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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate probes $20 million safe schools fund kicked off by ex-President Jonathan

The Nigerian Senate has mandated its committees on Basic and Tertiary Education to investigate allegations of abuse of $20 million meant to implement the Safe Schools Initiative of the Federal Government.

Edwin Clark urges President Buhari to restore peace, trust to the country

Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, restore peace and trust to the country.
President Goodluck Jonathan

2023: PDP leaders meet ex-President Jonathan

The National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by former Senate President Bukola Saraki is currently meeting with ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.
Doyin Okupe

‘N702 million fraud’: Doyin Okupe has no house in Abuja – witness

A defence witness told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday that a former spokesperson on public affairs for former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, does not own a personal house in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni has said the actions or inactions of the committee at this critical stage of the nation’s political life would determine the party’s chances of retaining power at the centre in 2023.

APC: Ongoing membership registration exercise strategic, constitutional

The chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has described the ongoing membership registration and revalidation exercise as a constitutional provision and a strategic measure taken by the committee to give existing and new members a sense of belonging.
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APC: No plan to field Goodluck Jonathan in 2023

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied a widespread rumour that it was planning to field former President Goodluck Jonathan as its candidate in the 2023 presidential election.
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APC denies plan to field ex-President Jonathan in 2023

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied widespread rumour that it was planning to field former President Goodluck Jonathan as its candidate in the 2023 Presidential election.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday revalidated his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituency in Daura, Katsina State.

CNPP urges President Buhari to sack minister, spokesperson

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed and the Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has thanked Nigerians from different walks of life, who visited him on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.

Official: Ex-President Jonathan’s mission to The Gambia unites parties

The supporting role being played by a former president, Goodluck Jonathan, towards reviving the stalled constitutional review process in The Gambia has begun to bear fruits, an official has said.
Amid divisive tendencies that daily threaten national development and unity, an Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of Ibadan, Prof. John Ayoade has rejected the on-going effort by the National Assembly to amend the 1999 Constitution (as Amended) in response to public demands.

Prof. Ayoade: Nigeria is neither federal nor republic

An Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of Ibadan, Prof. John Ayoade has said the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as currently being referred to, is neither federal nor republic.

Senator Owie: Why Bola Tinubu should drop his presidential ambition

Former Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Sir Roland Owie, yesterday, called on former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to forget his 2023 presidential ambition positing that in the event that the major political parties agree to zone the presidency to the southern part of Nigeria, it would be turn of the south-east to produce the next president of Nigeria.
House of Representatives has elected to set a limit and timeframe for any person appointed as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on acting capacity.

House of Reps to investigate alleged award of N19.2 billion contract to ghost company

The House of Representatives is set to investigate the N19.2 billion railway rehabilitation contract awarded to Eser Contracting Industry Company Incorporated in March 2011.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: Ex-President Jonathan right to sack Lamido Sanusi as CBN governor

Kano State governor Umar Ganduje said he is in support of former Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan’s decision to sack Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as governor of Central Bank of Nigeria in 2014.
Former Nigerian senator, Dino Melaye, who represented Kogi west senatorial district at the red chamber, has on Tuesday tendered a public apology to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan at a book launch in Abuja over his role in the 2015 general election that resulted in the loss of the Presidency by the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party.

Senator Melaye tenders public apology to ex-President Jonathan

Former Nigerian senator, Dino Melaye, who represented Kogi west senatorial district at the red chamber, has on Tuesday tendered a public apology to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan at a book launch in Abuja over his role in the 2015 general election that resulted in the loss of the Presidency by the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps insists on power to summon President Buhari

The House of Representatives yesterday faulted the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), for querying its power to summon President Muhammadu Buhari.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal: Restructuring can only work with National Assembly

The current effort at the restructuring of the country can only succeed if it is routed through the National Assembly, Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has affirmed.
Kola Ologbondiyan

APC governors’ visit to ex-President Jonathan shows Nigeria is better off with PDP – party...

National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, has said Saturday’s visit by governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to former President Goodluck Jonathan has further affirmed that Nigeria, as a nation, is better under its government.
Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on Friday said to her husband, former president Goodluck Jonathan, on his 63rd birthday, that if given the opportunity, she would marry him again and again, because he has been a good man.

I’ll marry you again and again – Patience tells Jonathan

Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan on Friday said to her husband, former president Goodluck Jonathan, on his 63rd birthday, that if given the opportunity, she would marry him again and again, because he has been a good man.

Ex-President Jonathan a committed, selfless leader – Reps PDP caucus

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a committed Democrat, an apostle of peace and electoral reform as well as a selfless leader with an unwavering commitment to the progress and unity of the country.
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Governors, ex-ministers, others visit ex-President Jonathan on 63rd birthday

Nigerians from different walks of life visited former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

House minority caucus celebrates ex-President Jonathan at 63

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 63rd birthday, describing him as an outstanding statesman and quintessential democrat.

PDP salutes ex-President Jonathan at 63

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has saluted former President Goodluck Jonathan on the occasion of his 63rd birthday, describing him as an exceptional democrat, whose commitment to the unity, stability and development of our nation remains unparalleled.

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DSS: We didn’t attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied attempting to arrest Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
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Arsenal boss discusses how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang overcame ‘difficult moments’ to rediscover best form

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Anambra election: PDP tackles Senators Ngige, Uzodinma over plan to use unseen forces during...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday, frowned at the statements credited to the Minister of Labour and Employment Senator Chris Ngige and the governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma concerning the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, telling them that their hope to deploy ‘seen and unseen forces’ to take over the state would never work.
NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, said this on Friday in a Sallah message in Abuja on Friday.

NAHCON: No hajj seats allocated to Nigeria yet

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says no hajj seats have been allocated to Nigeria for 2021 hajj by the authorities of Saudi Arabia.
Riot police officers get on a police vehicle during a rally against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 26, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer

Myanmar envoy appeals to U.N. to stop coup as police break up protests

An envoy for Myanmar’s ousted government called on the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a military coup on Friday, as police cracked down on anti-junta protesters with rubber bullets and stun grenades.

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Man castrates self to curb his libido

A man has cut off parts of his genitals in Benue State to curb his insatiable appetite for female flesh, The Nation learnt.
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Kwara begins qualifying exams for SUBEB/TESCOM jobs February 22

The Kwara State government has said it will hold examinations for applicants for vacant positions at the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) between Feb. 22 and Feb. 25.

South-west PDP holds zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan, harps on unity

Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone held a zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday, where they stressed the need for a united front ahead of the zonal congresses of the party slated for March 6.
1. The Minister of state for Budget and National Planning, Mr Ikanade Agba, says the Federal Government is currently working on 377 roads in 266 rural communities across the country.

Minister: Nigerian government working on 377 roads in 266 rural communities

The Minister of state for Budget and National Planning, Mr Ikanade Agba, says the Federal Government is currently working on 377 roads in 266 rural communities across the country.
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Facebook to invest $1 billion in news industry after Australia row

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