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PDP NWC takes over party leadership in Plateau

Following the leadership crisis rocking the Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, the National Secretariat of the party has taken over the affairs of the party in the state.

Reps minority leadership: PDP sets up intervention committee

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a five-member committee to intervene in the dispute over the emergence of Rep. Ndudi Elumelu as the minority leader of the House of Representatives.
Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has reiterated that everything possible must be done within the ambit of the law by all to ensure peace and unity of the nation.

Senator Mark: We must restore peace, unity by all lawful means

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has reiterated that everything possible must be done within the ambit of the law by all to ensure peace and unity of the nation.

Senator Mark: How I evaded impeachment as senate president for eight years

A former Senate President, Senator David Mark, on Wednesday revealed how he ran the affairs of the Senate successfully for eight uninterrupted years without stepping on the proverbial banana peels.

Senator Mark embarks on ‘thank you’ tour after 20 years in Senate

After 20 years in the senate, the immediate past president of the Senate, David Mark, will on Tuesday embark on a ‘Thank you tour’ to his Benue South Senatorial zone.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

BMO: PDP’s allegation of N14 trillion sleaze under President Buhari laughable

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of taking opposition to a ridiculous level with its latest claim of wasteful expenditure and stolen funds running into N14 trillion under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Sola Adeyeye: Senators received N20 million monthly as running cost under David Mark

The representative of Osun Central Senatorial District, Sola Adeyeye, has revealed that senators earned as high as N20 million as monthly running cost under the leadership of David Mark as the President of the Senate.
Daniel Onjeh

Benue elections: Ex-NANS president weeps as INEC declares Governor Ortom winner of governorship poll

Former President of National Association of Nigerian Students, Daniel Onjeh, on Sunday burst into tears after the INEC declared Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue winner of the 2019 governorship election.

Senator Mark condemns murder of NSCDC official

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has urged the Inspector General of Police (IG), Abubakar Adamu, to immediately ensure that the police bring the perpetrators of the killing of a Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer in Abuja last Wednesday to book.

Benue rerun: David Mark, Gabriel Suswam, others to serve as Governor Ortom’s agents

Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed March 23rd for the rerun poll in Benue after the last Saturday’s governorship election in the state was declared inconclusive.

Elections: Defeat of Senators Akume, Gemade end of an era in Benue politics

Dr. Uji Wilfred, an Associate Professor of History at the Federal University, Lafia, who is at present the Executive Secretary (ES) of the Benue State Teaching Service Board (TSB), Makurdi, has described the defeat of Senators George Akume representing Benue North-West in the red chambers and Barnabas Gemade representing Benue North East as the end of an era in Benue politics.

Benson Abounu: Electoral body, security agencies conspired to scuttle Benue South peoples’ wish

Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu, has said he suspects conspiracy between security agencies and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s ad-hoc staff to frustrate the wish of Otukpo people.
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Ekiti youths flay senator over alleged inclusion of non-existing communities in projects

For allegedly including non-existing communities in Ekiti State in his constituency projects, the senator representing Ekiti-North Constituency, Duro Faseyi, has been criticised by a group of youths in the area.
Daniel Onjeh

Dan Onjeh: We’ll work for APC’s victory in Benue

The Board Chairman of Project Development Institute (PRODA), Dan Onjeh, has reinstated his determination to work for the victory of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Benue state and also ensure that Chief Steve Lawani wins the Zone C senatorial elections.

Governor Ortom: Atiku Abubakar can fix all Nigeria’s challenges

Gov. Samuel Ortom has urged Benue residents to vote PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the Feb. 16 polls “because he has the capacity to fix all Nigeria’s challenges”.

Governor Ortom: I was in bondage in APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a thorn in his flesh.
Former Senate President David Mark has handed over the structures of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue to Samuel Ortom, governor of the state.

Election: God‘ll not forgive you if you don’t vote Governor Ortom – Senator Mark tells...

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, on Monday, charged the people of Agatu to support the reelection of Governor Samuel Ortom in 2019.

Senators David Mark, Ike Ekweremadu seek end to ASUU strike

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, and Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have joined other eminent Nigerians to call for an end to the lingering university lecturers’ strike.

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Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in US Open first round

It will be a blockbuster of a match as Serena Williams begins her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam victory against long-time rival Maria Sharapova in the US Open women’s singles draw unveiled Thursday.
A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.

Ibrahim Galadima advises new sports minister to be wary of ‘friendly enemies’

A former chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association and one of the Patrons of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, NOC, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has advised the newly appointed minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, to be wary of those who would come around him to offer advices.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram attacks Borno communities, razes INEC office, destroys houses

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was among several places touched on Wednesday in the Borno communities of Gubio and Magumeri when the Boko Haram terrorists made attacks.
Some of the states operating the Contributory Pension Scheme refused to remit about N3.4bn pension contributions deducted from their workers monthly remunerations into their respective Retirement Savings Accounts with their Pension Fund Administrators, so says the acting Director-General, National Pension Commission, Aisha Dahir-Umar.

Micro pension plan, grassroots campaigns lift assets to N9.33 trillion

The rising acceptance of micro pension scheme being driven by the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has led to steady rise in pension assets. The pension funds grew from N9.12 trillion in April to N9.33 trillion in June 2019, indicating a N21 billion increase.
Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday said a China extradition bill that sparked unprecedented political unrest “is dead” – but protesters immediately dismissed her comments, threatening more mass rallies.

Hong Kong: German business group urges dialogue

The head of a group of leading German companies doing business in Asia has called for peaceful dialogue to end the stand-off in Hong Kong.