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Senator Lawan: Zamfara APC judgment a setback but we shall triumph

Leading contender for the President of the Senate in the 9th Assembly, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, yesterday described the Supreme Court judgment which voided all votes cast for the All Progressive Congress in Zamfara State as a huge setback for the party.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Elections: Some PDP governors worked with APC – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) collaborated in a bid to take over the state.
Ahmad Lawan

Senator Lawan: No National Assembly member earns jumbo pay

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Tight security as President Buhari visits Ogun state today

Security has been beefed up in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, as President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to visit the state today.

Telecos demand executive order on infrastructure vandalism, double taxation

Telecom operators in the country and other professionals in the Information and Communications Technology, ICT, industry, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to issue executive order against vandalism of telecom infrastructure, double taxation and regulation in the sector to properly harness the developmental potential of ICT in nation building.

Bill seeking Yabatech conversion to university scales second reading

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill seeking to convert the Yaba College of Technology to City University of Technology.

Certificate of Return: Court halts proceedings on Governor Okorocha’s suit

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Wednesday, suffered set-back in his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a Certificate of Return as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District, before the expiration of his tenure on May 29.
The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has approved the sum of over N10 million for the best African Badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan and the female national Karate champion, Miss Bolanle Dauda, for their outstanding performances and preparation for future competitions.

Governor Amosun approve over N10 million for badminton, karate athletes

The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has approved the sum of over N10 million for the best African Badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan and the female national Karate champion, Miss Bolanle Dauda, for their outstanding performances and preparation for future competitions.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: No money for capital projects now

Isiaka Oyetola, Osun State governor, has declared that his administration has no money for capital projects on assumption of office.
Emmanuel Paulker

Senator Paulker resolves chieftaincy tussle in Bayelsa community

Senator Emmanuel Paulker representing Central Senatorial District has resolved an age-long chieftaincy tussle in his Opolo community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

Group: Governors must back OPC to check South-West herdsmen’s excesses

The leader of the New Era group of the Oodua People’s Congress, Rasak Arogundade, has said the group cannot stop the activities of killer herdsmen and kidnappers among them in the South-West without the backing of the governors and leaders in the region.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi urges Oyo residents to support Seyi Makinde to succeed

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on people of the state to support the incoming administration of Mr Seyi Makinde to succeed for the good of all.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja.

Court declines to sack Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, 52 others over defection

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.
Ahmad Lawan

Ninth Assembly: Senator Lawan to unfold legislative agenda

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.

Senator Nwaoboshi urges Appeal Court to reverse his disqualification

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), representing North Senatorial District, Delta State has urged the Court of Appeal in Abuja to reverse a judgment of the Federal High Court, declaring Ned Nwoko the candidate of the party in the last election in the district.
Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, took to the streets of Abuja to protest against the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige. 4

In Pictures: NLC protest against Senator Ngige

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, took to the streets of Abuja to protest against the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige.

Restructuring: The 8th Assembly failed Nigerians – Senator Adeyeye

The Senator representing Osun Central in the National Assembly, Senator Olusola Adeyeye, has blamed the Parliament for failing to address the issue of restructuring.
Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has reiterated that everything possible must be done within the ambit of the law by all to ensure peace and unity of the nation.

Senator Mark: We must restore peace, unity by all lawful means

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has reiterated that everything possible must be done within the ambit of the law by all to ensure peace and unity of the nation.

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Senator Lawan: Zamfara APC judgment a setback but we shall triumph

Leading contender for the President of the Senate in the 9th Assembly, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, yesterday described the Supreme Court judgment which voided all votes cast for the All Progressive Congress in Zamfara State as a huge setback for the party.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

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