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2019: Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff appointed leader of Buhari Support Committee

The Presidency through the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has formally announced a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, as the Director General of the Buhari 2019 Presidential Support Committee.
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R-APC: Bukola Saraki seems to be behind this 419 group – Senator Adamu

Abdullahi Adamu, senator representing Nasarawa west senatorial district, has described the “reformed” All Progressives Congress (R-APC), a breakaway faction of the ruling party, as a 419 group.
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Senator Adamu: Task before APC chair Oshiomhole is great but surmountable

Former governor of Nasarawa state and chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Abdullahi Adamu, said yesterday that the task before the new national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, was great.

Governor Al-Makura declares senatorial ambition for Nasarawa South

Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has declared his intention to contest for the APC Nasarawa South senatorial seat come 2019.
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Senator Abdullahi urges APC to ignore nPDP’s antics

Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ignore the antics of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), saying the group’s claim of marginalisation and its insistence on meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari is to blackmail, intimidate and ambush him.

Federal government consultant holds meeting with NCAA over national carrier

As the Federal Government gears up to establish a new national carrier for Nigeria, the consultant selected for that purpose has had an initial meeting with the team of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Lawmakers: We oppose National Assembly resolutions on President Buhari

The Parliamentary Support Group, a group of senators and members of the House of Representatives loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari, has distanced itself from Tuesday’s resolution of the National Assembly.

Saraki vs IGP Idris: Senate delegation meets President Buhari at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with 10-man senate delegation raised to address the ongoing impasse between the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Inspector-General of Police over a criminal case involving some suspected cultists.

DHQ: Troops kill 35 militia herdsmen in Benue, Taraba, others

The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.

APC acknowledges nPDP grievances as genuine

Ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday acknowledged that all grievances expressed by the leaders of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) were genuine.

2019: President Buhari still the best option – Speaker Balarabe-Abdullahi

Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, the Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, said President Muhammadu Buhari still remained the best presidential material for Nigeria considering his laudable achievements in the country.

APC leadership, nPDP meet today to address grievances

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and members of the new PDP (nPDP) bloc of the APC is slated to meet in Abuja today in order to address the grievances raised by members of the nPDP.

‘New PDP’ ultimatum: Abdullahi Adamu’s group disowns Kanu Baraje, Prince Oyinlola

All is not well with the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, bloc in the All Progressives Congress, APC, as some high profile members of the bloc have dismissed as pure baloney claims of marginalisation by a faction led by Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje.

Rep Kazaure: PDP sponsoring herdsmen attacks

As armed bandits suspected to be Fulani herdsmen continue to kill innocent citizens and sack communities, a member of the House of Representatives, Muhammad Kazaure, has alleged that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), were behind the killings.

Another comedy of shame

Legislative rascality has a long, chequered history. Perhaps one of the most dramatic in the Senate in the last 18 years happened on the watch of Chuba Okadigbo, when former President Olusegun Obasanjo tried by means fair and foul to remove Okadigbo as president of the Senate.

APC inaugurates national convention planning committee today

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will today inaugurate its 68-member national convention planning committee, headed by Governor Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa State.

Nasarawa killings: Governor Al-Makura condoles with police over loss of officers

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has commiserated with the Nigeria Police Force over the loss of three officers to the recent attacks in the state.

Senate: Chamber invasion plotters, perpetrators must be punished

The Senate Thursday said the plotters and perpetrators of the invasion of its chamber must be punished.

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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, left, and opposition leader Riek Machar, right, shake hands during peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Competing claims of troops violating the country’s latest cease-fire seem to indicate a shaky start to the latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s devastating five-year civil war. (Mulugeta Ayene, FILE/Associated Press)

South Sudan power-sharing deal delayed over differences

Sudan says the signing of a "preliminary" power-sharing deal between South Sudan's foes has been postponed as the warring factions have yet to fully agree on the draft.

INEC to recruit 7, 727 ad-hoc staff for Katsina senatorial bye-election

No fewer than 7, 727 ad-hoc staff would be recruited by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct bye-election into Katsina North Senatorial District in Katsina State.
5 President Buhari receives Governor-Elect John Kayode Fayemi in State House on 19th July 2018

Ekiti Governor-elect Fayemi to probe Ayodele Fayose’s administration

The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has said that his administration will examine the receipt and expenditure of the state and also determine why workers salaries have been unpaid, under the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose
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Javier Tebas: Spain taxes chased Cristiano Ronaldo away from Real Madrid

Spain's high tax rate was a contributing factor in Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to join Juventus, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.

Osun guber: APC panel assures 17 aspirants of level playing ground

The electoral panel set up by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Osun state governorship primary has assured the 17 aspirants of the party of transparency and level playing ground.