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Tinubu hosts Senators as they break Ramadan fast

Following the dinner, Senator Jibrin Barau (APC, Kano North) took to his X handle (formerly known as Twitter) to appreciate President Tinubu for hosting the Senators which he described as “historic” President Bola Tinubu has hosted the leadership of the Senate to a dinner to break the Ramadan fast. The dinner was held at the State House on Thursday, 21st March 2024 with the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, his Deputy, Jibrin Barau and other Principal...

Live peacefully with your hosts – Deputy Senate President tells Northerners in Southern Nigeria

Senator Jibrin acknowledged the constitutional right of citizens to live anywhere in the country, provided they abide by the law as he emphasized the importance of national unity and development through collaboration among different ethnicities. In a bid to foster unity and peaceful coexistence among Nigeria’s diverse ethnic groups, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau Jibrin ( APC, Kano North), has urged Northerners residing in the southern part of the country to support and...

“You are all Champions,” Akpabio tells Super Eagles Captain

Akpabio said the Super Eagles made the country proud by reaching the competition final and urged all Nigerians to give the team the support and appreciation they deserve. The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has encouraged the Super Eagles to remain optimistic despite their inability to clinch the African Nations Cup in Cote d’Ivoire, reassuring them that they were all winners for taking home the silver medal. Senator Akpabio gave the charge when he along with...

AFCON: NASS principal officers, committee members to watch Super Eagles in Cote d’Ivoire

Kawu says they will also look into the case of the Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro. The principal officers of the National Assembly have revealed that they will travel to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to support the Nigerian team at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), ahead of the crucial quarterfinal match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Palancas Negras of Angola. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Sumaila Kawu (NNPP, Kano...

SOFT SIDE: Rep celebrates wife’s birthday on social media

Rep Olamijuwonlo Alao-Akala takes to social media to celebrate his wife on her birthday describing her as his queen, confidant, and better half. It was some sentimental moments on X (formerly Twitter) when a member of the House of Representatives, Rep Olamijuwonlo Alao-Akala (APC, Oyo) put his wife, Hadiza, on the spotlight by celebrating her birthday. Alao-Akala, who is the chairman, House Committee on Youths, described his wife in the sensational post made on Sunday...

Tinubu names review panel on social investment programmes

President Tinubu has created a six-person panel to reposition Nigeria’s social investment programmes and improve citizen’s confidence in investment programmes. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has set up a special presidential panel to review social investment programmes in the country. The minister of finance, Wale Edun, has been named to lead the panel in undertaking its task, according to a statement issued by the presidential media adviser, Ajuri Ngelale, on Saturday, January 13, 2024.  This follows...

Akpabio harps on unity at armed forces remembrance

Akpabio says the Tinubu-led administration is ready to take Nigeria to greater heights and urged citizens to remain supportive The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has urged Nigerians to put aside their differences in order to create a vision for the future, regardless of their political, ethnic, or religious beliefs. Akpabio made this statement while speaking at the inter-denominational Church service to mark the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held at the National...

NSIPA: TIinubu suspends all Social investment programmes

President Tinubu has ordered all 4 programmes administered by the NSIPA to be halted immediately and investigated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has suspended all administered programmes by the National Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA) for six (6) weeks. This is as he also expressed concern over the irregularities and operational flaws related to beneficiary payments for the programmes. The suspension covers the NPower programmes, the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme...

“I was attacked by thugs in Government House” – Senator

Following the attack on Senator Echocho, the Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello is said to have ordered the arrest of six people and ordered their prompt prosecution.      Senator Isah Jibrin Echocho (APC, Kogi East) has disclosed that he was attacked by thugs inside the Government House, Lokoja, Kogi State. According to the lawmaker, who was in the company of Senator Sunday Karimi (APC, Kogi West) and a few other All Progressives Congress (APC)...

RECORD: 10 controversies in 6 months of Akpabio as Senate President

From allegations and counter-allegations, Godswill Akpabio’s six-month tenure as Senate President has been headlined by controversies. OrderPaper highlights 10 of these awkward moments and events The 10th National Assembly was inaugurated on 13th June, 2023, making it just over six months since Sen. Godswill Akpabio emerged as President of the Senate. This period has however witnessed several scandals, allegations, and counter allegations that feature the Akwa Ibom senator at the centre.  A bumpy ride to Senate...

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