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Governor Ikpeazu inaugurates Abia university governing council

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has inaugurated the Governing Council of Abia State University, Uturu, headed by former a Senate president, Adolf Wabara.

Elections: INEC releases final list of candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the Presidential and National Assembly Election, scheduled for Feb. 16.

Federal government to review revenue sharing formula over minimum wage

Indications emerged on Thursday that the Federal Government may have decided to review the revenue allocation sharing formula to enable states meet the new minimum wage proposal pegged at N30, 000.

Election: INEC retains Governor Ahmed as Kwara South PDP senatorial candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission has retained Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed as the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party for Kwara South Senatorial district election.

Senate wants national monument named after former President Shagari

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari, by naming a national monument after him.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Senate to review condition of service for National Assembly staff

The Senate has constituted a six-member conference committee to review the condition of service for national assembly staff members.

Election: INEC delists Rivers APC candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the names of the ruling All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate from the National Assembly election candidates list.

Senate confirms INEC REC, ICRC chief

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Monday Udo Tom as Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Oluremi Tinubu

Senator Tinubu: I no longer feel safe in my office

The senator representing Lagos Central, Oluremi Tinubu, has officially reported a case of burglary in her National Assembly office to his colleagues.

Senator Ekweremadu: Thieves stole money in federal lawmaker’s car

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, shocked his colleagues when he revealed how some thieves broke into the luxury car of a senator and stole huge sums of money.
The All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Cross River, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, has said that the hunger for change in the state was strong and palpable.

Senator Owan-Enoh: Cross River ready for change

The All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Cross River, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, has said that the hunger for change in the state was strong and palpable.
Nancy Pelosi

US Republicans reject suggestion that State of Union be postponed

A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his January 29 State of the Union speech.

Toyin Saraki: Many of those seeking power have failed Nigeria

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has warned that many of those seeking power at this year’s general elections had failed Nigeria in their respective capacity.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senator Saraki begs colleagues not to abandon legislative duties for elections

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has appealed to his colleagues not to abandon legislative duties during electioneering.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
Union members and Internal Revenue Service workers rally outside an IRS Service Center to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Covington, Kentucky [John Minchillo-AP Photo] [Daylife]

US shutdown: Donald Trump to sign off on back pay for federal workers

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to sign legislation providing 800,000 federal employees with back pay when the partial government shutdown ends, even though a conclusion to the impasse remains no where in sight.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Election: Senator Saraki cautions against overheating polity

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

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