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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate calls for commencement of works on oil, gas museum at Oloibiri

The Senate on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to direct the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and concerned contractors to begin immediate construction of the oil, gas and research centre at Oloibiri in Bayelsa.

Senator Wamakko: We’ll pursue our stolen mandate in Sokoto

Senator Aliyu Wamakko, leader of the All Progressives Congress in Sokoto State, said on Saturday that the party would reclaim the state governorship seat at the Appeal Court.

Senator Wamakko: Nigerians no longer feel secured

Senator Aliyu Magatajarda Wamakko has urged Nigerians to engage in fervent prayers for God’s intervention over the incessant security challenges in the country.

Sokoto elections: Tribunal dismisses petitions against Senator Wamakko, others

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto on Friday dismissed the petition of Sen. Ahmad Maccido challenging the election of Sen. Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Sokoto gets first private varsity

Aliyu Magartakada Foundation is to establish the first private University in Sokoto State.

Senator Wamakko to build first private university in Sokoto

Sokoto State would soon have a private university as Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has received approval from the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) to set up a university in he state.

Sokoto tribunal adjourns for judgment

The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto State on Thursday adjourned to an undisclosed date for judgement in the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Mohammed Maccido, against the winner of the February 23, 2019, Sokoto North Senatorial District polls, Senator Aliyu Wamakko.
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.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari vows to tackle insecurity, sympathizes over killings in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has again vowed with a renewed pledge to tackle insecurity in various parts of Nigeria following recent bandits attacks on residents in Goronyo local Government of Sokoto state.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari sympathises with victims of Sokoto bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sympathised with victims of banditry attack in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto state, while also promising to do everything possible to tackle insecurity in the country.
President Buhari at the event

Coalition: President Buhari’s re-appointment of Abba Kyari, Boss Mustapha apt

The reappointment of Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari and Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) by President Buhari will help in the consolidation of the laudable, meaningful programmes and policies of the Federal Government, according to a civil society group.

Sokoto guber: Main trial on election petition begins July 9

Tribunal Chairman, Justice Abbas Abdullahi, said the Court will conclude the pre-trial session today for the Counsels of the 2nd and 3rd Respondents to present their number of witnesses and issues for determination by the Court.

Senator Wamakko: I’m not in race for any leadership position in Senate

AS the 9th Assembly leadership is taking shape, Senator representing Sokoto North and Chairman, Northern Senators Forum (NSF), Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, on Monday said he is not in the race for leadership position in the senate.
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 .

Tribunal: Senator Wamakko properly elected – SAN

Senator Maccido has in the suit, urged the Tribunal to nullify the election but Senator Wamakko insisted that, he was duly elected and properly declared as the winner by the nation’s Chief Electoral Umpire, INEC.
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.

Senator Wamakko attends Muslim World League Ramadan meeting in Saudi Arabia

The Muslim World League, has invited its member and the Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, to its meeting scheduled to hold in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, during the forthcoming Ramadan fast, 1440 AH.

Sokoto APC lawmakers, members-elect reject plan to amend Assembly’s standing rules

Serving and members-elect of the Sokoto State House of Assembly under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have unanimously rejected the plan by the outgoing 8th Assembly in the state to amend the existing House standing orders.

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Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.