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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20196

Senate asks foreign airlines to provide records of Nigerians in their employment

Some senators on Wednesday advocated for the protection of Nigerian airlines from what they described as unfair competition from their foreign counterparts.
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 .
Ahmad Lawan

Senator Lawan: Why majority of PDP senators-elect are rooting for me

Senate Presidential hopeful, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has revealed the reason why most of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators would queue behind his candidacy, stressing that it is because they have identified with his vision.

Senators-elect in ‘strategic’ meeting over Lawan’s bid for Senate presidency

Not fewer than 17 Senators-elect, mostly on the platform of All Progressives Congress, held a strategic meeting in Lagos on Sunday.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

MASSOB accuses President Buhari of winning re-election through dubious, corrupt means

The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.

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.
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Police arrest football fans who allegedly attacked referee

Two of the four hoodlums who attacked centre referee, Sam Agba, after the Nigeria Professional Football League match between Plateau United Football Club of Jos and Ifeanyi Uba of Nnewi at the new Jos Stadium, have been arrested by the police.
Plateau United Football Club of Jos have appealed the punishment imposed on the club by the League Management Company (LMC) following crowd trouble after the match day one of the Nigeria Professional Football League encounter with FC Ifeanyi Uba

Plateau United appeal LMC sanctions

The management of Plateau United Football Club of Jos have appealed the punishment imposed on the club by the League Management Company (LMC) following crowd trouble after the match day one of the Nigeria Professional Football League encounter with Ifeanyi Uba of Nnewi last Sunday.

Gunmen disrupt Anambra South APGA primary

Gunmen on Wednesday invaded the venue of the Anambra South senatorial primary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance at the Township Stadium, Ekwulobia, in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Ohanaeze hails Supreme Court judgment on Innoson

The Socio-Cultural Organization of Igbos, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has hailed the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in the case between Innoson Group of Companies and Guaranty Trust Bank.

Southern, North Central leaders want killer herdsmen declared terrorists

Delegates to a rare conference of South-east, Sout-west, South-south and North-central political leaders have demanded that the Federal Government declare the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders group, and Fulani herdsmen as terrorist groups.

Innoson’s arrest, plot to frustrate Igbo businessmen – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has described the recent arrest, detention and release of the Chairman and Chief Executive of Innoson Group, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, as one of the plans by the Nigerian Government to frustrate industrialists and billionaires from Igbo extraction.

Innoson chief Innocent Chukwuma’s arrest an insult to Igbos – MASSOB

The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday attributed the arrest of Mazi Innoson Chukwuma by the Economic Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, as grievous insult to Igbo leaders.

Anambra guber: PDP appeal panel upholds Obaze’s candidature

The National Caretaker Committee, Peoples Democratic People, has upheld the Primary Election that produced Mr Oseloka Obaze as the party’s flag bearer for the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Nov. 18.

Anambra guber: Obaze thanks PDP faithful

Mr Oseloka Obaze, gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has thanked the members of the party for nominating him as the party’s torch bearer for the Nov. 18 election in Anambra.

Obaze wins PDP governorship primary in Anambra

Former Secretary to Anambra Government, Mr Oseloka Obaze, on Monday emerged Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for the Nov.18 election in the state.

Oduah, others protest at Anambra PDP primaries

Senator Stella Oduah on Monday, staged a protest at the venue of the PDP primaries in Anambra state over what she termed unwillingness of the party to listen to the yearnings of aspirants.

High-profile defectors’ll join us in three weeks – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party said in Abuja on Thursday that it was expecting those it described as “high-profile “ defectors to join its fold within the next three weeks.

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The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB fund to invest $500,000 in Nigeria’s sustainable energy

A multi-donor trust fund managed by the African Development Bank (ADB), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a $500,000 grant to support the development and launch of the Nigeria Energy Access Fund (NEAF).

Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

Official: 50 runners sign up for Onitsha city marathon

No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified intrest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) event slated for Oct. 5, in Anambra.
In this handout photograph taken by India’s Ministry of Defence on September 19, 2019, Indian Coast Guard personnel (up) pose for photographs as they keep watch on a Myanmarese ship’s crew after seizing 1160 kg of Ketamine drug from their boat near Car Nicobar islands, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Handout / INDIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / AFP

India seizes one tonne of ketamine on boat, arrests six Myanmar crew

India’s coast guard has arrested six Myanmar men and seized $42 million worth of ketamine after spotting a suspicious vessel in the Indian Ocean near the Nicobar Islands.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran to present regional security plan at UNGA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.