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Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.
Senator Philip Aduda

FCT petitions Senate over non nomination of indigene

Indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has petitioned the Senate over non-nomination of an indigene for appointment as a minister.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate begins screening of ministerial nominees

The Senate on Wednesday commenced the screening of the 43 ministerial nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

List of Senate principal officers tear PDP apart

The plot by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to tinker with the list of selected principal officers of the party in the Senate is brewing bad blood.

PDP swaps minority positions in Senate as Senator Saraki leads peace move to Edo

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has replaced Senator Clifford Odia (Edo Central) with Senator Sahabi Yau (Zamfara North) as Senate Deputy Minority Whip.
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.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate appoints committee for office allocation, adjourns plenary

The Senate at plenary on Thursday set up a 12-member ad hoc committee to liaise with management of the National Assembly for seat and office allocation to lawmakers.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP attacks President Buhari over comment on FCT residents

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday castigated President Muhammadu Buhari for branding residents of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja as “necessary evil” because they did not vote for him in the February 23 presidential election.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 5

In Pictures: President Buhari hails VP Osinbajo, urges him to remain exemplary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
Senator Philip Aduda

Senator Aduda empowers 100 youths in film production

Senator Philip Aduda representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has empowered 100 youths in film and video production in Abuja.

Senate panel endorses Godwin Emefiele for second term, dismisses ‘stolen’ N500 billion allegation

The senate committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions has approved of a second term for Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate committee on financial institutions directed to screen Godwin Emefiele

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions to screen Godwin Emefiele as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Senate commences Godwin Emefiele’s screening as central bank governor for second term

The Senate on Tuesday began the screening on the renewal of the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term of office.
Dupe Atoki

Judge charges Nigerian officials to seek legal redress instead of harassing journalists

A judge of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Dupe Atoki, has charged Nigerian public officials to seek legal redress when they feel offended by a news report, instead of harassing and intimidating the journalist.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: No good governance without press freedom

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday stated that there can be no good governance in any country where press Freedom is not guaranteed.

Abuja communities hold protest over alleged army invasion

Some protesters from varying communities are currently at the main entrance of the National Assembly complex.

FCT elections: Tribunal gets three petitions

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the FCT has received three petitions from aggrieved candidates who were not satisfied with the conduct of the Feb. 23 National Assembly election in the territory.

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.

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U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

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Tipper driver flees after killing two in Anambra

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Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.
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Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.