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Kebbi police foil attempt to kidnap entire student body of federal college

The Kebbi State Police Command has reportedly foiled an attempt by suspected kidnappers from Yobe State to abduct all the students of Federal Government and Technical College, Zuru town, located in Zuru Local Government Area of the state.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido: Nigerians will witness extinction of political parties

Former Jigawa State governor, Alhjai Sule Lamido, has predicted that Nigerians will witness the extinction of political parties that were built around certain personalities.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate faults central bank on anchor borrowers programme

The Senate on Thursday faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), insisting that the apex bank was not in the position to implement it.

SERAP gives Abuja council chair 14 days to withdraw life pensions for ex-officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abdullahi Adamu Candido, chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently withdraw and revoke the bill/edict for the unconstitutional and illegal payment of life pensions to former chairmen, vice-chairmen, speakers and other officials of AMAC.”
Herdsmen

Anti-Grazing Bill not practicable – Fulani group

Various Fulani associations on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly, venue of the public hearing on a bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in the state, voicing their stand against the bill.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Driver bags two years imprisonment for breach of trust, cheating

An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Wednesday sentenced a 37 year-old driver, Abdullahi Adamu, to two years imprisonment for breach of trust, misappropriation and cheating.

List: Nigerian Defence Academy releases list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released the admission list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.

Serap tells Senators Kalu, Goje, Okorocha, others to stop collecting pensions

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.”
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

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.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat

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.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

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 .
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Mixed feelings as Senators appraise 8th Senate as it winds up

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.

AMAC chief Abdullahi Candido names 19-man cabinet

The chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has named a 16-man cabinet with Rahmat Abisola Abdullahi as the council’s secretary.

Nasarawa commissions 115 rooms liaison office in Abuja

Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.

Al-Makura hugs Senator Adokwe at monarchs’ coronation

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.
Zainab Aliyu

Why Zainab Habib was freed by Saudi authorities

Nigerian student, Zainab Habib Aliyu, was yesterday released by Saudi Arabian authorities four months after she was arrested over alleged drug trafficking, which carries capital punishment in the kingdom.

Kogi youths donate N2 million for Governor Bello’s re-election

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.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
Mohammed Salah Jurgen Klopp Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sweating on Mo Salah’s fitness ahead of Palace trip

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari, APC governors to meet in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.