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El-Rufai challenges NASS to give details of N115bn budget

Nasir El-Rufai Kaduna Governor...challenges National Assembly

*Reveals specifics of security votes Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has published details of his security votes and Local Government expenditure in the state in response to the call by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. He has however, challenged the leadership of the National Assembly especially …

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Obaseki wins, as Appeal Court throws out PDP, Ize-Iyamu’s bid for ballot recount

Godwin Obaseki...Pastor Ize Iyamu lost at the Supreme Court

People’s Democratic Party and its candidate at the 28th September, 2016 Edo gubernatorial election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have lost their bid at the Court of Appeal for a continuation of the halted ballot recount. The Court, sitting in Benin City, threw out the appeal, which included a request by the …

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Supreme Court sacks Anambra House of Reps member

Nigerian Supreme Court...to decide on Section 171

*Orders him to refund salaries, allowances Nigeria’s highest judicial institution, the Supreme Court, has ordered the sack of Hon Sopuluchukwu Elbert Ezeonwuka of the PDP from representing Orumba North/South of Anambra Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.‎ Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun read the lead judgement last Friday in a judgment …

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Antidote for peace: Don’t try Bukola Saraki for all his sins – Senator

Dr Bukola Saraki Senate President...thinking about still holding Kwara in his pocket?

*In meeting with APC leadership *No official request on withdrawal of Saraki’s CCT case –Presidency *Opposition parties kick against withdrawal Senators loyal to the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, were reported to have at a meeting which the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senate caucus had with the party’s …

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No legislative house has the power to suspend a member – Femi Falana

Mr Femi Falana (SAN)...No parliament can suspend a member says the courts

*Dino Melaye benefitted from previous court orders on this Mr Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has stated that no legislative House by the 1999 Constitution has the power to suspend a member even for a single day. He made the comment while addressing the Senate’s recent suspension …

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Protest against Senate on Ndume suspension

Protesters against Senate on Ndume suspension

*”Saraki is a curse” – placard By Sandra Onyekwere Nigerians seems to be seriously waking to the use of protest as a democratic tool of expressing their disgust with an unusual crowd of people in their thousands embarking on a protest match thereby blocking the entrance to the National Assembly …

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Senate President Bukola Saraki must go – Activists

Dr Bukola Saraki...Kwara youths threatens recall

*He must be made to resign Following the unhealthy relationship between the National Assembly and the Presidency which is threatening to ground the Buhari government, a group known as Stand up for Nigeria (SUN), has asked the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign. They launched a slogan: “Bukola Saraki must …

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NADECO leaders’ betrayal of Abiola led to his long detention, death – Bamaiyi

General Ishaya Bamaiyi...at the launch of Vindication of a General hits at NADECO

*‘Vindication of a General’ launched in Abuja One time Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, has alleged that the betrayal of the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, by members of the defunct National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) resulted in his continuous detention and eventual death. The …

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Ali Ndume suspended by Senate for six months

Senator Ali Ndume...suspended

 *Made no comments yet on his suspension Former Leader of the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume, was on Wednesday suspended by the Senate for six months. This suspension gambit had been in the works and was rightly predicted by www.gongnews.net The suspension of the Senator was based on the report of …

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Paris Club loan: Bukola Saraki to resign or be impeached this week

Muhammadu Buhari and Dr Bukola Saraki...you have to resign or face the available consequences

*He may face murder charges early next week *Why Ali Ndume was hurriedly suspended Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, may be forced to write his own resignation letter or be impeached. This is arising from the Paris Club loan refund scandal which involves some of his present and former aides …

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