairman, Prof. Mamood Yakubu On Credible Elections   Chairman of the Senate Committee on INEC, Senator Ali Ndume, has pledged to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the successes achieved in the 2015 general elections. He noted that 2015 was a turning point in the electoral process in the…

Breaking: Senate removes Ali Ndume, announces Ahmed Lawan as Senate Leader

Senator Ali Ndume The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, at plenary on Tuesday, announced Sen. Ahmed Lawan (APC-Yobe North) as Leader of the Senate. Reading a letter from the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senate Caucus dated Jan. 10, Saraki said based on the letter, Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South) was no longer the…

Senate did not reject Magu’s nomination as EFCC boss

EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu Senate Leader Ali Ndume on Monday in Abuja dismissed media reports that the Senate had rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ndume, who spoke after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, said the confirmation of Magu was…

Nigeria’s economic recession is a blessing in disguise – Ali Ndume

Nigeria Senate Leader, Ali Ndume has described the economic recession as a blessing in disguise as the experience would force the nation to look outside the box. He stated this at a press briefing after Tuesday’s plenary, stressing that the phenomenon was not peculiar to Nigeria alone, but other oil producing countries. Ndume further noted…