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Senator Omo-Agege: Senate will cooperate with President Buhari to succeed

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday promised that the new leadership of the Senate would do everything possible to ensure the actualisation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ agenda.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

VP Osinbajo: It is not the ability to father a child that makes you...

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said on Sunday that men must honour women and to stop treating them as their subordinates.

Senator Ekwremadu congratulates Enyinnaya Abaribe, other minority officers

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated minority principal officers of the 9th Senate on their emergence.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq: Kwara poised for greatness under me

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the state is poised for greatness on all fronts, having turned the page on decades of socio-economic stagnation.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate appoints committee for office allocation, adjourns plenary

The Senate at plenary on Thursday set up a 12-member ad hoc committee to liaise with management of the National Assembly for seat and office allocation to lawmakers.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, taking his Oath of Office as the 15th Governor of the State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, on Wednesday

Governor Sanwo-Olu, others hail President Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola, June 12

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praised President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the hero of June 12, the late MKO Abiola and making the day a national public holiday.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday condoled with the Managing Director of ThisDay Newspapers, Mr. Eniola Bello on the loss of his wife, Mrs Helen Olufunke Eniola-Olaitan.

Governor Okowa urges Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila to ensure vibrant, independence legislature

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has congratulated the newly elected Presiding Officers and members of the 9th National Assembly on their successful inauguration.
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).

Senator Saraki congratulated new Senator President Lawan, deputy

Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan on his emergence as the President of the 9th Senate.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senators react to emergence of Ahmed Lawan, Ovie Omo-Agege as senate president, deputy

Reactions have trailed the emergence of senators Ahmad Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday as President of the Senate and Deputy President of the Senate.

Senator Ekweremadu: I deputy senate presidency didn’t contest to win

The decision to contest for Deputy Senate President was in protest of the 2018 invasion of the Senate, Enugu West Senator, Ike Ekweremadu, has said.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege emerges Deputy Senate President

Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has emerged Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate.

Abia group ditches Senator-elect Orji Kalu, demands speaker’s position

A group, Concerned Abia Leaders and Human Rights Lawyers, has asked a former governor of the state, Chief Orji Kalu, to forget his ambition to become the Deputy President of the Senate in the Ninth National Assembly, describing it (the ambition) as “dead on arrival.”
Ovie Omo-Agege

Ninth Assembly: UPU seeks support for Senator Omo-Agege as deputy senate president

Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Youth Wing worldwide, has urged all well-meaning Urhobo sons and daughters at home and in the diaspora to rally round and support Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for the Deputy Senate President position.
President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Francis Olabode Johnson, has passes on.

PENGASSAN confirms Olabode Johnson’s demise

The National President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Comrade Francia Olabode Johnson, has died.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

8th Senate concludes business session, adjourns till June 6

The 8th Senate on Thursday concluded its business session and adjourned till June 6 for valedictory, to mark the end of the session.

Tribunal refuses to strike out petition against Senator Ekweremadu’s election

The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Enugu State on Monday refuse an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to strikeout the petition challenging the re-election of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

CCB gives President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, others Tuesday deadline to submit asset declaration forms

The Code of Conduct Bureau has said President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, governors and other public officers whose tenure ends on May 29 must submit their end-of-tenure asset declaration forms on May 28, 2019.

Court strikes out suit seeking to stop alleged planned removal of Senators Saraki, Ekweremadu

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday struck out a suit seeking to stop the Senate from removing Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, from office.

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Woman charged with hacking bank account, stealing N16 million

An Odogbolu, Ogun State-based businesswoman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, accused of hacking a First Bank Plc account and stealing a customer’s N16.2million, was on Tuesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Irate mob kill suspected robber, injure another in Enugu

A suspected robber was Tuesday beaten to death by irate mob while his suspected accomplice beaten to stupor.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari commends Nigerians in diaspora

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja commended the peaceful living of Nigerians residing in foreign countries with their host communities.
Fake Police ACP Kinglsey Udoyen, right, when he was paraded in January in Akwa Ibom

Fake police assistant commissioner faces trial in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Police said today that a man who had posed as an assistant commissioner of police is now facing trial in the law court.

Gunmen attack, rob bus on East-West road in Rivers

Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a Commercial bus along the Oduoha Axis of Emohua Local Government Area of the East-West road in Rivers state.