Political Parties Urged To Allow Independence Of Legislature

A former Senate President in Nigeria, Senator Ken Nnamani, has advised political parties to learn from history and allow for the independence of the legislature. Addressing a gathering in Abuja on Monday, Senator Nnamani said the National Assembly was grappling with the crisis of the supremacy of the party versus

Group Urges Buhari To Cancel Anti-Gay Law


President Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to take a cue from the United State and cancel the same sex marriage prohibition Act of 2014. This comes days after the Supreme Court of the United States of America finally legalised same sex marriage throughout the whole country.

Scrap The Nigerian Senate And Reduce Cost Of Governance – Tinubu


The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader, Bola Tinubu has hinted that the Nigerian Senate should be scrapped in order to reduce the cost of governance. Speaking during the 2012 Annual Conference and Awards ceremony organised by the Leadership Newspapers, he said, ”We have kept complaining about the cost of

Saraki Ignores APC, Promotes PDP Man


Senate President, Bukola Saraki has ignored All Progressive Party directives and installed Peoples Democratic Party senator Isa Galadu as chief of staff.

Senate Leadership: Buhari, APC Governors Intervene

 The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, have resolved that Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and other APC members in the Senate, should henceforth respect the views of the party that brought them into power. The decision of the governors, which  is aimed at bringing to an

Why Saraki Ran To Obasanjo (Photos)


Earlier today, Senate President Bukola Saraki paid a visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his hilltop mansion, Abeokuta, Ogun state accompanied by a delegation of Senators.

Ben Bruce to Aregbesola: You Can’t And Won’t Stop Me


Bayelsa East district Senator, Senator Ben Murray Bruce has responded to the recent allegation by the Osun State Government that he is trying to score cheap political points by using the plights of the Osun state workers.

[Archives] Senegal Dissolves Its Senate To Save $15M, Any Lesson To Nigeria?


The Senegalese legislators on September 19, 2012 voted to do away with its senate, passing a law which dissolves the institution in order to save an estimated $15 million. The bicameral congress, which is divided between a 150-seat national assembly and a 100-seat senate, also voted to abolish the office

Saraki Reveals Top Priority For 8th Senate


Bukola Saraki, the president of the Senate, has assured Nigerians that the 8th Senate will work toward ensuring the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

7 Priority Areas For 8th National Assembly


Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil producer and its largest economy, yet many Nigerians do not feel the benefits with nearly half the population living below the poverty line. The general feeling is that Nigeria’s economy is growing but the wealth is not being spread around.

Saraki, Ekweremadu’s Emergence Is A Plus For Buhari – Ita-Giwa

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa believes the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu as the President and Deputy in the Nigerian Senate is a plus for President Buhari’s government. The former PDP lawmaker was the guest of Politics Today on Channels Television where she analysed the recent controversy in the

Saraki Denies Rumours Of Him Returning To PDP, Praises Buhari’s Leadership


Newly-elected president of the Senate Bukola Saraki has pledged to be loyal to the APC after going behind a majority of the party’s back to rush his election as the leader of the National Assembly. There have been speculations that Saraki, and APC Senators loyal to him, have brokered a