No plan to amend Constitution for Buhari’s third term -Lawan

All Progressives Congress, APC adopted candidate for the position of 9th Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan has described as fake news, a story making the rounds that if elected into office, will amend the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari stay in office beyond 2023. Lawan spoke through Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC Niger North), […]

9th Senate Presidency: Lawan not imposed on APC senators -Abdullahi

Senator Ahmad Lawan for 9th Senate Presidency Campaign Group, has debunked allegation of a contender for the race, Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South) that the Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan was imposed on the All Progressives Congress, APC senators by the party leadership to vie for the number three position. Spokesperson of the group, Senator Aliyu […]

Senate to Buhari: Invest in stopping corruption, not fighting it

Senate on Wednesday advised the federal government to invest more in stopping corruption rather than fighting it in order to achieve the desired results of blocking funds leakages and boosting the nation’s economy. Specifically, the upper legislative chamber urged the government to ensure adequate funding of the Office of Auditor General of the Federation, OAuGF […]

271 to bag first class as UNILAG graduates 12, 811

The University of Lagos says 271 students of the institution would be graduating with First Class degrees during its 2017/2018 Convocation ceremonies, scheduled for April 1 to April 5. The Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who disclosed this at a pre-convocation news conference on Wednesday in Lagos, said that 56 of graduands […]

Okorocha yet to report his problem to us– APC

The All Progressives Congress on Wednesday says it cannot help the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, who has been denied a certificate of return as a senator-elect because he is still on suspension. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Isa-Onilu, said this at a Press conference in Abuja. He said the governor himself was aware […]

Another Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing

Another Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operated by Southwest Airlines made an emergency landing Tuesday after experiencing an engine problem as it was being ferried from Florida to California, the US Federal Aviation Agency said. “The aircraft returned and landed safely in Orlando,” the FAA said in a statement, adding that no passengers were on board […]

2019: Gov Sani Bello gets certificate of return

  By Hammed Salawu, Minna Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State on Wednesday said the state is gradually  becoming a model of what is expected of an ideal democratic system. The Governor stated this in Minna, the state capital when he received the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission as the winner […]

PDP senators-elect set to support Ahmad Lawan for Senate President

Elected senators of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) are ready to throw their weights behind Senator Ahmad Lawan to emerge as the next Senate President in the 9th National Assembly. The chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs,Senator Sabi Abdullahi, stated this while speaking with journalists on Wednesday. He also assured Nigerians that the […]

Oyo Governor-Elect, Seyi Makinde receives certificate of return

By Ade Adeloye……… Ibadan. The Oyo State Governor-Elect, Engr. Oluseyi Makinde, on Wednesday in Ibadan promised that his government shall provide better life for the people of Oyo State. Oyo State governor -elect stated this shortly after receiving Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), at the Banquet Hall of Premier Hotel […]