Browsing: Abdul Ningi

The Senate may be set to recall Senator Abdul Ningi from his three-month suspension. The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, gave this indication while fielding questions from reporters on arrival from the Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. Ningi was suspended for three months after about three hours of debate over his interview where […]

The Arewa Initiative for the Defence and Promotion of Democracy has accused the Arewa Consultative Forum of acting a script following its position on the suspension of the erstwhile Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Abdul Ningi, over the budget padding controversy. The ACF had condemned Ningi’s suspension by the Senate over his allegations […]

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, to bring back Senator Abdul Ningi, who was suspended for three months due to his accusation of budget padding. Ningi,the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central, was suspended for three months over an interview in which he alleged that the National Assembly padded the 2024 […]

Pan-northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, on Saturday, condemned the suspension of Senator Abdul Ningi over the alleged padding of the 2024 budget to the tune of N3.7tn by the Senate.  Ningi had in an earlier interview made the allegation that culminated in his three-month suspension for what the Senate labelled an unfounded allegation. However, […]

The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded an immediate and thorough investigation into the N3.7trn 2024 Budget padding allegation, insisting that denials are unacceptable. The senator from Bauchi Central, Abdul Ningi, has been handed a three-month suspension by the Senate. This action came after his remarks made during an […]

Forty-eight hours after the resignation of suspended Senator Abdul Ningi (PDP Bauchi Central) as Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Senator Abdulaziz Yar’Adua (APC Katsina Central), emerged as the new Chairman. Yar’Adua’s emergence as the new Chairman of the NSF was a sequel to unanimous endorsement to that effect by senators across the three geo-political […]

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has stated his full support for Senator Abdul Ningi, who got suspended by the Senate for three months on Tuesday. Ningi, the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central, was suspended on Tuesday. He also resigned as Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum. Ningi was suspended after discussing […]