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PDP constitutes fact-finding committee on Nass leadership election

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a fact-finding committee on the role played by some of its members at the election of the presiding officers of the National Assembly.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
National Assembly

Nass officers: APC Senators, Reps await final zoning formula

As the horse-trading for principal officers of the National Assembly intensifies, All Progressives Congress (c) Senators and members of the House of Representatives are awaiting the final zoning formula from the ruling party.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

Presidency: President Buhari to consult Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila about 2019 budget

The 2018 budget has lapsed, putting pressure on the Federal Government to begin the implementation of the 2019 budget, according to a report.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

PDP, CUPP fault President Buhari, Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila’s combination

The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said Nigerians would not enjoy dividends of democracy with President Muhammadu Buhari as head of the executive arm of government; Ahmed Lawan as the President of the Senate; and Femi Gbajamiabila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday that he's not prepared to lose the 2020 presidential election.

Donald Trump says re-election ‘easier’ if he is impeached

US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against him.

Nass election: Senator Wabara to head PDP’s probe of members

Former Senate President, Dr Adolphus Wabara, is to head the panel set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the roles played by its lawmakers in the June 11 National Assembly poll.
A wildfire has consumed a Toyota Car parked near the Senate building, University of Lagos, Akoka.

Fire razes car in University of Lagos

A wildfire has consumed a Toyota Car parked near the Senate building, University of Lagos, Akoka.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC NYL: We’re concerned about crisis in Ondo, Imo, Ogun, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth League (NYL) at the weekend lamented over lingering disputes in some state chapters of the party.
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.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari assents to mutual assistance in criminal matters act

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, 2019, to further strengthen and boost the ongoing war against corruption within and outside the country.
Donald Trump holds a chart highlighting arms sales to Saudi Arabia during a meeting with the crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, at the White House, on 20 March 2018. Evan Vucci-AP

US Senate blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The US Senate – in a rare bipartisan move – has voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, strongly wanted by President Donald Trump in recent months, for a total value of eight billion dollars.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Why Senate President Lawan dropped Festus Adedayo as media adviser

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has succumbed to pressure by dropping Dr. Festus Adedayo, who he appointed his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity on Tuesday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

Senate President Lawan withdraws appointment of Festus Adedayo as media aide

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has withdrawn the appointment of Festus Adedayo barely as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege appoints The Nation editor as media adviser

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Associates: Those fighting Senator Akpabio in Akwa Ibom will fail

Associates of former Akwa Ibom State governor and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, Senator Godswill Akpabio, have warned his opponents against making unfounded and unguided statements against the former Senate Minority Leader.
The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump’s plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what they see as human rights abuses by the two countries.

US Senate votes on $8 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia by Donald Trump

The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump’s plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what they see as human rights abuses by the two countries.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

Senate President Lawan appoints Festus Adedayo as spokesman

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

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PDP constitutes fact-finding committee on Nass leadership election

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a fact-finding committee on the role played by some of its members at the election of the presiding officers of the National Assembly.