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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

APC women aspirants congratulate, pray for President Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Women Aspirants Forum has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his successful Democracy Day celebration which followed his inauguration for a second term in office.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court refuses to bar Femi Gbajabiamila from contesting Reps speakership over alleged conviction by...

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Thursday refused to bar Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a top contender of the Speakership of the 9th House of Representatives, from going ahead with his ambitions.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just taken his oath of office.

Inauguration: Edo residents want federal government to prioritise security

As President Mohammadu Buhari is inaugurated into office for a second tenure, a cross section of Nigerians resident in Benin has voiced out their expectation.

Court sacks Imo APC Reps member-elect

A Federal High Court in Owerri on Monday sacked the member-elect for Nkwerre/Nwangele/Njaba/Isu federal constituency of Imo State, Ugonna Ozurigbo.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Full list: 35 Zamfara APC candidates swept off by Supreme Court ruling

Exactly five days to the swearing in of politicians who emerged victorious in the 2019 general election, the supreme court delivered a judgement that shook the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Senate confirms Abike Dabiri-Erewa as diaspora commission chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC).

House of Reps halt oil exploration in Anambra

House of Representatives yesterday ordered immediate stoppage of oil exploration by Sterling Global Oil Exploration and Energy Company in Ogwu Ikpele in Ogbaru, Anambra State.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator-elect Ekpenyong warns Senator Akpabio against wrongly accusing tribunal

Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Chris Ekpenyong, has warned former Governor Godswill Akpabio to stop the campaign of blackmail and intimidation against the duly constituted election tribunal currently trying the case in Uyo.
Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has told Senator Godswill Akpabio to allow members of the election tribunal do their work.

Senator-elect Ekpenyong asks Senator Akpabio to stop intimidating election tribunal

Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has told Senator Godswill Akpabio to allow members of the election tribunal do their work.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Slain lawmaker’s family accuses Governor Ajimobi of facilitating release of suspects

Mr. Olajide Olatoye, an elder brother to the slain Oyo federal lawmaker, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), has accused Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state of facilitating the release of the suspected killers of the late politician.

Khadija Bukar-Abba drops ambition for Gbajabiamila, opts for majority leader’s seat

Member representing Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Gujba Gulani Federal constituency, Khadija Waziri Bukar-Abba, has opted out of the race for the position of speakership of the House of Representatives following the position of the party to settle for Gbajabiamila as the speaker of the ninth Assembly.

House of Reps want secret ballot for election of National Assembly leaders

Two members of the House of Representatives on Sunday said the standing rules of the National Assembly should not be disregarded in deciding the mode of election of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.

National Assembly leadership: APC stakeholders endorse Senator-elect Orji Kalu, Rep Onyejeocha

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia on Sunday met and formally endorsed former Gov. Orji Kalu, the Senator-elect for Abia North Senatorial District, for the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly (NASS).
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speakership: Open ballot system won’t work – lawmakers

Amidst calls for the adoption of open ballot system in the election of presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly, two Lawmakers say the lower chamber’s laid down rules could not be disregarded.
A worker holds an election poster to be displayed at a polling station (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP)

Lagos rerun: Police restrict movements at Ifelodun, Ajeromi

The Lagos State Police Command says there will be restriction of movement during Saturday’s Federal Constituency rerun elections in Ajeromi/Ifelodun areas of the state.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Ninth National Assembly: Rep Nkeiruka Onyejeocha joins speakership race

A member of the House of Representatives, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, who represents Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State, has declared her intention to contest for the seat of the Speaker.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

National Assembly leadership: Plateau APC lawmakers-elect endorse party decision

Lawmakers-elect from Plateau have resolved to support Sen Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives, as directed by the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Lagos rerun: INEC, APC cabal plotting crisis – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of plotting crisis in Lagos State by disobeying the order of the Federal High Court to declare the results of the February 23, 2019, National Assembly elections for Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency.

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The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
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Sudan’s Omar Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
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Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
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President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.