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Kawu Baraje: We will leave APC with or without Senator Saraki

The former Chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that members of the party and the supporters of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have decoded to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with or without the senate president, even as he described the juicy appointments being offered them by the presidency as an embarrassment.
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A former top security aide for French President Emmanuel Macron was brought before a judge Sunday after videos emerged of him striking a young man during a demonstration, a scandal which has derailed parliamentary proceedings as lawmakers press the government for explanations.

Senator Saraki: I’ll make my position known shortly

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Sunday stated that he will make his position known to Nigerians on which political party he would join very soon.

Senator Ibrahim: No way state police bill will get two-thirds in National Assembly

The chairman, senate committee on police affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim, says the fear of indiscriminate arrest and detention by state governors may kill the state and community police bill.

Ebenezer Babatope: PDP will win Osun governorship election

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ebenezer Babatope, on Sunday said the party would win the September 22 governorship election in Osun.

R-APC: APC begging, promising us heaven and earth

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), a new faction of the APC, says the ruling party has been pleading with its members to return to its fold.
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PASAN, NASC disagree over staff recruitment in National Assembly

Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has kicked against the alleged secret recruitment of about 200 staff by the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) without following due process.
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Senator Melaye: Police want me dead at all cost

The Chairman of Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sen. Dino Melaye, Saturday alleged that the Nigeria Police wanted him dead at all cost following an attack on his convoy at Mopa-Amuro in Kogi State last Thursday.

Report: PDP finally resolves to change name

The opposition party had long mooted the idea of name change, but had slowed down on the decision because a majority of its members were not disposed to it, and those who wanted it could not convince the others.
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National Assembly recess may affect President Buhari’s election funding request

The National Assembly will on Thursday embark on its two-month annual recess but the lawmakers have yet to act on the virement and supplementary budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Enugu senatorial aspirant’s father freed by abductors

Chief Lawrence Chukwuemeka Eya, an indigene of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State abducted earlier in the week by kidnappers has regained his freedom.

Senator Ekweremadu: France has shown Africa importance of fairness

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has said that Africa’s march to greatness can only be realised when leaders devote themselves to building egalitarian societies “where no man is oppressed, but everyone is given the opportunity to excel, irrespective of gender, religion, tribe or political affiliation.”

Senator Ekweremadu: President Buhari cause of hate speeches, tension in Nigeria

Deputy President of the Senate, Prof Ike Ekweremadu, has noted that President Mohammadu Buhari’s style of governance is the main cause for tensions, hates speeches and all manner of disaffections presently dividing Nigerians.
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PDP: Reconciliatory moves won’t stop APC defectors

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday the ongoing reconciliatory moves initiated by the Presidency and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not stop the disgruntled members of the APC from defecting to the PDP.
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President Buhari: Why I announced my re-election bid early

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his decision to declare his intention to run for the second term in April was to checkmate mischief-makers.

Senator Saraki: We can’t quantify Coomassie’s fight against insecurity in the country

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has expressed grief over the death of a former Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, whom he described as a thorough-bred, diligent officer and gentleman who served his country with all his energy during his lifetime.

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Kawu Baraje: We will leave APC with or without Senator Saraki

The former Chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that members of the party and the supporters of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have decoded to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with or without the senate president, even as he described the juicy appointments being offered them by the presidency as an embarrassment.