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March, 2020

  • 24 March

    Cross River Senator, Rose Oko, Dies

    Rose Oko, Senator representing Cross River North in the National Assembly, has died at the age of 63. Read Also: Abba Kyari, Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Tests Positive For COVID-19 Her death was announced by one of her aides on Tuesday morning. He said the late senator died in a …

February, 2020

  • 26 February

    EXTRA: Melaye Drops Gospel Single

    Dino Melaye, a former senator, has dropped a gospel song via his Instagram handle. The politician cum singer has more than seven singles to his name. His songs, unlike his latest, have always addressed political matters. In his latest song, Melaye shows his prowess in switching keys in a single …

  • 23 February

    Proposed Agency For Boko Haram, An Attack On Sensibility Of Nigerians – Senator 

    Istifanus Gyang, senator representing Plateau North Senatorial district, has labelled the bill seeking to establish an agency for the rehabilitation and reintegration of repentant Boko Haram insurgents and bandits as an attack on Nigerians. Read Also: Buhari Won’t Endorse Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition – Yerima Gyang, who is deputy chairman, senate …

December, 2019

  • 27 December

    Taraba Senator Distributes 34 Cars To Traditional Rulers

    Emmanuel Bwacha, Senator representing Taraba South district, has distributed 34 cars to traditional rulers in his constituency. The vehicles were distributed during a ceremony in Wukari, which was attended by the royal fathers, according to Daily Trust. The newspaper said the brand of cars include Toyota highlanders. Read Also: 45-year-old Tortoise …

  • 27 December

    $30bn Loan Request Will Help Development Nigeria – Senator

    Sen Olamilekan Adeola, chairman, senate committee on finance, on Thursday said the plan by the Federal Government to borrow about 30 billion dollars was a necessary step to development the country. Adeola made the statement in Lagos while speaking with newsmen at the End-of the-Year-Party he organised for residents of …

November, 2019

  • 19 November

    Lawan Swears In Danbaba As Senator

    Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate, on Tuesday sworn in Ibrahim Danbaba as senator of the Peoples Democratic Party representing Sokoto South Senatorial District. Danbaba is replacing Shehu Tambuwal of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who was sacked by the appeal court. The development has reduced the numbers of APC …

  • 19 November

    Hate Speech: I’ve Been Receiving Threats, Says Senator Who Sponsored Bill

    Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, the lawmaker representing Niger North Senatorial District and the Deputy Chief Whip, has said that he has been receiving threatening messages since the hate speech bill he sponsored passed its first reading. Senator Abdullahi proposed a National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech Bill and death …

  • 14 November

    Hate Speech Bill May Be Quashed If…, Says Senator

    Senator Godiya Akwashiki, vice-chairman of senate committee on media, has said it will quash the hate speech bill if the bill could bring about hardship for Nigerians. Akwashiki said this while addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday. The proposed legislation was reintroduced on Tuesday shortly after the upper legislative chamber introduced a …

  • 8 November

    Senator Adeyeye’s Ouster Shocking, Painful, Says Fayemi

    Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti State, on Thursday said the Court of Appeal judgment that nullified Dayo Adeyeye’s election, as senator representing Ekiti South, is painful and shocking. Consequently, the governor urged Adeyeye to remain calm, stressing that the judgment, though unexpected, was not the end of his (Adeyeye’s) political …

September, 2019

  • 9 September

    PDP Fails To Unseat Edo APC Senator

    The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin has affirmed the victory of a former Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Francis Alimikhena, for Edo North senatorial district. The tribunal, chaired by Justice C. Ogundana, dismissed the petition filed by Abubakar Momoh of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who is …

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