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Senate recommends 10-year imprisonment for illegal firearms

The upper chamber of the National Assembly yesterday put modality in place to put an end to illegal firearms in the country.

Katsina: Bello Mandiya, Ahmed Kaita, Kabir Barkiya win APC senatorial tickets

The chief of staff, Katsina State Government House, Bello Mandiya, has clinched the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial ticket for Katsina South.
Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, has disclosed that the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) retains majority seats in the upper legislative chamber, despite the defection of some Party members during Tuesday’s plenary

Senate leader Lawan leads 12 APC Senators to meet President Buhari

The Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, Wednesday led 10 All Progressives Congress (APC) senators to meet President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Senate leader: APC still majority with 52 senators

The All Progressives Congress (APC) still has a majority in the Senate with 52 lawmakers, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has said.

Senator Bukar laid to rest in Daura

The remains of Senator Mustapha Bukar have been buried in Daura, Katsina State, on Wednesday.

APC Senate caucus crisis over election timetable deepens

This followed the Senate’s resolution to query the lawmaker representing the Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, over his allegation that the general elections timetable revised by the National Assembly was targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari.

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President of the German Football Association (DFB - Deutscher Fussball-Bund) Reinhard Grindel poses during a photo session in Monaco on August 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - VALERY HACHE

German football boss Reinhard Grindel blasts FIFA chief Gianni Infantino over lack of transparency

“It is why I am insisting with my UEFA colleagues in the FIFA Council on the creation of a task force where all the information can be laid out on the table and we can determine with honesty if we need other competitions and if so what format they should take.”

Nigerian Army band ignores protocol, sits still as Speaker Dogara arrives chamber

A team of band boys of the Nigerian Army, a while ago, breached an established protocol that requires all lawmakers and visitors to any of the chambers of National Assembly to stand up once the arrival of the presiding officers is announced until the prayers are said.

NBS: Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises to 23.1 percent

Nigeria’s unemployment rate increased from 18.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 to 23.1 per cent in in the third quarter of 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Drug abuse: Nigeria will have generation of mad people soon – Group

Ibrahim Yusuf, lead convener of the movement, made the assertion during an advocacy visit to the Kaduna State Attorney-General, Umma Hikima, on Tuesday in Kaduna.

Man arraigned for beating mother-in-law

A 35-year-old man, Seun Okwuyigbo, who police accused of beating and injuring his mother-in-law in the eye was arraigned in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on Wednesday.