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Senate wants national monument named after former President Shagari

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari, by naming a national monument after him.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki reshuffles four committee chairmen

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday announced minor changes in the leadership of four standing committees.

Abdulaziz Yari: Zamfara APC primaries conclusive

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Monday claimed that all primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections have been concluded in the state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari speaks on Zamfara APC controversial primaries

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Monday claimed that all primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections have been concluded in the state.

Governor Yari, Senator Marafa clash over President Buhari’s REC nominee

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul-Aziz Yari; and lawmaker representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Senator Kabiru Marafa, are in a battle over the eligibility of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for Zamfara, Ahmad Bello Mahmud, as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Senate fails to approve INEC REC nominee Bello Mahmud

The Senate has again failed to confirm a Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, nominee, Bello Mahmud, from Zamfara State.

National security structure has collapsed – Senate

The Senate has lamented the rising level of insecurity in the country and blamed it on the collapse of the country’s security structure.

Nigeria’s security structure has collapsed – Senate

The Senate has condemned the spate of insecurity across the Nigeria, blaming it on the collapse of the country’s security structure.

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Cardinal admits church files on paedophile priests ‘destroyed’

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Election: INEC replaces malfunctioning card reader in Ifaki-Ekiti

The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.
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Police arrest nine for molesting voters in Lagos

Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations.

Watertight security at National Collation Centre, INEC headquarters

Security operatives on Saturday mounted heavy security presence at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Collation centre situated at the International Conference Centre (ICC) and the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja.

Governor Ganduje urges would-be losers to accept defeat

Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has appealed to whoever loses at the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly Elections to accept defeat in good faith.