• Nigerian Baptist Convention Holds 104th Annual Session In Abuja

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     The Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) will hold this year’s annual 104th convention in the nation’s capital between Saturday, April 22 and Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the National Stadium in Abuja.  According to the President of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Baptist Conference, which is the host branch, Revd. Dr. Israel Adelani Akanji, who addressed…

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  • LP Senator Denies Fueling Party Leadership Crisis

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    The lone Senator elected on the platform of Labour Party (LP) in the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has denied instigating leadership crisis in the party, saying that he was only willing to help heal the party if those who are sincere about building a credible party decide to seek his counsel. The Senator spoke through…

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  • Illegal Firearms: Senate To Expose Importers Of 661 Pump-Action Guns, Others

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    The Senate has mandated its Standing Committees on Customs, Excise and Tariff; and Interior to launch investigation into the recent incident of illegal importation of 661 ‘sophisticated weapons’ into the country and other recent incident relating to illegal importation of arms and identify the importers and their collaborators no matter how highly placed. This is…

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  • Onnoghen’s Confirmation Screening Begins Today

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    The Senate will today begin the confirmation process of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who gave the hint at plenary yesterday, urged senators to arrive the Red Chamber in time for the hearing on the confirmation process. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had in a letter…

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  • Breaking: Senate Screens Onnoghen As CJN Wednesday

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    The Senate is set to hold a conformation hearing on Wednesday for Justice Walter Onnoghen for the position of a substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Senate President Bukola Saraki made the announcement at plenary on Tuesday morning. LEADERSHIP reports that acting President Yemi Osinbajo had in early February nominated Onnoghen to the Senate for…

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  • Akwa Ibom Rep Meets Enang, Says APC’ll Liberate State

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    A member of the House of Representatives representing Ukomonafun/Oruk Anom Federal Constituency in Akwa Ibom State, Hon. Emmanuel Ukoette, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will take over power in the state in 2019 and as well liberate the people of Akwa Ibom. Ukoette, who defected to APC on Wednesday from the Peoples…

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  • Osinbajo Writes NASS, Withholds Assent On 4 Amended Laws

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    The acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has withheld assent on four amended laws by the National Assembly, citing various reasons for his action. Osinbajo’s decision was conveyed to the Senate and House of Representatives in a letter read on the floors of both chambers on Wednesday morning. The proposed legidlstions on which presidential assents were…

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  • Senator Uba Defects To APC

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    Senator Andy Uba representing Anambra South senatorial district of Anambra State yesterday announced his formal defection to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on the floor of the Senate. This was disclosed in a letter of notification addressed to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and read by the latter at plenary. By his decision to…

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  • PMB To Return Soon, Saraki Tells Senate

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    Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has assured members of the Senate that President Muhammadu Buhari is hale and hearty and will back in the country very soon. Saraki, who returned from London on Monday evening,  made the disclosure on Tuesday while briefing the Senate on the outcome of a visit by the leadership of the…

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