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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja.

Court declines to sack Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, 52 others over defection

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: PDP nearly made me political orphan

Determined to retain his seat, former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, gave reasons why the Federal High Court in Abuja should not sack him from the National Assembly for joining the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Court restrains Governor Ganduje from appointing new emirs

A Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Nasiru Saminu has restrained Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje from appointing four new emirs for the newly created emirates in the state.

Ebenezer Babatope: Senator Akpabio committed political suicide joining APC

Chief Ebenezer Babatope, a former Minister of Transport, has said Godswill Akpabio, former Akwa Ibom State governor, committed political suicide by dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) prior to the 2019 elections.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

Chukwuemeka Eze: Chibuike Amaechi, Godswill Akpabio’s reconciliation will benefit Niger Delta, Nigeria

A chieftain of the APC in Rivers State and one-time spokesman of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed how the coming together of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, and former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, will benefit the Niger Delta region and Nigeria in general.
Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio denies dumping APC, returning to PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the former Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to report of him planning to defect back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

APC: Ex-Governors Amaechi, Akpabio settle differences

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

Senator Akpabio: I have no regret joining APC

Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Senator Ndume won’t sabotage APC if elected Senate President – Borno elders

Stakeholders and elders from Borno State on Monday assured President Muhammadu Buhari that their kinsman, Senator Ali Ndume, will not sabotage the All Progressives Congress government if elected the President of the Ninth Senate.

Senator Olujimi: PDP‘ll bounce back In Ekiti

Senate Minority leader Biodun Olujimi has expressed optimism that the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Ekiti State will re-establish its dominance in the State’s political horizon.

PDP: Leadership of National Assembly belongs to no party

The Peoples Democratic Party has said its elected senators and members of the House of Representatives are constitutionally eligible to lead the National Assembly.
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PDP: Our members can vie for positions in National Assembly

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said that its federal lawmakers elected into the Ninth National Assembly can contest for leadership positions in the Senate and the House of Representatives.
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APC to zone Senate President to North-East, Speaker to South-West

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will zone the position of Senate President of the 9th National Assembly to the North-East, while that of the Speaker of the House of Representatives will be zoned to the South-West, according to a report.

Senate presidency: Borno elders make case for Senator Ndume

Leaders and Elders from Borno state under the auspices of Borno Concerned Citizen have charged the incoming members of the 9th Senate to consider the experience and ranking of Senator Ali Ndume, and elect him as the next Senate President.

Senate in rowdy session over alleged militarisation of 2019 elections

The Senate on Wednesday went into a rowdy session following a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye and co-sponsored by seven other lawmakers on alleged militarisation of the 2019 elections.

Nasarawa Assembly minority leader defects to APC

The minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Mbucho (PDP-Akwanga North) on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Election tribunal: Senator Akpabio seeks order to reclaim mandate

However, incontrovertible result sheets from Akwa Ibom INEC office showed different figures that had Akpabio securing 138,256 votes as against Ekpeyong’s 123,843.

Ekiti elections: Four women win assembly seats in APC clean sweep

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared all the 26 House of Assembly seats in Ekiti State.

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