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Ex-Governor Kalu: My popularity to bring me victory

Dr Orji Kalu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Abia North senatorial zone, says he will emerge victorious at the National Assembly poll scheduled for Saturday, Feb.23.

Ex-Governor Kalu: Ariaria market traders promise to re-elect President Buhari

Chief Orji Kalu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Abia North Senatorial District, on Wednesday, said that traders at the Ariaria International Market, Aba, had promised to give at least 65 per cent of their votes to President Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s rescheduled poll.

Senator Ohuabunwa alleges plot by ex-Govenror Kalu to rig elections in Abia

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and senator representing Abia-North District, Mao Ohuabunwa, has cried out over an alleged plan by senatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Uzor Kalu, to rig the forthcoming election.

NCDC hails Muhammadu Buhari for signing bill establishing agency

The Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing of an Act establishing the agency.

Senate wades into NHIS, NPHCDA crisis

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the raging crisis in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).

Senate urges thorough investigation of alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution urging security agencies to thoroughly investigate the alleged assassination attempt on its Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu.

Senate asks federal government to solve problem of gully erosion in South East

Succour has come the way of victims of gully erosion ravaging some parts of South East States as the Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to mandate the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, and Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, to as a matter of urgency, come to their rescue.

Senate seeks urgent intervention to check erosion threats

The Senate on Wednesday called for urgent intervention by relevant federal agencies to check the menace of erosion in the South-East and coastal states of the federation.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senate blames NNPC, DPR for death of over 150 citizens

The Senate on Wednesday blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for the death of over 150 Nigerians involved in spillage.

2019: Mao Ohuabunwa, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Theodore Orji emerge Abia PDP senatorial candidates

Three Abia senators on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday clinched the tickets of the party for the 2019 general elections in the state.
[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

Senator Saraki: Nigeria urgently needs competent leaders

Senate president and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki has said the leaders Nigeria needs cannot be mediocre, as they must have the energy and vision to entrench justice and egalitarianism for all citizens, irrespective of ethnicity and religion.

Abia group accuses deputy governor of overheating polity

A group, Ohafia LGA Unity Forum, has accused supporters of Abia State deputy governor, Ude Oko Chukwu, of carrying out activities that may work against the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election in the state.
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

Rowdy ‎session in Senate as senators allege President Buhari’s appointments lopsided

Plenary at the Senate was rowdy for about 30 minutes after its President, Bukola Saraki, read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking legislative confirmation of appointments into the board of the Federal Emergency Road Maintenance Agency.

Senate summons IGP Ibrahim Idris over murder of seven policemen, NYSC member

Senate on Thursday kicked off investigation into the murder of seven police officers by suspected criminals in Abuja last Monday, and that of Linda Igwetu, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, by a policeman on Wednesday.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki urges lawmakers to prioritise citizens lives

Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki has urged lawmakers to prioritise the lives of citizens citing the case of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member who died two days ago.

Senator Ohabunwa complains about police and army road blocks on South-east

A senator, Mao Ohabunwa (PDP, Abia North) has complained about the proliferation of armed police and army road blocks along the Enugu-Port-Hacourt expressway, Owerri-Onitsha expressway and Aba-Onitsha-Enugu expressway.

Senator Ohuanbuwa: National Assembly will fast track passage of minimum wage bill

The National Assembly will fast track the passage of the new national minimum wage bill, once the executive bill is sent to it.

Governor Ikpeazu ‘constructs’ 56 roads in 3 years

Ikpeazu who said this at a Town-Hall Meeting organised by Abia Development Organisation (ADO), in Abuja, noted that 79 other roads were currently under construction or repair.

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Great Ogboru: Muhammadu Buhari’ll be President till 2023

The Delta State gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru, Saturday expressed confidence about the victory of the All Progressive Congress Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, and other candidates of the party in the area.
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Elections: CAN expresses worry over vote-buying in Ondo

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Ondo State chapter, has expressed worry over the increasing incidence of vote buying during elections in the country.

Senator Tinubu: I’ll accept people’s verdict

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has said that he would accept the result of the presidential election even if it did not go the way of the party.

Mauro Icardi remains sidelined for Inter’s Fiorentina trip

Icardi has not featured in any of Inter's last three matches with an apparent knee injury amid continued speculation over his future at the club after he was stripped of the captaincy.

Election: Governor Ortom accuses security agencies of intimidation

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday expressed worry over reports of intimidation of the masses by security operatives at polling stations in the state.