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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Further analysis of list of Buhari’s ministerial nominees

Seven former governors and senators each are among the 43 ministerial nominees whose names were sent to the Senate for screening and confirmation on Tuesday. The former  seven former governors made the list are: Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Niyi Adebayo (Ekiti), George Akume (Benue), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers), Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Timipre Slyva (Bayelsa) and Babatunde Fasola (Lagos). However, the ex-governors ...

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It’s Official: Full list Buhari’s ministerial nominees

Full list of Ministerial Nominees forwarded to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari Ikechukwu Ogar – Abia Mohammed Musa Bello – Adamawa Godswill Akpabio – Akwa Ibom Chris Ngige – Anambra Sharon Ikeazor – Anambra Adamu Adamu – Bauchi Maryam Katagum – Bauchi Timipre Sylva – Bayelsa George Akume – Benue Mustapha Baba Shehuri – Borno Godie Jerry Agba – ...

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Osun Guber: Internal scuffle hits state PDP after Supreme Court judgement

There appears to be a schism within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, following the Supreme Court judgment of July 5 which did not favour Senator Ademola Adeleke, the party’s governorship candidate. On Monday, the Director-General of Senator Ademola Adeleke Campaign Organisation, Akogun Lere Oyemumi in a radio programme lambasted the gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the ...

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Breaking: Amaechi, Saraki, Keyamo, Akpabio included as Buhari sends ministerial list to Senate

After days of speculations, President Mohammadu Buhari has finally sent a list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate. President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan read the list at the plenary of the Senate on Tuesday at exactly 11:12am. Among those who made the list are Rotimi Amaechi, Gbemisola Saraki, Niyi Adebayo, Olorunnibe Mamora, Festus Keyamo etc. Lawan also ...

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Zamfara: APC’s aim was to ambush, destroy the integrity of Supreme Court, PDP alleges

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has inveighed against the All Progressives Congress (APC)  over its attempt to reverse Supreme Court judgment on the Zamfara State elections. According to PDP, their sole aim was to blackmail and set a landmine for the apex court, with intent to ambush and destroy the integrity of the court. The statement was made by spokesman ...

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Police Vs Shiite Members: Igbo group gives Buhari 7-day ultimatum to proscribe IMN

A Coalition of Igbo youths has has blowed hot over the activities of Shiite members in Nigeria. The coalition known as Igbo Youth Groups in Nigeria has given the Federal Government a 7-day ultimatum to proscribe the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, nationwide. It was reacting to the Monday’s attack by the Shiite militants where many persons ...

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Bayelsa Guber: To avoid disagreement, APC should conduct credible primary election- Lokpobiri

Bayelsa State governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has said he has no problem with a former Governor of the state, Chief Timipre Sylva. Lokpobiri, the only person who has bought the APC nomination and expression of interest forms, said he would never have problems with Sylva ahead of the primaries, The ...

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Sen. Benjamin Uwajumogu: We won’t be stampeded to issue Certificate of Return- INEC

Mr Festus Okoye, Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), has broken silence on certificate of return to the Senator-elect for Imo North Senatorial District, Sen. Benjamin Uwajumogu, adding that the commission will not be stampeded Okoye, who is the INEC National Commissioner in-charge of Enugu, Anambra and Benue states, said this while briefing newsmen in Enugu ...

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Kano Guber: PDP candidate presents 41 exhibits against Ganduje at tribunal

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the last Governorship election in Kano State has presented 41 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. Kabir-Yusuf and his party, the PDP, are challenging the declaration of Dr Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the election. Named as respondents in the petition are Ganduje, ...

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Presidency gives more explanations on how $1bn ECA money was used

The Presidency on Monday in Abuja released further details on how one billion dollars approved by the National Economic Council (NEC) was spent. It said that the said money was removed from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to address security challenges was spent. The Peoples Democratic Party in a statement on Sunday asked Buhari to explain to Nigerians what his ...

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