The Saraki and Abdulganiyu Abdulrazak families are the two families that have been dominating Kwara state political space. The impact of the two families in Kwara states cannot be forgotten. The two families have produced four Senators, two Governors and two House of Representatives members. Checkout the profile of the two families below:
Ahead of the 2023 general election that will enable Nigerians to vote for the candidates of their choice, the available indication has shown that these three popular politicians that have previously served in the Nigerian senate may return to office in 2023. 1. Shehu Sani Shehu Sani is one of the popular politicians that has previously served as a senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate.
Dino Melaye, a former senator from Kogi West, has reacted to the development that some senators voted against the transmission of election results via Electronic means. Dino Melaye described voting against the electronic transmission of results as shameful. Photo: Dino Melaye Note that reports show that 52 Senators supported the use of the electronic transmission of results, 28 Senators voted against it, while 28 Senators were surprisingly absent from the plenary.
As usual, politicking towards the 2023 Governorship Election in Delta State has commenced in earnest. Without doubt, The forthcoming Gubernatorial Election 'll be a Two-horse Race between the PDP and the APC. Below is a list of Eight Prominent Politicians in the Race to succeed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
The President, Muhammadu Buhari on tuesday, the 13th of July, met with the 109 Senators in a dinner held in the State house conference center in the presidential villa. The meeting is a response to an earlier request by the Senate president on the 27th of April 2021, to have a meeting with the president to discuss issues affecting the country and insecurity most especially.
There is no way the history of the longest serving Senators and Senate Presidents in Nigeria could be complete without mentioning David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark. He is one of the longest serving Senators both dead and alive, a feat that has remained unbeaten by any politician ever since Nigeria gained independence on 1st October, 1960.
1 Thing That Happened During 2019 Budget Presentation But Did Not Happen In This Year's Presentation
In every nation, there must be a national budget which ought to be provided by the Custodians of power before or after some years in office. This budget aids in guiding them in championing the affairs of the country they lead. For Nigeria's President named His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, few hours ago, he was reported by his Special Adviser on media and publicity (Femi Adesina) to have presented Nigeria's 2020 national budget before the National Assembly.
Dignitaries from all walks of life have arrived in the ancient City of Kano to grace the occasion of the Wedding Ceremony (Fathia) between President Muhammadu Buhari's Son, Yusuf Buhari and HRH Nasiru Ado Bayero, Emir of Bichi's Daughter, Zahra Ado Bayero. The Elaborate Ceremony 'll take place at the Emir of Bichi's Palace.
The All Progressives Congress APC Leaders have been reaching out to the opposition Leaders throughout the country, concerning the 2023 Presidential Race. Though, there is crisis in the Party but the Party Leaders are looking for all Possible means to ensure that the Party continue relevant, beyond the 2023 Polls.
In 2006, it was alleged President Olusegun Obasanjo was nursing the ambition to extend his tenure in office. It is good to note that since Nigeria began practicing the democratic system of government in 1999, it is mandated that a president can only serve for two tenures (eight years) after being duly elected.
Analysis: How Others Voted As Two South East Senators Vote Against Electronic Transmission Of Results
It made headlines days ago that majority of the Senators voted against electronic transmit election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the coming polls. Image credit: Printers Digest That development became a major issue of national discourse as many Nigerians were shocked that their representatives (Senators) voted against that innovation which is seen as a good step to improve the electoral process and deepen democracy in Nigeria as far as elections are concerned.
The 9th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria yesterday passed the electoral amendment bill after it scaled through the third reading on the floor of the Senate. However, the Senators were divided along party line on the controversial aspect of that bill which is the electronic transmission of election results.
Opinion: The Absence Of 12 Southeast Senators Who Didn't Vote On Electoral Amendment Is Discouraging
Nigerians have been reacting to the fact 12 out of 15 South East senators acted against the electoral amendment, which was held on Thursday 15 July. The 12 senators failed to work towards voting in favour of electronical transmission of election results, it's even more controversial because none of the the 3 Senators representing Anambra state were present at National Assembly to vote in favor of Electronic transmission of votes.
The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria today passed the electoral amendment bill after it passed through the third reading. However, a controversial section of that bill which is the electronic transmission of results again made headlines today. Don't forget that this section of the bill has divided the Senators with some in support and against it.
The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria yesterday passed the electoral amendment bill after it was read on the floor of the Red Chamber for the third time. A controversial aspect of that bill which is the electronic transmission of results again divided the Senators along party line.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has revealed why the Senators rejected the immediate adoption of the electronic transmission of election results. Recall that the senate had said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), may consider adopting electronic transmission of results, only if the National Communications Commission (NCC), confirms that the national coverage is adequate and secure.
The Nigeria Senate has released a new statement concerning the purported proposal to create 20 new states in the country. it debunked several reports that said that Senators proposed the creation of 20 new states. It said that the lawmakers were “grossly” misrepresented by majority. On Sunday, 8 August, the Senate spokesman Ajibola Basiru, told newsmen that the decision reached by the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 constitution was misunderstood.
It is no longer news that the Senators on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, voted against electronic transmission of election results. Photo credit: Vanguard The 52 APC Senators had voted against the clause that would have made it compulsory for INEC to transmit election results through electronic means when the matter came up for hearing on Thursday.
On Thursday 15 July, Nigerian Senators voted on the introduction of electronic transmission of election results. Surprisingly, nearly a 3rd of Senators had other pressing National assignments to attend to, possibly it's because their popularity in their respective consistencies has faded and they are afraid they will be voted out, also it could be a strategic move to be on the good side of the people that matters (godfather and co).
Photos Credit: Google Lawan To Senators: Talk Less To The Press The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has cautioned fellow Senators against talking to the press in order not to misled the public. Photos Credit:Leadership News According to Lawan, once an issue has been decided in the Senate, any lawmaker who is dissatisfied should approach his colleagues on the matter rather than talking to journalists.