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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano to Shamsuddeen Dambazau, son of the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau.
Five out of the 64 senators-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have signified their intention to run for the position of Deputy Senate President (DSP) of the ninth National Assembly ahead of its inauguration in June.
The Senate said on Tuesday that Nigerians felt great relief when Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar returned from Saudi Arabia where she was detained for four months by that country’s authorities.
The President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives and their deputies in the ninth National Assembly, may be elected through secret ballot.
The Senate Committee on Works says plans are underway to invite the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) in the coming week over lingering Apapa gridlock.
Towards finding lasting solution to gridlock in Apapa, the Senate Committee on Works on Friday advocated co-operation of various government agencies to make port operations easier.
A group known as Next Level Youth for Buhari has accused Kabiru Gaya, senator representing Kano south, of working with “elements” in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to canvass for the adoption of the open secret ballot system for the election of the senate president.
Senator representing Enugu North District in the National Assembly, Chukwuka Utazi, has said it would be unfair to leave out the entire South East in the contention for the next deputy senate president.
The Senator-elect for Abia North, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, Monday pleaded with the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to zone the position of Deputy Senate President to the South East geo-political zone.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has called on the government of Qatar to lift the visa ban restrictions on Nigerians.
A ranking senator on the platform of the All Progressives Congress from Kano State, Kabiru Gaya, on Thursday formally declared his intention to contest the position of deputy president in the ninth Senate.
A principal officer of the Senate has disagreed with Senator Kabiru Gaya over the latter’s declaration that the upper chamber of the National Assembly will investigate the postponement of the February 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections by INEC.
Senator Kabiru Gaya, the All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Kano South constituency, has demanded that the Independent National Electoral Commission be investigated following the postponement of the elections.
Sen. Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano South) has described Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as a humble man, a great leader and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Kano state has declared the APC senatorial candidate for Kano Central District, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, as the elected Senator for the zone.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07 seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.
The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in furtherance of its efforts to ensure the completion of the hitherto abandoned Enugu International Conference Centre, has approved the procurement and installation of external glass at the main auditorium of the edifice.
A philanthropist and oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has doled out N185 million to Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe (NOCEN) for construction of its hostel and students’ feeding.
A group of six non-governmental organisations under the agies of Northeast Women and Youth Initiative for Good Governance (NEWYIGG) has flayed the adoption of a sole candidate for the speakership seat of the House of Representatives by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) and other stakeholders have warned against electoral violence.
The League Management Company (LMC) has announced changes in the dates for the last set of fixtures in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) abridged season.
Liverpool have been warned by Paul Ince that they will not win the Premier League title for as long as Pep Guardiola remains in charge of Manchester City.
Super Eagles’ assistant coach Alloy Agu has expressed confidence that the team’s goalkeepers will do Nigeria proud at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has called for the release of 10 civilians detained without trials by the Nigerian Navy.
Stakeholders in the environment sector in Lagos State on Thursday lauded the state House of Assembly for proposing an amendment to the Environmental law to empower the Lagos State Waste Management Authority.