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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.
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.
Afenifere chieftains led by Senator Ayo Fasanmi last night canvassed President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection during a visit to Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola.
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.
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.
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.
Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Archbishop Josiah Idowu Fearon, at a one day summit towards peaceful 2019 general elections in Kaduna state has called on all political parties and their candidates to be committed to ensuring a violence free elections.
Lagos APC youth scribe Idris Aregbe warns PDP gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje to cease from blackmailing and assassinating the character of APC national leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu
The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) said it decided to celebrate with Gov. Abiola Ajimobi on his 69th birthday coming up on Dec. 16 because he had fulfilled most of his electoral promises to the people of Ibadan.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the leadership of the party’s campaign council are currently holding an emergency meeting with members of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).
Human Rights Watch has urged Saudi Arabia to allow independent observers access to detained women's rights activists, saying Riyadh's assurances of their well-being could not be trusted following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.