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Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the killings in Zamfara State as barbaric, unacceptable and called on the security agencies to swiftly devise a strategy to put an end to the ugly situation. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that the situation in Zamfara […]

As Nigerians revelled in the activities marking the birth of Jesus Christ, tragedies were recorded in different parts of the country on Christmas Day. In Lagos, the family of Boluwatife Oyeleye, a final year Urban and Regional Planning student of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, was thrown into mourning as she was […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded evidence for the claim that his government is being run by a cabal. He spoke in an interview with Voice of America, Hausa Service. The President’s wife, Aisha Buhari, during an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation, Hausa Service, had first alleged that her husband was being controlled by a […]

The clash between members of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the National Assembly marred President Muhammadu Buhari’s presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday. Efforts to persuade the PDP lawmakers, especially those in the House of Representatives, not to disrupt the presentation ceremony earlier before the President’s […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, while addressing the joint session listed the achievements of his administration, was interrupted intermittently by protesting lawmakers. As he mentioned each achievement, they chorused, ‘No!’ The development forced the All Progressives Congress lawmakers to clash as the opposition lawmakers booed the President. When he said, “We have weathered the storms and made […]

The atmosphere at the National Assembly is calm as President Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2019 Appropriation Bill to the legislature today. The President is scheduled to arrive at 11am and lay the budget before a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives. Men of the Nigeria Police and operatives of the Department of […]

Men of the Nigerian Police Force have occupied the National Assembly Complex. The operatives, who have shut all entrances to the premises, prevented workers from gaining entry. The main entrance close to the Eagle Square was barricaded with patrol vans. The security operatives also frisked journalists, construction workers, vendors and a few who they felt […]

The Senate has approved the names of nominees into the National Assembly Service Commission. Senate President Bukola Saraki announced the names of the 12 approved nominees on Monday. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) to the Senate President. The approved nominees include Senator Joy […]

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign for admitting on Friday that the nation’s economy was in bad shape. Buhari reportedly made the confession during his meeting with the 36 governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday. In a statement by his Special […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned another Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission to address prevailing security challenges in the sub-region. President Buhari stated that the meeting, which is a follow up to a similar one held in N’djamena, the Chadian capital in November, was convened for the […]

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