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Abubakar Malami

AGF: National Assembly collected N200 billion for constituency projects in three years

The Office of Accountant General of the Federation has revealed that members of the National Assembly collected about N200 billion for constituency projects between 2015 and 2017.

2019: APC caucus in National Assembly backs indirect primaries

Ahead of the 2019 elections in Adamawa, members of the All Progressive Congress caucus in the National Assembly representing the state have supported the decision to conduct indirect primaries in the state.
Yekini Nabena

APC: National Assembly must reconvene to address crucial legislative business

The All Progressives Congress has re-emphasised that the National Assembly should reconvene immediately to attend to crucial and pending legislative business.
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National Assembly adopts fourth version of Electoral Amendment Act

The Senate and the House of the Representatives Joint Committee on Electoral Matters on Tuesday, adopted the fourth version of the 2018/2019 Electoral Amendment Act.

Crisis: Police seals APC office in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State on Tuesday sealed the Enugu office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) following ongoing leadership tussle between the two factions of the party.
Senator Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara

CUPP alleges plot to violently remove Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says some security agencies are working to provide cover for lawmakers who want a change of leadership at the national assembly.
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National Assembly committee passes amended Electoral Bill

The National Assembly Joint Panel on the Independent National Electoral Commission has passed the amended Electoral Bill.
Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers on Tuesday walked out on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s State of the Nation address to parliament

Zimbabwe’s opposition lawmakers walk out on President Mnangagwa address

Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers on Tuesday walked out on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s State of the Nation address to parliament.

PDP: We’re not aware of Senator Gemade’s defection

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State said that it is not aware of the alleged defection of its former national chairman and senator representing Benue North East Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Barnabas Gemade.

Adamawa APC stakeholders demand expulsion of party chair, exco members

The angry stakeholders were three gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of the party, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), the Senator representing Adamawa South in the National Assembly and two former senators.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.

2019: Edo APC may adopt indirect primaries nominate candidates

There are indications that the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), may adopt indirect primaries (delegates option) to nominate its candidates for the National and State House of Assembly elections in 2019.
President Buhari with the delegation from Akwa Ibom led by Sen. Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: My Heart was with President Buhari, not Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015

Former governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio, has said his heart was with Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 election and not with his party’s candidate, former president, Goodluck Jonathan.
Sokoto - Peoples Democratic Party - PDP - Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa

2019: Ex-Governor Bafarawa promises to restructure Nigeria if voted president

Former Gov. Attahiru Bafarawa of Sokoto State on Monday pledged to embrace restructuring and focus on the economy of the nation, if elected president in 2019.
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Urologist: Prostate cancer an epidemic in waiting

A Urologist at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Prof. Sulyman Kuranga, has described prostate cancer as an “epidemic in waiting” in Africa.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

NGO: President Buhari rightly rejected PIGB

A non-governmental organisation, Social Action, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill recently passed by both chambers of the National Assembly.
President Buhari with the delegation from Akwa Ibom led by Sen. Akpabio

2019: Senator Akpabio assures of landslide victory for President Buhari in Akwa Ibom

Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom North-West) has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will record a massive victory in Akwa Ibom State in the 2019 presidential election.

Sule Lamido calls for President Buhari’s impeachment

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described Nigeria as a sick nation that needs to be salvaged by concerned Nigerians.

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Abubakar Malami

AGF: National Assembly collected N200 billion for constituency projects in three years

The Office of Accountant General of the Federation has revealed that members of the National Assembly collected about N200 billion for constituency projects between 2015 and 2017.

Zambia sacks minister over graft scandal

Zambia sacked its development minister on Wednesday a day after Britain suspended aid payments to the country over a mounting row about alleged corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government.

Nigerian Army sets up rehabilitation centre for injured soldiers

The Nigerian Army has set up a modern rehabilitation centre for soldiers injured in combat and non-combat operations in the country.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia to arrest those behind missing $100 million

An inquiry is underway into the disappearance of newly printed bills worth nearly 100 million US dollars destined for Liberia’s central bank, the government of the impoverished west African country said Tuesday.

Priest kills himself in church amid assault claim

A 38-year-old French priest in a town in northern France committed suicide in his church after being accused of molesting a girl, local prosecutors and police sources told AFP on Wednesday.