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Senate presidency and north-central zone’s mystique

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the majority seats in the Nigerian Senate – at least 62 so far of 109. It is therefore set to produce the Senate president when...

Sun Mar 17th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram leader, Al-Barnawi, replaced in a bloodless coup

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The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, three well-informed sources have told...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Buhari will not interfere – Presidency

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*As intense lobby, nocturnal meetings for senate leadership begin *Group roots for Ahmed Lawan *Enang calls for robust legislature *Says all lawmakers are equal before the law By Henry Umoru AHEAD...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Military after my life, alleges Timi Frank

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Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai and the military high command...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Deposed Boko Haram leader detained not killed

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by Aminu ABUBAKAR The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, three well-informed sources have told AFP....

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself —Senate spokesman

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has allayed fears of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Massive turnout that upset politicians

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By Gambo Dori TWO days before the Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections I was at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja, heading to Maiduguri on a Max Air flight. It was a motley crowd that...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Rowdy session in Senate over elections

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By Henry Umoru & Emman Ovuakporie •Senators differ on plans to probe militarization of polls •As House moves to probe inconclusive elections by INEC •Says development portends...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

‘Productivity, not hostility’ll drive 9th Senate’

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate on June 9, Senate leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday said productivity and not hostility would drive the Senate. The Red...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Troops neutralize several Book Haram terrorists in Borno

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The Nigerian Army on Tuesday night said its troops of 152 Battalion successfully crushed some members of the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) when they attempted to infiltrate their location on...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Election 2019: APC leads PDP in 22 states declared so far by INEC

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Idowu Bankole On Saturday, March 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), conducted Governorship election across 29 out of 36 states and state House of Assembly elections across...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Gov polls: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

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…APC clears 12 states, PDP 7 …Elections inconclusive in 7 states, results awaited in three states … Tambuwal goes to court By Clifford Ndujihe, Ben Agande, Levinus Nwabughiogu,...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Fayemi appoints 10 Advisers, Boards Chairmen, members

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Ado Ekiti – The Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi on Monday announced the appointment of six Special Advisers, Chairmen and members of some Boards and Corporations in the state. Fayemi The...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Yobe governor- elect extends hands of fellowship to opponents

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Damaturu – The Yobe All Progressives Congress (APC) governor- elect, Alhaji Mai-Mala Buni has urged opposition parties in the state to join hands and move the state forward. Mai Mala...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →