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JUST IN: Saraki Shutdown Senate For One Week; See His Reasons

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The Senate has been shutdown for one week for the Congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), commencing next week.

Saraki Hands Over To Ekweremadu

Saraki Hands Over To Ekweremadu

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In order to attend his ongoing 13-count corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Senate President Bukola Saraki has exited his chair for his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu as

Senate to Disrupt Saraki’s Trial; Summons CCT Judge

Senate to Disrupt Saraki’s Trial; Summons CCT Judge

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The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges, and Public Petitions on Monday summoned Danladi Umar, the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), who is presiding over Bukola Saraki’s corruption trial.

Mr. Saraki, the Senate President, is facing 13 counts of

BREAKING! “Enough is Enough!” Senate Writes Presidency; Gives Buhari Final Warning

BREAKING! “Enough is Enough!” Senate Writes Presidency; Gives Buhari Final Warning

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The Senate, yesterday, gave what it described as a final warning to the presidency on its dealings with the legislative branch of government, affirming that it would no longer tolerate the presidency blaming the legislature for its failures.

The assertion which was a direct fallout from brickbats over the removal of the

BREAKING!!! Senate Asks Amaechi to Resign (See Why)

BREAKING!!! Senate Asks Amaechi to Resign (See Why)

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The Nigerian Senate has asked the Minister of Transport, Chibuike Amaechi, to resign his appointment as Minister or apologize to the Senate and Nigerians over the Lagos-Calabar rail project that has generated a lot controversies in the last 48 hours. Members of the

#PanamaPapers: EFCC, Interpol to go after Saraki, Mark, others

#PanamaPapers: EFCC, Interpol to go after Saraki, Mark, others

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The Federal Government has opened a file on all Nigerians whose names have been mentioned in the Panama Papers as operating offshore accounts in notorious tax havens.

Some of the individuals listed in the papers so far are

JUST IN!!! Saraki’s Resignation Tears APC Senators Apart

 JUST IN!!! Saraki’s Resignation Tears APC Senators Apart

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– Senate president, Bukola Saraki’s trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal has divided the senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress

– The Senate president’s loyalists at a meeting held in Senator Magartarkada Wammako’s residence vowed to

Saraki Under Pressure from his Loyalist to Resign; Tension between PDP, APC Senators Over Successor

Saraki Under Pressure from his Loyalist to Resign; Tension between PDP, APC Senators Over Successor

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In other not to be humiliated while on the throne, some senators including those who had vowed to remain with him to the end of his trial at the anti-graft court, yesterday, asked the Senate President to consider the resignation option so as to save the Senate, as an institution.

Vanguard gathered that the

CCT Trial: Tinubu, Buhari in shock as Saraki ‘jets out’

CCT Trial: Tinubu, Buhari in shock as Saraki ‘jets out’

CCT Trial: Tinubu, Buhari in shock as Saraki ‘jets out’

Emerging facts indicate that confusion has hit the camp of

Buhari refuses to sign 2016 budget

Buhari refuses to sign 2016 budget

Buhari refuses to sign 2016 budget

Presidential sources have explained the reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to sign the N6.06 trillion 2016 Appropriation Bill, passed by the National Assembly last Wednesday.

Although, the leadership of the National Assembly handed over

Buhari’s Ministers Opened Secret Bank Account To Divert The Fund – Senate

Buhari’s Ministers Opened Secret Bank Account To Divert The Fund – Senate

One of President Buhari’s Ministers, specifically has been caught in his attempts to divert the the N50billion fine imposed on MTN by

BREAKING! Senate Vindicates Nnamdi Kanu; Says Boko Haram Now Disguises as Herdsmen

BREAKING! Senate Vindicates Nnamdi Kanu; Says  Boko Haram Now Disguises as Herdsmen 

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The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, said crimes of mass murder across Nigerian communities were committed by “overpowered” Boko Haram insurgents, not Fulani herdsmen.

 

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This was part of the Senate’s resolutions that followed a motion by

JUST IN!!! Senate Probes NNPC Unbundling; Says Buhari’s Action Illegal

 

JUST IN!!! Senate Probes NNPC Unbundling; Says Buhari’s Action Illegal

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THE Senate has begun the process into the probe of the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to unbundle the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. In a point of Order by Senate Chief Whip, Senator Olusola Adeyeye on the floor of the Senate today, he drew the