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Ajulo and Onovo CREDITS Punch NigeriaPresident Muhammadu Buhari during the week shifted public discussion on the polity to the ministerial list he submitted early in the week to the senate. The President submitted the list of the would-be ministers to the senate for screening four months after he was elected.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, receiving the ministerial nominees on Wednesday/CREDITS Olufamous.comSenate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday (Wednesday 30th September 2015) received the ministerial nominees list at about 4:56pm from the Presidency but said the content of the presidential communication would be read on Tuesday.

Julius MalemaJulius Malema, leader of the leftist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party, was thrown out of the South African parliament on Wednesday after he called Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa a "murderer".

Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd)An Enugu-based activist, Ifeanyichukwu Okonkwo has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Umuahia, Abia state challenging the constitutionality of the appointment of Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Vice President of NigeriaVice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has blamed past successive Governments for rendering 110 million Nigerians poor through poor policy setting and implementation.

President Muhammadu BuhariA group known as South-east South-south Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be fair to all Nigerians irrespective of the geopolitical zone they come from.

SESSPN is a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) which primary aim is to promote good governance and rapid, sustainable and inclusive development in the 11 states of South-east and South-south geopolitical zones.

Fight in the NASS. Photo via ChannelsThe House of Representatives descended into full blown crisis Thursday as rancorous members disrupted its session and engaged themselves over the election of House principal officers.

A Bombardier Challenger 600, with a Nigerian flight crew piloted by Captain Tunde Ojongbede. Detained by SA authorities 5/9/2014President Muhammadu Buhari has said the $9.3m arms deal cash which South African authorities seized from two Nigerians and an Israeli last September was “not correctly transferred” to Nigeria.

He said he would ask South African President Jacob Zuma about the money during his proposed visit to Nigeria.

Presidents Buhari and Zuma of Nigeria and South Africa respectivelyPresident Buhari has urged Nigerians resident in South Africa to be good ambassadors of the country, adding that Nigerian and South African leaders will soon meet to discuss several issues bordering on their relationship.

He hinted that South African president had promised to come to Nigeria to discuss the matter.

bUHARI-MUHAMMADUABUJA. Nigerian security forces must take the lead in battling the Boko Haram insurgency, President Muhammadu Buhari told VOA in an exclusive interview, as he appeared to push back against pressure from neighboring Chad and Niger for more autonomy in fighting the militants within Nigeria.

VOA’s Aliyu Mustapha interviews Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, June 12 in Abuja, Nigeria.

Dr. Bukola SarakiLAGOS, Nigeria — Candidates for Nigeria's main opposition party were elected Tuesday to head both houses of the legislature in votes highlighting the cracks in the coalition that brought President Muhammadu Buhari to power just last month.

Nigeria's National Assembly AbujaThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has adopted Senator Bukola Saraki for the position of Senate President.

In the same vein, the PDP said it has adopted Hon. Yakubu Dogara for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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