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Group kicks against agency for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists

The Guild of Public Affairs Analysts of Nigeria (GPAAN), has warned against plans by the Senate to create an agency for the education, rehabilitaton, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate President opens public hearing on 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday declared open a two-day public hearing on the 2020 budget which was presented to the National Assembly early this month.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Abiola Ajimobi, Rauf Aregbesola, others lead APC reconciliation committees

Nigeria’s governing party, APC, has set up six committees to resolve the crises from its primaries across the country.
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Yobe gunner: Umar Ali rejects APC primaries result

An aspirant for Yobe State governorship ticket on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Ali, has kicked against the result of the primary election held at the weekend in the state.
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Senator urges President Buhari on implementation of 2018 Appropriation Act

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Ecology and Climate Change, Sen. Bukar Ibrahim, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure adequate implementation of the N9.12 trillion 2018 Budget.

Yobe conducts peaceful APC state congress, re-elects former leadership

Executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe State have been re-elected through affirmation by the delegates.

President Buhari arrives Jigawa for two-day visit

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Dutse, Jigawa state capital, on Monday for a two-day official visit to the state.

Governor Bagudu commends Nigerians for commitment to agriculture

The Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Atiku Bagudu, yesterday, commended the renewed passion and commitment of Nigerians towards agriculture across various value chains.

APC: President Buhari’s choice of ex-Governor Oshimhole as national chairman not binding

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s percieved preference of former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, to emerge as the next national chairman of the party was not binding on it.

Governor Geidam: We received no relief material from NEMA

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Geidam, has said his state did not receive any relief material from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for over a year despite being affected by insurgency.

President Buhari arrives Damaturu

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Damaturu, the Yobe State capital where he was received by the governor of the state.

President Buhari, how did Dapchi happen?

CNN anchor, Isha Sesay, is right about what she said on her Twitter handle. The kidnap of the 110 girls of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, is not a national disaster as President Muhammadu Buhari had described it; it’s a national disgrace.

Governor Aregbesola: Abductors of Dapchi school girls are cowards

He asserted, “don’t fail to let your conference address the issue of those cowards who adopted our girls, tell them in your resolutions that if they are not cowards they should stop denying innocent girls their freedom, but face soldiers who are in the region for peacekeeping”.‎

PDP demands National Assembly’s investigation of Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the National Assembly to immediately commence full-scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 school girls in Dapchi, Yobe.

Nigerian Army: Police in control of Dapchi security

The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as “misleading”, alleged withdrawal of troops to aid abduction of female students of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe.

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Ondo government ‘uncovers’ plots to smear governor’s image

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, the state government on Saturday said it has uncovered a grand plot to unleash a smear image on the governor of the state, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, by members of the opposition in the state.