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Senate gives IG 14 days to arrest killer herdsmen – Punch Newspapers

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate at an extended plenary on Tuesday debated the killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and other parts of Nigeria. The lawmakers said their resolutions, which were later  conveyed to President Muhammadu Buhari by the leadership of the National Assembly, were “wake-up call” to the …

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Senate, Rebuffing Privacy Concerns, Clears Path to Extend Surveillance Law

The vote was close, and was held open longer than expected at a 58-to-38 split while the holdouts fell under heavy lobbying by their colleagues. Ultimately, two more senators — John Kennedy, Republican of Louisiana, and Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri — voted for the legislation, getting to the 60-vote …

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Nigerians accept I’m doing my best -Buhari – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigerians were accepting that his administration was doing its best, even if they were doing so grudgingly. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke while receiving The Gambian President, Mr. …

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