Tag: Senator Ali Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume says Maiduguri is safer than Abuja

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, on Thursday said he is more at ease when visiting Maiduguri than Abuja, the nation’s capital. Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, is closer to Nigeria’s insurgency war in the North-East. The war has raged on for over a decade. But[Read More…]

Ali Ndume opposes Southern Governors; ‘the problem is not open grazing’ He says

The Chairman, Senate Committee on the Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has opposed the decision of southern governors to ban open grazing of cattle. Recall that the Southern Governors Forum (SGF), had at its meeting held in Asaba, Delta State Capital, on Tuesday, unanimously prohibited open grazing in the region in[Read More…]

Breaking: Senator Ndume released from Kuje prison

Justice Okon Abang of The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume. Ndume has been detained in Kuje prison since Monday following his failure to produce Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT) who he had stood surety for.[Read More…]

Breaking: Court Orders Nigerian Senator Ali Ndume to be remanded in Prison

A Federal High Court has ordered Senator Ali Ndume to be remanded at Kuje at Kuje Correctional Centre for failing to produce the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. Ndume stood, who is representing Borno south, as surety for Maina’s bail, who is standing trial on[Read More…]

Buhari has done remarkably well, says Borno Senator, Ali Ndume

Borno South lawmaker, Senator Ali Ndume has hailed the achievement of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ndume lauded the President’s integrity saying that “the president is a genuine person that has the interest of the common man at heart”. The Senator made these remarks on Sunday while speaking on a Channels Television[Read More…]

Senate wants service chiefs to resign following soldiers’ killings

The Senate on Tuesday asked the service chiefs to step aside following the killings of soldiers who are fighting insurgency and banditry in some parts of northern Nigeria. The motion was brought to the floor of the Senate via a point of order, moved by the Chairman of its Committee[Read More…]

I Have No Power To Reinstate Ndume – Saraki Says

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, said he had no power to reverse the suspension of a former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume. Saraki said this in an interview with State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said[Read More…]

Nigerian Senate Suspends Borno Senator Ali Ndume For 6 Months

Senator Ali Ndume has just been suspended for 6 months by the Senate over Senator Dino Melaye’s certificate & Senate President Saraki’s SUV allegations The Committee made the recommendation after its investigation on the certificate scandal of Senator Dino Melaye and the bulletproof scandal of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.[Read More…]

Breaking: Dino Melaye Graduated From ABU In 2000 – Vice Chancellor Says

The Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bsello University, ABU, Professor Ibrahim Garba told the Senate Monday that Senator Dino Melaye, APC, Kogi West graduated from the Institution in 2000. Speaking when he appeared before the Senator Samuel Anyanwu, PDP, Imo East led Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, Professor Garba[Read More…]

After Ndume’s Ouster, Senate APC Caucus Threaten Ike Ekweremadu

Twenty-four hours after the All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate sacked Senator Ali Ndume as Majority Leader and replaced him with Senator Ahmed Lawan, a plot by the lawmakers to reclaim the seat of the Deputy Senate President emerged at the chamber during plenary on Wednesday. Two members of[Read More…]