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Ninth National Assembly: Adams Oshiomhole urges APC members to take charge

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has insisted that the governing party with majority of senators and members-elect in the 9th National Assembly would not allow the opposition to hijack strategic committees.

Why Boko Haram razed Adamawa villages – District head

The District Head of Duhu and surrounding communities in Adamawa State, Mohammed Sanusi, said Boko Haram fighters stormed two villages in Michika and Madagali on the border between Adamawa and Borno states on Monday night, burning houses and looting barns and food stores.
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President Buhari: I’ve contested my last election

President Muhammadu Buhari says the February 23 presidential poll is his fifth and last election and he wants “to leave something behind”.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-7

Ninth Assembly: APC recommends Senator Lawan for Senate Presidency

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday recommended the Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe) for the position of Senate President in the ninth Assembly.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on has endorsed Prof. Babagana Umara-Zulum, the State’s Commissioner For Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement to succeed him.

ANRP tasks Borno governor-elect to run people-oriented administration

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) has urged the Borno governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Zulum, to run a people-oriented administration to restore the state’s lost glory.

Bauchi rerun: INEC commences collation of results, warns against thuggery

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced collation and announcement of results in 15 local governments of Bauchi State, following the supplementary elections conducted on Saturday.

Senator Abba Aji challenges Governor Shettima’s Borno Central senatorial victory at tribunal

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Mohammed Abba Aji, has challenged Governor Kashim Shettima’s victory in the Borno Central senatorial district election.

Boko Haram: I slept in tents after I returned home to encourage my people...

The Emir of Akira-Uba in Borno, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibn-Muhammed, said he slept in a tent when he returned home after his kingdom was liberated from the control of Boko Haram insurgents.

Borno elections: Mohammed Abba-Aji, Bukar Shuwa head to tribunal

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Borno Central Senatorial District in the February 23rd senatorial election in Borno state, Alhaji Mohammed Abba-Aji, has filed a petition at the election petition tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, challenging the declaration of governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state as winner of the election.

Boko Haram: Troops construct water, bread factories to support soldiers

Troops of 115 Task Force Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Army in Askira-Uba, have constructed bread and sachet water factories to support soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.
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NBS: Ogun highest producer of solid minerals

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that Ogun produced the highest tonnes of solid minerals in the country in 2018.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.

Presidency: TraderMoni loans not for election

Critics of TraderMoni – a social investment programme of the Federal Government – got a reply yesterday to their claim that the scheme was introduced to buy votes during the general elections.

Senate presidency: Borno elders make case for Senator Ndume

Leaders and Elders from Borno state under the auspices of Borno Concerned Citizen have charged the incoming members of the 9th Senate to consider the experience and ranking of Senator Ali Ndume, and elect him as the next Senate President.

PDP: Nigerian unity non-negotiable

South West Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elders Caucus has reiterated their believe in the Nigerian union, saying that the unity of the nation remans non-negotiable.
Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.

Presidency: 30,000 traders have received Tradermoni after elections

Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

FEC approves N27 billion for flood, conflict victims

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N27.4 billion intervention fund for victims of floods, conflicts, and insecurity across Nigeria.
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Atiku Abubakar: How I defeated President Buhari

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has given a breakdown of the number of votes he allegedly scored in each state of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

Borno government warns fishermen against aiding Boko Haram insurgents

The Borno State Government has warned fishermen and fish merchants against aiding Boko Haram insurgents so as to fast track successful implementation of the counterinsurgency campaign.

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President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

GTBank congratulates President Buhari on re-election

The Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the renewal of his mandate by the electorate.

Ninth Senate: Senator Gumel laments depletion of ranking senators

A member of the National Assembly, Sen. Abdullahi Gumel, has expressed concern over the decline in the number of Senators returning to the 9th Senate.
Former Golden Eaglets star, Victor Osimhen, grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria’s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba 5

U-23 AFCONQ: Nigeria turns tables against Libya with Victor Osimhen hat trick

Former Golden Eaglets star Victor Osimhen grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria’s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba, to reach the third qualifying round of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament.

Official: Nasarawa election tribunal receives 12 petitions

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.

Court fixes date for ruling on alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda’s no-case submission

An FCT High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday fixed April 4 for ruling in the no-case submission filed by Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.