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Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Senate to review condition of service for National Assembly staff

The Senate has constituted a six-member conference committee to review the condition of service for national assembly staff members.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Court orders police to show cause for detaining Senator Melaye

An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama on Thursday ordered the police to show cause over it’s continued detention of Sen. Dino Melaye.

Election: INEC delists Rivers APC candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the names of the ruling All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate from the National Assembly election candidates list.
This picture released by Miraflores presidential palace press office shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro delivering a speech during a meeting in the framework of the preparations for the Bicentennial Angostura Congress and the Military Exercise “Soberania 2019” at the Fuerte Tiuna Military Complex, in Caracas on January 15, 2019. (Photo by Marcelo GARCIA / Venezuelan Presidency / AFP)

Venezuela opposition strategy depends on military support

The National Assembly has stepped up the pressure this month in its power struggle with Maduro and his regime, calling for a mass people’s protest next week, reaching out for international support and offering “amnesty” to those in the military that disavow Maduro.
US Embassy Abuja Deputy Chief of Mission David J. Young

Election: US expresses concern over neutrality of Nigeria’s security services

The United States government has expressed concern over the neutrality of Nigeria’s security services ahead of county’s general elections beginning with the presidential and National Assembly polls on February 16.
Oluremi Tinubu

Senator Tinubu: I no longer feel safe in my office

The senator representing Lagos Central, Oluremi Tinubu, has officially reported a case of burglary in her National Assembly office to his colleagues.

Senator Ekweremadu: Thieves stole money in federal lawmaker’s car

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, shocked his colleagues when he revealed how some thieves broke into the luxury car of a senator and stole huge sums of money.
Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

Governor Emmanuel promises to implement new minimum wage

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has assured that the state government will ensure the full implementation of the proposed new minimum wage for workers in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-5

Minimum wage: Labour promises hell for dissenting governors

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari planned release of a new salary package for civil servants, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, has promised tough times for governors who may not pay the new salary structure.

Kwara rice farmers to boost production as lawmaker donates tractor

A House of Representatives member representing Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has presented a tractor to farmers in Baruten Local Government Area (LGA) ahead of farming season.
Mike Pompeo

US steps up support for Venezuela’s National Assembly to take over power

The U.S. on Wednesday stepped up support for Venezuela’s opposition-dominated National Assembly to oust President Nicolas Maduro from power.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.

Governor Al-Makura urges Nigerians to vote for President Buhari, APC candidates

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has urged the electorate to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and other candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Election: Senator Saraki cautions against overheating polity

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

President Buhari declines assent to five bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly in 2018.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Linus Okorie: Atiku Abubakar will floor President Buhari in Ebonyi

Okorie said Ebonyians love Atiku and his running mate, Mr. Peter Obi, and would vote massively for them in February irrespective of any political intrigues being cooked up in some quarters in the state.
Muhammadu Buhari

PDP: Another term for President Buhari is invitation to totalitarianism

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.

Senator Lawan: National Assembly to prioritise budget, minimum wage upon resumption

The Leader of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly will prioritise the consideration of the 2019 budget and the passage of minimum wage bill upon resumption.

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Ex-CDS Alex Badeh for burial January 23 in Abuja

Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.