Senator Ndume Spends Second Night In Prison

Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has spent a second night in Kuje prison after failing to meet bail conditions or obtaining an adjournment from the Federal High Court. Ndume was ordered to be remanded in the prison by Justice Abang Okon for his inability to produce the former chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed […]

Senate Rejects Aviation Bailout, Say It’s Small

The Federal Government plan to give a N5bn bailout to the operators of the aviation sector following the losses they suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic was on Monday rejected by the Senate. Senator Smart Adeyemi, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation had at the opening of a three-day public hearing on the […]

Senate President Calls On Security Agencies To Restore Law and Order

The president of the Nigeria senate Ahmad Lawan has called on all security agents across the country to restore law and order back into the country. The senate president challenged the security agencies to swiftly bring criminals who have been unleashing terror to justice. The past few days had witnessed violence, arson, wanton destruction of […]

EndSARS Protest: Buhari Ordered To Address Nigerians Again

Gistongist reports that the Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently address Nigerians in a bid to douse the rising agitation by youths protesting against the atrocities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Police.   This resolution of the upper chamber was sequel to a motion moved Senator Biodun Olujimi (Ekiti South) […]

Senate Plays Down 2009 Agreement Between FG and ASUU

The Senate through its president, Ahmed Lawan has played down the 2009 agreement between FG and ASUU, saying it is unrealistic.   Reacting bitterly to the spirit and letters of the agreement signed during Jonathan’s administration, Lawan noted that the agreement is unimplementable as it will crumble the nation.   “When we negotiate, we must […]

Dino Malaye Acquires Limited Edition Lamborghini

Senator Dino Melaye who was a member of the 8th Nigerian National Assembly, representing Kogi West Senatorial district, has added a Lamboghini Aventandor Roadstar convertible to his fleet of luxury cars. Dino is a member of the People‚Äôs Democratic Party. Dino who is known to maintain an expensive lifestyle has now added a N383m ($1m) […]

Senators Reject Buhari’s Nominee For PENCOM DG

Some Senators have rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Aisha Umar as Director-General of the National Pension Commission. While Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, read out Buhari’s letter to the red chamber, requesting Umar’s confirmation, vocal protests were made against her nomination. Others nominated were, Oyindasola Oni as Chairman of the agency; Nominated Commissioners were, Hannatu […]

SANS and Others Steps Into Water Bill Saga, Warns Reps

The Water bill reintroduced by the lawmakers has become a great thing of worry for Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs and other organizations as the Senate attempts to go illegal.   Reacting to Senate’s stubbornness, the SAN’S described the activities of the Reps on the bill as unconstitutional, warning the Senate to do away with […]