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Most Nigerian lawmakers absent as ECOWAS Parliament opens

Nineteen out of the 35 Nigerian representatives were on Thursday, absent as the 2018 First Ordinary Session of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened in Abuja.

Senate summons defence minister over Cameroonian soldiers’ invasion in Cross River

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to explain the alleged invasion of communities in Cross River State by Cameroonian military forces.

2019: We want Governor Ayade to return unopposed – deputy speaker

Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Cross River State have kicked off what seems like a unanimous endorsement of the State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, for second term in office come 2019.

Senate investigates alleged fraud against Egina oil field over local content

The Senate on Tuesday constituted an ad hoc committee to investigate local content elements and cost variations relating to Egina Oil Field and Bonga South-West and ZabZaba projects.

Senate tasks boundary commission on land disputes

The Senate on Tuesday directed the National Boundary Commission to investigate boundary conflicts around the country and clearly delineate the boundaries to curb widespread disputes.

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Senator Kwankwaso: Why we didn’t attend APC national convention

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South Africa officially appeals IAAF hyperandrogenism rule

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England’s Harry Kane leads race for World Cup Golden Boot

England’s Harry Kane rocketed to the top of the 2018 World Cup goalscoring charts on Sunday, netting a hat-trick against Panama to overtake Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku.