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Nancy Pelosi

US Republicans reject suggestion that State of Union be postponed

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.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor el-Rufai: Northerners ready for restructuring

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

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

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.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo, others advocate autonomous stronger states

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some prominent Nigerians have advocated for autonomous stronger states through devolution of powers.

Federal government moves to monitor daily consumption of petrol

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.

Senator Lawan: National Assembly to prioritise budget, minimum wage upon resumption

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.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has visited the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, to seek his understanding over the choice of Peter Obi as his running mate.

Group: Why Senator Ekweremadu has not been attending Atiku Abubakar’s campaigns

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.

Senator Melaye moved from DSS hospital to SARS office

The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

DSS: Senator Melaye now in our custody

The hooded security operatives who stormed an Abuja hospital and forcibly took away Dino Melaye have moved the ailing senator to a medical facility run by the Department of State Services, the secret police said late Friday.

ASUU: We are yet to conclude consultations

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it is yet to conclude consultations with its members on the possible agreement presented by the federal government.
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.

Elections: Governor Okowa urges electorates to prepare to defend their votes

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.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Senator Shehu Sani: Governor El-Rufai has not achieved anything

The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.”

Foreign affairs minister Khadija Ibrahim resigns

Recall that she had last year contested against and defeated her son-in law, Mohammed Bukar-Ibrahim, to pick the ticket of the All Progressives Congress in October 2018

Governor Fayose, Senator Olujimi inaugurate parallel Atiku Abubakar campaign teams

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.

Senator Olujimi inaugurates parallel Atiku Abubakar campaign council in Ekiti

The Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, on Tuesday inaugurated a parallel Atiku/Obi Campaign Council in the state.

Elections: Crisis rocks Atiku Abubakar’s campaign in Ekiti

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.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi directs police to fish-out perpetrators of Ibadan mayhem

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.

Elections: Ex-Governor Fayose, Senator Olujimi renews fight over Atiku Abubakar

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.

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FRSC tasks federal government on dualization of Idiroko road over accidents

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.
Simona Halep

Australian Open: Simona Halep staggers into clash with Venus Williams

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.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

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.
Zimbabwe police fired teargas to disperse a crowd queuing for bread at a shopping centre near central Harare [Philimon Bulawayo-Reuters]

US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

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 removes 364 pages linked to Russian news agency

Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.