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Trump impeachment: ‘30 Republican senators would vote in favour if vote...

Political analyst Mike Murphy said he was told by a Republican senator that the majority of Republican senators “would vote to impeach” President...

Probe Umahi’s residence invasion, PDP senators tell IG – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Senate have asked the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed, to investigate the invasion...

Lawsuit against senators’ official cars ‘ll fail – Spokesperson – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The Senate has described the legal action by some civil society groups against its plan to buy official cars for members,...

Lawan says Akpabio, Akume five other ex-senators should ‘take a bow’...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Senate President Ahmed Lawan says all seven former senators, who have been nominated for ministerial appointment will not be questioned but...

Senators’ monthly pay is N15m, Sagay replies Lawan – Punch Newspapers

Tobi Aworinde, Abuja The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians,...

Republican senators threaten lawsuit in climate standoff

Republican state senators in Oregon continued to engage in a high-stakes game of brinksmanship Friday with Democratic lawmakers, saying they are prepared to...

PDP leaders, senators meet over NASS Minority positions – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu, Abuja Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority...

107 senators to pick between Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu as voting commences –...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Voting has commenced for the deputy senate presidency. About 107 lawmakers will choose between Senator Ovie Omo-Agege of Delta Central senatorial district...

Okorocha, one other absent as 107 senators vote – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu About 107 senators out of 109 shall vote for the next Senate President and Deputy Senate President. Two lawmakers from Imo State including...

Battle for Senate presidency hots up as Lawan, Ndume meet PDP...

Olusola Fabiyi, Sunday Aborisade and Tony Okafor The two contenders for the position of the Senate presidency on Sunday intensified efforts to woo senators-elect...

Elect Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President, Senators urged

By Jeremiah Urowayino ABUJA—The Advocacy for Change group has called on Senators to vote for the Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District,...

Over 60 APC senators-elect have endorsed me for Senate President —Lawan ...

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the position of Senate President in the ninth National Assembly,  Senator Ahmad Lawan,...

‘Zone with two Senators cant produce Deputy Senate President’

As the battle for the leadership of the National Assembly hots up ahead of the June 11, 2019 inauguration date, the Senator representing...

IGP, Adamu being grilled at Closed Session with Senators

By Henry Umoru The Acting Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu is at the moment being grilled by the Senators at the hallowed...

APC Lawmaker Tells Senators To Sell Three Of Their Five Cars...

Andrew Uchendu, and All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Rivers East in the National Assembly, has attributed the general insecurity in the nation...

PDP plotting secret voting to take over 9th National Assembly, APC...

• Furore in opposition party over NASS leadership•Ekweremadu, Melaye in contention for minority leader Some All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators-elect are suspecting the Peoples...

We Are Ambassadors Not Exclusive Elite Club Members – Dogara Tells...

 Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has advised Senators and Reps elect that though the challenges of insecurity, unemployment, underemployment,...

PDP senators-elect may present candidate for Senate presidency – Punch Newspapers

Olusola Fabiyi, Sunday Aborisade and Leke Baiyewu Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Senate may have dumped their plan to adopt and...

Buhari hosts APC Govs, Senators-elect to dinner – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night hosted State Governors and Senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress to a dinner at the new Banquet...

INEC Rejects Okorocha, Not Listed Among Senators-elect — Leadership Newspaper

Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The stance of the...

INEC strikes out Okorocha’s name from senators-elect list

The name of Rochas Okorocha, the outgoing Governor of Imo State, is missing from the list of senators-elect published by the...

APC ahead of PDP with 25 senators as INEC releases list...

Advertisement The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of the senators who emerged victorious in the February 23 elections.The list was...

Senators may investigate ‘coup’ to remove Donald Trump from office |...

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Buhari meets APC senators, candidates in Aso Rock – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted the All Progressives Congress Senators and candidates to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State...

Oshiomhole: Why Buhari Hosted APC Senators In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari played host to senators and senatorial candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Monday night. Also present at...

Buhari hosts APC Senators, candidates to a dinner at Aso Rock

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators and candidates to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.President...

Onnoghen : War looms between Saraki, APC Senators over move to...

*** APC Senate Caucus Disassociates self, it is Illegal, Senate never met, Senate Leader, Lawan*** I have the support of Majority of Senate...

William Barr tells senators he will ‘not be bullied’ by Trump...

12.00pm EST12:00 Liz Cheney, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, has called for Steve King to resign. King was removed from...

Security lapses as offices of Senators, Reps burgled, valuables carted away...

By Henry Umoru and Emman Ovuakporie STRONG indications have emerged that there are serious security lapses within the premises of the National Assembly, with...

Lawyers, senators kick, as police refuse to vacate Melaye’s house

By Innocent Anaba & Henry UmoruThe siege by the  police  to  the Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the...

Electoral Act: National Assembly Plans To Override Buhari This Week, APC...

There were strong indications on Saturday evening that the Senate would, this week, begin the process to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to...

Alleged N177bn NPA scam tears senators apart

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—Senators were, yesterday, divided over the alleged non-remittance of N177 billion operational surplus made by Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, into the...

BREAKING: With ‘Less Than 10 Senators’ Present, Senate Postpones Proceedings

The Senate has postponed its sitting till next week Tuesday as members are on oversight duties across the country. At the plenary sitting on...

APC And PDP Senators Clash Over Festus Keyamo’s Comment On Atiku

The fight for 2019 Presidential Election reared its head on Wednesday at Senate Committee screening of nominees when Senators on...

Non-appointment of S-East persons into NDC, NSC, as service chiefs divides...

By Henry Umoru ABUJA—Senators were, yesterday, divided over the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint people from South East as service chiefs or...

Senators clash over probe of $3.5bn ‘subsidy fund’ – Daily Trust

Senators clashed on the floor of the Senate yesterday over the probe of an alleged $3.5 billion subsidy fund. Sen Biodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti)...

APC, PDP senators unite, give Buhari’s polls budget speedy passage –...

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Less than 24 hours after the warring All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party’s senators reached a truce, President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

PDP Presidential Ticket : PDP senators back Saraki

By Henry Umoru & Dapo AkinrefonABUJA— BARELY three weeks to the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to select a presidential...

Why our Govs are Scared of Direct Primaries — APC Senators

By  Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The Direct Primary option adopted by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, would present the masses the opportunity of executing...

N189bn INEC budget: Senators, Reps’ meeting ends in deadlock

By Henry UmoruABUJA—THE meeting between senators and members of the House of Representatives over budget for Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Thursday, ended...

Rep Yusuf reveals how APC Senators leaked impeachment plot against Saraki...

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmaker in the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Ayo Yusuf, from Kogi State, weekend revealed how his party caucus...

Frank exposes fresh plot by Oshiomhole, DG DSS, 30 APC Senators...

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused the National Chairman of the APC, Adams...

Senators loyal to Tinubu move to block Banire’s confirmation as AMCON...

Some Senators on Tuesday moved to stop the Senate from confirming Muiz Banire (SAN) as Chairman, Governing Board of Assets Management Corporation of...

BREAKING: 15 APC Senators defect to PDP

No fewer that 15 senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Tuesday, defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Senate President, Bukola...

Senators criticise Buhari, Police on deployment of 30,000 officers

Two principal officers of the Senate have criticised President Muhammadu Buhari...

California senators reach agreement on net neutrality bill

Key California lawmakers said Thursday they've reached an agreement on legislation to enshrine net neutrality provisions in state law after the Federal Communications...

Italy: Italian PM gets STANDING OVATION from Senators after shutting down...

Italy's PM Giuseppe Conte was applauded after shutting down Senators from the Democratic Party (PD) disrupting his speech before a key vote of...

Shehu Sani, Senators Hunkuyi, To Decamp From APC ▷ Naija News

Shehu SaniAPC Crises In Kaduna Might Lead To Party Members DecampingAs the crisis in the Ruling All Progressive Congress continues, the Sen Suleiman...

Threat to impeach Buhari: Presidency targets 15 senators over alleged corruption

By Jide Ajani Sometime in September, 2002, during a breakfast interview inside Aso Rock Presidential Villa with then embattled President Olusegun Obasanjo, at the...

Dino Melaye: Tinubu warns Senators against linking Buhari to lawmaker’s ordeal

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, from Lagos State, has warned lawmakers against linking the travails of embattled Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye to the President...

We’re all Senators but some animals are more equal than others...

Senator Ali Ndume has said that President Muhammadu Buhari would now know who is more loyal to him (Buhari) between him and Senator...

Pro-Buhari senators to tackle Saraki, others on Tuesday – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade,  Adelani Adepegba and Leke Baiyewu There are strong indications that supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Senate, under the aegis of Parliamentary...

Killings: Sack Service Chiefs now, Senators tells Buhari

 The growing security challenge confronting the country was again the focus of the Senate on Tuesday. Senators in plenary yesterday took turns to criticise...

Nigeria: Ooni of Ife Urges Kaduna Senators to Support El-Rufai

By John ShiklamKaduna — The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has appealed to Kaduna State senators to forget about their...

Dino Melaye has criticized Buhari’s govt more than PDP senators –...

Erstwhile Special Adviser to then president, Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, has observed that the lawmaker representing Kogi West on...

Nigerian govt makes revelation about Senators’ N13.5m monthly running cost

The federal government through the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, says only the management of the National Assembly Service Commission can explain...

Republican senators demand Trump sells fighter jets to Taiwan despite China...

China's hostility towards Taiwan has grown since Tsai Ing-wen from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party won presidential elections on the island in 2016. China...

RORDERING OF ELECTIONS: Aggrieved senators can air their views but cannot...

BY HENRY UMORUIn this interview, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (PDP, Delta North) speaks on his relationship with Governor...

Ali Wakili: Senators eulogise late Bauchi lawmaker at plenary – Local

It was a sad day at the Senate on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, as lawmakers paid tribute to their late colleague, Senator Ali Wakili.Wakili,...

Earnings of governors more outrageous than that of senators – Peter...

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi on Thursday disclosed that the earnings of governors in Nigeria is more outrageous than that of the...

Election re-ordering: Senators commence moves to override Buhari’s veto

By Henry UmoruABUJA- FOLLOWING President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the new amendment to...

Senators’ Salary: Shehu Sani said nothing new – Senate spokesman

Senate spokesman, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has said the statements made by his colleague from Kaduna...

World War 3: USA senators call for talks with Russia due...

In a letter addressed to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson published on Thursday, the senators stressed that while the countries have many significant...

Kogi senators, others plot Bello’s removal

-Buhari’s name won’t save him – Melaye Some serving senators, House of Representatives members, political leaders and activists from Kogi state, led by Senator Dino...

With Talking Stick in Hand, Moderate Senators Broke the Shutdown

“The effort has resulted in the government reopening. That was the critical first step,” said Senator...

US shutdown: Senators trade blame ahead of Monday vote

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Republican Senators Raise Possible Charges Against Author of Trump Dossier

More than a year ago, Republican leaders in Congress agreed that committees in the House and...

N16bn padded in Fashola’s ministry – Senators

Senators yesterday said they discovered N16billion ‘frivolous’ items in the power wing of the ministry of Power, Works and Housing under the supervision of...

Budget 2018 : Senators warn over Nigeria’s rising debt profile

Senators yesterday expressed concern over what they described...

Consider 2014 Conference Report now, Southern senators tells Buhari

By Henry UmoruCALABAR  –  SOUTHERN Senators, yesterday, rose from a three-day retreat, demanding that President Muhammadu...

Senators donate 1,260 bags of rice to civil servants

Forty-three senators yesterday donated 1,260 bags of rice...

The Latest: Senators ask states to reveal election hacking

The Latest on investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee says the...