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Senator Ndume exposes Boko Haram strongholds in Borno

The senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has identified two hotbeds in the state, where members of Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, carry out their attacks. To this end, the lawmaker has called on security agencies to intensify efforts on the two identified black spots of Boko Haram.

Senator Ndume: No cooperation between executive, legislature

Former Leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume, yesterday said there was no synergy between the legislature and the executive as it is the case in democratic countries.

Senators Omo-Agege, Ndume appear before investigative panel over Senate invasion

A Delta Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Tuesday honoured the invitation of an ad-hoc committee drafted to investigate the incident of the chamber invasion.

Senator Ndume: I regret supporting Bukola Saraki

Former Leader of the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South), has said he regrets supporting the emergence of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki as the President of the Senate.

National Assembly panel summons Senators Ndume, Omo-Agege over mace theft

The joint Senate and House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the invasion of the Senate’s chamber and the snatching of its mace has invited senators Ovie Omo-Agege and Ali Ndume.

Senator Ndume seeks completion of 37-year-old Biu Dam

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC Borno South), has appealed to the Federal Government to complete the abandoned Biu dam project, awarded 37 years ago to address water scarcity in the area.

Tyranny of the gavel

But it is the subject of the gavel that I intend to engage in this piece, particularly against the backdrop of the recent suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege by the Senate and others before him.

Most Nigerian lawmakers absent as ECOWAS Parliament opens

Nineteen out of the 35 Nigerian representatives were on Thursday, absent as the 2018 First Ordinary Session of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened in Abuja.

Police: Security men, lawmakers conspired to steal the mace

The Divisional Police Officer in the National Assembly, CSP Sulu-Gambari Abdul, on Wednesday blamed the April 18 invasion of the Senate and removal of the Mace by hoodlums on internal conspiracy.

Another comedy of shame

Legislative rascality has a long, chequered history. Perhaps one of the most dramatic in the Senate in the last 18 years happened on the watch of Chuba Okadigbo, when former President Olusegun Obasanjo tried by means fair and foul to remove Okadigbo as president of the Senate.

Femi Falana: Constituents can challenge their lawmaker’s suspension in court

Lagos human rights lawyer Femi Falana say constituents can challenge the suspension of their lawmaker either in the national assembly or in any of the state house of assembly.

Senator Omo-Agege: I never signed report facilitating Ali Ndume’s suspension

Ovie Omo-Agege, the embattled Senator representing Delta Central at the Senate, says he never signed the report that recommended six months suspension for Senator Ali Ndume.

President Buhari returns to Abuja after 3-day private visit to Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday returned to Abuja after a 3-day private visit to his country home Daura in Katsina state.

President Buhari lauds Senators for expressing solidarity with Katsina people

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked Senate members for their support and show of solidarity with the people of Katsina North senatorial district in the aftermath of the death of the Sen. Mustapha Bukar.

Senators pay condolence visit to President Buhari over Senator Bukar’s demise

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Daura thanked Senators for their support and solidarity with the people of Katsina North senatorial district following the death of Senator Mustapha Bukar, who represented the zone.

Senator Ndume: I delayed Ali Wakili’s burial to see if he could come back...

A former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has said that he intentionally delayed the interment of his late colleague, Ali Wakili, to see if he would come back to life.

Senator Ali Wakili laid to rest in Abuja

Senator Ali Wakili, a Nigerian senator from Bauchi State, has been buried, hours after his death was announced.

Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud federal govt for their release

Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity.

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