Sign in
Download Opera News App

senate

POLITICS

Meet 3 Former Senate Presidents That Are From Anambra State (Photos)

(1) Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe Nnamdi Azikiwe popularly known as 'Zik' was a political leader who served the country as Senate President( 1 Jan 1960 - 1 Oct 1960)and President (1 Oct 1963 to 16 Jan 1966). He was born on 16 November 1904 in Zungeru, Niger State to Igbo parents from Anambra State.

  6 hours ago
Meet 3 Former Senate Presidents That Are From Anambra State (Photos)

POLITICS

Has Rochas Okorocha's 2023 Political Ambition Come To The End of The Road? [Opinion]

The former Governor of Imo state, and Senator representing Imo west district in the 9th Assembly, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, is no doubt one of the Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) expected to declare their intentions to run for the forthcoming 2023 presidential election.

  8 hours ago
Has Rochas Okorocha's 2023 Political Ambition Come To The End of The Road? [Opinion]

POLITICS

From A Deputy Gov Who Disagreed With His Boss To A 4th Time Senator, The Story Of Senator Abaribe

Not many know that Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe was the Deputy Governor of Abia State from 1999 to 2003 under PDP. That was when Orji Uzor Kalu was the governor of Abia State. He disagreed with Kalu on many issues on governance especially when it appeared that Kalu's mother Eunice Uzor Kalu was having much influence on the government of Kalu.

  23 hours ago
From A Deputy Gov Who Disagreed With His Boss To A 4th Time Senator, The Story Of Senator Abaribe

POLITICS

Opinion: 2 Prominent PDP members whose Defections may Cripple the Party

The Peoples Democratic Party has recently witnessed several defection of its prominent members to the All Progressive Congress. Until recently, many had seen the PDP as the party that will give the ruling party a run for their money in 2023. However, recent events suggests otherwise and it looks like the APC may likely have a smooth ride to victory in the 2023 general elections.

  1 days ago
Opinion: 2 Prominent PDP members whose Defections may Cripple the Party

POLITICS

Check Out The 4 States In Nigeria Where They Have Women As Deputy Governors (Photos)

It is interesting to note that women are now getting interested in the politics of the country. We are now having more women contesting for the post of President and Governors. (Photo Credit - BBC) More Nigerian women are also in the Senate, House of Representatives and state House of Assembly.

  1 days ago
Check Out The 4 States In Nigeria Where They Have Women As Deputy Governors (Photos)

POLITICS

Meet The Man And His Two Children Who Were All Senators In Nigeria (Photos)

Olusola Abubakar Saraki. Olusola Saraki was a medical doctor and politician who served Nigeria as Senator in the second republic from 1979 to 1984. He was born on 17 May 1933 in Ilorin to a Yoruba mother from Oyo State and a Malian father. He attended Eko Boys High School before proceeding to the University of London where he studied Medicine.

  1 days ago
Meet The Man And His Two Children Who Were All Senators In Nigeria (Photos)

POLITICS

2023: Who Will Emerge As The Next Governor Of Kano State? Meet The Top 3 Governorship Aspirants

1. Abba Kabir Yusuf He is a famous Politician, who was born on January 5, 1963 in Nigeria. He was the formal Commissioner of Ministry of Works, Housing and Transport (Kano State). He contested in 2019 gubernatorial election, and he was defeated by the current governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

  2 days ago
2023: Who Will Emerge As The Next Governor Of Kano State? Meet The Top 3 Governorship Aspirants

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Senate moves to recover N76 billion loan from INEC, Army and others

The Senate has begun the process of collecting N76 billion in debts from several agencies through the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (AuGF). To carry out its mission, it has directed the AuGF to stop additional withdrawals from the special funds account unless the National Assembly approves them.

  1 days ago
Senate moves to recover N76 billion loan from INEC, Army and others

POLITICS

Opinion: Meet Three Former Senate President That Could Succeed President Buhari In 2023

1. David mark The 73 years old politician is the former President of the Nigerian Senate from 2007 to 2015, he attended his primary education at St. Francis Catholic Practicing School, then proceeded to the Nigerian Military school. David Mark is a graduate of the Nigerian Defense Academy.

  3 days ago
Opinion: Meet Three Former Senate President That Could Succeed President Buhari In 2023

POLITICS

Meet The Nigerian Senator, Whose Daughter Is A Housemate In The Big Brother Naija House.

One of the newly inducted housemates of the 2021 Big Brother Naija reality TV show is the daughter of one of the most influential politicians in Nigeria, Senator Grace Folashade Bent. Jackie Bent (who prefers to be called Jackie B) is a single mother of one, she is from a family of 12 and she schooled in the UK.

  1 days ago
Meet The Nigerian Senator, Whose Daughter Is A Housemate In The Big Brother Naija House.

POLITICS

Opinion: Lagos LGAs Election Should Be Used To Test The Validity Of Electronic Transmission Of Result

Many Nigerians have argued that the transmission of election results in Nigeria should be electronic and not manual the way it has been done before. The Senate and the House of Representatives have voted on the matter and a mandate has been given to NCC to determine if the electronic transmission of election results is possible all over Nigeria.

  3 days ago
Opinion: Lagos LGAs Election Should Be Used To Test The Validity Of Electronic Transmission Of Result

POLITICS

Mary Simon sworn in as Canada's 30th governor general

July 26th, 2021-- Mary Simon was sworn in as Canada's 30th governor general on Monday in Ottawa. Simon is the first indigenous person to take on that role. Simon, an Inuk from Quebec, was recommended by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take the role earlier this month.

  1 days ago
Mary Simon sworn in as Canada's 30th governor general

POLITICS

OPINION: Is Senator Abaribe's Decision To Stand As A Surety For Nnamdi Kanu The Right Decision?

On Wednesday 21st of July, 2021, the Senate Minority Leader and former Deputy Governor of Abia State, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe disclosed in an exclusive interview with TVC, that he is ready to stand as a surety for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu for a second time, provided the circumstances are the same with the first.

  4 days ago
OPINION: Is Senator Abaribe's Decision To Stand As A Surety For Nnamdi Kanu The Right Decision?

POLITICS

OPINION: 2 Major Mistakes Senator Abaribe Made During His Interview With Babajide Otitoju On TVC

(Images: Babajide and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe/TVC) The Wednesday edition of the Journalists' Hangout, Babajide Kolade-Otitoju interviewed Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the minority leader of the Senate. On the interview, the lawmaker made some very disturbing accusations against the All Progressives Congress (APC).

  4 days ago
OPINION: 2 Major Mistakes Senator Abaribe Made During His Interview With Babajide Otitoju On TVC

EDUCATION

Uniben introduces reactivation charges for postgraduate students

University of Benin (UNIBEN) is a Government owned University located in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. The University boasts of numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses. A circular that was signed and circulated on the 8th of July, 2021 by the Office of the Dean of School of Postgraduate Studies clearly stated a new rule for postgraduate students.

  3 days ago
Uniben introduces reactivation charges for postgraduate students

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The Accountant General Of The Federation Released N76bn To INEC, NSA Without Appropriation- Senate

According to a report from the News Agency of Nigeria, it has been revealed that the government, through one of its arms, has mandated the office of the Accountant General of the Federation to set machinery in motion for the refund of amounts totaling N76billion from certain Federal Government agencies being loan released to those agencies by the Accountant General of the Federation without Appropriation by the National Assembly.

  2 days ago
The Accountant General Of The Federation Released N76bn To INEC, NSA Without Appropriation- Senate

POLITICS

[Opinion] Why Senator Abaribe's Offer To Stand Surety For Nnamdi Kanu May Not Be Accepted

Not long ago, we read a report that the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, alleged that he is ready to stand surety for the troubled leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, if need be. Since the news was broken on Thursday, many Nigerians have continued to react differently to it.

  4 days ago
[Opinion] Why Senator Abaribe's Offer To Stand Surety For Nnamdi Kanu May Not Be Accepted

POLITICS

A Senator Was Pictured Kneeling Before Former Governor Of Delta State, James Ibori [PHOTOS]

In Nigeria, the Senate is the upper chamber of Nigeria's bicameral legislature, the National Assembly of Nigeria. The National Assembly is the nation's highest legislature, whose power is to make laws, is summarized in chapter one, section four of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution.

  4 days ago
A Senator Was Pictured Kneeling Before Former Governor Of Delta State, James Ibori [PHOTOS]

POLITICS

Why Do We Not Need 469 Lawmakers In The National Assembly

According to a report we received, Mr. Ikechukwu Ogbonna, an Owerri-based journalist and public relations practitioner, has stated that the current bicameral legislature, which includes the Senate and House of Representatives, with a total of 469 lawmakers, is no longer attainable in Nigeria, claiming that current economic realities have rendered it obsolete.

  3 days ago
Why Do We Not Need 469 Lawmakers In The National Assembly

POLITICS

Kwara Governor Canceled Traditional Durbar For The Fear Of Saraki

The Kwara state governor, Mallam Abdulrasaq Abdulrahman has ordered the cancellation of the annual traditional Durbar in Ilorin Emirate. The traditional event which usually holds the second day of Eld-el-Kabir was reportedly canceled for the fear of the former state Governor and Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki.

  52 years ago
Kwara Governor Canceled Traditional Durbar For The Fear Of Saraki