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National Assembly leadership: Endorsement of Senator Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC – Senator-elect Kalu

“Come tomorrow by the special grace of God and to the admiration of APC members and Nigerians at large, I will emerge as Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,” Kalu expressed optimism.
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 .

Ninth Assembly: Senator Gaya urges APC zone deputy senate president to North-West to ensure...

Sen. Kabiru Gaya, has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the Deputy Senate President of the 9th Senate to the North West so it can consolidate on the votes it got from the area.

Senate kicks against planned downgrading of Enugu Airport

The Senate on Thursday asked the Federal Government to stop the planned downgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Kano FA hold election despite court order

‎However, at the election conducted in Minjibir Park and Resort on Sunday‎, Mr Ahlan polled 55 votes to be returned as chairman of Kano FA for another four years while Aminu Mohammed was also returned as vice chairman with 55 votes.‎

Abike Dabiri-Erewa: Airport scanners not functioning

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said on Wednesday that many of the scanners at the country’s airports were not functioning.
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INEC withdraws return certificate from President Buhari’s ex-aide

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 senators-elect jostle for deputy senate presidency

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.

Senator Gaya: Senate President, Speaker’ll emerge by secret ballot

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.

APC group accuses Senator Gaya of anti-party activities

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.

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.

Election postponement: National Assembly‘ll investigate INEC – Senator Gaya

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.

Senator Gaya: VP Osinbajo a humble man, great leader

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.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Ibrahim Shekarau wins Kano Central senatorial seat

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.

APC wins two senatorial, eight House of Reps seats announced in Kano

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has won two out of three senatorial seats and eight out of 22 House of Representatives seats in Kano so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

APC wins two senatorial seats in Kano

The Chairman Senate committee on works and (APC) candidate Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya beat Abdullahi Sani Togo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to win Kano South Senatorial Ticket.
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Peter Obi: Foundation of Nigeria under serious threat under President Buhari

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to see the February 16, 2019 presidential election as decisive about the future and economic progress of Nigeria and not about the usual casting of votes because of vested interests.

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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.

US eager to use Saudi Aramco attack for billion-dollar deals – Iranian leader

The U.S. seeks to use the recent drone attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities to its utmost advantage by striking billion-dollar deals and attaining a permanent presence in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.
If Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine, so desires, he has the ability to seriously damage Trump’s Presidency with a few choice disclosures.Photograph by Alexey Vitvitsky - Sputnik - AP

Ukrainian leader begins US visit amid Donald Trump’s call controversy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on Monday commenced a three-day visit to the U.S. amid a controversy over a recent phone call between the Ukrainian leader and U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Xavi Hernandez open to managerial role in England as Barca alternative

Barcelona legend Xavi has revealed that he would welcome the chance to manage in the Premier League, should a return to Camp Nou fail to materialise.
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Monaco’s Leonardo Jardim in spotlight amid awful start to season

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim insists he is unfazed by the speculation over his future as the 2017 French champions go into a midweek derby against Patrick Vieira’s Nice still without a win this season.
Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir addresses the 73rd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York on September 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Angela Weiss

Saudi Arabia wants ‘good relations’ with Iran

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir said yesterday that his country wants “good relations” with Iran, but Tehran meets this with “death and destruction”, the Anadolu Agency reported.