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National Assembly Beefs Up Security After Mace Incident

6 hours ago /

The National Assembly says it will probe the circumstances surrounding the invasion of the senate and subsequent ‘theft’ of the mace, the red chamber’s symbol of authority.

ECOWAS Meets Over Herdsmen Attacks

7 hours ago /

The Nigerian government in collaboration with the ECOWAS commission is to host a sub-regional ministerial meeting on the farmer herdsmen crisis in the region.

Buhari Vows Punishment For Benue Church Attackers

7 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Tuesday’s killing in Benue state by persons suspected to be herdsmen and vowed that the perpetrators of the mayhem will be hunted down.  

PDP To Buhari, Respond To US Corruption Human Rights Charges

8 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to quickly respond to what it called, damning report by the United States government, on the corruption, impunity, gross violation of rights and killings under the watch of the Buhari Presidency.

PDP Decries Assault On Senate/Senators

9 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is lamenting over what it called the relentless assault by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Federal Executive against the institution of the National Assembly, particularly, the Senate. 

Court Upholds Temporary Forfeiture Of Senator Nwaoboshi Property

9 hours ago /

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos has refused an application by Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, seeking to vacate an order of temporary forfeiture of his property.

Buhari’s $496 Million Military Equipment Funds Divides Lawmakers

9 hours ago /

A request by President Muhammadu Buhari for the House of Representatives to include the Four Hundred and Ninety Six Million U.S. Dollars ($496m) already withdrawn from the Consolidated Revenue Account for the purchase of military equipment in the 2018 budget is tearing the lawmakers apart.  

Senator Melaye Jumps Off Moving Police Vehicle, Hospitalized

9 hours ago /

Embattled senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye is reportedly in a hospital in Abuja after he injured himself while jumping off a moving police vehicle that was allegedly conveying him to Lokoja.

Three Suicide Bombers Killed In Failed Attempt To Attack Borno

17 hours ago /

Three suicide bombers were on Monday killed as security operatives foiled an attack in an attempt to infiltrate Bama town through Ajilari in Borno State.

Lesotho’s Independent Electoral Commission, INEC To Share Technical Expertise

17 hours ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to share its technical expertise with a delegation from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of the Kingdom of Lesotho, which were in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, to understudy INEC’s processes and procedures with particular focus on the Strategic Plan.

Liberia’s Success Is Important To Nigeria – Osinbajo

18 hours ago /

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured the people and government of Liberia of Nigeria’s support, noting that the success of their country is very important.

BREAKING: Police Arrest Senator Dino Melaye

18 hours ago /

24 hours after the immigration officials detained the Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, the Police have arrested him.

Stop Working For APC, Release Findings on Underage Voters’, PDP Tells INEC

19 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stop covering what it called the atrocities of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by making public its findings on underage voters in various states, particularly Kano and Katsina.

APC Inaugurates Convention Committee

1 day ago /

National Chairman of the all Progressives Congress, APC John Odigie-Oyegun says the party is working on compact and concise time-table for congresses and national convention, because of time constant.

Under Aged Voter Probe: PDP Cries Foul

1 day ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make public its findings on underage voters in various states.

10 People Killed In Fresh Kogi Attack

1 day ago /

The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the death of 10 persons when gunmen invaded Kpanche Community in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Police Lay Siege To Dino Melaye’s House

1 day ago /

Police laid siege to the Abuja resident of Kogi west Senator Dino Melaye on Monday afternoon

Dino Melaye Released From Detention

1 day ago /

The Senator representing Kogi State, Senator Dino Melaye has been released from detention.

Dino Melaye Arrested At Abuja Airport

1 day ago /

Wanted Senator Dino Melaye reported that he was stopped from boarding a flight to Morocco this morning, after checking in.

Buhari’s Presence At CHOGM, ‘A Waste’ - PDP

2 days ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s attendance of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, CHOGM, in United Kingdom, as a colossal waste to the nation.

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