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Ogun elections: APC wins majority assembly seats

Four lawmakers would be returning to the Ogun Assembly as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won 15 out of 26 House of Assembly seats in the state.

Femi Gbajabiamila: APC leadership will decide next House of Reps speaker

The Majority Leader in the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has hinted that the leadership of the ninth assembly will be decided by the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Speaker Dogara, APC Caucus condemn electoral violence

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.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari, wife vote in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, on Saturday joined hundreds of other electorate to exercise their franchise at the polling unit 003 Kofar Baru III, Gidan Niyam, Daura, Katsina State.
Labour MP Ian Austin

Labour legislator quits party in protest over ‘anti-Semitism’

A ninth British legislator has quit the opposition Labour Party, accusing it of having a "culture of extremism, anti-Semitism and intolerance" under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
US President Donald Trump - AFP PHOTO - Angela Weiss

Donald Trump slammed by supporters for backing down on shutdown

US President Donald Trump has drawn rebuke from his supporters and Republican pundits on the hard right after dropping - at least for now - his demand for Congress to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border.

Senator Ndume blames Bukola Saraki for non-consideration of 2019 budget by Senate

A former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, has accused the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, of frustrating moves by the Senate to discuss the 2019 Appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari last December.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senator Saraki begs colleagues not to abandon legislative duties for elections

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has appealed to his colleagues not to abandon legislative duties during electioneering.

Censors board seeks government’s support against uncensored movies, songs

National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has called on the government, through the security agencies, for support in the fight against piracy as well as unclassified and uncensored movies and songs.
Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has warned that a national unity government needs to be formed as the country faces economic malaise after months of political deadlock.

Lebanon’s Saad Hariri urges formation of new government

Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has warned that a national unity government needs to be formed as the country faces economic malaise after months of political deadlock.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo lead APC women, youth presidential campaign

First Lady Aisha Buhari has been appointed the chairperson of the All Progressives Congress Women and Youths Presidential Campaign team for the 2019 election.

Kano Assembly passes N219.9bn budget for 2019

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday passed into law the 2019 budget of over N219.97 billion presented by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki: Zamfara killings barbaric, security agencies must change strategy

Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate, has described the killings in Zamfara State as barbaric, unacceptable and has called on the security agencies to swiftly devise a strategy to put an end to the ugly situation.

Itse Sagay: Unemployed legislators calling for return to parliamentary government

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Monday said the debate by lawmakers in the National Assembly that Nigeria should return to a parliamentary system of government is a wasteful diversion of time and resources.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi presents N109.19 billion budget for 2019

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday presented a budget of N109.19 billion for 2019 to the state House of Assembly for approval.
National Assembly

Federal lawmakers move to avert workers’ strike

The National Assembly leadership has said it is making frantic efforts to avert the proposed industrial action by workers under the umbrella of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), which is likely to affect the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.

Kano lawmakers declare support for Abdullahi Ganduje’s second term

The promise made to the president Muhammadu Buhari and the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress that we will deliver 5million votes in the 2019 presidential election remains unshaken, Kano APC caucus of the National Assembly has said.

Four House of Reps members resign from APC, PDP

Four House of Representatives members on Thursday resigned their membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Niger elections: PDP kicks as INEC declares assembly poll inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it did not declare any of the contestants from the 25 Local Government Areas winner in the March 9, 2019 governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Niger State.
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Tuface Idibia bags OAU’s honorary fellow award

Nigerian music icon Innocent Idibia aka 2Face has been conferred with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

Groups set fresh agenda for Governor Ikpeazu’s second tenure

Some stakeholders in Abia have called on Gov Okezie Ikpeazu to improve on his performance in his second tenure by concentrating on workers welfare and infrastructure development.

FIFA bans referee from football for life for corruption

FIFA has banned referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla from football for life after finding him guilty of corruption.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches looks on during a warm up session before the UEFA Champions League, last 16, second leg football match Bayern Munich v Liverpool in Munich, southern Germany, on March 13, 2019. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

‘Unhappy’ Renato Sanches considering leaving Bayern Munich

Euro 2016 winner Renato Sanches says he is considering leaving Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich at the end of the season because of a lack of playing time.