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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate confirms NCC nominee rejected by Bukola Saraki-led 8th senate

Also confirmed are Eng Uba Maska, executive commissioner (North West) for reappointment, Professor Millionaire Abowei, non-Executive director (South
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Senator Saraki: I’m innocent of EFCC charges

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday said that he is not in any form of media war with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

EFCC: No amount of media campaign against Ibrahim Magu will stop Bukola Saraki’s prosecution

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: Ibrahim Magu came to beg me for confirmation

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki says the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, visited him in 2016 and begged him to ensure that he was confirmed by the Senate.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

EFCC: How Senator Saraki diverted N12 billion from Kwara treasury

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, claims former Senate President Bukola Saraki withdrew N12bn in cash from the treasury of the Kwara State Government while he was governor of the state between 2003 and 2011.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Court dismisses ‘certificate forgery’ suit against Kwara governor

A High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday dismissed the certificate forgery case filed against Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, following the claimant’s application to withdraw the case

PDP swaps minority positions in Senate as Senator Saraki leads peace move to Edo

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has replaced Senator Clifford Odia (Edo Central) with Senator Sahabi Yau (Zamfara North) as Senate Deputy Minority Whip.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Middle Belt Forum condemns police for invading Taraba governor’s residence

The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.
Olu Onemola

Senator Saraki’s former aide rejects Lawan’s appointment

Olu Onemola, who was appointed Special Assistant on New Media by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has rejected the appointment.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Why Senate President Lawan dropped Festus Adedayo as media adviser

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has succumbed to pressure by dropping Dr. Festus Adedayo, who he appointed his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity on Tuesday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: Ninth National Assembly poised to cover lost grounds for President Buhari’s...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the 9th National Assembly under his leadership is poised to cover lost grounds created by his predecessor, Senator Bukola Saraki.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: MDAs have only one month to defend budget henceforth

President of the Senate of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan, has said henceforth, heads of ministries, department and agencies will only have a one-month window to defend their budget, otherwise, the National Assembly would go ahead to work on such a budget appropriately.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki moves to Canada, meets basketball star

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki, is currently in Canada, where he met with the Nigerian-born President of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri.
President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with The newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed accompanied by the Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JUNE 11 2019

Ninth National Assembly: President Buhari hails Ahmed Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila, knocks Bukola Saraki, Yakubu...

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila for emerging as the leaders of the 9th National Assembly.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki congratulated new Senator President Lawan, deputy

Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan on his emergence as the President of the 9th Senate.
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Senator Abdullahi: 2015 senate rule illegal, not fit for 9th assembly

The Chairman, Sen. Ahmad Lawan Campaign Group, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi, says, amendments done to 2015 Senate Rule is illegal and not fit to be used in the 9th National Assembly.
Ovie Omo-Agege

APC adopts Senator Omo-Agege for deputy senate president

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, for the position of Deputy Senate President.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki bows out as 8th Senate adjourns indefinitely

The 8th Senate, which was inaugurated on June 9, 2015, adjourned its legislative activities indefinitely after four years on Thursday and will no longer hold legislative activities.

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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

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