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June 12: MKO Abiola’s daughter urges President Buhari to tackle insecurity

Daughter of the late Chief MKO Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to do his best to address security challenges in the country.
Senator Shehu Sani (PRP, Kaduna Central) has condemned in strong terms the suspension of Daar Communications’ operational license by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Thursday.

Senator Shehu Sani condemns suspension of Daar Communications’ license

Senator Shehu Sani (PRP, Kaduna Central) has condemned in strong terms the suspension of Daar Communications’ operational license by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Thursday.
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Mixed feelings as Senators appraise 8th Senate as it winds up

There was mixed feelings on Thursday at the valedictory session of the 8th Senate, when senators took turns to appraise their performance for the past four years.

Senate kicks against planned downgrading of Enugu Airport

The Senate on Thursday asked the Federal Government to stop the planned downgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate confirms President Buhari’s nominee as Customary Court of Appeal President

It took the Nigerian Senate just 15 minutes to scrutinise and confirm Abaze Abubakar Sadiq, a nominee for President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate endorses $266 million loan for Niger

The Senate on Tuesday approved $266 million contained in the 2016-2018 external borrowing plan of the Federal Government for Niger State Development Policy Operation (DPO).
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Shehu Sani: Northern elite misuse religion to enslave the poor

Senator Shehu Sani has accused governing northern elite of misusing religion to enslave the poor and manipulate their conscience.

Kaduna Central: Tribunal to begin hearing June 1

Justice A.H. Suleiman, Chairman, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has fixed Saturday, June 1 to begin hearing in the main petition of Sen Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central).
The Senate, on Tuesday, pledged to give adequate budgetary support required by the Nigeria Police to enable them to tackle the increasing security challenges nationwide.

Senate pledges more funding support for police

The Senate, on Tuesday, pledged to give adequate budgetary support required by the Nigeria Police to enable them to tackle the increasing security challenges nationwide.
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, Speaker Dogara, others bag awards for exemplary leadership

Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.

Ex-President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others pay tribute to late President Umaru Yar’Adua

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago.
Zainab Aliyu

Why Zainab Habib was freed by Saudi authorities

Nigerian student, Zainab Habib Aliyu, was yesterday released by Saudi Arabian authorities four months after she was arrested over alleged drug trafficking, which carries capital punishment in the kingdom.

Jailed Senator Dariye co-sponsors security motion with 108 other senators

A former governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau Central Senatorial District, Joshua Dariye, who is serving a 10-year jail term in Jos Prisons over criminal breach of trust, Thursday co-sponsored a motion along with 108 other senators condemning the recent killing of a Briton and abduction of three Nigerians at a holiday resort in Kaduna State by bandits.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Senate summons IGP Adamu over kidnappings, banditry

The senate has summoned Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), over the activities of kidnappers and armed bandits across the country.
Shehu-Sani

Senator Shehu Sani: Killing of Briton symptom of ‘failing nation’

The killing of Faye Mooney, a Briton, and others at Kajuru Castle in Kaduna State is a manifestation of a failing state, Shehu Sani, Kaduna Central Senator has said.
Shehu-Sani

Senator Shehu Sani urges lecturers to withdraw from election duties

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has urged university lecturers to stop “smearing the Ivory Tower with political faeces”.

Tribunal: INEC responds to Senator Shehu Sani’s accusation

The Independent National Electoral Commission has responded to the accusation by Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, that it hired a lawyer for Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to represent it at the national and state assembly election petition Tribunal in Kaduna.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senate urges federal government to resume dialogue for Leah Sharibu’s release

The Senate has urged the federal government to explore the option of dialogue to quicken the release of Leah Sharibu, who is currently in Boko Haram captivity.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
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Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.