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Goje pulls out of senate presidency race after meeting Buhari
Danjuma Goje, senator representing Gombe central, has withdrawn from the race to head the senate. Speaking after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, said Goje, a contender for the race, backed out to endorse Ahmad Lawan, the majority leader.
Lawmakers say farewell to Saraki as 8th National Assembly holds valedictory session
After four years, the 8th National Assembly came to a close with a valedictory session on Thursday.
Senator David Mark and Ali Ndume were one of those who praised now-former Senate President Bukola Saraki. Mark said: “I have been here for 20yrs and I can say without fear that you, Bukola Saraki have developed the Senate to an enviable height.”
16 killed, 14 injured as suspected bandits attack Zamfara community
Suspected bandits have launched an attack on the people of Kanoma community in Maru local government area of Zamfara , killing 16 people while 14 others sustained injuries. According to the district head Kanoma community, Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed, the bandits came in large numbers and shot indiscriminately at whoever crossed their way.
Police arrest CAF president in France
Ahmad Ahmad, president of Confederation of African Football (CAF), has been arrested in Paris, capital of France. Ahmad was picked up around 8:30 am at the Berri Hotel in Paris, where he was staying ahead of the FIFA congress.
It said the arrest may be related to the alleged misappropriation and corruption involving French company, Tactical Steel.