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Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan has been elected as the President of Nigeria's 9th Senate, scoring 79 votes to defeat Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume who polled 28 votes. Read more

News

The week that just passed will for long be remembered as perhaps the most momentous week in the history of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since 2015. Exactly a week ago, officers of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), acting under Read more

Reuben ABATI

The Chairmen of the Committees on Public Accounts in the National Assembly – Kingsley Chinda (House of Representatives, PDP Rivers, Obio/Akpor Constituency) and Mathew Urhoghide (Senate, PDP Edo South) - have both had cause to ask the respective Read more

Reuben ABATI

A former Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly and a current Consultant to the Ogun Sate Government on Power - Otunba Olusegun Bolanle Gbeleyi has thrown his hat in the ring to become the Senator representing Ogun West Senatorial Distric Read more

People

It is a sign of the times, and a tragedy that the most popular Senator in the Nigerian National Assembly at this moment is not the person who has moved the most impactful motion, not a lawmaker who has proposed a thought-provoking bill, and certainly Read more

Reuben ABATI

The present Senate serving the Nigerian people runs the risk of being remembered as the worst since 1999. Public Relations Consultants and media officials of this particular Senate have done their part flooding both the print and the online media Read more

Reuben ABATI

What Senator Biodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti South) did with her presentation of a bill on gender and equal opportunities on March 15, is the equivalent of trying one’s luck. But she deserves praise for her courage and progressive views, and for forcing Read more

Reuben ABATI

On 1st October 2015, the intrepid Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, uninvited, announced to the nation that the previous Jonathan government spent some N64 billion on Independence Day celebrations. It turned out that El-Rufai was wildly off Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

It is yet to be seen whether the Senate will approve President Jonathan's request of another six months extension of the ongoing emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States Read more

News

Senator Babafemi Ojudu, representing the Ekiti Central district, is not scared to pen his thoughts and give his advice to the nation on all issues of national interest and civil rights; he does not hide behind his points-of-view and does not utilise Read more

People

A motion before Nigeria's upper legislative chamber moved by All Progressives Congress (APC)'s Senator Babafemi Ojudu representing Ekiti Central Senatorial district calling for the suspension of Minister of Interior, Comrade Abbah Moro and the Read more

News

Many Nigerians were naturally shocked, concerned and apprehensive at the news on 07 March 2013 that the (notorious, inept and ineffective) Nigerian House of Representatives is planning to include immunity for federal legislators in the on-going Read more

Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

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  • A cross-section of Nigerian Senators during a Plenary