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Legislative business must continue despite elections, Saraki tells senators

Nigeria, Jan. 16 -- Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has charged his colleagues to be focused on legislative business despite activities of the election season, even as he called for restraint in the ... Read More


Two injured as thugs shoot at Kwara APC rally - Official

Nigeria, Jan. 13 -- The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Sunday escaped death as thugs fired gunshots into a rally he was attendi... Read More


Buhari has no integrity, his government is corrupt - Saraki

Nigeria, Jan. 9 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has no integrity and his government is corrupt, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said. Speaking in a Channels TV interview Wednesday, in his capa... Read More


ANALYSIS: Gains, failures of Adebayo Shittu-led ministry of communication under Buhari

Nigeria, Jan. 1 -- Having waited six months before inaugurating his cabinet in November 2015, Nigerians had high hopes in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet, on which Adebayo Shittu serves. Three y... Read More


Senate Vs Buhari: Five major battles in 2018

Nigeria, Dec. 31 -- For the Nigerian Senate, 2018 is a year of sustained battles with members of the executive arm. Starting from the head of the executive arm, President Muhammadu Buhari, to his app... Read More


Lai Mohammed attacks Saraki over Offa robbery

Nigeria, Dec. 31 -- The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has accused the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of "dancing on the graves of the innocent souls who died in the April 5, 201... Read More


Saraki attacks Ibrahim Idris as Nigeria's most partisan Police IG

Nigeria, Dec. 29 -- The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has lashed out at the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the latest attempt to arrest a senator, Dino Melaye. Mr Saraki in a sta... Read More


Budget presentation controversy, APC's worsening crises in Ogun, Imo dominate political discourse last week

Nigeria, Dec. 23 -- The intrigues that greeted President Muhammadu Buhari's budget presentation to the Senate will still be discussed for many days. Jeers and counter-applauses by pro and anti-Buhari... Read More


Which Jibrin? Senators exchange banters over Buhari's alleged impostor

Nigeria, Dec. 20 -- Lawmakers at the Nigerian Senate on Thursday exchanged banters over 'Jibrin,' an alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari. Recently, the social media has been awash with pos... Read More


Senate confirms appointment of new Supreme Court justice

Nigeria, Dec. 20 -- The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Uwani Abba Aji as a justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. The confirmation follows consideration of a report by the Senate committee ... Read More