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FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.

Ahmed Lawan: APC will win majority in National Assembly in 2019

The Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, on Saturday, dismissed the chances of victory for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.

Ali Ndume: Senate under Bukola Saraki has failed Nigerians

Sen. Ali Ndume, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator representing Borno South in the Senate said the Senate under the leadership of Dr Bukola Saraki had failed Nigerians.

IPOB berates judiciary for releasing Boko Haram suspects

The Indigeneous People of Biafra, IPOB, has decried what it described as the worst form of judicial immorality and conspiracy, the continuous release of violent Boko Haram suspects and detention of peaceful IPOB members.

Speaker Dogara calls for active vigilance by citizens

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for active vigilance by the citizens.

Senator Bukola Saraki meets new IPU President Gabriela Barron

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has met with the newly elected President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly, Madam Gabriela Barron of Mexico.

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Some vehicles transporting election materials to one of the polling units in Benue State have been attacked.