Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 12th June 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 12th June 2019

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Gradual disappearance of gridlock halts extortion

Extortion by security operatives has been reduced as the Presidential taskforce in charge of traffic at the Apapa port axis achieved 95 per cent of its task. The taskforce was set up as a result of a presidential directive, which ordered the removal of trucks on bridges and roads in Apapa as well as the […]
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Ministry of Petroleum: Ibe Kachikwu’s impressive turnaround at a glance

Who would have thought that Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources would achieve success at the troubled ministry? His initiative -Short and Medium Term Priorities also known as 7 Big Wins (2015-2019)’ proved to be the magic wand. With clear focus on seven thematic areas- Policy and Regulation, national oil […]
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BREAKING: Femi Gbajabiamila elected Reps speaker

Femi Gbajabiamila, a lawmaker representing Surulere Federal Constituency 1 has emerged Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mr Gbajabiamila defeated Umar Bago to emerge victorious. He replaces Hon Yakubu Dogara.
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Armed robber raped teacher using polythene bag as condom

An Ikeja Sexual Offences Court, Lagos, heard how an armed robber raped a teacher in her home while wearing a polythene bag (polybag), in lieu of a condom, as protection. A teacher (name withheld) of a Catholic Secondary School in Lagos, has narrated before an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how an armed […]
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34-year-old elected speaker of Kwara assembly

Yakubu Danladi, a 34-year-old graduate of Kaduna Polytechnic, has been elected speaker of the Kwara state house of assembly. Danladi, who represents Ilesha-Gwanara constituency, was elected unopposed on Tuesday. He was nominated by Saheed Popoola of Balogun-Ojomu constituency, Offa local government area of the state. The development comes one day after Abok Ayuba, a 33-year-old […]
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LIVE VIDEO: Rep. members elect new Speaker, Deputy

This is our coverage of the election of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. The race for the Speaker of the House of Representatives is a two-horse race between Femi Gbajabiamila who is APC’s preferred candidate and Umar Bago also of the APC but heavily backed by the opposition party, PDP. […]
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Senator Omo Agege Emerges Senate Deputy President

Ovie Omo-Agege, the lawmaker representing Delta central, has been elected deputy president of the Senate. He secured 68 of the 107 votes in the election to defeat Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).​ Ekwereamadu polled 39 votes
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BREAKING: Senator Ahmad Lawan elected Senate President

Senator Ahmad Lawan has been elected president of the Senate. Mr Lawam who represents Yobe north senatorial district defeated Senator Ali Ndume who polled 28 votes. Lawan polled 79 votes to emerge victorious.
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LIVE VIDEO: National assembly members elect their leaders

Welcome to our coverage of the inauguration of the 9th assembly. The race for the Senate President is a two-horse race between Senator Ahmad Lawan who is the APC preferred candidate and Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume also of the APC but heavily backed by the opposition party, PDP. For Deputy Senate President, only one candidate, […]
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#9th Assembly: Lawmakers-elect, family members storm NASS

As Nigerians await the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly today, some of the top contenders to the presiding officers positions in the Senate decided to arrive the hallowed chambers as early as possible. For instance, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, who is contesting for the office of the Senate President, and representing Borno South on […]
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