Legislators of Nigeria’s 9th National Assembly have elected Senator Ahmad Lawan as Senate President of the upper chambers. While Senator Ovie Omo-Agege clinched the position of the Deputy Senate President Cheta Nwanze, Head of Research at SBM Intelligence joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday extended the time it gave the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and 54 other members of the National Assembly to file and exchange processes in a suit seeking to dismiss them from their offices.
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has returned to Ilorin from Erin-Ile in Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State where he had gone to address a political rally and to sympathise with his family members, who were allegedly attacked by thugs of a factional All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the state.
After Senator Dino Melaye was filmed on Tuesday cleaning the chair of Senate President Bukola Saraki on the day lawmakers resumed from their recess, people are beginning to wonder how lower someone, who supposedly went to Harvard, can descend because of his blind loyalty to the Senate President.