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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.
Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim (APC, Yobe East)

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.

Governor Shettima urges northern residents against further abduction by insurgency

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima on Sunday called on residents of the entire northern region to be extra vigilant and remain on guard against the moves of boko haram especially as it concerns rampant abductions.

Lai Mohammed: Boko Haram on mission to embarrass President Buhari’s govt

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaj Lai Mohammed, has said that the recent abduction of some female students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state by Boko Haram terrorists is a ploy by the terrorist group to embarrass President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.

Yobe senators clash over missing school girls

Two senators representing Yobe State, Ahmed Lawan (Yobe North) and Mohammed Hassan (Yobe South), Thursday clashed over the missing secondary school girls from the state.

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18 states to benefit from World Bank projects in 2020

Eighteen states in Nigeria will benefit from the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), a Word Bank Programme in Nigeria by 2020.

Lebanese president seeks US participation in domestic oil, gas projects

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday called on the U.S. to take part in oil and gas exploration in Lebanon, the Presidency’s website reported.
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Rafael Nadal: I’m not obsessed about Roger Federer’s record

Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
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Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania name squad

French head coach Corentin Martins has called-up experienced forwards Moulaye Ahmed Khalil and Ismael Diakhite as well as youngsters Mohamed Dellah Yali and El Hacen El Id who plays for Real Valladolid in Spain for the competition.
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APC NWC, governors, members-elect endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the party on Monday in Abuja to endorse candidates for positions of the Senate President, Speaker and their deputies.