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Some residents of Sokoto metropolis, on Tuesday took to the streets, dancing and voicing out different slogans in celebration of the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates at the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari, by naming a national monument after him.
The Senate has constituted a six-member conference committee to review the condition of service for national assembly staff members.
A former chief whip of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Yahayya Wurno, three former elected chairmen of Rabah Local Government, a former special adviser to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and a former caretaker councilor have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
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.
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.
The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja passed two bills establishing Federal polytechnics in Aba, Abia and Silame, Sokoto State.
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.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) still has a majority in the Senate with 52 lawmakers, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has said.
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.
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.
Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, Sokoto State Commissioner for Information, has emerged as the new state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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.
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.
Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have allegedly shot and killed a passenger at Okada junction, Benin/Lagos highway, during the weekend.
A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.
A Nigerian soldier was killed and several injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said on Sunday.
The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.
Nigeria winger Ahmed Musa has been named in the Saudi Arabia Professional Football League team of the season.
Former Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra has opened talks regarding a possible takeover of Premier League side Crystal Palace.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the excruciating poverty in the country, adding that the situation makes him uncomfortable.
Bettie Jenifer, late wife of Chris Attoh, Ghanaian actor, was legally married to two men prior to her demise, police said on Sunday.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could miss the Champions League final but still captain England in their bid to win the Nations League, said national coach Gareth Southgate.