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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senator Lawan: We didn’t exclude media

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday said the Red Chamber did not shut out the media from covering the budget defence sessions at the National Assembly.

Senator Abaribe: This is nothing but a budget of taxation

The senator representing Abia-South Senatorial District of Abia State in the Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has described the 2020 budget as “nothing but a budget of taxation.”
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 16 November 2019 Bayelsa State Governorship Election, Chief David Lyon, has named Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as his running mate.

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate names running mate

The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr David Lyon, has named Senator Biobatakuma Degi- Eremienyo as his running mate.
Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi: All I did as governor was in the interest of Oyo state

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has disclosed that all his decisions as governor were in the interest of the state.

Abia below her contemporaries – APC chieftain

Adiaso, who lauded the efforts of both past and present leaders of the state “for taking Abia thus far”, urged Ikpeazu “to double up efforts to build legacy projects and invest in human capital development so that even when he leaves office, his accomplishments will continue to speak for him.”

Edo Assembly crisis: Edwin Clark warns against anarchy

Ijaw Leader Chief Edwin Clark has disagreed with the Senate’s position on the Edo State Assembly crisis. Clark claimed that the order for Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue a fresh proclamation was unconstitutional and wrong.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senator Lawan releases names of 63 Senate committees chairmen

Nigeria’s Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday released the names of chairmen of 63 committees of the Red Chamber
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20196

Senate urges President Buhari to save indigenous airlines from extinction

The Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm over an impending extinction of indigenous airlines if urgent steps were not taken to halt the designation of multiple routes within Nigeria to foreign airlines.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate to probe Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Senate, yesterday, asked its Ad hoc committee probing the recent Rivers State explosion to extend its scope to last week’s pipeline explosion in Ijegun area of Lagos State.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.
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.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senate President: Senator Lawan’s emergence excites Yobe people

The people of Yobe, the home state of the new President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, have expressed excitement over his emergence as the head of the Red Chamber, saying “it is a reflection of national interest.”

Deputy Senate presidency: North East group roots for Senator-elect Orji Kalu

A group, the North East Peace and Good Governance, has appealed to distinguished senators-elect of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, to consider electing Senator-elect (Dr.) Orji Uzor Kalu from Abia State as the next Deputy Senate President.

Yoruba group backs Senator Ndume’s for senate president

The group made this known in a statement signed by their secretary Ismail Olarenwaju and made available to newsmen in Osogbo yesterday.

Senate decries alleged herdsmen attacks on farming communities

The Senate has decried increasing cases of alleged herdsmen attacks on farming communities across the country, leading to loss of lives and property.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senate condemns alleged herdsmen attacks on farming comunities

The Senate has decried increasing cases of alleged herdsmen attacks on farming communities across the country, leading to loss of lives and property.
Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio denies dumping APC, returning to PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the former Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to report of him planning to defect back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Ex-Governor Kalu: We’ll decide who to elect as president on Senate floor

A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday said the decision on who emerges as the president of the Senate would be taken on the floor of the Red Chamber.

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Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.