Home Topics Umar Bago
A top contender for the position of speakership of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Umar Mohammed Bago, has said he would not hesitate to withdraw from the race if the position is eventually zoned to the South East.
The Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have not taken any decision on the zoning of the positions of presiding officers of the 9th Assembly, according to a report.
Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari in Niger have described his victory at the polls as a right step towards the continued development of the country.
Senate spokesperson, Senator Ibrahim Aliyu Sabi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Niger North (Zone C) has staged a come-back to the National Assembly having defeated his closest opponent, Mohammed Garba Duba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last Saturday’s elections.
Hon. Umar Bago on Saturday donated 110 vehicles to the President Muhammadu Buhari re-election campaign team, with a call on the electorate to vote for continuity in the 2019 general elections.
The House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and Education (NIMASA), on Thursday, threatened 12 shipping companies with arrest over failure to remit the sum of $300 million to the government since 2004.
The House of Representatives on Thursday raised alarm over how indigenous shipping companies are shortchanging the Federal government of revenue to the tune of over 300 million dollars.
Hon. Umar Bago, the Chairman, House Committee on Maritime Education, Safety and Administration, on Monday expressed optimism that the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger would create two million jobs.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property on Wednesday said it had recovered sum of 20 million dollars from one of the commercial banks in the country.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will begin quest for a third Africa U-17 title when they take on hosts Tanzania in the opening game of the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam today (Sunday).
The Edo Government has said it will commence both physical and documentary verification of pensioners in the state in batches.
Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organisation said Sunday.
A Sharia Court in Minna on Thursday sentenced a labourer, Hamisu Umar, to 20 strokes of cane for stealing a mobile phone.