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30 Jan 2019
Senate minority leader, Biodun Olujimi (Ekiti South, PDP), has advised her colleagues in the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus to stop spreading “misleading information” about the red chamber’s....
28 Nov 2018
A senator representing Gombe South Senatorial District under the platform of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Joshua Lidani, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Lidani’s move was announced in the Senate on Wednesday by Ahmad Lawan, representing the APC in Yobe North constituency, Yobe state. “Let me inform this Senate that…
17 Oct 2018
The sitting of the Senate was yesterday uproarious following a resolution to probe operation of an alleged $3.8 billion Fuel Subsidy Under-recovering Fund...
9 Oct 2018
Senators from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have warned their colleagues in the All Progressives Congress (APC) against plot to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki.
4 Oct 2018
The Senate Leader, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has clinched the Yobe North Senatorial ticket to contest election on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.The Returning Officer, Umar Kareto, who announced the results of the primaries on Tuesday in Gashua....
7 Aug 2018
Leaders of the National Assembly will meet today within its precincts to discuss the proposed budget for the 2019 election.
5 Jul 2018
The Senate yesterday sought low interest loans for herdsmen to establish ranches as part of measures to halt the killings occasioned by attacks on communities by armed herdsmen nationwide.
1 Jun 2018
Three months after both chambers of the National Assembly passed the harmonised version of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), freshly observed anomalies have stalled its transmission to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.
11 Apr 2018
Question mark in the headline suggests robust doubt, lack of conviction, some bit of tentativeness – something editors should keep severely at bay. At least this much we were told by journalism teachers in those days.
19 Jan 2018
The Senate revealed yesterday that the presidency failed to make its accounts available for auditing in the last ten years.
7 Jan 2018
Hopes of reversing some of the negative trends in the nation’s economy may be dimmed by the Federal Government’s inability to fix the problems that have bedevilled budget preparations.
26 Oct 2017
They made the disclosure in Lagos at a retreat for members of the National Assembly Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, organised by the National Institute for Legislative Studies in Lagos.


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A special court in Benin on Tuesday sentenced one of the country's opposition figures, Joel Aivo, to 10 years in prison after a treason trial critics dismissed as a politically-motivated sham. Several opposition leaders were detained before or just after an April election that saw President Patrice Talon win a second term with more than…
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A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja on Tuesday ordered the police in Kifi to pay N1million in damages to a suspect for breach of his Fundamental Rights.
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said it recorded zero fatality from coronavirus on Monday, though 167 additional infections were reported in seven states and FCT.
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