• Losing Senate Presidency Seat May Be Apc’s Sacrifice For Change, Says Oyegun

    Losing Senate Presidency Seat May Be Apc’s Sacrifice For Change, Says Oyegun

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun says the party is “also planning” to checkmate plans by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to take oveProgressives Presidency should Bukola Saraki be removed from oveProgressives view of his current trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.

    He, however, pointed out that in an event his party forfeits the exalted position to the PDP, that may be the sacrifice it would have to pay for Change.

    Speaking in an interview […]

  • PDP reveals plans to hijack Senate Presidency if Saraki loses

    PDP reveals plans to hijack Senate Presidency if Saraki loses

    A PDP senator has explained mathematically the high possibility of the opposition party producing the next senate president in the event of Saraki’s exit due to the intense corruption trial against him.

    Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, PDP, Delta North, said yesterday that if President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, was removed from his present position by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, the opposition political party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would produce his successor, […]

  • Over Senate Presidency, I Have No Anointed Candidate, Says Buhari

    Over Senate Presidency, I Have No Anointed Candidate, Says Buhari

    It was revealed that the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) yesterday declared that he had not anointed any candidate for the position of Senate president, stating that he was willing to work with any Senate leadership irrespective of their geo-political origin.

    In a statement released in Abuja yesterday by Mallam Garba Shehu, General Buhari described as false the insinuations in the media that he was in support of a particular senator’s emergence as leader of the Senate or that he belonged […]

  • North-Central, North-East battle for Senate presidency

    North-Central, North-East battle for Senate presidency

    Report gathered that the battle for Senate presidency appears to have shifted between the North Central and North East geo-political zones among the most ranking members, following the Senate Standing Order that favours long years of service in Senate.

    The 7th Senate is expected to come to an end about June 2 this year, while the Senate leadership is expected to be constituted for the 8th Senate within the week.

    At present, the Senate presiding officer, Senate President, David Mark, is from […]