Senate News

INEC and the history of election postponements

The Independent National Electoral in the early hours of the day when the presidential, Senate and House of Representatives membership elections were to hold, announced the postponement of the exercise by one week – a postponement from February 16 to February 23.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Buhari vs Atiku: What Niger Delta should do to those planning to sell NNPC on Saturday

Ahead of Saturday’s election, former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio has cautioned people of the South-South against voting for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the party’s plan to sell the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Akwa Ibom unveils airline, takes delivery of two aircraft

At the unveiling of the airline in Uyo, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, described it as historic, saying that it would boost tourism and aviation in the state.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Women and Tech: Exploring technology, critical to women’s world — Haastrup

Stop borrowing, Senate, NSIA, others warn FG In Nigeria, fashion and styles have been raised to the standard that it can no longer be relegated.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Governors face arrest, Kericho horror murder, Raila’s firm fined: Your Breakfast Briefing

_____________________________________________________ Senators target Kinyua, Kiunjuri in maize importation saga Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka yesterday suspended the amendment of the report on maize crisis that would have seen the inclusion of Cabinet Secretary Joseph Kinyua and Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri.

The Star , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Kwankwaso storms Lagos for Agbaje, Atiku

The former Kano governor urged the Hausa community to support the PDP from the Lagos State House of Assembly, House of Representatives and Senate to governorship and the presidency.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

CUE denies delisting 133 courses in varsities

Parent universities were directed to provide minutes of Senate meetings authorizing the teaching of courses they offer at constituent colleges even as they file a list on non-accredited programmes, if any.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Imo APC in fresh battle for presidential favour

“In another breath he accused Uzodimma of supporting Osita Izunaso for orlu Senate.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

2019 WIMPOL: Stakeholders call for participation of women in active politics

Another SDP faction adopts Atiku in Saturday’s presidential poll The position ranged from vice president, governorship, deputy governorship, Senate, House of Representatives as well as House of Assembly.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

PREVIEW: Can Atiku Finally Realise 27-Year-Old Presidential Ambition?

In fact, a Senate investigation in 2006 found Atiku guilty of illegally taking funds belonging to the Petroleum Training Development Fund (PTDF).

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019