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Senate jerks-up FCT statutory budget by N46 billion

The Senate yesterday passed the National Statutory Budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and adjourns plenary till January 28, 2020
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Kogi West: Senator Melaye heads to tribunal Monday

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday aligned itself with the decision of its Kogi West Senatorial candidate, Dino Melaye, to file a petition at the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal over the declaration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi, as the winner of the recent senatorial election.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday swore in Senator Smart Adeyemi to represent Kogi West. 1

Smart Adeyemi replaces Dino Melaye at Senate — in pictures

Adeyemi, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), won the recent by-election conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate.

Smart Adeyemi sworn in as senator

Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate.
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Kogi West: Former Senator Dino Melaye to challenge election loss to APC candidate at...

Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Kogi West: Governor Bello congratulate Smart Adeyemi, says victory restoration of popular mandate

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Sunday, congratulated Senator Smart Adeyemi, on his victory in the just concluded Kogi West Senatorial District poll.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has threatened to revoke all undeveloped plots at Shere Galuwyi Resettlement site in Bwari Area Council.

Minister sends message to Senator Adeyemi

FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has congratulated Sen. Smart Adeyemi over his victory at the just concluded rerun election for Kogi West Senatorial District of the state.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Kogi West: Dino Melaye vows to challenge Smart Adeyemi’s victory

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has said he would challenge his defeat in court.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

APC’s Smart Adeyemi wins Kogi West senatorial district

Following the conclusion of the Court of Appeal ordered rerun of the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election, Senator Smart Adeyemi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Smart Adeyemi defeats Dino Melaye in Kogi West supplementary election

Smart Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has emerged the candidate with the highest votes in the rerun of the Kogi west senatorial district election.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Kogi West: Dino Melaye the last of 16 ‘rebels’ swept away – Adams Oshiomhole

An elated National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has congratulated Senator-elect for Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi, describing his victory as sign-posting the end of the relics of 16 “rebellious” senators who went against the party in the last dispensation.

Kogi West rerun: PDP ‘shuns’ observation of electoral materials’ distribution

The Peoples Democratic Party has shunned the observation of distribution of electoral materials by the Independent National Electoral Commission for Saturday’s rerun election in some parts of Kogi State.

PDP: We never called for cancellation of Kogi West senatorial election

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied calling for the postponement of Kogi West Senatorial Supplementary elections.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: Senator Adeyemi urges supporters to ignore PDP’s claim of rejection

Senator Smart Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election has called on his supporters to ignore alleged plans by the opposition PDP to boycott the supplementary election slated for November 30.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: I will not give Dino Melaye a chance – Senator Smart

Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has vowed not to give a breathing space to Senator Dino Melaye of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the supplementary election coming up this Saturday until he emerges victorious in a landslide.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye stars in Nollywood movie

A popular Nigerian politician, Dino Melaye, has landed a lead role in a new Nollywood movie titled ‘Lemonade’.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: Let’s finish race with wider margin – Senator Adeyemi tells APC members

The APC candidate is already leading his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponent and current member representing the district at the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, with over 20, O00 votes in the last Saturday Appeal Court ordered rerun.

Kogi Speaker congratulates Governor Bello, says victory well-deserved

The Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello and his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, on their victory in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu begins redevelopment of Lagos Island

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began moves to redevelop the Lagos Island with the taking over of the over 100-year-old Jankara Market in order to give it a facelift and total revitalization.

Nine killed as female suicide bomber attacks western Chad

Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday.
This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian presidential press service on January 20, 2020 shows the President Volodymyr Zelensky (3L) during his talks with Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development (not seen) in Kiev. – Ukraine insisted on Janaury 20 that Iran hand over the black box flight recorders of a Ukrainian passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Iranian forces during a spike in tensions with Washington. (Photo by HO / UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) /

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.

Angola vows to bring back Isabel dos Santos after ‘Luanda Leaks’ release

Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.

Niger Delta militants attack PANDEF over refusal to negotiate with President Buhari

The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has condemned the decision of the Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (PANDEF) to stop all forms of negotiation with the Federal Government on behalf of the Niger Delta region.