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The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Why Senate is summoning interior, police affairs ministers

The Senate has resolved to invite the Ministers of Police Affairs, Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi and Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola, over the deteriorating conditions of police colleges across the country.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said on Tuesday that all standing committees of the upper chamber will be inaugurated on Wednesday.3

Senate summons ministers over condition of police colleges

The Senate on Tuesday summoned the ministers of Police Affairs and Interior, Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi and Rauf Aregbesola respectively to appear before it.
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No APC faction in Rivers – NWC

The National leadership of the All Progressives Congress has insisted that there is no faction of the party in Rivers State.
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Infrastructure: President Buhari has abandoned Rivers – lawmakers

Members of the National Assembly from Rivers State comprising Senators and parliamentarians in the House of Representatives have alleged of total abandonment of their State by the Muhammadu Buhari led federal government.

Rotimi Amaechi, Magnus Abe at war over fresh Rivers APC congresses

It appears the trouble in the Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, will not be over soon as factional leaders of the party, Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has queried why the immediate past senator representing Rivers South-East, Senator Magnus Abe are at each others’ throat over the forthcoming congresses of the party.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe advocates dynamic education system for national growth

Sen. Magus Abe has called for a dynamic education system that will successfully prepare Nigerian children to contribute to national growth.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, others bag awards for exemplary leadership

Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe calls for forgiveness among Ogoni people

The Senator representing Rivers South-east Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has appealed to the people of Ogoni ethnic nationality to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness so as to usher in peace, progress, and prosperity into Ogoni land.

Rivers elections: PDP wins all three senatorial districts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the elections conducted in all three senatorial districts in Rivers State.
Magnus Abe

Senator Magnus Abe: APC caused its woes in Rivers

The Senator representing Rivers South East District at the National Assembly, Magnus Abe, has said that members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State should have themselves to blame for inflaming the crisis that led to the party’s woes in the State.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: No one can handpick a governor for Rivers people

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that no one can handpick a Governor for Rivers State.

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.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike asks Rivers people to reject APC-sponsored violence

As tension continues to mount ahead of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the people of the state not to be part of the violence allegedly being planned by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to disrupt the elections.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe urges Tonye Cole to stop blaming judiciary for his political woes

Senator Magnus Abe, the senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the Senate, has enjoined the sacked gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, to stop blaming the judiciary and Nigerian judges for the situation of the party in the state.

INEC declares two senatorial, five House of Reps elections inconclusive in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Rivers State, has released the results of a senatorial district and eight National Assembly elections in Rivers State.
Magnus Abe

Rivers APC crises: Senator Magnus Abe heads to Supreme Court

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has said he and others would approach the Supreme Court for proper interpretation of the merits of a suit which he brought before the Court of Appeal seeking a declaration that he and 42 others be affirmed as authentic candidates of the party but was struck out by the Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.
Magnus Abe

Senator Magnus Abe: Rotimi Ameachi, not Nyesom Wike, is responsible for Rivers APC crisis

Senator Magnus Abe has challenged the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to swallow his pride and take responsibility for the crisis that has plagued the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.

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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

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EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

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