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The Senate on Tuesday witnessed a rowdy session as Senators were sharply divided over the report of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes seeking the confirmation of four nominees as members of the Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed key members of the party for arrest ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Legislative aides: Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, Mohammed Sani-Omolori have diverted our N5.8 billion allowances
Legislative aides in the National Assembly have accused President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara; and Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori, of diverting allowances of aides and slashing of their salaries.
Political group Progressive Yoruba Youth Congress (PYYC) has backed President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to assent to a piece of legislation from the National Assembly.
Senate President Bukola Saraki says the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state have all what it takes to win next year’s general elections
Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro says he will not resign despite the N1.4 billion fraud allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, when he came to formally launch the scheme, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the scheme was duly approved by the National Assembly since 2015 but that federal lawmakers also delayed its implementation till now.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general election, in Ibadan on Thursday said that he headed the best economic team for Nigeria between 1999 and 2003, adding that such prosperity will return to the country next year, if he is elected the next president.
The senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Atai Aidoko, has advised Ex-Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Isaac Alfa (rtd) to wait for the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment before accusing the leadership of the Senate of being biased against him.
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to heed the advice of the anti-democratic elements who have now populated the political space and putting pressure on him not to give assent to the 2018 Electoral Bill.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) of use its school feeding programme as a conduit for fraud and asked Nigerians to vote out the ruling party in the next general election and return Nigeria to her winning ways.
Stanley Osifo, a Peoples Democratic Party 2019 presidential aspirant has issued a 48 hours ultimatum to the party to cancel its presidential primaries, calling for a new convention.
An appeal court in Ilorin, Kwara state, has dismissed the judgment which awarded N4 billion to Senate President Bukola Saraki in a libel suit against Sahara Reporters and Omoyele Sowore, the publisher.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday remanded a 17-year-old boy in a juvenile home for allegedly stealing an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card belonging to his visually impaired neighbour and withdrawing N1.3 million from the neighbour’s account.
Niger Tornadoes manager Bernard Ogbe has reiterated his commitment to winning a title with the Nigeria professional football league side come next season.
A former head of state and chairman of the National Peace Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has stated that there is still room for the absent presidential candidates to sign the peace accord.
Troops of 1 Division of Nigerian Army deployed for Operation Whirl Punch have arrested three notorious gun runners; Aminu Umar (32), Shehu Samaila (25) and Bilyaminu Abdullahi (22) in Niger state while they were heading to Bena in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State which shares boundary with Zamfara State.
Egypt’s Central Bank wants the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to include the country’s informal sector in their gross domestic product figures.
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) explains why it stayed action on the planned withdrawal of security and fire-fighting services to some debtor-airports in the country
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem with Nigeria is not about resources or planning, but the poor management of resources in the past
Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Wale Oluwo, has has resigned his appointment and has left the ruling All Progressives Congress.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has called on residents of South East to imbibe the culture of tree planting to check windstorm and gully erosion in the zone.
Body of French paraglider who went missing during flight in remote Australia found after extensive aerial and land search, police say