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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, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
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Nass officers: APC Senators, Reps await final zoning formula

As the horse-trading for principal officers of the National Assembly intensifies, All Progressives Congress (c) Senators and members of the House of Representatives are awaiting the final zoning formula from the ruling party.
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APC NYL: We’re concerned about crisis in Ondo, Imo, Ogun, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth League (NYL) at the weekend lamented over lingering disputes in some state chapters of the party.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Imo guber: Action Alliance withdraws petition against Governor Ihedioha

Action Alliance (AA) party yesterday withdrew its petition against the election of Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, from the Tribunal.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat

Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.

Senator Omo-Agege seeks rejigging of APC south-south structure

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for the re-organisation of the structure of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the south-south.
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Kogi guber: APC wants NWC to disqualify Senator Kadiri, Admiral Jubrin, others

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kogi on Wednesday urged the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to disqualify some identifiable aspirants seeking the governorship ticket for the November 16 poll on grounds of alleged anti-party activities.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: APC NWC to decide mode of primary

In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary.
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APC leaders, elders endorse Admiral Jubril for Kogi governor

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi West Senatorial district have endorsed the governorship aspiration of the former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jubril (retd).

Bayelsa PDP picks governorship candidate September 3

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has scheduled September 3 for a primary poll to elect its standard bearers for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

PDP fixes date for Kogi, Bayelsa guber primaries ahead of November 16 polls

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced preparation for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: EU report confirms presidential election was rigged in favour of President Buhari

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).

APGA members defect to PDP in Abia

There was a major political exodus in Abia State on Monday when no less than 3,000 chieftains of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) jumped ship to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

APC UK: Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila best for the legislative arm

The United Kingdom Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila have the required experience to move the country’s legislative arm forward.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege emerges Deputy Senate President

Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has emerged Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate.

Deputy Senate Presidency: Senator-elect Orji Kalu steps down for Senator Omo-Agege

Abia North Senator-elect, Orji Uzor Kalu, has shelved his ambition of contesting for the Deputy Senate President of the ninth Senate.

National Assembly leadership: PDP endorses Senator Ndume, Rep Bago

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed support for Sen. Ali Ndume for the position of the President of the Senate of the 9th National Assembly (NASS).

National Assembly leadership: Endorsement of Senator Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC – Senator-elect Kalu

“Come tomorrow by the special grace of God and to the admiration of APC members and Nigerians at large, I will emerge as Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,” Kalu expressed optimism.

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US warns Africa countries not to expect debt relief

The U.S. top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, warned in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday that African countries running up debt they cannot pay back, including China, should not expect to be bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief.
The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.

Soldiers rescue 95 hostages, kill 3 terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

MNJTF: Iswap under pressure to establish caliphate near Lake Chad

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the flurry of attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the last couple of weeks followed pressure mounted on them by foreign collaborators to establish caliphate.
Osinbajo at a Town Hall meeting with Nigerians in New York. R-L; Prof. Tijjani Mohammad-Bande, Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations; Rtd. Justice Sylvanus Asofor; VP Osinbajo, Mr. Ben Okoyen, Consul General and one of Nigeria in diaspora’s representative

VP Osinbajo: Some kidnapping stories in social media untrue

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA releases N1.284 billion to pay 234 retirees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released One Billion Two Hundred and Eighty Four Million Naira (N1.284 billion) for the payment of FCT retirees.