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I will settle my rift with Kwankwaso – Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Friday said plans were underway for the settlement of his disagreement with his predecessor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso. According to him, reconciliation moves between them

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Senate passes bill to increase FCT High Court judges to 75

By Pius Obansa [T]he Senate on Thursday passed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Act (Amendment) Bill 2016 to increase the number of judges in the High Court of the FCT from 37 to 75. The

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Senate to reconsider Gender Equality Bill

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday urged Nigerian women to re-introduce the Gender Equality Bill, which was rejected by the Senate on Tuesday. According to a statement signed by Fatima Kakuri, Special Assistant on Gender and

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Bello sacks HoS, appoints Igbo man into cabinet

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has appointed Barrister Moses Okezie as Senior Special Assistant on Speech Writing, Research and Documentary. An indigene of Imo State, Barrister Okezie was part

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N3.3trn scam: Senate to probe Auditor-General’s report

By Nura Salami [T]he Senate has said it would carry out thorough investigation into the audit report submitted to the Clerk of the National Assembly on Monday by the Auditor-General of the Federation,

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Senate rejects bill seeking gender equality in marriage

The  Senate on has blocked a bill seeking equal marital rights for women. The bill, titled “Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women”, was brought  by Abiodun Olujimi, representing Ekiti south, during

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Gov Ganduje calls Kwankwaso ‘satan’, vows to expose his ‘betrayals’

By Ahmed Idris [T]he feud between Governor Umaru Ganduje of Kano state and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has assumed a serious dimension  with  the governor threatening to expose the

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INEC releases timetable for Edo, Ondo gubernatorial polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),mhas scheduled the Edo and Ondo states governorship election for Saturday, September 10, 2016 and Saturday, November 26, 2016, respectively. The Commission also released the

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Osinbajo meets Saraki, Tinubu, others at Presidential Villa

By Pius Obansa [V]ice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday had a closed-door meeting with Senate President, Bukola Saraki, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu

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Benue Rerun Poll: David Mark wins again with 84,192 votes

Former Senate President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. David Mark has been declared winner of the Benue South rerun election held Saturday after polling a total

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