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President Buhari receives in audience Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan, Senator Danjuma Goje and Senator Sani Uba in State House on 6th June 2019.

Senator Goje: Why AGF withdrew corruption charges against me

Former Gombe State Governor, Senator Danjuma Goje, on Thursday threw light on the withdrawal of criminal charges against him by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami.

FAB: Why PDP may not win Bayelsa

A group Forward Action Bayelsa (FAB) has raised concerns that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) risks losing the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election if it fails to present a popular and acceptable candidate.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Former Kaduna governor loses father

Former Kaduna State Governor and former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has lost his father.
John Owan-Enoh

Cross River government drags Senator Owan-Enoh to court for ‘murder’

The Cross River State Government has dragged the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Distinguish Senator John Owan-Enoh to court over the alleged murder of one Ayuk Ogar (M) and Tangban Obi Atu (M).
Bala Mohammed

Bauchi governor inaugurates recovery panel, laments recklessness of government officials

Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, has inaugurated a 17-member Asset and Funds Recovery Committee charged with the responsibility of recovering every asset and money misappropriated by government officials who served between May 2007 and May 2019.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari: I will only appoint people I know

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will no longer nominate unknown persons for ministerial positions but only tested hands.

Flood kills pregnant woman, 2 others in Jos

Three persons, including a pregnant woman, have been killed by flood that swept through some parts of Zinariya community in Jos, newsmen report.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

President Buhari forwards Tanko Muhammad’s name to Senate for confirmation as Chief Justice of...

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad for Screening and subsequent confirmation as the substantive CJN.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump orders probe into France’s tax plans for technology companies

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions.
The Republican chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over its human rights record and criticising Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

US senator’s bill seeks to push back on Saudis for rights record

The Republican chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over its human rights record and criticising Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20196

Senate begins probe of Ijegun pipelines explosion

The Senate on Wednesday asked its ad hoc committee probing the recent Rivers State explosion to extend its scope to last week’s pipeline explosion which occurred in Ijegun area of Lagos State.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate proposes death penalty for rapists

Worried by the increasing cases of rape of minors and infants across the country, the Senate is proposing death sentence for masterminds of such acts.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

Bayelsa guber: Protest as Governor Dickson unveils preferred aspirants

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, drew the ire of Bayelsa residents and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend following a statement containing names of his preferred aspirants for his party’s primary election ahead of the November governorship poll.
Women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at the weekend rejected the apology tendered by Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo (Adamawa-North).

Police arraign Senator Abbo for assault

The police have filed charges of assault against Elisha Abbo, the Nigerian senator seen on camera physically attacking a woman inside an adult store.
Frank Mba

Police: Why Senator Abbo has not been arraigned

The Police on Sunday said they were yet to arraign Senator Clifford Abbo for alleged assault on a woman because investigators have not had access to the original Close Circuit Television (CCTV) recording.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor to probe local councils accounts

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday set up a seven -man committee to investigate and probe the accounts and finances of the 33 Local Governments (LGs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state.
MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY - Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls Sunday evening in the South American country.

Ex-mayor, senator leading Uruguay presidential primaries

Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls Sunday evening in the South American country.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari links insecurity to illicit funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the intelligence community in Africa to tighten the loop against illicit financial flows, just as he attributed rising security challenges to sponsorship by those who profit from illegal financial activities.

Amaju Pinnick: It’s been excellent serving as CAF 1st Vice President

The term of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick as the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football along with that of the 2nd and 3rd Vice Presidents expired today.

NSC urges stakeholders to patronise Kaduna inland dry port

Mr Muhammad Abubakar, the Director, Abuja Liaison Office, Nigerian Shippers Council, has urged stakeholders in the sector to patronise the Kaduna Inland Dry Port to enjoy its benefits.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Governor Okowa forwards additional 10 commissioner nominees to Delta assembly

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has forwarded a list of additional 10 nominees to the State Assembly for screening and confirmation as commissioners.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

President Magufuli orders Tanzanian prisons to reduce overcrowding

Tanzanian President John Magufuli ordered prison authorities Thursday to reduce crowding in the country's jails, saying there were too many people awaiting trial indefinitely who should not be incarcerated.