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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Why EFCC quizzed National Assembly clerk

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) interrogated Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, following a petition by Legislatives Aides, it was learnt on Sunday.

Ninth Assembly: Senator Ndume insists on Senate presidential bid

An aspirant for the position of the President of the Senate in the ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Thursday that he was open to consensus even as he restated his opposition to the imposition of a leader by his party, the All Progressives Party, on the Senate.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

What is Atiku Abubakar’s real motive with alternative facts?

The realities begin to unravel when one takes an honest look at the official presidential results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and a different result presented by Atiku Abubakar — with special attention to the National Assembly figures.

2019 Budget: National Assembly approves N160 billion for new minimum wage

The National Assembly on Tuesday approved N160 billion for the new minimum wage for federal workers and payment of severance benefits to civil servants, in the 2019 budget.
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Senate passes 2019 budget

Goje said the need to provide for the severance benefits of outgoing lawmakers, their aides, provision for the National Assembly orientation programme, election, and others accounted for the about N86 billion increase.

Group: Ndume-Ekweremadu Senate leadership figment of reckless imagination

The Borno Concerned Group (BCG) has dismissed as “falsehood” media report purporting leadership sharing deal between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senate caucus and a former Senate majority leader, Senator Ali Ndume, describing it as “figment of a reckless imagination.”
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Ninth National Assembly: President Buhari takes over lobby for Rep Lawan, Senator Gbajabiamila

President Muhammadu Buhari has personally taken charge of lobbying incoming members of the 9th National Assembly in the bid to install Dr. Ahmad Lawan as the next Senate President and Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: Nigerians will have better deal under me – Senator Lawan

A major contender for Senate President in the incoming 9th Assembly, Ahmad Lawan, has said that he will bring a lot to the table and make a difference if elected in June.

PDP plots Danjuma Goje-Ike Ekweremadu Senate leadership ticket

The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.

Senate to pass 2019 budget Tuesday

The Senate on Wednesday stood down the consideration of the 2019 budget report due to the absence of the Chairman of its Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje.

Senate presidency: North-Central group backs Senator Goje

A North Central group under the auspices of North Central Alliance for Danjuma Goje has thrown its weight behind the Senator for the position Senate President in the 9th Assembly.

National Assembly: North East stakeholders back Senator Goje, write Adams Oshiomhole

The North East Consultative Forum (NECF) and five other groups have endorsed the Chairman of Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Danjuma Goje, as a candidate for the Ninth Senate Presidency.

Senate reconvenes April 24 to pass 2019 budget

The much awaited report of the 2019 Appropriation bill was laid in the Senate and House of Representatives Wednesday.

Senate receives 2019 budget report

The Senate Committee on Appropriation has laid its report on the 2019 Appropriation Bill.

Another group backs Senator Goje’s Senate presidency bid

As jostle for the leadership positions in ninth edition of the National Assembly gets more intriguing, a North-east political interest group, the North-east Progressive Youth Forum (NPYF) has rallied support for Senator Danjuma Goje to emerge as Senate President.

Senator Kabiru Gaya joins race for deputy Senate presidency

A ranking senator on the platform of the All Progressives Congress from Kano State, Kabiru Gaya, on Thursday formally declared his intention to contest the position of deputy president in the ninth Senate.
Mohammed Danjuma Goje

Senate Presidency: Group drums support for Senator Goje

The race for the President of the ninth Senate took another turn Thursday as groups stormed the National Assembly to drum support for the emergence of Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje for exalted position.

Asiwaju Tinubu: APC lawmakers must tow the party line or leave

Newly elected APC lawmakers must tow the party line or be whipped out of the party, Bola Tinubu has said

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar calls for Lai Mohammed’s arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed should be arrested for a breach of security and apologized to him and the PDP.

Federal government takes delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats for maritime security

The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo, governors raise alarm over increasing population

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some state governors on Thursday raised alarm over the increasing Nigerian population.
Callixte Nsabimana

Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Nsabimana pleads guilty to terrorism

A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali.
Leon Goretzka

Bayern Munich midfielder to miss DFB Pokal final

Bayern Munich have confirmed that Leon Goretzka will miss this weekend’s DFB Pokal final due to injury.