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Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate confirms NCC nominee rejected by Bukola Saraki-led 8th senate

Also confirmed are Eng Uba Maska, executive commissioner (North West) for reappointment, Professor Millionaire Abowei, non-Executive director (South

PDP chieftain calls for national security summit

The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Yemi Akinwunmi, says Nigeria is long overdue for a security summit owing to the rising wave of crimes in the country.
Women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at the weekend rejected the apology tendered by Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo (Adamawa-North).

Assault: Senate committee demands extension of time to present Senator Abbo report

The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the assault incident by Elisha Abbo, a Peoples Democratic Party senator, has demanded for extension of time to submit its report.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate moves to avert looming strike in Nigerian universities

The Nigerian Senate has resolved to take quick measures to avert a looming strike in Nigerian universities.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Afcon: Senator Lawan encourages Super Eagles to go all out for bronze medals

Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

PDP NWC takes over party leadership in Plateau

Following the leadership crisis rocking the Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, the National Secretariat of the party has taken over the affairs of the party in the state.
Melee Kyari

NNPC: Disregard rumour of petrol price increase

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard trending rumour of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, saying the statement of the corporation’s Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kyari, at the National Assembly yesterday did not suggest any plan to increase the price of the white product.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of acting chief justice, 15 special advisers

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the confirmation of Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Melee Kyari: We’ll engage Nass for PIB passage

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is set for a new era of robust engagement with the National Assembly to ensure speedy passage of laws related to the Oil and Gas Industry for enhanced performance.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate to liaise with House of Reps over Edo assembly crisis

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the upper chamber would set up an ad-hoc committee to work with their House of Representatives counterparts set up to investigate the crisis in Edo State House of Assembly.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senators angry over murder of Nigerian in South Africa

Nigerian senators this morning expressed anger over the alleged murder of a Nigerian Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu in South Africa.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate rises against rape, wants stiffer penalties for offenders

The Senate, on Tuesday, mandated its yet-to-be constituted committees on judiciary and police affairs to interface with the relevant agencies to curb the incessant incidences of raping of minors.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Let’s use our diversity for prosperity

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Monday urged Nigerians to recognise the value of diversity and use it for the prosperity of the country.

Oba Akiolu: Ex-President Obasanjo is number one problem of Nigeria

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the biggest problem of the country.

Adams Oshiomhole makes surprise appearance at presidential election tribunal

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made a surprise appearance on Monday at the hearing of the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Senator Saraki: I’m innocent of EFCC charges

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday said that he is not in any form of media war with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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APC supporters urge President Buhari to justify confidence reposed on him

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who are indigenes of Ondo state in the United Kingdom (UK) have sought a permanent relief for Nigerians who they noted, are presently facing economic hardship.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: Ibrahim Magu came to beg me for confirmation

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki says the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, visited him in 2016 and begged him to ensure that he was confirmed by the Senate.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.