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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja.

Court declines to sack Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, 52 others over defection

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.
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APC clears Senate, House of Reps seats in Kwara

The candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara won all the three Senatorial and six House of Representatives Seats in the state.

Kwara rice farmers to boost production as lawmaker donates tractor

A House of Representatives member representing Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has presented a tractor to farmers in Baruten Local Government Area (LGA) ahead of farming season.
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Rep Mohammed: Federal government’s school feeding programme a fraud

Chairman, House Committee on Basic Education, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has said the school feeding programme of the present federal government is fraud ridden.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

Zakari Mohammed: Every true Arewa must ensure President Buhari is re-elected

The chairman Arewa community in Eti-Osa area of Lagos state, Alhaji Zakari Mohammed, has charged northerners not to waver in their support for President Muhammadu Buhari, citing the fact that he has tackled Boko Haram 95 percent contrary to what obtains years back, when the insurgent group laid siege on 19 local governments in the northern parts of the country.

NUT submits new retirement age proposal

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has submitted a new retirement age proposal to the Ministry of Education and the National Assembly for approval, education minister Adamu Adamu has confirmed.
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Federal government endorses 65 year retirement age for teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has thrown it’s weight behind calls to jack up the retirement age for teachers from 60 years to 65 years to allow for further improvement in the standard of basic and secondary education in the country.

House of Reps to probe death of principal suspect in Offa bank robbery

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, unanimously agreed to begin an investigation into circumstances surrounding the death of the principal suspect in the bank robbery in Offa, Kwara State.

Bolaji Abdullahi withdraws from Kwara PDP guber race

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has pulled out of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in Kwara.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Zakari Mohammed: Federal government might can’t beat Senator Saraki in Kwara

A member of the House of Representatives from Kwara state, Zakari Mohammed, has said that the famed federal might cannot defeat the Bukola Saraki ‘winning political machinery’ in Kwara state.

Full list of 37 Reps who defected from APC for PDP, ADC

Thirty-six members of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and African Democratic Congress (ADC).

36 House of Reps members dump APC

Announcing their defection on Tuesday during plenary, the lawmakers cited division at all levels of the APC as the reason for their defection.
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President Buhari: Comrade Oshiomhole as consensus candidate meant to heal wounds

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the idea behind adopting a consensus candidate as chairman of the party was meant to heal aggrieved members of the party.

Report: Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso set to dump APC

It has emerged that a meeting of aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was held on Wednesday where the participants weighed several options, with majority backing the idea of a mass defection from the ruling party.

House of Representatives urges JAMB to reduce cost of UMTE form to N3000

The House of Representatives has urged the federal ministry of education to review downward the cost of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) by about 50% from the current N7, 500.00 to not more than N3, 000.00 in order to make university and other tertiary education accessible and affordable.

Rep Zakari: 2018 budget will be ready in April

Rep. Zakari Mohammed, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Education, has assured that the country’s 2018 budget would by end of April.

Anambra govt canvases for increased funding of education in Nigeria

Anambra state government has canvassed for increased funding for education, being the hallmark of the twenty-first century development.

Kebbi releases N4.6bn UBE counterpart fund

The Kebbi Government says it has released N4.6 billion as its 2016/2017 counterpart fund for the execution of Universal Basic Education (UBE) projects to improve primary school education.

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Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
They commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for concentrating on people oriented programmes and projects, most especially healthcare delivery.

Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals 5

Senator Lawan: We are hungry, thirsty to receive 2020 Appropriation Bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.