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Senate to investigate sealing of Akwa Ibom Assembly by security operatives

The Senate, on Wednesday, ordered an investigation into the sealing of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by security operatives.
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Muhammadu Buhari appoints new Supreme Court Justice, rejects one bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Musa Abaji as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Senate dissolves into committee of the whole

The Committee of the Whole House is a committee of the House on which all Representatives serve and which meets in the House Chamber for the consideration of measures from the Union calendar.

Jamal Khashoggi: I stand with Saudi Crown Prince – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday that he will not take strong action against Saudi Arabia or its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the death and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Resource control: How we fought Olusegun Obasanjo to submission – Udoma Udoma

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has opened up, for the first time, on the fierce battle the then agitators of resource control for the Niger Delta, fought with the then president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu

Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu: APC is now united in Enugu

Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Enugu West senatorial Zone, says the party is no longer factionalised in the state.
Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to reconvene plenary.

Ali Ndume: Bukola Saraki running the Senate like private business

Senator Ali Ndume says plans to impeach the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, are much alive.

Ali Ndume: Atiku Abubakar is a walk-over for Muhammadu Buhari

Sen. Ali Ndume has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, will be a walk-over for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections.

Bye-election: Adams Oshiomole mocks Bukola Saraki over PDP’s defeats in Kwara

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, said the victories recorded by the party in the three bye-elections held on Saturday in Katsina, Kwara and Bauchi states were pointers to the impending defeat of the PDP in the 2019 general elections.

2019: Senate minority leader writes INEC on campaigns, underage voters

The Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to tackle the menace of underage voters in order to ensure the credibility of the general elections in 2019.

2019: Abiodun Olujimi seeks sanction for hate speech makers

Senator Biodun Olujimi, Senate Minority Leader and leader of the PDP in the Southwest, has written to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying political parties should be made aware and constantly reminded of their responsibilities and obligations to the voting public in their campaign processes.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

Adams Oshiomhole: Killings in PDP states politically-motivated

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has alleged that the killings of APC members in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) states were politically-motivated.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Kwara people will retire Bukola Saraki from politics in 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has said the people of Kwara State will retire the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, from active politics in 2019.

British envoy urges National Assembly to pass PIB, Gender Bill, others

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Harriet Thompson, has urged the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and other critical bills before the expiration of its tenure.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Calabar-Itu road: Compensation to be paid on only buildings with approved plans – Presidency

Senator Ita Enang, an aide to President Muhammadu, has said that compensation will be paid for only the existing structures in 1976/77 with approved building plans on the Calabar-Itu federal road now under construction.

Sacked Akwa Ibom lawmakers hold plenary, elect own speaker

As a fallout of the sacking of five members in the state assembly Monday, some members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly have elected the member representing Essien Udim State Constituency, Mr. Nse Ntuen, as their new Speaker.

Eid el Maulud: Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu preach tolerance, unity

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have called on Nigerians to eschew bitterness as the nation approaches the February, 2019 polls.

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Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
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Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".