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The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Why Gombe deputy speaker was impeached – majority leader

The Gombe State House of Assembly says the impeachment of Hon. Shuaibu Haruna had nothing to do with the acrimony between the Assembly and Governor Inuwa Yahaya as speculated.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senate President calls for synergy between national, state assemblies

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for synergy between the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly in the discharge of their statutory responsibilities to the people.

Nasarawa begins screening of intending pilgrims

David Ayewa, the newly executive Secretary of the Nasarawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Baord, said the baord has begun the screening exercise of 2019 intending pilgrims who will be airlifted to the holy land.
The Nasiru Haladu Danu Medical Mission Foundation kicked off its free medical mission in Dutse the Jigawa State capital.

Foundation reaches out to 5,000 as medical mission kicks off in Jigawa

The three-day exercise which began with a Gala Night at the Dutse residence of the founder of the foundation, Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu; witnessed a large turnout of dignitaries from within and outside Jigawa State.

Air Peace acquires new aircraft to boost operations

Nigerian airline Air Peace has acquired a B737-800NG to boost its domestic and regional operations in line with its expansion plan.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (r) and the Acting Managing Director of NDDC, Gbene Joi Nunieh during a Courtesy Visit by the Interim Management Committee of NDDC to Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday

Governor Wike: NDDC management stole Rivers’ N400 million

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Wednesday claimed the leadership of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, stole N400 million belonging to the State.

Kidnapped judge: Nigeria turned into a theatre of blood – Mike Ozekhome

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has pleaded with the kidnappers of Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu to release her unhurt.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Oyo APC crisis: We’re for genuine reconciliation – faction

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, popularly known as Reformer group, at the weekend, called on the national leaders of the party to raise a reconciliation committee that will resolve the post-election crisis in the party to enable it to regain its strength ahead of the 2023 elections.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan: National Assembly determined to bring change to Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday said that the 9th National Assembly is working assiduously as a team to bring change to Nigeria.

AGF Abubakar Malami meets National Assembly leadership over passage of bills

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday met with the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and some principal officers of the Senate.
None of the largest Churches in Northern Ireland have said they are prepared to carry out same-sex marriages.

Churches in Northern Ireland reject legalisation of same-sex marriage, abortion

None of the largest Churches in Northern Ireland have said they are prepared to carry out same-sex marriages.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 7

2020 Budget: We’ll monitor ecological funds utilisation closely – Reps

The House of Representatives on Tuesday vowed to closely monitor the utilisation of ecological funds by states and local governments nationwide.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senator Lawan: We will pass 2020 budget ‘before end of this year’

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured that the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari will be passed before the end of 2019.
Cabo Verde Airlines

Cape Verde carrier begins direct Lagos flights

The national carrier of the Cape Verde Islands, Cabo Verde Airlines said on Tuesday that it would begin direct flights from Lagos to Cape Verde on December 9.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

GITEX 2019: Minister tasks participants on technology domestication

The Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Pantami, has tasked Nigerians participating in the on-going Gulf Information Technology Exhibition, GITEX, to ensure they domesticate technology ideas and add value to Nigeria's ICT sector to build the country’s economy.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Teachers should get rewards on earth, not only in heaven – Reps speaker

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila calls for improved welfare package for Nigerian teachers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for the Nigerian teachers as they join millions of their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day.

Former minister urges National Assembly, political parties to hold President Buhari, others accountable

A former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Prof Jerry Gana, has urged the National Assembly and political parties to hold President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the executive arm of government accountable.

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Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho meets Tottenham squad after being named as new boss

Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.

Group advocates reduction in age of access to SRH services

The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Senate issues 7-day ultimatum to CBN, FIRS, others

The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.

Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
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Key nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.