• Unity Forum won’t give up on the Senate forgery case – Boroffice

    Unity Forum won’t give up on the Senate forgery case – Boroffice

    Senator Ajayi Boroffice (APC, Ondo North), has said the ongoing trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, will be pursued to its logical conclusion.

    Boroffice said he and his colleagues who initiated the process which led to the arraignment of the two principal officers of the Senate remain committed to ensuring that justice was done.

    The Senator, who is an aspirant for the Ondo State governorship election of the All Progressives Congress, said this in an interview with […]

  • Forgery case: PDP alleges witch-hunt against Ekweremadu

    Forgery case: PDP alleges witch-hunt against Ekweremadu

    According to reports, the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has condemned the ongoing trial of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, saying the forgery charge was a deliberate plot to tarnish the personality and Office of the Deputy President of the Senate.

    Speaking, yesterday, during a solidarity visit to the PDP Senate Caucus at the National Assembly Complex, leader of the delegation and Chairman of the PDP BoT, Senator Walid Jibril, noted that as […]

  • Forgery case: Senate threatens to arrest AGF

    Forgery case: Senate threatens to arrest AGF

    The Senate Tuesday threatened to invoke necessary legislative powers including arrest warrant to drag the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, to appear before it.

    The resolution followed explanation by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator David Umaru, on the circumstances surrounding the failure of Malami to honour the invitation of his committee.

    Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, said that the Senate would be guided by Constitutional provisions to deal with the AGF […]

  • Police reopen alleged forgery case against Mark, Ekweremadu and Maikasuwa

    Police reopen alleged forgery case against Mark, Ekweremadu and Maikasuwa

    The Police has reopened the case of alleged forgery of Senate standing rules by some senators.

    It had invited the presiding officers of the Seventh Senate and relevant individuals to appear before it.

    The rules were alleged to have been forged to alter the pattern of electing presiding officers from hitherto open ballot system to secret ballot at the inauguration of the Eight Senate on June 9, 2015.

    The alleged forgery also included the alteration of the pattern of the nomination of committee […]