Tag Archives: SENATE

Ali Ndume reveals why he run into troubled waters

Speaking with reporters in Borno on Sunday, Former senate leader, Ali Ndume, says his love for truth might be the reason he “sometimes run into troubled waters”. “I am an extrovert personality, and I have always stood on the side ...

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Ndume says he was praying when he was removed, accepts Lawan as Senate leader

Former senate leader who was ousted on Tuesday, Ali Ndume, says he was praying when he was removed from his position, but has accepted Ahmed Lawan as the new majority leader of the upper legislative chamber. On Tuesday, Bukola Saraki, ...

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APC senators remove Ndume as Senate Leader

The All Progressives Congress has removed Senator Ali Ndume as Senator majority leader, replacing him with Ahmed Lawan. He replaces Senator Ali Ndume from Borno State who had occupied the position since June 2015, when the upper chamber began the ...

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Senate denies rejecting Magu, says it only made recommendation on SGF

Ali Ndume, leader of the senate, says the upper chamber of the national assembly has not rejected Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Addressing state house correspondents on Monday, Ndume said even if Magu ...

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Northern group rejects call for SGF’s resignation

A coalition of Northern group has described as unrealistic the call by the Senate on Mr Babachir Lawal, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), to resign and face prosecution. The coalition tagged Northern Emancipation Network in a statement ...

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‘Magu’s romance’ with corrupt men and his N40m mansion

More scandalous details about the security report that prompted the senate to reject the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In the report allegedly submitted by the DSS, Magu is accused of ...

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Senate rejects Magu’s nomination as EFCC Chairman

After postponing the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on more than one occassion, Nigerian Senate has refused to grant confirmation to the nomination of the former. Explaining the reason behind the ...

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Again, Senate defers Magu’s confirmation as EFCC boss

After initially delaying for five months, the Nigerian Senate today, failed to hold the confirmation hearing earlier scheduled to consider the request of President Muhammadu Buhari that Ibrahim Magu be confirmed as chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. ...

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Senate asks NCC to stop data price hike immediately

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, asked the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, to immediately halt the proposed Internet data tariff hike. The new data tariff regime is billed to commence Thursday, December 1, after the NCC had communicated the telecommunications companies ...

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Senate probes Customs, FIRS for non-remittance of revenue

The Senate on Tuesday, constituted an adhoc committee to investigate Nigerian Customs Service, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and other revenue generating agencies of government over alleged non-remittance of billions in revenue. This followed a motion tagged “”Urgent Need to ...

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