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Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Electoral Bill: Speaker Dogara raises alarm over fate of general elections

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has raised an alarm over the fate of the general elections.

Ohanaeze: Uncollected PVCs in South East ploy to disenfranchise Ndigbo

According to them: “OYC General Assembly frowns at the numerous uncollected PVCs across the Southeast and other parts of the country where Igbos reside; these uncollected PVCs are the efforts of mischief markers who are collaborating with corrupt INEC officials to deny numerous Igbo their civic right to vote the candidates of their choice in the 2019 general elections”.

Ogun election: Senator Kashamu makes INEC’s final list

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ogun, Buruji Kashamu, says his emergence on INEC’s final list of candidates is a victory for resilience.

Federal government to review revenue sharing formula over minimum wage

Indications emerged on Thursday that the Federal Government may have decided to review the revenue allocation sharing formula to enable states meet the new minimum wage proposal pegged at N30, 000.
Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term in office.

Election: President Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term – APC chief

Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term in office.

Election: INEC delists Rivers APC candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the names of the ruling All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate from the National Assembly election candidates list.
Mike Omogbehin

Ondo House of Reps member dumps PDP for APC

A member of the House of Representatives, representing Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency, Mr Mike Omogbehin, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

Kwara rice farmers to boost production as lawmaker donates tractor

A House of Representatives member representing Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has presented a tractor to farmers in Baruten Local Government Area (LGA) ahead of farming season.
Union members and Internal Revenue Service workers rally outside an IRS Service Center to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Covington, Kentucky [John Minchillo-AP Photo] [Daylife]

US shutdown: Donald Trump to sign off on back pay for federal workers

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to sign legislation providing 800,000 federal employees with back pay when the partial government shutdown ends, even though a conclusion to the impasse remains no where in sight.

Senator Saraki: Legislative business must continue despite elections

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has charged his colleagues to be focused on legislative business despite activities of the election season, even as he called for restraint in the use of power.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

President Buhari declines assent to five bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly in 2018.

Election: APC in door-to-door campaign for President Buhari, Babadije Sanwo-Olu, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State yesterday said it had begun mobilizing thousands of its supporters in Ejigbo area of Lagos through door-to-door campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other party members in the state vying for electoral positions.

President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, others remember Nigeria’s fallen Heroes, perform wreath laying

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday led Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the leadership of the National Assembly, and the Judiciary to lay wreath at the National Memorial Arcade in Abuja.
The Pentagon has about 2,350 active-duty troops stationed along the boundary [Kim Kyung-Hoon-Reuters]

Pentagon prolongs US troop deployment at Mexico border

The deployment of active-duty US soldiers and coast guard members at the US-Mexico border will be extended until September 30, according to the Pentagon.

NYCN leader tasks politicians on youth welfare

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ikorodu-West chapter, Lagos State, on Monday urged political leaders and office holders not to neglect the youth, only to remember them when elections were approaching.
Joseph Olowofela

Don: President Buhari’s infrastructural initiative’ll drive rapid development

A university don and politician, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, has called on Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari for his second term in office saying his continued infrastructural initiative will drive a rapid and laudable development in the country.
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Political parties reject INEC’s moves to relocate Dogara’s constituency collation centre

Political parties with candidates vying for the seat of member representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State have rejected moves by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to relocate the constituency collation centre just weeks to the 2019 elections.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Armed Forces Day: VP Osinbajo lauds the fallen heroes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday commended the Nigeria Army particularly, the fallen heroes for putting up a huge sacrifice for the nation.

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Election: You’ll lose if President Buhari wins – PDP tells South East governors

The Anambra State chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Council, Mr Oseloka Obaze, yesterday reminded the South-East governors that they stood the risk of losing their re-election if President Muhammadu Buhari wins on February 16.
From left: National Coordinator, Coalition of Buhari and Osinbajo Movements (COBOM), Comrade Austin Gabriel; Chairman of the occasion, Haruna Dawop; Mrs Mary Enpeyong who represented Sen. Godswill Akpabio; and National Secretary of Buhari Patriotic Movement, Shoyemi Adeniyi, during the inauguration of the new executive members of the group, in Abuja

Election: Group reveals why President Buhari deserves to be re-elected

The Coalition of Buhari/Osinbajo Movement (COBOM) says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves re-election because his administration is doing more with less resources.
Isiak Kayode Opeifa

Kayode Opeifa: Construction of four pedestrian bridges flagged off in Abuja

Kayode Opeifa, Secretary, Transportation Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday said work has commenced at the four locations earmarked for new pedestrian bridges in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

One feared killed, houses razed in Benue communal clash

An eyewitness who fled from the crisis along with several others told newsmen that several houses were burnt.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Electoral Bill: Speaker Dogara raises alarm over fate of general elections

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has raised an alarm over the fate of the general elections.