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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Full list of 43 ministers cleared by Senate

The president had on Monday, last week, sent the list to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The upper chamber duly suspended its recess for the exercise.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate concludes ministerial screening with Lai Mohammed

Senate ended the screening of ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday with the immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Report: Why stable power supply’ll remain a mirage

An end to the erratic power supply in Nigeria is far from sight. Reason: Nigeria’s power sector losses have risen to N332.4 billion due to insufficient gas supply, distribution and transmission infrastructure between January and July, 2019.
Oluremi Tinubu

Senator Tinubu begs Tunde Fashola for employment slots when made minister

Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos Central Senatorial district on Monday, urged a ministerial nominee, Babatunde Raji Fashola, to accommodate Senators’ plea for employment slots to their constituents.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

List of ministerial nominees screened so far

List of ministerial nominees screened so far
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate suspends ministerial screening

Today makes it the fouth day of the exercise, which started with the minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Plant a tree to celebrate memorable events

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday urged residents to plant trees to celebrate memorarable events to ensure safer, greener environments and to save the planet from further destruction.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode: All decisions taken by my administration are with best interest of Lagosians

Outgoing Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday said all the decisions, plans, programmes and policies of his administration in the last four years were taken with the best interest of Lagos in mind and for common good of all residents of the State.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.
Osinbajo, second right, with Fashola at the site of Niger Delta Bridge

Federal government commits to completion of second Niger Bridge

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inspected the onging construction work on the second Niger Bridge in Onitsha and affirmed government’s commitment to early completion of the work.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lawmaker: Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu must fulfil his promises to Badagry division

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, has urged the state Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to fulfil promises made to the Badagry division during electioneering.

Lagos speaker hails Asiwaju Tinubu’s leadership qualities

Mudashiru Obasa, the speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has hailed the leadership qualities of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, describing him as the greatest politician of the present generation.

Ibrahim Magu: How corruption caused infrastructure decay in Nigeria

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, said corruption has played a role in frustrating or ruining the provision and maintenance of infrastructure in the country over the years.

Tunde Fashola: Nigeria needs N10 trillion infrastructure bond to curb deficit

In order to meet up with the infrastructural deficit and advance the course of Nigeria’s development in the next decade, a total of N10 trillion infrastructural bond is needed, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Tunde Fashola tasks ministry’s top management team to view service as national conscience

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), has urged members of the Top Management Team and Heads of Parastatals under the Ministry to view service a matter of propriety and national conscience for the nation to truly experience good governance and national prosperity.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Elections: Minister Fashola lauds voters turnout at polling unit

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.
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APC: INEC must earn the confidence of Nigerians again

The All Progressives Congress ( APC ) Presidential Campaign Council said on Wednesday that asking the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to resign is of the solution to delivering a credible election this weekend, saying the commission must work to earn the confidence of Nigerians again that they can deliver a credible poll.

Elections: APC demands daily briefing from INEC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be more open to Nigerians ahead of the rescheduled general elections and urged the commission to brief the nation daily on their challenges and steps being taken to address them.

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Senator Ekweremadu’s attack paradox of a conman – VON chief

Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) Osita Okechukwu has described the attack on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, as a paradox of a conman.
A convicted internet fraudster, Paul Otanor, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment by Justice A. T. Mohammed, of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Internet fraudster bags six months jail term

A convicted internet fraudster, Paul Otanor, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment by Justice A. T. Mohammed, of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

‘You’ll be far superior’ — Donald Trump hails new British premier

U.S. President Donald Trump has lauded Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, saying that he is “going to be very important for the UK,” ahead of their first official meeting this weekend at the G7 in France.

US government to detain migrant’s children more than 20 days

The United States (US) government is expected on Wednesday to announce a new regulation that would allow for the detention of migrant families beyond the 20-day limit for holding children, two administration officials, according to a CNN report.
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Woman’s decomposing corpse found in hotel room

A young woman, whose identity is unknown has been discovered dead three days after she was allegedly gang-raped by some men in a hotel room in the Amukpe community, in the Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.