Nigerian Senate: Saraki names Ndume, Na’Allah as Senate leader, deputy.



Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday named Senator Ali Ndume as the
new Senate leader and Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah as his deputy.
The Senate president also named Senator Francis Alimikhena as the deputy
chief whip. He was silent on the candidate of the South-West geo-political
zone, who was expected to fill the Senate chief whip post.

Lawmakers Exchange Blows in Nigeria's House of Reps over Election of Principal Officers


• Speaker apologises over lawmakers’ conduct

Peace and decorum yesterday took a flight at the House of Representatives
as members engaged one another in a free-for-all.
But for the intervention of members of the Sergeant-at-Arms, the mace which
is the symbol of the Lower Chamber, would have been either broken or carted

Shooting of a Charleston Church: Suspect Charged with Nine Murders

Dylann Storm Roof. His jacket bears badges of Apartheid-era South Africa and Rhodesia.

Dylann Storm Roof was arrested yesterday after allegedly shooting nine people dead.

THE MAN SUSPECTED of gunning down nine people at a black church in South Carolina has been charged with their murders, as the state’s governor called for him to face the death penalty.

Ekweremadu challenges: Buhari, APC must rescue Chibok girls, provide uninterrupted electricity, others


The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has tasked the Peoples Democratic Party National Assembly Members-elect on being a credible opposition.

Mr. Ekweremadu said “being in opposition is not a life sentence for any party.”

He spoke at a retreat organised by the Forum of PDP National Assembly members-elect for its members in Port Harcourt on Monday.

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