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JUST IN: Thieves stole money in senator’s car, says Ekweremadu

READ ALSO: INEC to engage 14, 000 adhoc staff in Gombe The deputy senate president who presided over the session sympathized with Tinubu, but noted that the incident in her office was not an isolated matter because a similar incident happened in the House Of Representatives.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

2019 elections not do-or-die affair — Saraki

But we also know that despite all of this, the work of leadership must go on; governance must not suffer.” Reps resume, adjourn plenary Meanwhile, House Of Representatives, which also resumed sitting yesterday, adjourned proceedings till today in honour of former President Shehu Shagari and Abayomi Abdul-Kabir Ayeola who died recently.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

My 17 Years Of Loyalty To PDP Is Dead, Says Ondo Lawmaker

In a letter addressed to the Speaker of the House Of Representatives, Omogbehin said he has resigned his membership of the PDP and has decided to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

‘Only 31% of registered entities filing yearly returns to CAC’ | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

According to her, the planned amendment is aimed at enhancing the commission’s supervisory and regulatory powers, adding that the CAMA Amendment Bill had been passed by the Senate in July 2018 and was before the House Of Representatives for passage, after which it will be assented to by the President.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Obi, Atiku’s wife urge women to deliver Nigeria from poverty

This is even as wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Mrs Jennifer Atiku also urged women to save Nigeria from the shackles of poverty, saying: “It is only the women who can remove the country from poverty.” Buhari urges Nigerians to re-elect him Both personalities spoke at the South-South/South-East and Arewa Women in Diaspora, event to welcome the wives of PDP presidential and vice presidential candidates, Dr. Jennifer Atiku and Mrs. Margaret Obi respectively to Lagos at the FHA Field, Festac Town, organised by Rita Orji, member, representing Ajeromi Ifelodun federal constituency in the House Of Representatives.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech

Presidents traditionally deliver the address, which lays out the administration’s goals for the upcoming year, in the House Of Representatives chamber before a joint session of Congress and the majority of the Cabinet.

EWN , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

APC not a match to PDP in Delta — Anubi

It will be recalled that Anubi, who aspired for the House of Assembly seat in the 2019 election, one time member of the House Of Representatives, Chief Abikelegba Odhegolor and Dr Andrew Elueni joined forces with the PDP last week when the campaign train of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa visited Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi urges Trump to reschedule State of the Union

But Trump's comments and tweets appear unlikely to move Democrats, who have controlled the House Of Representatives since Jan. 3.

IOL , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi urges Trump to reschedule State of the Union

Trump initially said he would take responsibility for the shutdown but later shifted blame to Democrats, who have controlled the House Of Representatives since Jan. 3.

Reuters , Africa Jan 16, 2019

Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of Tarfa as Chairman, North East Devt Commission

Buhari in the letter dated 7th January, 2019 and read by Saraki said, ” In accordance with the provision of Section 5(1) of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU ACT, 2018, I have the pleasure to present Modibbo R. Hamman Tukur as a Director of the Unit for Confirmation by the Senate.” However, the Senate, adjourned plenary till Thursday (today) in honour the late member of the House Of Representatives representing Ibeju-Lekki Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Mr. Abayomi Ayeola, who died on December 30, 2018 The motion to adjourn and observe a minute silence in honour of the lawmaker was raised by the Deputy Chief Whip of the, Senator Francis Alimikhena, APC, Edo North and seconded by the Senate Minority leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, PDP, Ekiti South.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019