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    Hours after the Senate declared Inspector-General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, as an enemy of democracy hence unfit to hold any public office at home and abroad, the Nigeria Police has replied the Senate dismissing its verdict as blackmail. The senate had on Wednesday angrily passed ‘unfitness’ verdict against the IGP for failing ...
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    The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Friday urged Nigerians to guard the country’s democracy jealously and shun acts that could truncate it. He gave the advice in Lagos while speaking at the 4th Anniversary Lecture of The Niche Newspapers The theme of the lecture is: “Development Reporting and Hysteria Journalism in Nigeria”. Represented by ...
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    The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has commended lawmakers for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law in an attack on Wednesday where the mace was carted away. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, also lauded the swift reaction by ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday returned to Abuja after a 2-day working visit to Lagos state where he inaugurated some projects and also attended the 10th Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Colloquium. On his return, Buhari went straight to the National Mosque Abuja where he performed the 2-Raka’at Juma’at prayer. The President also witnessed the wedding ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday directed Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) yet to defend their 2018 budget proposal before the National Assembly (NASS) to do so without delay. The directive is to fast-track the passage of the 2018 budget and be able to spend the money on key national needs including security and development infrastructure. ...
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    February 19, 2018 Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Monday urged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to brace up for the “enormous challenges’’ ahead in the management of traffic on the nation’s highways. Speaking at an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the Corps in Abuja, Babangida noted that increasing population would place ...
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    February 1, 2018 LETTER BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI TO SENATE PRESIDENT, BUKOLA SARAKI ON BENUE KILLINGS, DATED JANUARY 25, 2018 I thank you for your letter Reference NASS/8S/R/01 /33 dated 18th January, 2018 and I have carefully studied the resolutions and comments contained therein. 2. As I briefed you and the Rt. Hon. Speaker when ...
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    Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki will be back at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for his trial in the False Asset Declaration charges brought against him by the Federal Government. However, unlike in the recent time, Saraki will only defend himself on three count charges as ordered by the Court of Appeal Abuja Division which ...