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Monthly Archives: November 2019

South-South APC caucus vows to resist plans to remove Oshiomhole

  The South-South caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned that it would not allow any element within the party to remove the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of the party. The caucus, which made this known during a meeting called by the Vice National Chairman (South-South) of the party, Hillard Eta, in Abuja, also passed a ...

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Melaye vs Adeyemi: Kogi West election holds amidst voters’ apathy

The Kogi West Senatorial rerun Election holding across 53 polling units has been characterized with voters’ apathy. Newsmen who visited some affected polling units in Lokoja where elections were cancelled reports that elections material arrived as early as 8am. Some polling units visited included Paparanda Square, and Maigairi Palace. Accreditation and voting are going on smoothly with the presence of ...

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Alleged Corruption: El-Rufai’s plan to stop EFCC from investigating him fails

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has told Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, that he cannot stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him. Justice Binta Nyako said this while delivering the judgment, on Friday, in a suit no: FHC/ABJ/CS/60/09 filed by El-Rufai. The governor was seeking the court’s determination whether as the then minister of the Federal ...

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Plateau Guber: Useni heads to Supreme Court, urges lawyers not to waste time

Lt-Gen. Jeremiah Useni, the Governorship Candidate of PDP in Plateau in the 2019 elections, on Friday instructed his lawyers to proceed to the Supreme Court to challenge the judgment of the Court of Appeal which affirmed the victory of Gov. Simon Lalong. The court delivered its judgment on Friday. Useni gave the instruction during a review meeting with his legal ...

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Emulate Buhari’s leadership style, he has come to make Nigeria better, Adeshina tells Nigerians

Mr Femi Adeshina, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, says President Muhammadu Buhari has come to make Nigeria “a country of our dreams”. Adesina said this shortly after receiving “Man of Integrity Award on behalf of the President at the Leadership Excellence Awards 2019 organised by Igberre Television, an online medium in Abuja. The Presidential Spokesman, ...

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CBN allegedly fails to submit its audited account to Senate

The Central Bank of Nigeria has reportedly failed to submit it’s audited accounts; thereby not meeting the expiration of the seven-day ultimatum given to it by the Senate. The Senate in a statement by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Matthew Urhoghide, read the riot act to Ministries, Departments, Agencies that have failed to disclose their financial transactions as ...

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$62.197bn Debt Recovery: I am not interested in ‘sharing’ any percentage with recovery agents- Malami

Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has said that he doesn’t have any ulterior motive in the pressure being mounted on oil companies to pay up $62.197bn arrears of their indebtedness to Nigeria. According to Malami, he does not need a dime from any agent as he was not interested in sharing any percentage with ...

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Just in: Appeal Court upholds election of Bauchi Governor

The Appeal Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State has upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the last general election. While delivering its judgment on Friday, the 5-man panel dismissed all the four grounds of appeal filed by the APC and ...

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Rerun Election: Dino Melaye raises alarm over El-Rufai, Yahaya Bello’s meeting

Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the Kogi West Senatorial rerun election, has cried out ahead of Saturday’s supplementary election. According to him,  his State Governor, Yahaya Bello and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna, were represented at the meeting held in Lagos State, which was aimed at ensuring he loses Saturday’s rerun election, Daily Posy reports. He claimed ...

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Gov Dickson: Divine intervention made me achieve second term feat

Gov. Seriake Dickson on Friday attributed the historic feat of being the first governor to successfully complete a second term in office in Bayelsa to divine intervention. Dickson won the Bayelsa governorship in 2011 and won his re-election in 2015 to break the jinx of single tenure for governors in the state from 1999 till date. However, the ruling Peoples ...

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