Tag: Nigerian Senators

Senators Agree To Donate N300,000 Each To Starving IDP’s In The Northeast

Members of the upper legislative chamber have agreed to donate N300,000 each to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the northeast. This was after a debate on the humanitarian crisis in the region. In a motion on Tuesday, Bashir Gabai, a senator from Borno central, recalled that on November 17, 2015,[Read More…]

‘Forgery’ Trial: 30 Senators Defy Court Order In Solidarity With Saraki And Ekweremadu

Yusuf Haliru, justice of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court, Abuja on adjourned for 10 minutes, the alleged case of forgery against Senate President Bukola Saraki, and Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, owing to the congestion of his courtroom. Haliru, the judge presiding over, met a packed courtroom —[Read More…]

In Spite Of My Generosity To Senators They Wanted Me Sacked – Says Emir Of Kano

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi Wednesday said in spite of his generosity to ensure that members of the seventh National Assembly got their salaries and financial entitlements as at when due, the latter were always at the verge of having him sacked as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria[Read More…]

Bamikole Omishore: Benefits Of Facebook Training To Senators And Their Aides

Social media is an integral part of governance and leaders worldwide have accepted the need to maintain a social presence in one or more of the media platform to engage the electorate and further increase the conversations about governance. Few weeks ago, Head of Public Policy for Facebook in Africa[Read More…]

Nigerian Senators To Receive Facebook Training On Use Of Application

Senators are to receive free Facebook training, says the Chief of Staff to the President of the Senate, Sen. Isa Galaudu on Thursday in Abuja. Galaudu, in a letter sent to the senators inviting them for the event, said the training was in line with the promise of the leadership[Read More…]

Senators Allegedly Receive Text Messages To Accompany Bukola Saraki To Tribunal Trial As Assembly Is Shut

A text message was allegedly sent out to Senators, prompting them to yet again, escort Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki’s corruption and false assets declaration trial is expected to resume on Thursday, at the tribunal. On the last two occasions that[Read More…]

Complete List Of The 83 Senators Who Passed Vote Of Confidence On Bukola Saraki

83 out of 108 Senators at the 8th National Assembly on Tuesday passed a vote of confidence on Saraki who was arraigned and docked by the Code of Conduct Tribunal on a 13 count charges involving false assets declaration. Amidst rowdy session, the Senate today passed the vote of confidence[Read More…]

Over 50 Senators Met Last Night Over Saraki & A “Cabal” In The Presidency Is Being Accused For Witch-hunting

No fewer than 50 senators yesterday met in Abuja concerning the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT’s) invitation to Senate President Bukola Saraki for trial over alleged improper declaration of assets between 2003 and 2011. Daily Trust on Sunday gathered that the senators who attended the emergency meeting held in a[Read More…]

Senators, Reps Get N93 million As 6 Weeks Recess Allowance After Sitting For 14 Days

Senators and House of Representatives members have been paid N93m as allowance for the six weeks recess they embarked upon, Daily Trust has gathered. The legislators had embarked on the recess on 13th August after sitting for only 14 days and without debating any bills. They are to resume on[Read More…]