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Benue: Vent your frustration on your members – PDP tells APC

The chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Benue State, Sir John Ngbede, has advised the All Progressives Congress, APC, to channel their frustration and anger on their members who failed to deliver during the last general elections in the state.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate revisits bill to establish National Assembly budget office

The upper chamber of the National Assembly, on Thursday, reintroduced a bill seeking to establish the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO).
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate revisits bill to establish National Assembly budget office

The Senate on Thursday reintroduced a bill seeking to establish the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO).
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Nigeria must not abandon families of ex-servicemen – Lagos governor

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, on Monday made a case for the welfare of the families of ex-Servicemen who died in the course of serving the nation.

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.
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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.
Duro Faseyi

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.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
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.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.