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Opinion: Southeast can rise to the leadership of Nigeria on the wings of APGA by Stella Oduah

Opinion: Southeast can rise to the leadership of Nigeria on the wings of APGA by Stella Oduah

Opinion: Southeast can rise to the leadership of Nigeria on the wings of APGA by Stella Oduah
Senator Marafa reacts to Federal Government's bashing of APC governor

Senator Marafa reacts to Federal Government's bashing of APC governor

Chairman of Senate joint committees on petroleum resources, Senator Kabir Marafa has said that the Federal Government has vindicated him on the failure of Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara to stop banditry in the state.

Senator Marafa reacts to Federal Government's bashing of APC governor
President Buhari appoints four non-executive directors for CBN

President Buhari appoints, reappoints new heads of federal agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new heads of federal agencies and renewed others. Information on the appointments are in a statement signed by Olusegun Adekunle, the Permanent Secretary.

President Buhari appoints, reappoints new heads of federal agencies
2019 elections will be the most widely covered event in Nigeria – INEC promises Nigerians

2019 elections will be the most widely covered event in Nigeria – INEC promises Nigerians

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Abuja, on Friday, June 22, has assured that the 2019 general elections will be the most widely covered event in Nigeria.

2019 elections will be the most widely covered event in Nigeria – INEC promises Nigerians
PDP urges DSS to declare Abaribe’s whereabouts

PDP decries Senator Abaribe’s arrest by DSS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, June 22, in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, decried the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe by the Directorate of Security Services (DSS).

PDP decries Senator Abaribe’s arrest by DSS
10,000 members of PDP, APC defect to Obasanjo's party

10,000 members of PDP, APC defect to Obasanjo's party

Over 10,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have on Thursday, June 21, defected from their parties to the African Democratic Congress (ADC), adopted by Olusegun Obasanjo.

10,000 members of PDP, APC defect to Obasanjo's party
Everything we have done is within our powers - National Assembly opens up on 2018 Budget cuts

Everything we have done is within our powers - National Assembly opens up on 2018 Budget cuts

Following the criticisms that have trailed the slashing of the 2018 budget by the NASS, the lawmakers have explained that allocations for some projects were slashed to correct the alleged imbalance in the appropriation bill.

Everything we have done is within our powers - National Assembly opens up on 2018 Budget cuts
Osun 2018: Senator Omisore picks SDP governorship form in Abuja

Osun 2018: Omisore picks SDP governorship form in Abuja weeks after dumping PDP

Senator Iyiola Omisore today, Friday, June 21, picked his expression of interest/nomination form for the forthcoming Osun state governorship election at the national secretariat of the SDP in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Osun 2018: Omisore picks SDP governorship form in Abuja weeks after dumping PDP
I am part of nPDP, but it is time to forget the faction trying to ambush Buhari - Ex-northern governor

I am part of nPDP, but it is time to forget the faction trying to ambush Buhari - Ex-northern governor

A Nigerian senator, Abdullahi Adamu, has advised the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ignore the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) of the party at this stage. He said the faction is trying to ambush Buhari.

I am part of nPDP, but it is time to forget the faction trying to ambush Buhari - Ex-northern governor
Stakeholders fault lawmakers for slashing budget for Maritime University

Stakeholders fault lawmakers for slashing budget for Maritime University

Maritime stakeholders on Friday, June 22 said that the National Assembly’s reduction of the take-off fund for the Maritime University in Delta would constitute a setback to plans put in place for the university.

Stakeholders fault lawmakers for slashing budget for Maritime University
Shehu Sani asked to account for multi-million Naira constituency project

Shehu Sani asked to account for multi-million Naira constituency project

In a more elaboration detail, Tracka.ng in an infograph titled, '2017 unspecified projects in Kaduna state', listed various projects which funds have been released for execution in Kaduna Central - Sani's constituency.

Shehu Sani asked to account for multi-million Naira constituency project
We are fully in support of any form of restructuring - Osinbajo

We are fully in support of any form of restructuring - Osinbajo

Speaking while addressing traditional rulers from Ekiti state at the palace of the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe, on Wednesday, June 20, Yemi Osinbajo said Nigeria needed peace more than any other thing at this time.

We are fully in support of any form of restructuring - Osinbajo
PDP reacts as DSS detains Benue ex-governor Suswam

PDP reacts as DSS detains Benue ex-governor Suswam

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the arrest and detention of the former governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam, by the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja, stating that the move was politically motivated.

PDP reacts as DSS detains Benue ex-governor Suswam
Senator Ekweremadu reacts to slashing of 2018 budget allocation for Enugu Airport

Senator Ekweremadu reacts to slashing of 2018 budget allocation for Enugu Airport

The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has faulted the National Assembly committees for slashing budget for the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu. He said that the affected committees would make the necessary explanations soon.

Senator Ekweremadu reacts to slashing of 2018 budget allocation for Enugu Airport
How Adams Oshiomhole will bury APC - PDP

Adams Oshiomhole is on a mission to bury APC - PDP alleges

The PDP has said former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, would bury the APC if he emerges as the party’s national chairman of the party. The opposition also called on Oshiomhole to submit himself to the EFCC.

Adams Oshiomhole is on a mission to bury APC - PDP alleges
APC convention: Okorocha, Madumere head for showdown

APC convention: Okorocha, Madumere head for showdown

The governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, and his deputy Eze Madumere are said to be at the verge of their final battle before the All Progressives Congress' national convention for the control of the soul of the state.

APC convention: Okorocha, Madumere head for showdown
2018 Budget: SERAP urges Buhari to consider ICC prosecution over cutting of critical projects by lawmakers

2018 Budget: SERAP urges Buhari to consider ICC prosecution over cutting of critical projects by lawmakers

The leadership and members of the National Assembly were on Thursday, June 21, accused by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) of “apparently engaging in crimes against humanity against millions of Nigerians.

2018 Budget: SERAP urges Buhari to consider ICC prosecution over cutting of critical projects by lawmakers
This eighth NASS is the worst in our nation's history - Group reacts to 2018 budget

This eighth NASS is the worst in our nation's history - Group reacts to 2018 budget

The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) on Thursday, June 21, described the content of the 2018 budget as a “rip off”,adding that the action of the legislators is a sign of deliberate attempt to sabotage government’s effort.

This eighth NASS is the worst in our nation's history - Group reacts to 2018 budget
Newspaper review: Lawmakers face massive criticism for budget alteration as southeast senators reject cuts

Newspaper review: 2018 budget padding is a crime against humanity - Groups chide lawmakers

In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, June 22.

Newspaper review: 2018 budget padding is a crime against humanity - Groups chide lawmakers
nPDP members reveal their next move ahead of APC national convention

nPDP members reveal their next move ahead of APC national convention

Contrary to rumours making the rounds, aggrieved members of the APC in nPDP fold, led by Alhaji Kawu Baraje, say they would attend and participate fully in the party’s convention slated for Saturday, June 23, in Abuja.

nPDP members reveal their next move ahead of APC national convention
2019: Major boost for Buhari, Dogara as Bauchi coalition endorses president for second term, passes vote of confidence on speaker

2019: Major boost for Buhari, Dogara as Bauchi coalition endorses president for second term, passes vote of confidence on speaker

The Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro Youths and Elders Forum has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office. The coalition also passed a vote of confidence on Speaker of the House of Reps Yakubu Dogara.

2019: Major boost for Buhari, Dogara as Bauchi coalition endorses president for second term, passes vote of confidence on speaker
2018 budget alteration: Presidency and the National Assembly are two sets of robbers - Former senator

Ex senator blasts lawmakers over alteration of 2018 budget, says NASS members are the most corrupt people in Nigeria

Members of the National Assembly have been described as the most corrupt people in Nigeria, by a former member of the Assembly, Senator Femi Okurounmu. The former lawmaker made the assertion in a chat with newsmen in Abeokuta.

Ex senator blasts lawmakers over alteration of 2018 budget, says NASS members are the most corrupt people in Nigeria
We are not meant to rubber stamp anything you present, feel free to return the budget - Dino Melaye tells Buhari

We are not meant to rubber stamp anything you present, feel free to return the budget - Dino Melaye tells Buhari

Senator Dino Melaye says if President Muhammadu Buhari was displeased with the 2018 budget, he should have returned it to the National Assembly. He made the comment in response to allegations of budget padding by NASS.

We are not meant to rubber stamp anything you present, feel free to return the budget - Dino Melaye tells Buhari
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