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Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki Monday revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari presented only eleven bills to the National Assembly since May 2015 when he was sworn in.

Senator Saraki: President Buhari presented only 11 bills in 4 years

Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki Monday revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari presented only eleven bills to the National Assembly since May 2015 when he was sworn in.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: Asiwaju Tinubu, APC cabal will fail again in their bid to impose...

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday declared that former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and his cohorts will fail again like they did in June, 2015 if they attempt to foist a leadership on the Ninth National Assembly due for inauguration in June.
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Arewa youths reject puppet, stooge as Senate President, Speakers

Youths of Northern Nigeria under the auspices of Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) have declared they won’t accept stooge or puppet as Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki charges Asiwaju Tinubu to base his criticism on facts

Senate President Bukola Saraki has charged the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to dwell on facts in his criticism of the leadership of the Senate.
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Senator Shehu Sani: Killing of Briton symptom of ‘failing nation’

The killing of Faye Mooney, a Briton, and others at Kajuru Castle in Kaduna State is a manifestation of a failing state, Shehu Sani, Kaduna Central Senator has said.
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National Assembly leadership: Don urges APC to adopt fair, balanced zoning arrangement

A Professor of Political Science, Femi Otubanjo, on Monday, urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership to make deliberate efforts to adopt a fair and balanced zoning arrangement for the 9th National Assembly leadership.

National Assembly leadership: I am not manipulating process – Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports of manipulating process for nominating leadership of the National Assembly (NASS), describing the insinuations as injurious to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Why I’m supporting Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Sunday that his interest in the leadership of the ninth National Assembly had nothing to do with any personal or presidential ambition in 2023 as being speculated in some quarters.

APC group accuses Senator Gaya of anti-party activities

A group known as Next Level Youth for Buhari has accused Kabiru Gaya, senator representing Kano south, of working with “elements” in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to canvass for the adoption of the open secret ballot system for the election of the senate president.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-2

Ministers lobby for retention in next federal cabinet

Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.

Minister Amaechi warns against use of tricycles, okada for criminal activities

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has warned operators of motorcycles popularly called Okada and Tricycles also known as Keke NAPEP to guide against the use of the means of easy transport for criminal activities, measures are already being put in place to check such criminal activities.
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Akwa Ibom university suspends four students over rape

Four undergraduate students of Akwa Ibom State University Obio Akpa Campus in Oruk Anam local government area have been suspended by the University Authorities for allegedly raping a female student.
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Ninth National Assembly: Forum of APC newly-elected Reps backs Femi Gbajabiamila

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.

Senator Akpabio: I have no regret joining APC

Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Students hail President Buhari for new minimum wage

The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a Pan-African Students group, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the New Minimum Wage Bill into Law.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

OPS hails President Buhari on minimum wage assent

The Organised Private Sector (OPS) says signing the new minimum wage into law is an indication of President Muhammadu Buhari’s passion and concern for workers in the country.

Senate Presidency: Senator Lawan’s choice majority decision – Group

Sen. Ahmed Lawan Media Support Group (SALMSG) says the choice of the senator as President of the 9th Senate was beyond the decision of a single leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senate presidency: North-Central group backs Senator Goje

A North Central group under the auspices of North Central Alliance for Danjuma Goje has thrown its weight behind the Senator for the position Senate President in the 9th Assembly.

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