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Politicians accused in police, army clash in Taraba

Some politicians have been accused playing underground roles in the clash between men of the intelligence response team of the police and some personnel of the Nigerian Army in Ibbi, Taraba State.

Killing of policemen: Senate deputy minority leader calls for independent inquiry

Deputy minority leader of the Senate and lawmaker representing Taraba South in the National Assembly, Emmanuel Bwacha, has called for the setting up of an Independent Panel of Inquiry to probe the killing of three detectives and a civilian by soldiers on the Ibi-Jalingo highway in Taraba State. The area falls within Senator Bwacha’s district.
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.

List of Senate principal officers tear PDP apart

The plot by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to tinker with the list of selected principal officers of the party in the Senate is brewing bad blood.

PDP swaps minority positions in Senate as Senator Saraki leads peace move to Edo

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has replaced Senator Clifford Odia (Edo Central) with Senator Sahabi Yau (Zamfara North) as Senate Deputy Minority Whip.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat

Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.
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Lawmakers devise new ways to beat robbers, kidnappers

Among other measures, the lawmakers have abandoned their official numbers plates, which show that they are members of the National Assembly.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Emmanuel Bwacha returns to senate for the third time

Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba south district has won a third term to return to the senate.

Emmanuel Bwacha: PDP has 80% chances of winning presidential election

The Deputy Senate Minority Leader, Emmanuel Bwacha, has said the chances of his party, the People’s Democratic Party winning the 2019 presidential election were well over 80 per cent.

APC, PDP senators sheathe swords, agree to work together

The warring senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and their opposition counterparts from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, reached a rapprochement, resolving to leave behind their grievances and work together in the interest of the country.

Senator Bwacha: PDP presidential aspirants will accept one candidate for 2019 general elections

All the Presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have signed an undertaking to work together and accept whoever emerges the candidate of the party for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government commences rehabilitation of 36.5km Wukari-Ibi road

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha representing Taraba South District on Friday flagged off the rehabilitation of the 36.5-kilometre Wukari-Ibi road which is expected to gulp N1 billion.

Federal government cautioned against granting amnesty to insurgents

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha representing Taraba South on Tuesday said the recent decision of the Federal Government to grant amnesty to Boko Haram insurgents would encourage members of the group to perpetrating more acts of terrorism.

Senator Ibrahim: Serious negotiations ongoing for Leah Shabiru’s release

The senator representing Yobe East in the National Assembly, Bukar Ibrahim, has said “very serious negotiations” are ongoing to ensure the release of Leah Shabiru.

Senate holds two-day summit on killings

The Senate on Wednesday continued with the debate on the killings by herdsmen and other armed groups across Nigeria.

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