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We have no plans to attack National Assembly leadership - APC

We have no plans to attack National Assembly leadership - APC

We have no plans to attack National Assembly leadership, abuse court processes - APC
I know where the shoe pinches most - Lagos APC lawmaker eyes Senate seat

I know where the shoe pinches most - Lagos APC lawmaker eyes Senate seat

After sixteen years of serving as a lawmaker in the Lagos state House of Assembly, Sikiru Osinowo, a staunch member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has declared his intention to contest for a senatorial seat.

I know where the shoe pinches most - Lagos APC lawmaker eyes Senate seat
Senator Adeleke shares beautiful photo of his daughter as she marks her birthday

I love you - Senator Adeleke says as he celebrates his beautiful daughter on her birthday (photo)

Daughter of Senator Adeleke recently marked her birthday. The senator celebrated her with a post he shared on Instagram. He also wrote a beautiful caption about her. Many others have joined him to congratulate the lady.

I love you - Senator Adeleke says as he celebrates his beautiful daughter on her birthday (photo)
Breaking: Court blocks move to stop Senate from reconvening before September 25

Breaking: Court blocks move to stop Senate from reconvening before September 25

An application seeking to stop the Nigerian Senate from compulsorily convening before September 25 htas been dismissed by he Abuja Division of the Federal High Court.The Senate suspended plenary in July, after Saraki defected.

Breaking: Court blocks move to stop Senate from reconvening before September 25
PDP expecting more defectors from APC soon - Senator Urhoghide

PDP expecting more defectors from APC soon - Senator Urhoghide

The chairman of Senate committee on public accounts, Mattew Urhoghide, has predicted that more people will leave the ruling party APC for the main opposition PDP due to the fallout that will possibly mar the APC primaries process.

PDP expecting more defectors from APC soon - Senator Urhoghide
Dariye's decision to contest Senate not exceptional - Plateau APC

Dariye's decision to contest Senate not exceptional - Plateau APC

The decision of Joshua Dariye, a former Plateau governor currently serving a 16-year jail term, to contest for Senate has been backed by the Plateau state All Progressives Congress (APC), adding that he isn't the first to do so.

Dariye's decision to contest Senate not exceptional - Plateau APC
IGP Idris should appear before Senate as required - Former IGP Abba

IGP Idris should appear before Senate as required - Former IGP Abba

Suleiman Abba, former Inspector General of Police (IGP), has urged IGP Idrs to honour the Senate by appearing before them to defend himself. Abba has picked Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to run on the platform of APC

IGP Idris should appear before Senate as required - Former IGP Abba
2019: Edwin Clark's wife to contest against Governor Amosun for Ogun Central senatorial seat

2019: Edwin Clark's wife to contest against Governor Amosun for Ogun Central senatorial seat

Dr (Mrs) Abisola Shodipo-Clark, wife of Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, on Tuesday, September 11, declared her intention to vie for the Ogun Central Senatorial Seat in the National Assembly in the 2019 general elections.

2019: Edwin Clark's wife to contest against Governor Amosun for Ogun Central senatorial seat
Meet Nigerian man whose keke napep has fan, audio system and refreshments

Meet Nigerian man whose keke napep has fan, audio system and refreshments

Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila who is a representative of Surulere constituency in the House of Representatives, took time out of his busy schedule to meet with young Ogundare and take a ride in his keke napep (tricycle).

Meet Nigerian man whose keke napep has fan, audio system and refreshments
2019: I am contesting for Senate under APC - Ex-IGP who served with Jonathan

2019: I am contesting for Senate under APC - Ex-IGP who served with Jonathan

Suleiman Abba, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, September 10, declared that he is running for a seat in the Senate on the platform of the APC.

2019: I am contesting for Senate under APC - Ex-IGP who served with Jonathan
2019: Why Buhari does not want to sign electoral act - PDP governors speak on raid on Edwin Clark’s home

2019: Why Buhari does not want to sign electoral act - PDP governors speak on raid on Edwin Clark’s home

Governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, September 10, condemned the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral act (amendment) bill passed by the Nigerian Senate.

2019: Why Buhari does not want to sign electoral act - PDP governors speak on raid on Edwin Clark’s home
Our people have been marginalised - Kogi female senatorial aspirant

Our people have been marginalised - Kogi female senatorial aspirant

Natasha Akpoti, who is seeking election into the National Assembly under the platform of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 2019 said she would ensure the protection of host communities' rights through social justice.

Our people have been marginalised - Kogi female senatorial aspirant
Nigeria to have a female governor for the first time in 2019 - Senator Akwashiki

Nigeria to have a female governor for the first time in 2019 - Senator Akwashiki

Senator Patricia Akwashiki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, September 7, in Abuja, expressed optimism that a female governor would emerge in Nigeria during the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

Nigeria to have a female governor for the first time in 2019 - Senator Akwashiki
2019: Andy Uba meets APC stakeholders, declares intention to re-contest Senate seat

2019: Andy Uba meets APC stakeholders, declares intention to re-contest Senate seat

Andy Uba, a former governor the state, made the disclosure on Friday, September 7, during a meeting with a number of stakeholders and party leaders from the seven local government areas that constitute the senatorial zone.

2019: Andy Uba meets APC stakeholders, declares intention to re-contest Senate seat
2019: Ogun senatorial aspirant withdraws from race because of Governor Amosun's interest

2019: Ogun senatorial aspirant withdraws from race because of Governor Amosun's interest

Gbenga Obadara, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for the Ogun Central senatorial district seat, in a statement on Friday, announced his withdrawal from the race because the state governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has declared.

2019: Ogun senatorial aspirant withdraws from race because of Governor Amosun's interest
2019: PDP will defeat APC - Deputy Senate minority leader

2019: PDP will defeat APC - Deputy Senate minority leader

Emmanuel Bwacha, the deputy Senate minority leader, has revealed that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is working assiduously to ensure the downfall of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) come 2019 general elections.

2019: PDP will defeat APC - Deputy Senate minority leader
I am going to Senate to reinforce President Buhari ‘s support base - Senatorial aspirant

I am going to Senate to reinforce President Buhari ‘s support base - Senatorial aspirant

Ibrahim Idah,a senatorial aspirant has declared interest to run for a seat in the upper legislative chamber next year,stating categorically that he is going to the Senate to reinforce the support base of President Muhammadu Buhari

I am going to Senate to reinforce President Buhari ‘s support base - Senatorial aspirant
Buhari-led FEC’s inexperience caused crisis in Senate - Saraki fires

Buhari-led FEC’s inexperience caused crisis in Senate - Saraki fires

Dr Olubukola Saraki, president of the Senate, has stated that the crisis rocking the upper legislative chamber was caused by the lack of experience of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Buhari-led FEC’s inexperience caused crisis in Senate - Saraki fires
Yobe governor gets sole power to pick successor, automatic ticket to unseat predecessor Bukar-Abba Ibrahim

Yobe governor gets sole power to pick successor, automatic ticket to unseat predecessor Bukar-Abba Ibrahim

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe, on Thursday, September 6, gave the outgoing governor of the state, Ibrahim Gaidam, the sole powers to anoint his successor and contest for Senate ahead of the 2019 election.

Yobe governor gets sole power to pick successor, automatic ticket to unseat predecessor Bukar-Abba Ibrahim
After a failed governorship ambition, ex-PDP national spokesperson to contest for Senate under APC

After a failed governorship ambition, ex-PDP national spokesperson to contest for Senate under APC

The former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and ex-minister of state for works, Adedayo Adeyeye, on Thursday, September 6, joined the list of aspirants eying the senatorial seat.

After a failed governorship ambition, ex-PDP national spokesperson to contest for Senate under APC
If you're brave, let's meet on national TV for debate - Saraki replies APC spokesperson

If you're brave, let's meet on national TV for debate - Saraki replies APC spokesperson

Following the statement credited to the All Progressive Congress (APC) spokesperson, Nabena Yekini about the Senate president, Bukola Saraki's presidency ambition, Saraki has challenged the APC national spokesperson to a debate.

If you're brave, let's meet on national TV for debate - Saraki replies APC spokesperson
Ojukwu's children vow not to support late father wife's senatorial ambition

Ojukwu's children vow not to support late father wife's senatorial ambition

Some family members of the late Biafra leader, Dim Ojukwu, have vowed never to give their support to Bianca Ojukwu, a former Nigeria ambassador to Spain who is also the widow of the late Igbo warlord, adding she is from Enugu.

Ojukwu's children vow not to support late father wife's senatorial ambition
Face your responsibilities, stop heating up the country and creating tensions - Bishop warns politicians

Face your responsibilities, stop heating up the country and creating tensions - Bishop warns politicians

Rt Rev Owen Nwokolo, the bishop of the Anglican Communion, Onitsha, Anambra state, has reportedly warned Nigerian politicians to stop heating up the polity and causing chaos and tensions that could impact negatively on the people.

Face your responsibilities, stop heating up the country and creating tensions - Bishop warns politicians
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