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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 2

Move to pass vote of confidence in Senator Lawan suffers setback in Senate

A motion seeking to pass vote of confidence in the leadership of the 9th National Assembly and the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, suffered a setback in the upper chamber on Tuesday.
Mohammed Danjuma Goje

Senator Goje: I won’t contest election again

A former Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Danjuma Goje has announced his intention not to contest election again.

Ondo governor appoints three new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday, approved the appointment of Messrs Dapo Adepoju, Adebiyi Mayowa and Olufunmi Felix as his Special Assistants on Youth Mobilisation.

Ex-Presidents Jonathan, Soglo lead pre-election assessment mission to Guinea

Former Nigeria’s President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Benin Republic’s ex-President Nicéphore Soglo have been nominated to co-lead a pre-election assessment mission to the Republic of Guinea’s parliamentary elections scheduled for February 2020.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo recommends solution to tackle insurgency

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for enhanced synergy and strategic security policy between Nigeria and neighbouring countries in the war against terrorism and violent extremism in Nigeria and neighboring countries.
Oluremi Tinubu

Criminal Code: Senate seeks removal of gender restrictions for rape

The bill sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos Central) seeks the removal of gender restrictions on rape offences as well as a proposal of stiffer penalties for kidnapping.

Blessing Agbomhere, others resign from PDP

A former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has led his supporters to resign from the party.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: PDP candidate rejects result of poll

Engineer Musa Wada, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the result of yesterday’s Kogi gubernatorial election.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

PSC commends police, other security agencies in Bayelsa, Kogi polls

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has expressed satisfaction with the role so far played by the Nigeria Police and other security agencies in the Bayelsa and Kogi States gubernatorial elections.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured the military and other security agencies of his full support towards the success of the exercise ”AYEM AKPATUMA II”, aimed at flushing criminals out of the state. 2

Kogi election: Yahaya Bello wins Okene as results trickle in

The Kogi State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has defeated his closest rivals, Musa Wada of the PDP and Natasha Akpoti of SDP, in Okene Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi Central.
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring orderly process, saying the timely arrival of materials at the polling units was commendable.

Kogi guber: Yahaya Bello sweeps polling unit

The Kogi State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has defeated his closest rivals, Musa Wada, of the PDP and Natasha Akpoti of SDP, in his polling unit.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP: Kogi guber election rigged overnight

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi claimed election in the Kogi Central Senatorial district of the state, the stronghold of Governor Yahaya Bello, was conducted overnight.

Security operatives arrest four Shiites members in Kaduna

A combined team of the Nigerian police, Army and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Kaduna state have arrested four members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) during their violent protest in Zaria.

Nigeria,Tanzania, Kenya youths emerge winners of nuclear technology video competition

Youths from Nigeria, Tanzania and Kenya have been awarded first prize for a youth video competition they researched on nuclear energy technology, a statement from ROSATOM Central and Southern Africa says.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Bill to establish South West Development Commission scales first reading in Senate

A Bill to establish the South West Development Commission (SWDC) on Thursday scaled first reading in the Senate.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Shehu Sani: Regulation of social media threat to freedom of speech

The Senator that represented Kaduna Central in the 8th National Assembly, Comrade Shehu Sani, has described the bill on the regulation of social media as a serious threat and danger to freedom of speech and expression.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: We’ll overrun Governor Bello, APC across Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will overrun Governor Yahaya Bello and his All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 election in the state.

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Stoke City’s winless situation this season is beginning to take its effect on Nigeria’s international Ogenekaro Etebo and his teammates.

Peter Etebo set for talks with Stoke City manager over lack of playing time

Nigerian Stoke City midfielder Peter Etebo has expressed frustration over his lack of game time under Micheal O’Neil since returning from injury.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 3

Senate considers bill to address food security problems in Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday commenced legislative action to address the country’s food security problems when it considered a Bill to that effect.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Niger Delta youths urges President Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board to avert crisis

Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) and the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-agitators, Ijaw Youth Council, amongst others have urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to be deterred by criticisms of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) saying it was the handiwork of enemies of the region orchestrated by youths outside the region.

Court remands 60 Shiite members in Kuje, Suleja correctional centres

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, remanded 60 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise called Shi’ite Group, in the Nigeria Correctional Service facilities at Kuje and Suleja.

Police release emergency numbers for Yuletide

The Nigeria Police Force has released a list of phone numbers that members of the public can call if they are in trouble.