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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat

Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.

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 Ikpeazu hails Senator Abaribe’s emergence as senate minority leader

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has described Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe’s emergence as Senate Minority Leader as a recognition for his year’s of active contribution and commitment to the cause of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and national development.

Senate committee okays 10-year-jail term for theft of electricity cable, others

Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy has recommended a jail term of 10 years, without an option of fine, if found guilty to have conspired, counselled or accepted to procure or to hold in custody, stolen parts, components or pieces of a public power equipment.

Court strikes out suit demanding prosecution of Enyinnaya Abaribe, Femi Fani-Kayode over Nnamdi Kanu’s...

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has struck out a case seeking to ensure the prosecution of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, over the disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Senate may pass 2019 budget in April

The Senate Tuesday resumed the consideration of the general principles of the 2019 Appropriation Bill with more knocks on the budget.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate passes 2019 Budget for second reading

The bill scaled second reading at the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday — three months after President Muhammadu Buhari presented it.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

MASSOB accuses President Buhari of winning re-election through dubious, corrupt means

The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.

Abia: APGA candidate demands cancellation of Obingwa LG results

Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia South zone, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has called for the cancellation of results of the just concluded National Assembly election for Abia South senatorial election over alleged irregularities.

Chris Nkwonta: Enyinnaya Abaribe sitting on a stolen mandate

The candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for Abia South Senatorial Zone, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has vowed to defeat the Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe in 2019 senatorial election in the zone.
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Chris Nkwonta: Incident form elimination’ll check rigging in 2019 elections

The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance for Abia South, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has said that the removal of incident form by the Independent National Electoral Commission from use in the 2019 elections will reduce rigging to the barest minimum.
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Angry customers call for revocation of BEDC licence

Aggrieved customers of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) have called on the Federal Government to revoke the operating licence of the firm.
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Wole Soyinka: Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to obey court orders a national embarrassment

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged refusal to obey court orders, describing it as a national embarrassment.

Senate begins probe into federal government’s special intervention fund Wednesday

The Senate ad hoc committee saddled with the responsibility of probing the disbursement of the Federal Government’s Special Intervention Fund will begin sitting on Wednesday.
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Enyinnaya Abaribe urges federal government to institutionalise peace among Nigerians

Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia South in the Senate, on Friday called on the Federal Government to institutionalise peace among the tribes and federating units of the country.
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2019: Ben Nwabueze leads campaign, says he won’t die until Atiku Abubakar becomes president

Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Ben Nwabueze, Olisa Agbakoba, Nnia Nwodo, other Igbo leaders endorse Atiku Abubakar

Prominent Igbo leaders including elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups rose from a one-day meeting in Enugu with an endorsement for the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 general election.

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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.