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The new bill titled, ” Constituency Development Fund Bill, 2019″ is sponsored on Tuesday by the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South and was read the first time at the Hallowed Chamber.

Senate moves to strip ministries, agencies powers to determine funding of constituency projects

The Senate has begun moves to strip federal ministries and agencies, powers to determine the funding, implementation, and management of constituency projects that were initiated by Federal lawmakers and accommodated in the nation’s yearly budget.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Group alleges fresh plans to rehash allegations against VP Osinbajo

The Initiative to Save Democracy (ISD), a political group in Nigeria, has raised the alarm over fresh plans by some elements to rehash old, baseless and unsubstantiated allegations against Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Senator Gaya: You cannot say anything wrong about President Buhari or abuse him

Sen. Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano South) has said that Nigerians need to respect the elders like President Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo.

2020 Budget: Senator Ndume, General Buratai, others in closed door meeting

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Army on Tuesday met with the leadership of the Nigerian Army behind closed doors at the Defence Headquarters Abuja.

Minister: 20 new rail coaches to arrive in Nigeria in six weeks

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says 20 new coaches would be arriving Nigeria for the Abuja-Kaduna and the Lagos-Ibadan rail lines in about six weeks.
Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
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National Assembly pledges better funding for Nigerian Army

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume and the House of Representatives counterpart, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, have promised to ensure adequate funding for the Nigerian Army in the 2020 budget.
The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.

Senator Ndume: 847 soldiers killed by Boko Haram, buried in Borno cemetery

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Tuesday that 840 Nigerian soldiers killed by the Boko Haram terrorists from 2013 till date were buried in the Military cemetery located in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.

Why Nigerian Army has not defeated Boko Haram – commander

The major factor that hinders the Nigerian army from defeating Boko Haram is the lack of an “army aviation,” the man who heads the army’s operations against the terror group said.
The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram: National Assembly joint committee visits troops in Borno

The National Assembly joint committee on the army on Thursday, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, expressed satisfaction with troops’ ongoing fight against Boko Haram.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

Senators Akpabio, Ndume speak on 2020 budget estimate

Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

Senator Ndume lauds federal government over move to resume work on Biu Dam project

A former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume yesterday commended the Federal Government’s move to begin work on over 38-year old abandoned Biu Dam project in Borno State.
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GSM tax: Telecom subscribers to pay extra N261 billion

Telecom subscribers in the country are likely to pay an additional N261.18bn on voice calls, short message service and data in one year if the Senate passes the proposed Communications Service Bill into law.

Senator Ndume kicks against VAT hike

The former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to jettison its plan to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) from five to 7.2 per cent.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Senator Ndume: VP Osinbajo passionate about humanitarian crisis in Borno

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, had a private meeting with Sen. Ali Ndume, (APC-Borno South).
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo, Senator Ndume meet in Aso Rock

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met behind closed doors with the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume.

Borno federal lawmakers members meet Babatunde Fashola over poor infrastructure

Senators and House of Representatives members from the various constituencies in Borno State on Tuesday met with the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to complain about the huge infrastructure deficit in the state.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.