Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Senate’

FEATURES: List of Senate Presidents, Deputy and HoR Speakers from 1999 till date [PHOTO]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 12, 2019
The President of the Nigerian Senate is the presiding officer of the Senate of Nigeria, elected by its membership. The Senate President is second in line for succession to the Nigerian presidency, after the Vice President of Nigeria. The current President of the Senate is Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan. These are the names of Senate Presidents […]

Certificate of Return: Concerned Imo West Youths Vent Displeasure as INEC obeys Court

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
The news of INEC issuing the former Imo state governor his certificate of return this evening has raised different vibes in the public sphere. One that stood out was that of the concerned Imo west youths, that is trailing the social media at news time. Details of the statement as seen on social media “INEC […]

Senate Invites NPA, NIMASA, Others over Apapa Gridlock

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 3, 2019
The Senate Committee on Works has invited the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) over the lingering Apapa gridlock. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya, made this known Thursday in a meeting with the management of APM Terminals in Abuja.He further said the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), farm tank owners, manufacturers and […]

Corruption: Senate uncovers N42 billion fraud in Ministry of Trade and Investment

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 2, 2019
The Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, yesterday, ran into murky waters in the Senate, for allegedly allocating N42 billion public fund to a private company in the 2019 budget of the ministry. The Senate Committee on Trade and Investment uncovered the Special Economic Zone Company (Nigeria Sez Investment Company Limited) enlisted for […]

BREAKING: Presidency expected to lobby or send fresh nominee to replace EFCC’s Magu ~ Saraki

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 1, 2019
The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has no substantive chairman because the presidency refused to replace Mr. Ibrahim Magu, when his nomination was rejected by the Senate. Saraki stated this at the ongoing orientation programme organised by the National Assembly management for newly elected federal […]

National Assembly Leadership: Senator Hunkuyi tackles APC, Oshiomhole

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 1, 2019
Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that the call by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to install an all-APC leadership in the National Assembly, is “no longer democracy”. Hunkuyi stated this while speaking on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics. “Adams Oshiomole is entitled to his opinion but certainly […]