2019 Presidency: Can Saraki Pass the Integrity, Anti-Corruption Test?

2019 Presidency: Can Saraki Pass the Integrity, Anti-Corruption Test?

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In a recent interview with the international news organization, Bloomberg, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki unsurprisingly declared his intention to contest the 2019 Presidency under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Against the backdrop of the litany of corruption…

Impeachment: Two-thirds of all national assembly members vs two-thirds of the majority

Impeachment: Two-thirds of all national assembly members vs two-thirds of the majority

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Since the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki from the ruling All Progressives Congress to opposition Peoples Democratic Party, all hell has been let loose in Nigeria’s polity with the two dominant political parties threatening impeachment against each other. With Saraki’s defection…

Senate moves to unbundle police

Senate moves to unbundle police

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The Senate on Thursday took steps to unbundle the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). A Bill aimed at amending Section 214 of the 1999 Constitution, (as amended), which deals with the Establishment of the police, scaled first reading in the Senate. Deputy Senate…

Mace theft: Senate committee recommends Omo-Agege for suspension, prosecution

Mace theft: Senate committee recommends Omo-Agege for suspension, prosecution

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The National Assembly joint ad hoc committee on Monday recommended the immediate suspension of the senator representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege, for 180 legislative days over the theft of the Senate mace. The recommendation was made by the committee investigating the invasion…

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