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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned some pockets of violence that trailed the last Governorship and state assembly elections in the country.
The speaker of the Tanzanian National Assembly, Job Ndugai, on Monday said that Tanzanian police had arrested 10 businessmen in connection with the recent killing of 10 children in the country.
At least six people including a former Council legislator identified as Mr Sunday Bulle were shot dead on Wednesday night by gunmen, who attacked Kwata Community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State
Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated on Sunday, a legislator said, ending a 51-day political crisis in the island nation.
Opponents of the disputed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa have won control of a crucial committee in parliament, in a serious setback to his government.
Sen. Bassey Albert, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, on Thursday said that the Senate would pass the Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill before the end of the year.
Leading third force political parties under a new name, Alliance for People’s Trust, APT, have ratified a new pact during the national convention and Presidential primaries convened by People’s Trust on Saturday in Lagos, which produced a legal icon and foremost pro-democracy activist, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, and a fresh breed energy expert and political strategist, Dr Gbenga Olawepo–Hashim as national chairman and Presidential Candidate respectively.
Alhaji Sani Zaburan, a small scale farmer, on Saturday picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket to contest the Kaugama State Constituency election in 2019 after beating the incumbent legislator Usman Masaki.
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has been urged to approach the Supreme Court on the need to declare the seats of Senate President Bukola Saraki and other defecting senators vacant.
A legislator, Ambrose Mutinhiri, has become the first ruling Zanu-PF party member to voluntarily resign as a legislator in protest over Robert Mugabe’s ouster following a military intervention.
A financial expert, Alhaji Abdulmumini Sanni-Jawondo, has blamed bad governance, poor rural development and lack of support for small and medium-scale businesses for Kwara’s poor economic situation.
Barcelona would consider selling Samuel Umtiti to Manchester United this summer if it helped them sign their No 1 target, Matthijs de Ligt of Ajax.
The Premier League side were sanctioned in relation to 29 cases where regulations relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18 were breached.
The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will on Saturday graduate 9,452 students with 106 of them bagging First Class degrees.
The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has decried the spate of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Nigeria.
The Police Command in Kano State has restricted movement of motor vehicles, tricycles and all other means of transportation across the 44 local government areas of the state.
The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Eze, has warned that gender inequality, discrimination and violence against women are anomalies that affect everyone in the society.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to commence collation of results for the supplementary governorship election in Bauchi State.
The United States government has expressed disappointment over the conduct of the 2019 general elections, saying it will continue to follow closely, other ongoing elections.
There is credible evidence that US military airstrikes in Somalia have killed or wounded nearly two dozen civilians in the past two years, an international human rights group said Tuesday, charging that the Pentagon is not adequately investigating potential casualties.