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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 .

Bauchi APC lawmaker leaves ruling party, says he worked for opposition PDP’s victory

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula Constituency, Hon. Aminu Tukur, has finally left the All Progressives Congress.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha not listed among Senators-elect

Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

INEC declares APC winner Bauchi South senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the election for Bauchi South senatorial district election.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Amina Zakari: PDP tells UN, NPC, others to call President Buhari to order

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) on Sunday called on the National Peace Committee (NPC), the United Nations and all world leaders to save the nation from imminent collapse by immediately call on President Muhammadu Buhari to order, if Nigeria must have peaceful, free, fair and credible general elections in February.

INEC: Only APC, PDP participate in Bauchi bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that only two political parties fielded candidates in the Saturday’s bye-election for Toro Federal Constituency of Bauchi State.

Bauchi bye-election: Two political parties field candidates – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that only two political parties field candidates in the Saturday’s bye-election for Toro Federal Constituency of Bauchi State.

Bauchi APC aspirants deny defection rumour

Two senatorial aspirants of the APC in Bauchi State, yesterday, denied that they have plans to dump the party.

Bukola Saraki swears in Lawal Gumau, Ahmed Babba-Kaita as senators

Senate President Bukola Saraki has administered the oath of office on Lawal Gumau (APC, Bauchi South) and Ahmed Babba-Kaita (APC, Katsina North), the newest senators in the country.

APC: Crushing defeat awaits ‘Paperweight Dogara’ in House of Reps election

The All Progressives Congress appears not to be losing sleep over the reported defection of Speaker Yakubu Dogara from its fold to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, where he came from.

APC can’t succeed in move to impeach Senator Saraki – Bauchi lawmaker

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula constituency in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area, Muhammad Adamu Tukur, has said that the move being orchestrated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki will fail.

Bauchi governor faults lawmaker’s alarm over threat to her life

Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, has reacted to the claim by the member representing Dass constituency in the State House of Assembly (BAHA), Hon. Maryam Garba Bagel, that her life was under threat, describing the allegation as mere hallucination.

Bauchi governor washes hands off lawmaker’s travails

Bauchi State Government has denied the allegation that it is behind the travails of Maryam Garba Bagel, the only female member in the State House of Assembly and senatorial candidate on the platform of Social Democratic Party (SPD) in the recent Bauchi South by-election, portraying her as an “immoral” person via her pictures photoshopped into pornographic images.
Maryam Garba Bagel

Bauchi lawmaker alleges threat to life

Member representing Dass constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Hon Maryam Garba Bagel, has raised the alarm over alleged threat to her life by yet-to-be identified persons for what she described as her hard political stance in the state.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Bauchi by-election: Governor Abubakar reacts to allegation of rigging

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has reacted to an allegation that the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged last Saturday’s Bauchi South senatorial district bye-election in the state.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha: Bye-elections sample of what 2019 will be

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday said the outcome of the bye-elections won by the ruling All Progressives Congress over the weekend were pointers to the outcome of the 2019 presidential election.
Yekini Nabena

APC: National Assembly bye-elections endorsement of President Buhari-led administration

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said its victory at the weekend by-elections in Katsina, Bauchi and Kogi states, demonstrated the confidence and trust of the people in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.