• Finally!!! Amaechi’s name appears on today’s screening list

    Finally!!! Amaechi’s name appears on today’s screening list

    At last, the senate has considered former governor of Rivers State and a ministerial nominee, ‎Chibuike Amaech for screening on Thursday. Amaechi’s whose name is number two on the list of ministerial nominees to be screened on Thursday faced series of delay as a result of   petition alleging corruption leveled against his person.

    Others are who are also listed for screening are Heineken Lokpobiri, Cladius Omoyele Daramola, Adewole Isaac Folorunso, Baba Shehuri Mustapha and Ocholi Enojo James.

    Amaechi, who is a ministerial […]

  • BREAKING: Senate defers Amaechi’s screening Again, cancels plenary

    BREAKING: Senate defers Amaechi’s screening Again, cancels plenary

    Only two of them were screened Tuesday, Adebayo Shittu and Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, a member of the House of Representatives. The screening of Professor Claudius Daramola from Ondo State, was postponed.

    Sixteen of the 36 ministerial nominees are still waiting to be heard by the Senate, as the Senate spokesman, Dino Melaye said earlier today that the screening would stretch till Wednesday next week.

    Nigerians waiting to watch how the screening of Amaechi will play out, will now need to wait […]

  • BREAKING: Amaechi will not be screened – Senate shares reasons

    BREAKING: Amaechi will not be screened – Senate shares reasons

    The Senate has said that former governor of Rivers State who was billed to be screened today will not be part of the exercise despite his name being reflected on the order paper.

    This development follows the failure of Senator Samuel Anyanwu’s led Ad-hoc Committee on Ethics, Public Petitions and Privileges to submit their report at today’s plenary.

    The Committee had reported that it was yet to submit its report on the petitions against Rotimi Ameachi to the Committee of the whole, […]

  • I was not attacked, please ignore rumours – Saraki denies

    I was not attacked, please ignore rumours – Saraki denies

    Bukola Saraki, Senate President has denied reports that he was attacked Thursday when he went to pray as part of activities to mark this year’s Eid- El Kabir.

    A statement from his media office yesterday read: “The attention of the Media Office of the Senate President has been drawn to media reports that the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, was allegedly attacked at the Eid Prayer Ground during the prayers to mark the Eid-el-Kabir in Ilorin. See Excerpts

    “The Senate President […]

  • Nigerian senate investigates causes of current fuel scarcity

    Nigerian senate investigates causes of current fuel scarcity

    It was gathered that he Senate on Thursday asked its committees on Petroleum Resources (Upstream and Downstream) to immediately commence investigation into the causes of the current fuel crisis in the country.

    The directive followed a motion by the Deputy Senate Majority Leader, Senator Abdul Ningi, who prayed the upper chamber to pay serious attention to the biting fuel crisis which was creating great hardship for Nigerians at the moment.

    The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the plenary, noted […]