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Tribunal: Why Senator Adeyeye is appealing against Biodun Olujimi’s victory – lawyers

Chief Rafiu Balogun, counsel to the Senate Spokesman, Senator Dayo Adeyeye has faulted the verdict of the Ekiti State Election Petition Tribunal which declared the immediate past Senate Minority Leader, Abiodun Olujimi, actual winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial District Election.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB’s attack on Senator Ekweremadu, warning to Igbo leaders

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, insisted, yesterday, that the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, was a ‘courageous act’ and ‘polite warning.’

Abia tribunal: Chris Nkwonta closes case against Senator Abaribe

Mr Chris Nkwonta, the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for Abia South Senatorial District on Monday closed his case against Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe of the Peoples Democratic Party and two other respondents.

Abubakar Malami: I disobeyed some court orders to protect Nigerians

The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), has revealed that he deliberately disobeys some court orders in the interest of the public.

Abubakar Malami: Why I disobeyed some court orders

The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said, he deliberately disobeys some court orders in the interest of the public.

Ministerial screening: Timi Sylva a loanee from PDP – Senator Abaribe

The Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Thursday, described former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, as a “loanee” from the Peoples Democratic Party in the light of his ministerial nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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: I’ll appoint aides from all goe-political zones

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance.
The Federal Government has condemned, in very strong terms, the unfortunate murder of Mrs. Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, in South Africa and has called on the authorities to prosecute her killers.

Senate summons Nigerian envoy in South Africa over murder of insurance institute chief

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Nigeria ambassador to South Africa to explain the circumstances that led to the alleged murder of the Deputy Director-General of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Elizabeth Ndubusi-Chukwu in the country recently.

PDP swaps minority positions in Senate as Senator Saraki leads peace move to Edo

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has replaced Senator Clifford Odia (Edo Central) with Senator Sahabi Yau (Zamfara North) as Senate Deputy Minority Whip.
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.

Governor Ikpeazu hails Senator Abaribe’s emergence as senate minority leader

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has described Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe’s emergence as Senate Minority Leader as a recognition for his year’s of active contribution and commitment to the cause of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and national development.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: PDP nearly made me political orphan

Determined to retain his seat, former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, gave reasons why the Federal High Court in Abuja should not sack him from the National Assembly for joining the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

Chukwuemeka Eze: Chibuike Amaechi, Godswill Akpabio’s reconciliation will benefit Niger Delta, Nigeria

A chieftain of the APC in Rivers State and one-time spokesman of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed how the coming together of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, and former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, will benefit the Niger Delta region and Nigeria in general.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

APC: Ex-Governors Amaechi, Akpabio settle differences

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.

Ninth National Assembly: NCWS solicits appointment of more women into principal position

The National Council of Women Societies, (NCWS) on Tuesday called on the ninth National Assembly to appoint more women as principal officers and head of committees.

PDP stakeholders meet members in Ekiti, vow to sink APC at tribunal

Stakeholders in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State commenced the process of rebuilding after its controversial defeat in the last Governorship Election held in the state.

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).

Senator Olujimi: Why I won’t dump PDP

Senate minority leader, Biodun Olujimi, has said she will never defect to another political party from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of her personal principles and values as a politician.

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