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The Senate on Tuesday suspended the confirmation of Olanipekun Olukoyede as Secretary to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Nigeria Police to come out clear on the ‘fact-finding’ invitation extended to former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, to appear on Tuesday for “alleged conspiracy, criminal defamation and inciting publication.”
The senators said it was absurd that the APC would focus on “one individual and making him the subject of all discussions, instead of telling Nigerians what APC has done in the last 38 months it has been in power.”
Two lawmakers, Senator Rafiu Adebayo and Senator Isa Misau, have sued the Attorney-General of the Federation, the police, the Department of State Services, the Senate and seven others in order to stop the attempts to remove Senate President Bukola Saraki.
Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, says Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators have no intention to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.
Two members of the National Assembly, Senators Isah Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim, have vowed to seek legal means to redress any illegality that may be carried out by the All Progressives Congresses (APC) senators to unseat the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday accused Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and Ministers of sponsoring protests against the National Assembly.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday adjourned till July 19, a case of alleged injurious falsehood preferred against Senator Isah Misau, to enable counsel to address the court on a subpoena issue.
Two trigger-happy policemen who shot at a 33-year-old man, Blessing Obaro Ozoka, and his cousin at popular hotel along the DSC expressway in Udu local government area of Delta state last weekend have been detained at the Command headquarters in Asaba.
The Senate on Wednesday challenged Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of INEC, to prove the bribery allegation he levelled against members of the National Assembly.
Senator Misau noted that such allegation was unacceptable, even in the presence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.
The Senate on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris for not honouring invitations put to him on three occasions.
Justice Abba-Bello Muhammad of the FCT High Court, Abuja on Tuesday dismissed the suit filed by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, alleging violation of his fundamental human rights by the Senate.
The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is moving towards failure in 2019 if it fails to resolve ongoing crisis.
The senator representing Kogi west, Dino Melaye, says the police have made him a national subject but have refused to speak on the country’s insecurity.
The Senate on Wednesday said it would liaise with House of Representatives to establish National Assembly museum and archives to immortalise members appropriately.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday adjourned till April 25, a case of alleged injurious falsehood preferred against Isah Misau, to enable counsel address the court on a subpoena issue.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 60-year-old teacher, Benjamin Omole, who allegedly defiled his 11-year-old pupil in a school toilet.
President Muhamamdu Buhari says he is not afraid to lose the presidential election rescheduled early Saturday morning to February 23.
No fewer than 35,000 Nigerians have crossed into Cameroon in recent weeks with the escalation of communal crises in North-east Nigeria, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has revealed.
Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram jihadists attacked a military post near the Cameroon border, security sources told AFP Monday, days before rescheduled presidential elections.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as Minister as nothing but a fiction.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, on Saturday described the rescheduling of the general elections as unfortunate.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered sustained patrols and surveillance across the state to maintain law and order.
The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, expressed worry over anti-party activities of some prominent members of the party in Ondo and Ogun states.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, says the recent attack on the APC rally in Ogun was disrespectful to the office of the Nigerian President.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, were at the weekend locked in a war of words over alleged rigging plots against one another in the forthcoming election.