Senate moves to probe Obasanjo, Jonathan, El-Rufai, Modibbo, Bala Mohammed, others

***Says N2.7 Billion concession, a National Disaster, leadership failure, Organisations making huge money, Zero remittance to the Government By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate said yesterday that it will soon begin a holistic investigation into all the issues relating to the Concession and privatization of some government property in the Federal Capital Territory to […]

Senate seeks adequate financial provision for NEDC in 2018 Budget

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to make adequate financial provision in the 2018 Budget for the take-off of the North East Development Commission (NEDC). President of the Nigerian 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki The Senate also affirmed its commitment to the implementation of the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) Act following the assent […]

Read Nigerian Senate’s proceedings of Tuesday 31st October, 2017

Below is the Nigerian Senate’s proceedings ofTuesday 31st October, 2017. Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. President of the Nigerian 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki Senate President, Bukola Saraki took the official Prayer and led the Chambers into today’s proceedings at 11:02am. Senator Abdullahi Gumel moved […]

A Tripod and a senate seat

By Ejiro Idama The drafters of the 1999 Constitution were sensitive of the alienation and marginalisation of the minorSity tribes that are part of the federation, which reason they enshrined the principle of Federal character in the constitution. Section 14, subsections 3 and 4 require that governments at all levels to observe and apply this […]