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Senate begins probe into federal government’s special intervention fund Wednesday

The Senate ad hoc committee saddled with the responsibility of probing the disbursement of the Federal Government’s Special Intervention Fund will begin sitting on Wednesday.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

BMO accuses Senate leadership of acting Atiku Abubakar’s script

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the leadership of the Senate of acting the script of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on the Social Investment Programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senate passes bills establishing federal polytechnics in Aba, Silame

The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja passed two bills establishing Federal polytechnics in Aba, Abia and Silame, Sokoto State.

Senator Wamakko: Governor Tambuwal’s defection to PDP worst decision of his life

A former governor of Sokoto State and the Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, Thursday described the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the worst decision of his life.

Senator Wamakko: Nigerians’ll soon know who’s in charge of Sokoto politics

A former governor of Sokoto and Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has said the recent defection of his successor in office, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal from APC, would not affect the party victory in the State.
Ahmed Aliyu

Governor Tambuwal’s deputy vows to remain in APC

The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Ahmed Aliyu, has vowed to remain in the ruling All Progressives Congress on whose platform he and Governor Aminu Tambuwal were elected into office.

Senate leader: APC still majority with 52 senators

The All Progressives Congress (APC) still has a majority in the Senate with 52 lawmakers, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has said.

Sokoto killings: Senate urges federal government to use helicopters to fish out bandits

The Senate has urged the federal government to deploy the helicopters of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to carry out aerial surveillance of Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi States, with a view to identifying locations and hideouts of the bandits terrorising the states and deal with them.

Report: Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso set to dump APC

It has emerged that a meeting of aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was held on Wednesday where the participants weighed several options, with majority backing the idea of a mass defection from the ruling party.

Congress: Commissioner emerges APC chairman in Sokoto

Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, Sokoto State Commissioner for Information, has emerged as the new state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Okorocha building bridges without professional design – COREN

Bridges currently being built by the Imo State government are without plan and input from professional engineers, the president of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN, Kashim Ali, has said.

Senate passes Chartered Institute of Entrepreneurs Bill

The Bill for an Act to establish the Chartered Institute of Entrepreneurs to Regulate and Control the Practice of Entrepreneurship and for related matters passed third reading in Senate on Thursday.

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British premier Theresa May faces vote of no confidence

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, faces a leadership challenge on Wednesday that could see her exit her position as leader of the Conservative Party and thus prime minister.
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2019: Afenifere, Gboyega Oyetola back Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid

Afenifere chieftains led by Senator Ayo Fasanmi last night canvassed President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection during a visit to Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola.

PDP: Simon Lalong may trigger political crisis in Plateau

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Plateau State, said Governor Simon Lalong could trigger a bloody political crisis in the state following his desperate attempt to remain in power against the wish of the people.
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Federal government partners Abia for Enyimba Economic City

The federal ministry of industry, trade and investment says it is partnering with the Abia state government and Crown Realities Plc for the development of Enyimba Economic City.

Aliyu Wamakko trains 400 youths on business plans

The senator representing Sokoto North senatorial district, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Tuesday commenced the training of 400 unemployed youths from across Sokoto State on how to effectively prepare profitable and acceptable feasibility studies and business plans.