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You must reconvene - APC tells Saraki, senators as it claims it uncovered plot to harm its members

Please monitor Saraki, others - APC tells security agencies, alleges plan to attack its senators

You must reconvene - APC tells Saraki, senators as it claims it uncovered plot to harm its members
Newspaper review: PDP is behaving like a militant group - Presidency

Newspaper review: Saraki asks court to restrain AGF, police IG, DSS from sacking him

The newspaper review for Tuesday, August 14, leads with the presidency saying that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was behaving like a militant group instead of following the democratic tenets among other stories.

Newspaper review: Saraki asks court to restrain AGF, police IG, DSS from sacking him
PDP nominates vibrant female senator as new Senate minority leader following Akpabio’s defection

PDP nominates vibrant female senator as new Senate minority leader following Akpabio’s defection

The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party has nominated Senator Biodun Olujimi as the new Senate minority leader. She was nominated to fill the position, in order to have a vibrant member from the south-west.

PDP nominates vibrant female senator as new Senate minority leader following Akpabio’s defection
Breaking: Fate of INEC budget hangs on the balance as Saraki, Dogara say no date to reconvene at National Assembly

Breaking: Fate of INEC budget hangs on the balance as Saraki, Dogara say no date to reconvene at National Assembly

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, August 14, declared that there is no date for the National Assembly to reconvene to consider the INEC budget.

Breaking: Fate of INEC budget hangs on the balance as Saraki, Dogara say no date to reconvene at National Assembly
With Bauchi, Katsina, Kogi bye-elections results, we are moving on to victory - APC boasts

Our victory in Katsina, Bauchi, Kogi bye-elections reveals electorate's trust in Buhari - APC

Following the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the bye-elections in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states, the ruling party has said that this is an indication that the electorate is in support of President Buhari.

Our victory in Katsina, Bauchi, Kogi bye-elections reveals electorate's trust in Buhari - APC
2019: Methodist Church to mobilise support for youths aspiring to political offices - Prelate

2019: Methodist Church to mobilise support for youths aspiring to political offices - Prelate

The prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Samuel Uche, has said that the church will mobilise support for young Nigerians aspiring to political leadership in 2019. Uche made the disclosure on Monday, August 13 at a news briefing.

2019: Methodist Church to mobilise support for youths aspiring to political offices - Prelate
APC senators-elect commend INEC for by-elections, pick up certificates of return

APC senators-elect commend INEC for by-elections, pick up certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to senators-elect, Ahmad Kaita, (APC-Katsina North) and Lawal Yahaya Gumau, (APC-Bauchi South) elected on Saturday, August 11, in by-elections.

APC senators-elect commend INEC for by-elections, pick up certificates of return
Nigerians are uninterested in the drama being played in NASS - Presidency

APC election victories prove Nigerians are uninterested in National Assembly's drama - Presidency

Garba Shehu, on August 13, said victories of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in legislative elections held in some states over the weekend confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election.

APC election victories prove Nigerians are uninterested in National Assembly's drama - Presidency
How APC governor, Senators are raising billions of naira for Saraki’s impeachment - Pro-democracy group alleges

How APC governor, Senators are raising billions of naira for Saraki’s impeachment - Pro-democracy group alleges

A pro-democracy group, MDG, has alleged that governors and senators on the platform of the APC are raising funds to the tune of billions of naira for the purpose of removing Senate president, Bukola Saraki, and Ekweremadu.

How APC governor, Senators are raising billions of naira for Saraki’s impeachment - Pro-democracy group alleges
Breaking: Presidency reveals Buhari's running mate for 2019 re-election

Breaking: Presidency reveals Buhari's running mate for 2019 re-election

The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity on Monday, August 13, said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo would still remain the running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.

Breaking: Presidency reveals Buhari's running mate for 2019 re-election
Saraki speaks on reason for visiting Obasanjo days after meeting Babangida

Saraki speaks on reason for visiting Obasanjo days after meeting Babangida

Contrary to the rumour that Bukola Saraki may have visited the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, to talk about his presidential ambition, the senate president said his visit has nothing to do with politics.

Saraki speaks on reason for visiting Obasanjo days after meeting Babangida
Anyone who breaks law must face justice - APC

Anyone who breaks law must face justice - APC

Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a statement on Monday said that any Nigerian who violates the law, no matter how highly placed, must be brought to justice.

Anyone who breaks law must face justice - APC
You can’t hold any sitting now - Court orders new Benue speaker, 4 others

Trouble not over in Benue as court bars new speaker, 4 others from conducting sitting

A Makurdi high court, on Monday, August 13, restrained the new speaker of the Benue House of Assembly (BNHA), Titus Uba, and four others from conducting any sittings. The court also restrained four other principal officers.

Trouble not over in Benue as court bars new speaker, 4 others from conducting sitting
2019: Atiku, Tambuwal in closed-door meeting over presidential ticket

2019: Atiku, Tambuwal in closed-door meeting over presidential ticket

Nigeria's former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state met behind closed doors in Abuja on Sunday night, August 12. Both men met at the Asokoro Abuja residence of the former vice president.

2019: Atiku, Tambuwal in closed-door meeting over presidential ticket
Godswill Akpabio reacts to alleged attempt to declare his seat vacant following his defection

Godswill Akpabio reacts to alleged attempt to declare his seat vacant following his defection

The former minority leader at the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio, who recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), has reacted to an alleged plan to declare his seat vacant.

Godswill Akpabio reacts to alleged attempt to declare his seat vacant following his defection
Breaking: Saraki, Obasanjo hold crucial meeting

Breaking: Saraki, Obasanjo hold crucial meeting

Senator Bukola Saraki has paid a visit to former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. The Senate president arrived at the home of Obasanjo in the evening on Monday, August 13 after meeting with b

Breaking: Saraki, Obasanjo hold crucial meeting
Bye-election: APC's victory is a clear indication of Buhari's triumph in 2019 - Aspirant

Bye-election: APC's victory is a clear indication of Buhari's triumph in 2019 - Aspirant

The victory of the All Progressives Congress in last weekend’s bye-elections signal victory for President Muhammdu Buhari come 2019, according to a House of Reps aspirant for Birnin Kebbi/Bunza/Kalgo Federal Constituency, Kebbi.

Bye-election: APC's victory is a clear indication of Buhari's triumph in 2019 - Aspirant
My goal is to salvage Nigeria from its current bad leadership, Presidential aspirant says

2019: My desire is to salvage Nigeria from its current bad leadership - Presidential aspirant

Turaki made this known on Friday, August 10, in his campaign office in Abuja, when he granted audience to the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Political Science Association, who came on a fact-finding visit.

2019: My desire is to salvage Nigeria from its current bad leadership - Presidential aspirant
Security agencies working for Saraki: Presidency should be ashamed - Senator Misau

Security agencies working for Saraki: Presidency should be ashamed - Senator Misau

Senator Isa Hamma Misau who is the chairman of the Senate committee on navy has lashed out at the presidency saying it should be ashamed for claiming that the country’s security agencies are working for Bukola Saraki.

Security agencies working for Saraki: Presidency should be ashamed - Senator Misau
Declare Saraki, Akpabio’s seat vacant - Human Rights lawyer tells Senate

Declare Saraki, Akpabio’s seat vacant - Human Rights lawyer tells Senate

A Human Rights lawyer, Frank Tietie, has advised that the seat of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and Godswill Akpabio, the former Senate Minority Leader be declared vacant since both had defected to another party.

Declare Saraki, Akpabio’s seat vacant - Human Rights lawyer tells Senate
I have over 1,000 aides and here is the reason - Governor Umahi of Ebonyi speaks

I have over 1,000 aides and here is the reason - Governor Umahi of Ebonyi speaks

The governor of Ebonyi state, Engineer David Umahi, has revealed that he appointed over 1,000 aides when he assumed office in 2015 in order to tackle the menace of poverty among the youths of the state. He spoke through his SSG.

I have over 1,000 aides and here is the reason - Governor Umahi of Ebonyi speaks
APC fires back at PDP over Saraki, Ekweremadu, says both men are not above arrest

APC fires back at PDP over Saraki, Ekweremadu, says both men are not above arrest

The APC has denied claims by the Peoples Democratic Party that it was planning to arrest Senate president, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, just as it said both principal officers are not above the law.

APC fires back at PDP over Saraki, Ekweremadu, says both men are not above arrest
Member of presidential panel defects to PDP, accuses APC of impunity

Former Nigerian ambassador renounces membership of APC, joins PDP

A former Nigerian ambassador to Malaysia, James Barka, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after accusing the Adamawa state governor, Umaru Jibrilla, of lacking integrity. Barka said the APC neglected him.

Former Nigerian ambassador renounces membership of APC, joins PDP
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