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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.

PDP plots Danjuma Goje-Ike Ekweremadu Senate leadership ticket

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.
Adams Oshiomhole

Ninth National Assembly: Adams Oshiomhole urges APC members to take charge

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.
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Ninth Assembly: APC recommends Senator Lawan for Senate Presidency

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.
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Ninth Assembly: APC NWC meets to decide on zoning

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.
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Presidency, APC yet to decide on National Assembly leadership positions

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.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.

Elections: Senator Adamu wins third term

Sen. Abdullahi Adamu of All Progressives Congress (APC) was on Monday declared the winner of Nasarawa West Senatorial District election with 115,298 votes in the election held on Saturday.

NAF arrest 10 armed bandits in Kaduna

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
Bola Tinubu

Asiwaju Tinubu tells APC supporters to liberate Kwara from clutches of Bukola Saraki

National Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged the mammoth crowd and party supporters at the Ilorin rally to liberate Kwara from the clutches of Bukola Saraki, in the forthcoming general elections.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: We have delivered on our electoral promises

President Muhammdu Buhari says his administration has delivered on the three electoral promises made to Nigerians in 2015 which are, providing security, improving the economy and fighting corruption.
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Northern Elders: President Buhari is fair to all

As the Presidential election slated for February 16 approaches, some Northern Elders under the auspices of Kungiyar Dattawan Arewa Initiative (KDAI), have insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari has been fair to all regions of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Northern elders endorse President Buhari

Kungiyar Dattawan Arewa Initiative (KDAI), a group of northern elders, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection bid.
Senator Abdullahi Adamu

Senator Adamu attacks ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan over Nigeria’s economy

The senator representing Nasarawa West at the National Assembly, senator Abdullahi Adamu has blamed the economic hardship confronting the nation on the bad governance former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, vice president Atiku Abubakar and Dr. Goodluck Ebere Jonathan brought to the country.

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Adamawa governor-elect fumes over N115 billion debt

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.

Apapa gridlock: NUPENG urges Lagos government to develop Orile truck park

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to help in rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Truck Park at Orile.
Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.