President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki during a condolence visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai over the death of his father, late Mallam Yusuf Buratai, on Thursday in Abuja Picture shows President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki during the visit.
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CCT Blasts FG for poor trial of Justice Ngwuta over Asset Declaration; Trial Shifted to February 20, 2018
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) prosecuting a Supreme Court Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta has lambasted the Federal Government over the poor and shoddy manner the judicial officer is been tried by the Federal Government. The Tribunal Chairman, Mr. Danladi Yakubu Umar threatened to strike out the 10-count charge brought against the apex court Justice […]
Saraki Tasks PSC on Police Professionalism, Commitment; Says Senate will Fast-track Passage of Police Academy Bill
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, urged the Police Service Commission (PSC), to work to ensure a return to “professionalism and commitment” by men of the Nigeria Police Force, in view of the disturbing security crisis in some parts of the country. Saraki, who made the call when the Chairman of […]
Saraki at NDC: Separation of Powers Key to Survival of Democracy, National Security; Senate Suspends Security Summit in Honour of Late Ekwueme
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said that full adherence to the principle of Separation of Powers was crucial to the survival of the democracy, good governance and enhanced national security. Saraki stated this in his lecture entitled: ‘Separation of Powers and National Security in Nigeria: An Appraisal’, presented to Course 26 […]
The Benue State Police Command said it has arrested no fewer than 130 suspects over the recent massacre and subsequent threat to peace in the state. The detainees include those being held for killings in parts of the state and attacks on residents of Makurdi, the state capital. “The number of those arrested is high. […]
Killings by Fulani Herdsmen Fueled by Draconian Laws to Chase Out Cattle Breeders Due to Ethnic Hatred-Miyetti Allah; Says we Lost 1000 People, 2 Million Cows to Sponsored Militia Attacks
Killings by Fulani Herdsmen Fueled by Draconian Laws to Chase Out Cattle Breeders Due to Ethnic Hatred-Miyetti Allah; Says we Lost 1000 People, 2 Million Cows to Sponsored Militia Attacks The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has revealed that the killings and attacks experienced in several parts of the country was being fueled by […]
In a bid to end the ongoing fuel crisis and the untold hardship it is presently unleashing on Nigerians, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, directed the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) to cut short its recess and immediately convene a meeting with industry stakeholders. Chairman of the Senate Committee […]
A foremost Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) for Security consciousness, Citizens Initiatives for Security Awareness (CISA) has demanded the immediate release from detention the former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) after two solid years in incarceration. In a press briefing in Abuja, the Director of Mobilization of the group, Mr. Ewache Ajefu said “We […]
The Senate has said that the perennial under-funding of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and other anti-graft agencies in each budget year is an indication that the country is not yet ready to fight corruption. Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Chukwuka Utazi who drew the conclusion during the 2018 […]
INNOSON: SERG Call on Igbos to Close GTB Accounts; Issues 14-Day ultimatum to pay Innoson or Risk Campaign for Shutdown of GTB.
The Pan-Igbo organization, the South East Revival Group (SERG) has called on all South Easterners yet to close their personal and corporate accounts with the Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) to do so immediately as a mark of solidarity and protest of what it described as “systemic conspiracy against the Igbos in Nigeria”. The SERG in […]