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A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his January 29 State of the Union speech.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors of Kaduna and Oyo states, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and Abiola Ajimobi, respectively and other eminent Nigerians yesterday stressed the need for the country to be restructured to overcome myriad of problems confronting it as a nation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some prominent Nigerians have advocated for autonomous stronger states through devolution of powers.
The Federal Government yesterday said it has taken measures to end the guess work on the millions of litres of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) used daily in the county.
The Leader of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly will prioritise the consideration of the 2019 budget and the passage of minimum wage bill upon resumption.
Ikeoha Support Group, a network of political activists supporting the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has explained the reasons for his absence at the campaign rallies of PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.
Apparently hopeful that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will have landslide victory in the general elections, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the electorates to be prepared to defend their votes.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.”
Former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, and the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, on Tuesday inaugurated parallel Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Councils in the state.
The Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, on Tuesday inaugurated a parallel Atiku/Obi Campaign Council in the state.
The Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has petitioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, over the faulty constitution of the Atiku campaign council by former governor, Ayo Fayose.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Monday mandated the Oyo State Police Command to fish out the perpetrators of mayhem at different locations in the state, saying that anyone arrested should be treated like a hardened criminal.
The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has renewed her war of words with the former of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, over who controls the affairs of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria
Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.
Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.
Gombe United chief coach Ladan Bosso says he’s delighted to help the Savannah Scorpions secure promotion back to the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The commencement of trial of an aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki, Gbenga Makanjuola, facing charges of N3.5 billion fraud, before Justice Babs Kuewumi of a Federal High Court, Lagos, was on Thursday, stalled, following his transfer.
Sudanese police Wednesday fired tear gas at crowds of anti-government protesters in Kassala, witnesses said, in the first such demonstration held in the eastern town bordering Eritrea.
Google can limit the “right to be forgotten” to internet searches made in the European Union, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said on Thursday, backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine.
Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.