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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja.

Court declines to sack Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, 52 others over defection

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.

Sokoto elections: Tribunal adjourns Rep Dasuki’s petition against Kokani, APC

The Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto has adjourned, till Tuesday May 16, pre-hearing session into the petition filed by member Representing Tambuewal/Kebbi federal constituency, Abdulsamad Dasuki.

Sokoto Reps member Abdulsamad Dasuki gets court order to inspect election materials

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State has granted Rep. Abdulsamad Dasuki leave to inspect election materials used for Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in the March 9 poll.

Sokoto: Abdulsamad Dasuki clinches PDP House of Reps ticket

Abdulsamad Dasuki, member representing Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in Sokoto State, on Thursday, clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket to contest for the House of Representatives election in 2019.

Full list of 37 Reps who defected from APC for PDP, ADC

Thirty-six members of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and African Democratic Congress (ADC).

National Assembly urged to appropriately approve Navy’s budget

The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to appropriately approve the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy before it.

House of Reps urges NAFDAC to ban sale of Tramadol, Codeine, others

The House of Representatives has enjoined the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to immediately ban the sale of codeine and other ‘harmful’ drugs in the country.

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Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

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