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Senator Enang urges Nigerian leaders to stop demonising the youth

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Ita Enang has warned Nigerian leaders and elders to stop demonizing the youth by calling them derogatory names such as criminals, cultists or lazy youth.
Speaking on a Channels TV programme, the lawmaker representing Jos South-Jos East Federal Constituency, Dachung Bagos said impeachment processes will be initiated if the summit’s resolutions are not acted upon by the Executive.

House member: Why President Buhari must lift Twitter ban

The Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Anti-Corruption, and member representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency, Hon Dachung Musa Bagos, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently rescind the ban placed on Twitter to save the country’s democracy and grow the economy.

Anambra election: Industrialist cautions against irregularities in APGA primaries

Ahead of June 23, 2021 All progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) primary election in Anambra State, an industrialist and party stake holder in Umuchu ward 1&2, Chief Remigius Nnamezie Ibe, has cautioned All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State to shun any act of irregularities during the forthcoming primary election of the party.

Senator Okorocha: Nigeria’s current leadership lacks vision

Former Governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Federal Constituency, Rochas Okorocha, says good leadership had become necessary to end the cycle of violence in parts of the country.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Ambrose Alli, Tony Anenih inducted posthumously into Esan Hall of Fame

The first civilian governor defunct Bendel State, late Prof Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, and former Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Tony Anenih, have been inducted posthumously into Esan Hall of Fame.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Constitution Review: National Assembly should make law to increase women participation in politics –...

The Justice Development and Peace Centre (JDPC), Akure, the convener of Stop Violence Against Women in Politics VAPP has called on the National Assembly to make provisions in the amended constitution that will increase women participation in politics.
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Cross River federal lawmaker defects to APC

A House of Representatives Member, representing Obubra/Etung Federal Constituency area of Cross River State, Mike Etaba, has defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Gombe youth demand lawmaker’s recall over ‘neglect’

Youths of Kaltungo/Shongom Federal Constituency in Gombe State have called for the recall of Simon Karu, who represents the constituency at the House of Representatives.
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Jigawa Reps by-election: Yusuf Galambi emerges APC candidate

Former House of Representatives member Alhaji Yusuf Shitu Galambi on Saturday clinched the Gwaram Federal constituency primary elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC) party through an open ballot process.
Ahead of 2023 general elections, a member of House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju federal constituency of Oyo state, Hon. Shina Peller, has said that, the current political parties in Nigeria should be restructured in such a way to produce credible leaders from 8,809 wards in the country.

2023: House member seeks restructuring of political system to produce good leaders

Ahead of 2023 general elections, a member of House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju federal constituency of Oyo state, Hon. Shina Peller has said that, the current political parties in Nigeria should be restructured in such a way to produce credible leaders from 8,809 wards in the country.
The member representing Oluyole Constituency in the House of Representatives, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has offered N25 million scholarship to her students in tertiary schools as part of fulfilment of her campaign promises.

House member: Nigerians in Diaspora are not criminals

The Member representing Oluyole Federal Constituency and Chairman Diaspora Committee of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has said Nigerians in Diaspora are not criminals, but people who are adding value across the world.
Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, former Senator and Special Assistant to erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo says where Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade goes there she goes.

Senator Ita-Giwa: Where Governor Ayade leads, there I go

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, former Senator and Special Assistant to erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo says where Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade goes there she goes.
6. The deputy speaker of the house of representatives, Idris Wase, has questioned the eligibility of Nigerians living abroad to submit petitions.

Open grazing: House deputy speaker shuts down motion to discuss AGF’s comment

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase, at Thursday plenary shut down a motion to debate comments by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, on open grazing.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

INEC to resume voter registration June 28 – chairman

The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at the commission’s meeting in Abuja, with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Chairman: Attacks on INEC facilities may affect future elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the burning and destruction of its facilities in some states may affect electoral activities in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Another police station razed in Abia

Hoodlums have burnt down a Police Station in Bende Local Government of Abia State.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

Gunmen burn police station in Abia

Barely six hours after Governor Okezie Ikpeazu left Bende LGA headquarters after a civic reception of a three-time (12 years) immediate past House of Representatives member who represented Bende Federal Constituency, Hon. Nnenna Ukeje, gunmen burnt Bende Police Station, in Bende LGA.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House approves establishment of agric university in Plateau

House of Representatives has given its approval for the establishment of a federal university of agriculture, Sabon Gida in Langtang Federal Constituency of Plateau State.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom government reacts to rape, killing of job-seeker

The victim, Iniubong Umoren, a philosophy graduate of the University of Uyo, was lured out of her home in Uyo on Thursday by her suspected killer, Uduak Akpan, with a promise that there was a job waiting for her.
Beni Lar

House member: We’ve drones to track terrorists, kidnappers

Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Hon. Beni Lar has revealed that the country has some homemade drones and other scientific innovations to track and detect terrorists and Kidnappers in their locations.

2023: Group wants Senator Buhari to join Oyo guber race

As the 2023 general election draws near, an political pressure group, Pan Oyo Movement (POM), has expressed its readiness to mobilise all available resources to encourage a serving Senator from Oyo State, Senator AbdulFatai Buhari, to join the gubernatorial race and emerge the next governor of the state come 2023.As the 2023 general election draws near, an political pressure group, Pan Oyo Movement (POM), has expressed its readiness to mobilise all available resources to encourage a serving Senator from Oyo State, Senator AbdulFatai Buhari, to join the gubernatorial race and emerge the next governor of the state come 2023.
The House of Representatives, Tuesday, intervened in the conflict between telecommunication companies and banks over N42billion debts from Unstructured Supplementary Service Data(USSD).

House urges Police, DSS to beef up security in Edo

The House of Representatives has urged the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba and the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) to as a matter of urgency, step up actions in curtailing the incidents of kidnapping and banditry in Owan Federal Constituency and the country at large.

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France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen delivers a speech for the next year's municipal elections in an end-summer annual address to partisans in Frejus, France September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.

Somali Army kills 24 al-Shabab militants

Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.

Catholic Church seeks Nigerian government’s partnership to tackle climate change

The Catholic Bishop of the Abuja archdiocese, Ignatius Kaigama, has urged the federal government to collaborate with the church to ensure a clean and healthy environment for Nigerians.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

Fuel marketers bewail extortion by DPR officials, threaten strike

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Suleja/Abuja Unit, on Sunday, threatened to embark on a strike action over alleged extortion by officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic will wait until the last moment before finalising his European Championship squad and sees Sunday’s friendly against the United States as a chance for fringe players to make a last bid for selection.

Euro 2020: Swiss coach confident of last-16 spot despite tough travel

Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic is confident his side have done enough to reach the last 16 at Euro 2020 after a 3-1 win over Turkey on Sunday but he criticised the long distances his side have had to travel during the tournament.

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Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri on Tuesday praised his former Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini for turning Italy into possible Euro 2020 title challengers despite a lack of obvious star players.

Euro 2020: Xherdan Shaqiri praises Roberto Mancini for his work with Italy

Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri on Tuesday praised his former Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini for turning Italy into possible Euro 2020 title challengers despite a lack of obvious star players.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Minister: Only President Buhari can decide fate of suspended NPA boss

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has explained why the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, was suspended.
During the press conference ahead of Italy’s clash against Wales tomorrow, Roberto Mancini shared his thoughts on the rumours linking Donnarumma with PSG. He stated that it would be ‘a good choice’ for the goalkeeper.

Claudio Ranieri hails team spirit of Roberto Mancini’s Italy

Former Sampdoria coach, Claudio Ranieri, is impressed by the team spirit created by Italy coach Roberto Mancini.
Jada Pinkett Smith is celebrating the legacy of rap icon Tupac Shakur on what would have been his 50th birthday with one of his poems she says “you may have never heard before.”

Jada Pinkett shares never-before-seen poem written by Tupac

Jada Pinkett Smith is celebrating the legacy of rap icon Tupac Shakur on what would have been his 50th birthday with one of his poems she says “you may have never heard before.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that by pooling together the collective resources and comparative advantages of the Armed Forces and other security agencies, “the enemy will now feel the ferocity of our firepower and the weight of our resolve.”

President Buhari: Insurgents now feeling ferocity of our firepower

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that by pooling together the collective resources and comparative advantages of the Armed Forces and other security agencies, “the enemy will now feel the ferocity of our firepower and the weight of our resolve.”