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Former Abia State Governor and Senator-elect for Abia North, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu said on Friday that the coast is finally clear for Senator Ahmed Lawan (APC, Yobe) to emerge as the Senate President of the ninth Senate to be inaugurated next week.
Senator-elect Abia North Constituency, Orji Uzor Kalu, disclosed that 21 PDP lawmakers have endorsed Senator Ahmed Lawan as candidate for the Senate Presidency.
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Senator-elect Abia North Constituency, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Friday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the rift between former National Chairman of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie–Oyegun, and the current chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked its federal lawmakers in the 9th Assembly to rally round the party candidates for position of Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has applauded Sen. Danjuma Goje (APC-Gombe Central) for stepping down for Sen. Ahmad Lawan (APC-Yobe) in the race for Presidency of the 9th Senate.
A major contender for the senate presidency, Danjuma Goje, has withdrawn from the race.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, has declared support for Sen. Ahamad Lawan’s Senate Presidency bid. Nwaoboshi (PDP-Delta) who made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Friday, said from his assessment of all...
Senate Presidency aspirant, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has defended the N13.5 million monthly salary being paid to each of the 109 senators in the country, saying that the major component of the amount was for oversight assignment allowances.
One of the front line contenders for the position of Senate Presidency in the Ninth Assembly, Senator Ahmad Lawan, will soon unfold his detailed Legislative Agenda.
Five out of the 64 senators-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have signified their intention to run for the position of Deputy Senate President (DSP) of the ninth National Assembly ahead of its inauguration in June.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed satisfaction with the level of support for its official candidates for the ninth Senate president and House of Representatives speaker, Senator Ahmad Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila respectively, revealing that the remaining leadership positions would soon be zoned.
Senator Ali Ndume, former Senate Leader, has promised to restructure the Office of the Senate President by streamlining its activities and reducing unnecessary privileges which would, in turn, make the office less attractive.
Elders and stakeholders from the North East geopolitical and the North Central chapter of the National Councillors Forum has thrown their weight behind the candidacy of Senator Ali Ndume for the position of the President of the Senate, saying Ndume was needed at this point in time to stabilise the relationship between the legislature and the executive.
The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.
The North East Consultative Forum (NECF) and five other groups have endorsed the Chairman of Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Danjuma Goje, as a candidate for the Ninth Senate Presidency.
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Yekini Nabena, on Tuesday called on the leadership of the party to consider zoning the position of the Speaker of the Ninth House of Representatives to the North-Central.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.
Iran on Sunday denied accusations by U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, that it was responsible for a drone attack on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, an arch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state has raised the alarm that the National/State Assemblies election petitions tribunal is frustrating her members in respect of whose petitions judgment have been delivered by the honourable tribunal from proceeding on appeal against the judgements.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the level of credibility recorded in the 2019 general elections to the involvement of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in monitoring the elections across the country to prevent compromises through vote buying and vote selling.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that statements credited to the Bureau of Public Procurement as regards inflated contracts in ministries spearheaded by the former Lagos State Governor were misleading.
The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday condemned the killing of Shiites and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during their Ashura annual mourning procession across the nation on Tuesday.
France warned Thursday it will block development of Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the “monetary sovereignty” of governments.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has scored another feat after hitting target for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.