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Senate in rowdy session over EFCC board nominees

The Senate on Tuesday witnessed a rowdy session as Senators were sharply divided over the report of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes seeking the confirmation of four nominees as members of the Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

PDP alleges Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, Peter Obi marked for arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed key members of the party for arrest ahead of the 2019 general elections.
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Legislative aides: Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, Mohammed Sani-Omolori have diverted our N5.8 billion allowances

Legislative aides in the National Assembly have accused President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara; and Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori, of diverting allowances of aides and slashing of their salaries.
President Buhari participates at the African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit in Abuja on 9th Dec 2018-6

2019: Group backs Muhammadu Buhari for rejecting electoral bill

Political group Progressive Yoruba Youth Congress (PYYC) has backed President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to assent to a piece of legislation from the National Assembly.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki: PDP has all it takes to win 2019 elections

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state have all what it takes to win next year’s general elections
Paul Usoro

N1.4 billion fraud: I won’t quit as NBA president – Paul Usoro

Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro says he will not resign despite the N1.4 billion fraud allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki: How PDP will defeat APC in 2019

Senate President Bukola Saraki says People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has all it takes to win next year’s general elections

PDP leaders meet in Port Harcourt

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday at the PDP Campaign Office in Port Harcourt to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 General elections.
Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government blasts critic of Trademoni scheme

Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, when he came to formally launch the scheme, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the scheme was duly approved by the National Assembly since 2015 but that federal lawmakers also delayed its implementation till now.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.-3

Atiku Abubakar: I headed best economic team in Nigeria

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general election, in Ibadan on Thursday said that he headed the best economic team for Nigeria between 1999 and 2003, adding that such prosperity will return to the country next year, if he is elected the next president.

2019: PDP, CUPP hold emergency meeting

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the leadership of the party’s campaign council are currently holding an emergency meeting with members of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).

Thugs disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin

Hoodlums invaded the Mandate Market in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday, scaring away petty traders and TraderMoni agents and disrupting the disbursement of money to beneficiaries of the scheme.

Kogi East: Wait for Supreme court judgment – Atai Aidoko tells Isaac Alfa

The senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Atai Aidoko, has advised Ex-Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Isaac Alfa (rtd) to wait for the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment before accusing the leadership of the Senate of being biased against him.
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to heed the advice of the anti-democratic elements who have now populated the political space and putting pressure on him not to give assent to the 2018 Electoral Bill.

2019: Bukola Saraki asks Muhammadu Buhari to sign electoral bill

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to heed the advice of the anti-democratic elements who have now populated the political space and putting pressure on him not to give assent to the 2018 Electoral Bill.
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PDP: APC school feeding programme a fraud

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) of use its school feeding programme as a conduit for fraud and asked Nigerians to vote out the ruling party in the next general election and return Nigeria to her winning ways.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bola Tinubu: Don’t take Nigeria back to Egypt

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Nigerians not to allow the nation return to the path of destruction on which he said the put it for 16 years.

Presidential aspirant gives PDP 48 hours to drop Atiku Abubakar, calls for fresh primaries

Stanley Osifo, a Peoples Democratic Party 2019 presidential aspirant has issued a 48 hours ultimatum to the party to cancel its presidential primaries, calling for a new convention.
Omoyele Sowore

Appeal court overturns N4 billion judgment against SaharaReporters

An appeal court in Ilorin, Kwara state, has dismissed the judgment which awarded N4 billion to Senate President Bukola Saraki in a libel suit against Sahara Reporters and Omoyele Sowore, the publisher.

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Court remands teenager for stealing N1.3 million from visually impaired man

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday remanded a 17-year-old boy in a juvenile home for allegedly stealing an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card belonging to his visually impaired neighbour and withdrawing N1.3 million from the neighbour’s account.
Bernard Ogbe

Bernard Ogbe: I want to win NPFL title with Tornadoes

Niger Tornadoes manager Bernard Ogbe has reiterated his commitment to winning a title with the Nigeria professional football league side come next season.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-4

Abdulsalami Abubakar: Absentees at peace accord still have room to sign

A former head of state and chairman of the National Peace Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has stated that there is still room for the absent presidential candidates to sign the peace accord.
Arms and ammunition recovered from three arrested gunrunner by troops of 1 Division under Operation Whirl Punch on Tuesday.

Troops arrest 3 gun runners, recover 44 rifles in Niger

Troops of 1 Division of Nigerian Army deployed for Operation Whirl Punch have arrested three notorious gun runners; Aminu Umar (32), Shehu Samaila (25) and Bilyaminu Abdullahi (22) in Niger state while they were heading to Bena in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State which shares boundary with Zamfara State.

Egypt asks World Bank, IMF to include informal sector in GDP

Egypt’s Central Bank wants the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to include the country’s informal sector in their gross domestic product figures.