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6 Jun 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Sen. Danjuma Goje for his decision to withdraw from the 9th Senate Presidency contest in support of the party’s endorsed candidate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan. The commendation is contained in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja by Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the party’s National Publicity Secretary. It also commended the…
6 Jun 2019
Nigerian lawmaker Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Thursday said he will run for the office of deputy Senate president regardless of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stance. “Let me be honest with you even if the party ask me not to run," Kalu said on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme. "-I will run on the floor of the…
4 May 2019
Nigerian lawmaker Senator Ahmed Lawan has said his ambition to be Senate president in the 9th National Assembly is with the intent of making a difference in the legislative arm of government for the citizens. "I want to go there to make a difference," Lawan said in an interview published in Daily Trust newspaper. "We…
28 Apr 2019
Amidst calls for the adoption of open ballot system in the election of presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly, two Lawmakers say the...
20 Apr 2019
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ayo Arise, in this interview with Onyedika Agbedo, he spoke on the ongoing tussle for the leadership of the 9th National Assembly. Arise, who represented Ekiti North Senatorial District between 2007 and 2011, reflected on what obtained during his time in the Senate, noting that elected…
19 Apr 2019
One of Nigerian lawmakers jostling for the seat of the Senate president in the 9th National Assembly Ali Ndume has refuted claims that Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo were against his ambition. "Personally, I’m a committed Buharist. Whether I become the senate president or not, I will continue to stand by…
10 Apr 2019
With the heightened race for the leadership of the two chambers of the National Assembly, it is pertinent for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to take the right decisions to avoid a repeat of the well-known 2015 mistake. Because, being politically correct in this regard will not just help in ensuring the party’s stability,…
2 Apr 2019
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday said the appointment of principal officers of the National Assembly must be free from marginalisation along religious lines...
2 Apr 2019
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State yesterday held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja...
2 Apr 2019
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…
24 Mar 2019
A former deputy chairman of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Alhaji Lawan Maina, has made case for the Northeast zone to produce the Senate President for the 9th National Assembly, as compensation for the devastation visited on the region by insurgency and banditry.   Maina said the zone is ready to support the…

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