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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Oyo Politics: Tribunal affirms elections of two PDP assembly members

The House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan has upheld the elections of two People’s Democratic Party (PDP) parliamentary members in Oyo State. The three-man tribunal led by Justice D.M Igyuse upheld the elections of Hon Olasunkanmi Babalola (PDP-Egbeda State Constituency) and Hon. Akeem Adeshina (PDP- Iwajowa State Constituency). The duo were dragged before the tribunal by their ...

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Kogi Guber: Minister warns political actors to eschew violence

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu has advised political gladiators in Kogi to eschew violence as the unity and peaceful coexistence of the state are not negotiable. Special Assistant on Media to the Minister, Mr Austine Elemue, in a statement on Sunday, made the call when a delegation of Kogi Political Triangle, led by Adamu Shuiabu, paid ...

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Omo-Agege asks police to investigate alleged attack on Buhari’s supporter in Delta

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called on police to thoroughly investigate alleged attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state. Omo-Agege said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga. According to The Nation, Omoiri, was reportedly attacked last ...

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Defaulting Contractors: “Advise Buhari to immediately obey court judgement,” SERAP urges Malami

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to advise President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately implement court judgemet ordering the prompt release of details of payments to all defaulting and allegedly corrupt electricity contractors and companies since 1999. Justice Obiozor, a Professor of Law, sitting at ...

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RUGA: Ganduje says project on course as he receives committee’s report

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has disclosed that the state government is ready to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herdsmen and boost economic activities. Ganduje stated this on Saturday in Kano while receiving the report on the establishment of Ruga and Milk Market in Kano State. According to him, apart from tackling insecurity, the RUGA settlement project ...

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Tribunal Ruling: Presidency accuses Punch of publishing malicious, evil story

The Presidency has described as ”a twisted story with malicious intent”,  the story published in Saturday Punch of Sept. 14, with the headline; “Tribunal: Buhari retracts, confesses he was under tension.” The news story was derived from what the President said when he received All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, who had come to felicitate with him at State House, Abuja ...

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Group urges ICPC to probe corruption allegations against ex-Gov Ajimobi

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has been asked to investigate corruption related cases leveled against the ex-Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi, by his successor, Seyi Makinde. Debo Adeniran, Executive Chairman, CACOL, made the call in a letter addressed to the ICPC chairman, dated Saturday September 14, 2019. In the statement, the body recalled that ...

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Kashamu dissociates himself from defection of his followers to APC

Former Senator from Ogun, Buruji Kashamu has reacted to the defection of over 1000 former members of his followers to the All Progressive Congress, APC. According to Kashamu, the action did not get his blessing. Speaking through his Media Adviser, Austin Oniyokor, Senator Kashamu said that, “I do not have any problem with any one or a group of people ...

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Kogi Poll: Ten PDP governorship candidates declare support for Wada

Ten PDP governorship aspirants, who lost the bid for the party’s ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship race, have declared their support for the winner, Mr Musa Wada. The 10 aspirants, under the aegis of Kogi PDP 2019 G-12, declared their support for Wada at a press briefing held at the party secretariat on Friday in Abuja. The ...

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“APC must survive after my tenure,” Buhari tasks party leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari hss challenged the leadership of the All Progressive Congress, APC to work on the structure of the party to guarantee its survival beyond the end of his tenure in 2023. The president gave the challenge when he received APC governors who were in the State House, Abuja, to congratulate him on the Wednesday Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal’s ...

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