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Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja

The Senate Committee on Youth and Sports on Tuesday threatened to order the shutdown of Bet9ja office if the company failed to honour its invitation for a second time.
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Senate: Nigerian Army followed due process in appointing new NYSC chief

The Nigerian Army followed laid down rules in the appointment of Shuaibu Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), an investigation by the Senate has revealed.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Elections: More INEC materials carted away in Ebonyi as PDP, APC trade blame

Barely 9 hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission sensitive and non sensitive materials was set ablaze by suspected political thugs in Okposi Umuohara in Ezza North LGA, another set of the Commissions materials for today’s election at Ngbo ward in Aobodo Eja in Ohaukwu Local government area also reportedly carted away by suspected thugs in Ebonyi.

PDP sweeps all National Assembly seats in Ebonyi

The Peoples Democratic Party has cleared all the National Assembly seats in Ebonyi State.

Ebonyi constituents petition IGP Adamu over Senator Ogba’s alleged certificate forgery

The people of Ebonyi Central Senatorial districts have petitioned Mr. Mohammed Adamu, the Acting Inspector General of Police, over an alleged impersonation and certificate forgery by Senator Obinna Ogba, the PDP candidate for Ebonyi Central Senatorial district.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

Chris Giwa proffers solution to Nigerian football crisis

Embattled Ambassador Chris Giwa has pointed out solutions to end the logjam militating against the development of Nigerian football.

American investors tour NIGERCEM to revamp moribund firm

A team of American investors on Monday toured the Nigerian Cement (NIGERCEM) Company, Nkalagu in Ebonyi, to assess the condition of the moribund firm in a bid to revamp it.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

NFF president Chris Giwa promises better welfare for national teams, staff

NFF president Chris Giwa has promised to improve the welfare of both the staff as well as the various national teams when he addressed them at the secretariat in Abuja on assumption of office following a Supreme Court ruling.
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Chris Giwa assumes office as NFF chairman

Chris Giwa on Monday arrived at the Secretariat of Nigeria Football Federation with some security agents to assume office as substantive Chairman of the Federation.

Senator Saraki, 8 others begin three-day visit to Russian Parliament Tuesday

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, will Tuesday lead a Senate delegation on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia, aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries.

CAF appoints Ifeanyi Ubah into AFCON organizing body

The club also has a sustainable youth development programme, with young players who step up to the plate regularly promoted to the senior squad.

Senate moves to establish National Assembly museum, archives

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, inaugurated an adhoc committee for the establishment and development of the National Assembly museum and archives on Wednesday.

Supreme Court returns Amaju Pinnick, Chris Giwa to high court

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the 2016 judgement of the Appeal Court on the leadership tussle of the Nigerian Football Federation and instead, sent the case back to the Federal High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, where it began in September 2014.

Supreme Court orders accelerated hearing on suit against Amaju Pinnick-led NFF executive

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to make any pronouncement on the suit seeking the sacking of the Amaju Pinnick-led executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation.

Senator Omo-Agege: I never signed report facilitating Ali Ndume’s suspension

Ovie Omo-Agege, the embattled Senator representing Delta Central at the Senate, says he never signed the report that recommended six months suspension for Senator Ali Ndume.

Senator Adamu: Removing Saraki now is exercise in futility

Senator Abdullahi Adamu on Thursday disclosed that he is not in any way after the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, because he is like a son to him, adding that removing him right now is an exercise in futility.

Senator Abdullahi Adamu denies plotting to remove Senate President

Abdullahi Adamu, the senator accused of plotting to remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has denied the allegation.

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