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Barrynada Mpigi

Infrastructure: President Buhari has abandoned Rivers – lawmakers

Members of the National Assembly from Rivers State comprising Senators and parliamentarians in the House of Representatives have alleged of total abandonment of their State by the Muhammadu Buhari led federal government.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate Presidency: Senator Lawan unveils legislative agenda

Front line runner for the position of Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, unveiled his agenda for the Ninth Senate if elected Senate President.

Governor Dickson hails Bayelsa Assembly for passing 105 bills in four years

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has commended the House of Assembly for passing 105 bills within four years.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari: Why I removed Chief Justice Onnoghen from office

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, and appointed Justice Ibrahim Tank Mohammed as his replacement.

Nigerian Army confirms Boko Haram attack, says video in circulation fake

The Nigerian Army has confirmed an attack on its troops at Metele village in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State, but said the video in circulation, which was allegedly released by Boko Haram is fake.
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) in State House on 5th Nov 2018

Presidency: Controversy over Muhammadu Buhari’s position on proposed N30,000 minimum wage is unnecessary

The Presidency has expressed concern over recurring reports alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari has reneged on earlier acceptance of the N30,000 recommended as the new National Minimum Wage by the National Minimum Wage Tripartite Committee.
President Buhari receives Presentation of Report by the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage in State House on 6th Nov 2018 6

Muhammadu Buhari commits to having new national minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration is committed to having a new national minimum wage, as he received a report of the Tripartite Committee set up by his government a year ago.

David Mark: I want to be remembered as agent of peace, prosperity

Former Senate President, David Mark, says wants to serve and be remembered as the agent that brought peace, unity and prosperity to all Nigerians.

Delta lawmaker dumps SDP for PDP

The Member Representing Uvwie Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Efe Ofobruku, has dumped the Social Democratic Party, (SDP) for the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

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Tom Watson said Jeremy Corbyn had the power to stop the vote from going ahead. Toby Melville-Reuters

Tom Watson: Why UK labour party wanted me ousted

The deputy leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Tom Watson, said on Saturday that his stance on Brexit, where he backs a second referendum before a parliamentary election, unlike leader Jeremy Corbyn, is behind efforts by some in the party to remove him.
Club Brugge coach Philippe Clement has back Nigerian U23 striker David Okereke to end goal drought when they face Anderlecht at Jan Breydel Stadium on Sunday.

Club Brugge coach backs Nigerian U23 ace to end goal drought

Club Brugge coach Philippe Clement has back Nigerian U23 striker David Okereke to end goal drought when they face Anderlecht at Jan Breydel Stadium on Sunday.

Federal government trains farmers on ginger production

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Extension Department, has trained 10 extension workers on ginger production.
British-Nigerian rapper David Orobosa Omoregie, popularly known as Dave, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album Psychodrama. The award has a cash prize of £25,000.

British-Nigerian rapper wins £25,000 Mercury Prize

British-Nigerian rapper David Orobosa Omoregie, popularly known as Dave, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album Psychodrama. The award has a cash prize of £25,000.
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ASUP chair, four others kidnapped

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande, and three others have been kidnapped.