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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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Jonathan turned Nigeria to pariah state – FG

The Federal government has once again lashed out at former President Goodluck Jonathan, accusing him of turning the country to a pariah state. Fielding questions from State  House correspondents after

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Drama as ex-Borno governor, Modu-Sheriff emerges PDP chairman

There was mild drama at Wadata Plaza, the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday as a former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff was chosen and

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Imam emerges Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly

The lawmaker representing Lokoja I constituency, Hon Umar Ahmed Imam has emerged Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly. The new Speaker who was sworn in on Tuesday was

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Buhari fired Jonathan’s men for sabotage – Oyegun

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun has confirmed speculations in certain quarters that the 27 heads of parastatals sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday

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