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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate seeks Nigeria’s status on extended continental shelf

The Senate yesterday invited the United Nations Resident Team in Nigeria and the Nigeria Boundary Commission to brief it on the status of Nigeria’s claim of extended continental shelf.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha orders forensic audit of local council accounts

Imo State government has ordered “a comprehensive forensic audit of the local governments’ accounts.”
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.
Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi: I prefer being senator, not minister

Immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has revealed his focus is on retrieving his senatorial mandate in the court as against pursuing ministerial appointment.

TUC rejects partial implementation of minimum wage

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday rejected a policy unveiled by the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) on the implementation of the national minimum wage.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari links insecurity to illicit funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the intelligence community in Africa to tighten the loop against illicit financial flows, just as he attributed rising security challenges to sponsorship by those who profit from illegal financial activities.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday said that illicit financial flows in Nigeria and Africa, aggravate insecurity in the region.

President Buhari: Illicit funds fuel insecurity in Nigeria, Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday said that illicit financial flows in Nigeria and Africa, aggravate insecurity in the region.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

House of Reps approve President Buhari’s request to appoint 15 special advisers

The House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to appoint 15 Special Advisers in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.

Tribunal rejects move to amend petition against President Buhari, others

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has rejected move by the Hope Democratic Party (HPD) to effect some amendments to the petition it filed, challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA: Signing of AfCFTA an error

The raging controversies over the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari got another big voice on Wednesday in person of the Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Timothy Olawale.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Ruga: Government restricts sale of land in Abia

Abia State government has begun closing land sale gaps that may let in the suspended rural grazing area (Ruga) policy through the backdoor.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka warns President Buhari over Obasanjo’s letter

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, that he cannot ignore the four-page open letter addressed to him, by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari urges herders to ignore NEF’s unauthorised quit order

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined all Nigerians to ignore the recent call by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to Fulani herders, asking them to leave the southern part of Nigeria.
L-R- Oshiomhole, Lawan, Buhari and Gbajabiamila at the event

Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila meet with President Buhari over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, where issues of national interest were deliberated upon.

Presidential election tribunal summons INEC boss, Zamfara REC

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has summoned the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, and Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Zamfara State to appear before it today.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I’m not a partisan politician but PDP is my party – Atiku Abubakar’s...

The 53rd petitioners’ witness, Sani Abdul, who appeared before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to testify at the instance of the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, caused laughter in the courtroom while responding to cross-examination questions at the Wednesday’s proceedings.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC produced results from polling units in Nasarawa deserted town – PDP agent

A ward collation agent for the Peoples Democratic Party in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Abdullahi, on Wednesday, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, that he rejected results from two polling units located in a town that had been deserted.

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Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

Korea to train 45 police on forensic investigation

The Republic of Korea, through its grant aid and technical cooperation agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, (KOICA), has organised a three-year training programme for 45 Nigerian police personnel.
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Tiger Woods says ‘Father Time’ catching up with him

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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate seeks Nigeria’s status on extended continental shelf

The Senate yesterday invited the United Nations Resident Team in Nigeria and the Nigeria Boundary Commission to brief it on the status of Nigeria’s claim of extended continental shelf.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha orders forensic audit of local council accounts

Imo State government has ordered “a comprehensive forensic audit of the local governments’ accounts.”