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SANs, others raise Saraki’s hope on 2/3 majority

Lawyers, including senior advocates, yesterday, weighed in on the raging controversy over the exact number of senators required to remove Senate President, Bukola Saraki...

Senate may back out of tomorrow’s resumption

The Senate may back out of the planned resumption of the National Assembly on Tuesday.A source close to the leadership of the Senate said...

SERAP takes Senate to UN over Press Council Bill

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur, Mr. David Kaye, to publicly call on the Senate...

Palace coup in Senate as PDP topples APC

The high wired intrigues and acrimonious power play between the two dominant political parties took a dramatic turn, yesterday, as 35 lawmakers defected from...

APC ‘unmoved’ as PDP ‘takes control’ of Senate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has downplayed its loss of majority seats at the Senate, following yesterday’s defection by 15 lawmakers to the opposition...

Full list of Nigerian senators that dump APC for PDP

15 All Progressives Congress, APC, Senators Tuesday morning defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.Newsmen brings to you the list of the defected senators...

Senate shut down as security agents lay siege to presiding officers’...

Security agents on Tuesday, barricaded the residences of the presiding officers of the Senate.Our correspondent learnt that security operatives besieged the Maitama, Abuja residence...

Senate hurriedly adjourns till September 25 as PDP becomes majority party

The Senate Tuesday hurriedly adjourned plenary until September 25 given the current uncertainty in the nation’s political environment. Also, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Senate in rowdy session over Buhari’s appointments

The Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Federal Character to look into allegations of lopsidedness in appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari.The committee has till...

Senate declares two seats vacant, retains Dariye’s

The Senate has declared vacant the seats of two deceased lawmakers. The senators are Mustapha Bukar of Katsina North senatorial district who died on...
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