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Senate passes Police Trust Fund Bill

The Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill. This followed the presentation of a concurrence report by Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, at plenary. One of the major objectives of the bill is to improve funding for the Nigeria Police Force. In his remarks, President of the Senate, Dr.

Atiku, Sariki arrive US

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki have arrived Washington, DC, United States. Atiku tweeted his arrival in the United States after 13 years via his verified Twitter account. The former vice president said he will be meeting with US government officials

Frank raises alarm over alleged Plot to assassinate Atiku, Saraki at campaign ground

…Writes to UN, UK, AU, others Godsgift Onyedinefu Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has said that a plot to assassinate the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his Campaign Director General, Sen. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at

Frank Condemns Police Siege on Dino Melaye’s residence

.Says Invasion plot to Scuttle 2019 Polls Former Deputy National Publicity of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned in strong terms the ongoing police siege on Senator Dino Melaye’s house, ostensibly to arrest him and keep him out of circulation ahead of the 2019 polls.  Frank in a

Saraki is a defender of democracy, Secondus felicitates saraki at 56

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has described the Senate President, Bukola Saraki as a foremost democrat who always stand for the rule of law. In a birthday wish to the Senate President who is 56 years old today, Prince Secondus, said Saraki's contributions to

2019 budget presentation: lawmakers boo Buhari as he lists achievements

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday booed by some lawmakers while listing his achievements as he  delivered his speech at the presentation of the 2019 budget. Their action made Buhari pause at different intervals. Some of the legislators even accused Buhari of making false claims. When the president said the economy and

CUPP withdraws call on lawmakers to boycott Buhari’s budget presentation

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has on Tuesday withdrawn its recent call on federal lawmakers to boycott the Wednesday joint session of the National Assembly during which President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2019 Appropriation Bill. The coalition’s first national spokesperson, Imo Ugochinyere, in a statement made available

2019 Elections: ‘Nigeria in a keg of gunpowder’, Secondus warns Magu 

•Says Atiku, Obi, Secondus, Saraki , Dogara are listed for arrest ••Families and associates also     Senator Iroegbu    The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus,  has come hard on the Chairman of the Economic  and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu saying that the  country could explode any moment if

Senate to pass Police Reform Bill November — Saraki

 Ted Nwanu The Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed hope that the Nigerian Police Reform Bill would be passed before the end of November. Saraki, who hinted that civil society organisations (CSOs) and lawyers contributed to the drafting of new Bill, reiterated the Senate’s commitment to fast-tracking the passage of

Buhari, Saraki task African legislators on anti-terrorism strategy

•Legislation key to winning fight against insurgency, insecurity  Jude Johnson  Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the African Parliamentary Union (APU) to develop strategies aimed at assisting various governments in confronting the menace of terrorism, banditry and other organised crimes ravaging African countries. This is coming as the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki,