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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.
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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.

Senate committee frowns at delay in Apapa trailer project

The Senate Committee on Works on Sunday expressed displeasure over the slow pace of work on the ongoing shoreline protection of the Apapa trailer park project in Lagos.

Flooding: Senate urges federal government to rehabilitate dams, dredge waterways

The Senate has called on the federal government to rehabilitate dams and dredge waterways to be able to take in flood waters.

Senate urges federal government to find lasting solution to flooding in Nigeria

The Senate Thursday urged the federal government to convene a stakeholders meeting to X-ray the perennial flood disaster across the country with a view to proffering a lasting solution to the menace.
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APC: Presidency not for sale

In its first formal response to the emergence of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, as the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) declared, yesterday, that Nigeria’s presidency is not for sale.

Kano South: Muhammadu Buhari’s aide loses senatorial primary

Senator Kabiru Gaya, the former Governor of Kano state, on Tuesday, emerged as the standard bearer of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Kano South Senatorial District.

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The World Health Organisation yesterday warned that over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental illnesses, a situation worsened by the dismal number of health institutions and professionals.
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Senator Lawan: Zamfara APC judgment a setback but we shall triumph

Leading contender for the President of the Senate in the 9th Assembly, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, yesterday described the Supreme Court judgment which voided all votes cast for the All Progressive Congress in Zamfara State as a huge setback for the party.
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Elections: Some PDP governors worked with APC – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) collaborated in a bid to take over the state.
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Sadio Mane: Nobody at Liverpool expected Barcelona comeback

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Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea future in spotlight as Europa final looms

Maurizio Sarri faces an uncertain future as Chelsea manager even if the much-maligned Italian leads his side to victory in the Europa League final against Arsenal.