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INEC Finally Issues Certificate Of Return To Okorocha
Okorocha Hails INEC For Giving Him Certificate Of Return
The Independent National Electoral Commission finally issued former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, his certificate of return as the senator-elect for Imo west,...
PDP Drags Judge To NJC Over Suspension Of Bauchi Result Collation
9th Assembly: What PDP Said About New NASS Leadership
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the 9th National Assembly and the inauguration of lawmakers.
9th Senate: Oshiomhole Speaks On Emergence Of APC's Preferred Candidates
9th NASS Leadership: Oshiomhole Speaks On Emergence Of APC’s Preferred Candidates
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole says with the emergence of the party’s preferred candidates as presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly (NASS), the ruling party will have no reason not to deliver on its promises
9th Assembly: Dogara Reacts To Emergence Of Lawan, Ndume, Gbajabiamila
9th Assembly: Dogara Reacts As Lawan, Gbajabiamila Become Senate President, Speaker
Immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has felicitated Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila on their victories as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively.
9th National Assembly: APC Senators-Elect Reveals How PDP Are Plotting Secret Voting
Ekweremadu Reacts After Losing DSP Election To Omo-Agege
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has reacted to his failure to return as the Deputy Senate President for the fourth time, saying that he is not discouraged by his loss to Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.
Ovie Omo-Agege: Lawyer Lawmaker As Nigeria’s Deputy-Senate President
Ovie Omo-Agege emerged the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate of the 9th National Assembly on June 11, 2019 after he defeated his rival, Ike Ekweremadu with a margin of 31 votes to win the second leadership position of the National Assembly
Ahmed Lawan: Former Education Officer, Now Nigeria's Number Three Citizen
Profile Of Ahmed Lawan: Former Education Officer, Now Nigeria’s Number Three Citizen
The Federal Republic of Nigeria now has a new Senate President - Senator Ahmed Lawan.
9th National Assembly Inauguration: Live Updates Of Principal Officers Election
9th National Assembly Inauguration: Live Updates Of Principal Officers Election
The stage is set for the inauguration of Nigeria's 9th National Assembly (NASS) after President Muhammadu Buhari, based on constitutional requirement, pronounced the dissolution of the 8th NASS and announced the proclamation of the 9th federal parliament.
Race For Senate President: Omo-Agege Speaks
9th NASS Inaguration: Omo-Agege Emerges Deputy Senate President
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta Central) has defeated the former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu West) to emerge as the Deputy Senate President of the Ninth Assembly.
Ekweremadu Reveals What Nigeria Needs To Develop
Deputy Senate President: PDP’s Ekweremadu Challenges Omo-Agege
Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu will contest the seat of the deputy senate president against Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the APC preferred candidate.
June 12 Shouldn't Be Day Of Celebration — MKO Abiola’s Son
June 12: George Advises Buhari Not To Declare Abiola President
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olabode George, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to declare the late Chief MKO Abiola as a President posthumously.
Davido Congratulates 32-year-old Speaker Of Oyo State Assembly
Davido Congratulates 32-year-old Speaker Of Oyo State Assembly
Nigerian singer Davido has congratulated his co-manager Debo Ogundoyin for emerging as the Speaker of the Oyo state House of Assembly.
Allow Us To Inspect INEC’s Server, Atiku, PDP Ask Tribunal
Dismiss Atiku’s Suit, Buhari, APC Tell Tribunal
President Muhammadu Buhari and his party All Progressives Congress on Tuesday asked the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to strike out the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging his re-election for being fundamentally defective.
NASS Election: INEC-Troubled Okorocha Shut Out
NASS Election: INEC-Troubled Okorocha Shut Out
Former Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha was on Tuesday denied entry into the National Assembly Complex during inauguration and election of principal officers of Nigeria’s legislative arm of government
Senate Presidency: Lawan, Ndume Battle It Out As Voting Commences
Senate Presidency: Lawan, Ndume Battle It Out As Voting Commences
Yobe North Senator-elect Ahmed Lawan and Ali Ndume of Borno-South have emerged officially as the only two senators vying for President of the Senate.
9th National Assembly Inauguration: Senator Ndume Addresses Senate
9th National Assembly Inauguration: Senator Ndume Addresses Senate
Senator Ali Ndume has accepted his nomination for the Senate President as the election of principal officers into the 9th Senate has commenced in Abuja. 
9th Senate Inauguration Commences Amidst Protest
9th Senate Inauguration: Protest Over Use Of Secret Ballot
The inauguration of the 9th Senate started at 10:00a.m. on Tuesday with protest from supporters of Sen. Ahmad Lawan following announcement from the Clerk of the National Assembly that secret ballot would be used for election
Senate Presidency: Ndume’s Candidacy Makes The Contest Credible, Says Lawan’s Group
Senate Presidency: Ndume’s Candidacy Makes The Contest Credible, Says Lawan’s Group
Chairman, Ahmad Lawan Campaign Group, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi, on Monday, says Sen. Ali Ndume’s resolve to contest for the Senate president’s position has given credibility to the entire process
Lawan Speaks On Why 8th National Assembly Unperformed
Senate Presidency: Anxiety Engulfs Sen. Lawan’s Yobe
Ahead of the election of principal officers of the  National Assembly today, anxiety has enveloped Yobe, the home state of Sen. Ahmad Lawan, a leading candidate for the Senate presidency, Concise News reports
Kogi Guber: PDP Reacts To Disqualifying Some Governorship Aspirants
NASS Election: PDP Gives Reason For Adopting Ndume, Bago
The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has backed up their support for Senator Ali Ndume and Umar Bago as its candidates for the positions of the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively with an explanation.
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