The PIB has been an ongoing project for years now and had many times been reconstructed and redrafted but has never been passed into law.
Saraki maintained that the isolated cases where the Senate had to reject some nominees of the President do not translate into a frosty relationship with the presidency.
Though the agenda of the meetings is not yet clear, it may not be unconnected with the current face-off between the Senate and the executive
The Senate has amended the country’s electoral act creating a possibility for the introduction of electronic voting by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges said that Ndume being a former Senate Leader failed to conduct proper investigation before his allegations.
Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday appeared before the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions and denied importing the Sport Utility Vehicle, SUV, seized by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, for non payment of customs duties.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki has denied accusations of misappropriation of money from the Paris Club Refund, saying that the recent report was just another act of mere mudslinging by the acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.
The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and some of his aides are at the centre of another money laundering scandal, which may also explain why the senate rejected the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for the second time on March 15, five days after the anti graft-agency reported the matter to the presidency.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has denied allegations that he imported a luxury vehicle which was seized by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, for failure to pay import duty.
No thanks to the unholy machinations of an unscrupulous cabal in the presidency which formed a satanic partnership with a shamelessly crooked senate, Ibrahim Magu, nominee of President Muhammadu Buhari as substantive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, was for the second time denied confirmation for that post by the senate on the strength of the same ill-motivated Department of State Service, DSS, security report that informed the first purported rejection.