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The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate President Lawan rejects APC chairmen’s mediation offer

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday rejected an offer from the Forum of All Progressives Congress Chairmen to act as peacemakers whenever there was crisis between the presiding officer and any senator in the 9th Assembly.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Population: We are sitting on a time bomb – Governor Yari

The outgoing Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, says the increasing rate of unproductive population in the country constitutes a time bomb and must be addressed.
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President Buhari’s address after receiving his Certificate of Return

I am grateful to God for sparing our lives to witness another milestone in Nigeria’s democratic development – namely conclusion of the Presidential election in an overwhelmingly peaceful manner.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: PDP queries non-use of card readers in some states

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has queried the non-use of the Smart Card Readers in the conduct of the last Saturday presidential election in some part of the country.
INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu Mahmood and Members of the Commission in a Meeting with Key Stakeholders On updates of the 2019 General Elections.

INEC: No more campaigns, collection of PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no more room for political campaigns or collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in spite of the postponement of elections by one week.
Ruphiah B. Banda

Rupiah Banda: Nigeria’s presidential candidates almost size of Zambian parliament

A former President of Zambia, Rupia Banda, has expressed shock at the number of candidates for Saturday’s Presidential election in Nigeria, saying the figure of 73 candidates nears the total number of the Zambian Parliament.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governors demand more funding for all tiers of government

The Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Abdulaziz Yari, has said that there is need for political decisions that will expand the Nigerian economy to generate funding for all tiers of government to develop human capital and address other sundry issues.
President Buhari addresses national convention in Abuja

Muhammadu Buhari’s acceptance speech at APC Convention

I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Chairman and members of the Convention Committee for planning and conducting this convention. The same appreciation goes to the chairmen of National and State Executive Committees of our party. Thank you very much for doing a difficult job well.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari: We are very proud of our record

President Muhammadu Buhari has defended his performance and that of his party, the All Progressives Congress, since he rose to power in 2015.
President Muhammadu Buhari is not a multi-millionaire in cash, but has millions of supporters, Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors’ Network, a group that paid N45 million for the nomination forms for the president, has declared.

Group: President Buhari a millionaire in persons

President Muhammadu Buhari is not a multi-millionaire in cash, but has millions of supporters, Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors’ Network, a group that paid N45 million for the nomination forms for the president, has declared.

Governor Dankwambo: I’ll restore party’s supremacy back to PDP

Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, on Wednesday, promised to restore and promote the lost party’s supremacy if given the presidential ticket of the party to contest the forthcoming presidential election.

Ex-NEMA chief Sani Sidi joins Kaduna governorship race

Former Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Malam Muhammad Sani Sidi, on Tuesday joined the Gubernatorial race in Kaduna.

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Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Bayern Munich won’t move for injured Leroy Sane

The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.

PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has endorsed a proposed “tiered accreditation system” to control the flow and sale of medicines by patent and proprietary medicine vendors.
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Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren prioritising move to Roma – agent

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has prioritised a move to Serie A side Roma, according to agent Alessandro Lucci.

Kenyan players jailed 15 years for gang rape

A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced two rugby players to 15 years in prison for the gang rape of a female singer at a birthday party last year.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that his administration will partner with the National Directorate of Employment to take youths of the state out of poverty.