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Senate Veto On Electoral Act Amendment

The Senate last week passed the Electoral Act No. 6 (2010 Amendment) Bill 2017 into law, overriding the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari who had earlier withheld assent to the law, despite arguments that the law was meant to strengthen the electoral process, citing “some drafting issues that remain unaddressed following the prior …

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2019: Abdullahi Adamu’s Bumpy Ride to APC Senate Ticket 

Attah Adgidzi, in this report, chronicles the bumpy ride of former Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Aamu for his third “missionary journey” to the Senate.  When the crisis between Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura and Senator Abdullahi Adamu started prior to the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in the state, many …

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 Senate Veto On Electoral Act Amendment

     The Senate last week passed the Electoral Act No. 6 (2010 Amendment) Bill 2017 into law, overriding the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier withheld assent to the law, despite arguments that the law was meant to strengthen the electoral process, citing “some drafting issues that remain unaddressed …

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Senate Stops Illicit ATM Charges By Banks

The Nigerian Senate wednesday,  passed a resolution calling on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the excessive ATM card maintenance charges being deducted from customers. This resolution came as part of a motion on the illicit and excessive bank charges on customers accounts, sponsored by Senator Olugbenga Ashafa …

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Suswam, Jev Pick PDP Senatorial Tickets In Benue

      From Chris Gaga, Makurdi     Former Governor of Benue State, Dr Gabriel Suswam and a Member of the House of Representatives, Emmanuel Orker Jev were Tuesday night returned as senatorial Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Benue North East and Benue North West Districts respectively.

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