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The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released the admission list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged all former governors now in the ninth Senate to “publicly commit to stop collecting pensions from their states while they serve as senators, return ‘pensions’ already collected to the public treasury, and push for the abolition of double emoluments laws for former governors and deputies in their states.”
The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.
The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
There was mixed feelings on Thursday at the valedictory session of the 8th Senate, when senators took turns to appraise their performance for the past four years.
Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.
Nasarawa State governor and senator-elect for Nasarawa South senatorial zone, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, at the weekend, hugged his main opponent in the senatorial election, incumbent Senator Sulieman Adokwe, who is challenging his declaration as winner of the senatorial election at the ongoing election petition tribunal.
Kogi Youths on Tuesday donated N2 million to Gov. Yahaya Bello’s campaign fund for the purchase of Expression of Interest (EoI) form for his second term bid.
The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has insisted that the governing party with majority of senators and members-elect in the 9th National Assembly would not allow the opposition to hijack strategic committees.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday recommended the Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe) for the position of Senate President in the ninth Assembly.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will, today, meet to take a decision on the leadership of the 9th Assembly. A member of the NWC, who disclosed this to New Telegraph, said the meeting would be held to decide on the zoning of the positions for the leadership of the National Assembly (NASS). Other sources close to the NWC also corroborated it, but gave no further details.
The Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have not taken any decision on the zoning of the positions of presiding officers of the 9th Assembly, according to a report.
Senator Emmanuel Diffa, former lawmaker, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a better candidate for the November governorship election in Bayelsa State.
The Honourable Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on the 21st of September said that there will be no Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cut off oil production by 50 per cent as previously reported rather, there will be a cut for overproduction of the 57,000 barrels per day.
A new report from Spain has claimed that the Barcelona squad are ‘losing faith’ in Ernesto Valverde following their defeat to Granada at the weekend
Nigeria women’s national team head coach Thomas Dennerby has called links to the India U17 women national team job “fake news” and insists he is focused on sorting out his future with Nigeria.
Leicester City’s boss Brenda Rodgers has hailed Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and his teammates after their hard fought win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Thursday, unveiled it’s National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security.
Being forced to remain at Paris Saint-Germain can be beneficial to Neymar, says Kaka, with the Brazilian expected to be a leader in what could prove to be a “great year”.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began two days of crucial talks Sunday with party leaders before selecting his candidate for prime minister, after a deadlocked repeat election was set to make forming any new government a daunting task.
A Japanese court handed down a not guilty verdict to three former Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) executives on Thursday over the 2011 nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima plant.
The athletes and coaches, representing Ondo State in the ongoing National Youth Games holding in Ilorin, Kwara State, have accused the management of the Ondo State Sports Council of withholding their allowances for the competition.