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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senate passes petroleum tankers safety bill for second reading

A bill seeking to reduce frequent accidents by petroleum trucks on Nigerian roads on Tuesday scaled through the second reading in the Senate.

Senator Ubah: YPP to be a ruling party in most states in Nigeria soon

Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources Upstream, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Young Progressives Party, YPP, Anambra South, has said that with the machinery being put in place, the party will soon grow to become a ruling party not only Anambra but in some States of Nigeria.
Young Progressive Party YPP

Anambra South: YPP kicks against special panel

The Young Progressive Party (YPP) has kicked against the constitution of a special panel of the Court of Appeal to hear the petition by Chris Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the validation of the election of its candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah as winner of the Anambra South senatorial election by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.
Christian Madubuko

Anambra government will dismiss ATMA officers extorting motorists – commissioner

The Anambra State Government on Tuesday said it would dismiss any officer of the Anambra Traffic Management Agency (ATMA) who extorts motorists.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate mulls five years jail term for sexual predators in schools

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the 8th Senate.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Tribunal: Uba brothers’ petitions against Senator Ifeanyi Ubah lacked merit

In two separate unanimous judgments, the National Assembly/Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, has affirmed the election of the Chairman of Capital Oil, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, as Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Intensify security on waterways – Senate tells security agencies

The Senate on Thursday charged security agencies to step up their surveillance on the Bonny-Port-Harcourt waterways.

Senator urges Chinese government to establish embassy in Anambra

Nnewi, the manufacturing heartland of Nigeria, was agog on Thursday as the Consul General of China in Nigeria, Chu Maoming, paid a courtesy visit to the community.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Xenophobia: Senator Ubah lauds Air Peace, urges support for local investors

The Senator representing Anambra South in the National Assembly, Ifeanyi Ubah, has commended the Chairman of Air Peace Airlines, Allen Onyema, for his exceptional display of patriotism.

Tribunal upholds Senators Uche Ekwunife, Ifeanyi Ubah’s electoral victories

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has upheld the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in the February 23 election, Senator Uche Ekwunife, as the senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra South: Tribunal reserves ruling on petitions against Senator Ubah

The Anambra Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka has reserved rulings in the consolidated petitions No. EPT/AN/SEN/09/2019 an EPT/AN/SEN/11/2019/ filed by Sen. Andy Uba and Chief Chris Uba respectively against Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah.

Why I sponsored Nigerian Correctional Service Bill – Senator Uba

Former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Interior, Senator Andy Uba, has said that he sponsored the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, 2019 because of his desire to see a total transformation in the management and administration of prisons in the country.

Senate Presidency: Why I’m supporting Ahmed Lawan – Ifeanyi Ubah

The Young Progressive Party (YPP) senator-elect, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Saturday, disclosed that he is not supporting Ahmad Lawan’s Senate presidential bid for any political gain.
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 .
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

Federal government restates commitment to national unity

The Federal Government on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to ensure that the country remained united and that all citizens, regardless of ethnicity, religion or political affiliation, regard themselves as one.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Anambra APC moves to reposition party for future elections – chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra, says it is set to reposition the party to stamp its presence and ensure victory in future elections in the state.

Ifeanyi Ubah: I haven’t joined APC

Ifeanyi Ubah, the Anambra South Senator-elect, has reacted to reports of his reported defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) saying he is still ‘caucusing’.
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APC to zone Senate President to North-East, Speaker to South-West

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will zone the position of Senate President of the 9th National Assembly to the North-East, while that of the Speaker of the House of Representatives will be zoned to the South-West, according to a report.

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Ebonyi governor presents 178 billion budget for 2020

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday, presented a budget of N178.1 billion for 2020 to the state House of Assembly.

Adams Oshiomhole welcomes Osagie Ize-Iyamu to APC, denies house arrest claims

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has denied reports that he was placed under house arrest in Edo.

AEDC: Some Abuja residents to experience power disruption Saturday, Sunday

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says customers in parts of Central Area, Abuja will experience power interruption on December 14 and 15 due to maintenance of its facility. .
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Kabiru Dogo set to dump Sunshine Stars over ‘interference’

Sunshine Stars head coach Kabiru Dogo may dump the Akure club in the coming days, revealed a source close to the gaffer.
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Victor Osimhen misses late penalty in Lille’s home win against Montpellier

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen missed a late penalty but it was not enough to prevent Lille from beating visiting Montpellier 2-1 On the French Ligue 1 on Friday night.