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Monthly Archives: May 2020

No force can hinder me from winning second term, Obaseki boasts

Governor Godwin Obaseki has assured his supporters that he will emerge governor of Edo State, saying that no force can stop him. Obaseki who spoke as a guest on a Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday, expressed confidence that he will return as the governor of the State. According to him, no one can stop him because only God gives ...

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Is Gbajabiamila’s House for or against Nigerians?

From inception, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila made it clear the path the 9th House would follow for the next four years. The Speaker wasted no time in telling the nation that the business of the 9th House is ‘Nation Building: A Joint Task’, and due to the manner of the emergence of the leadership of ...

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Lagos Speaker and his girlfriend allegedly collect N40.5m through fraudulent budget

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa is in the eye of the storm again as regards corruption allegation. In this latest allegation, Obasa and his protocol officer, a lady alleged to be his mistress, took over the responsibility of the House Committee on Services charged with welfare of members of the Assembly by approving N40,500,000 for ...

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Ondo 2020: I will not step down for Akeredolu, Hon Kekemeke vows

One of the  governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ondo State, Hon Isaacs Kekemeke, has vowed that he would not step down for the incumbent Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Kekemeke, who was a former Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, said he is a serious- minded person that does not change once he is determined to achieve a goal. ...

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I can contest for presidency in 2023, says Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has hinted that he might contest for presidency in 2023, saying that he has the right to be the nation’s first citizen Ngige made the remark while dismissing reports that he was interested in contesting for the Anambra governorship election billed for next year. He spoke in his hometown of Alor, ...

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2019 Poll: Wike releases N450m to victims of ‘bloody elections’ in Ijaw communities

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has released a sum of N450m to victims of the 2019 bloody general elections in Ijaw communities in Abonema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state. The governor, who met with the victims, deceased families and the council of chiefs at their townhall in Abonema on Monday said their bank account numbers would be credited ...

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Corruption Allegation: Lagos Speaker should submit himself to EFCC now- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, to immediately step aside amid serious corruption allegations levelled against him. The party urged him to submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for investigation over allegations of financial impropriety. PDP made the call in reaction to reported discovery ...

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Edo Poll: We won’t allow Oshiomhole-led NWC to dictate to us- Obaseki’s aide

The Special Adviser on Political Matters to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Chief Osaro Idah, has declared that members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will not allow direct governorship primary election. He said that they would not allow Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to dictate for the state APC. He stated ...

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Alleged Massive Fraud: Lagos Speaker, Obasa reportedly operates 64 bank accounts to siphon public funds

About 64 bank accounts are reportedly inked to the Bank Verification Number of Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa. It was alleged that the accounts which are registered with various names, are being used to siphon public funds in Lagos, SaharaReporters reports. With the BVN: 2296663231, the Obasa reportedly operates accounts with multiple names in Polaris ...

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Why I want to stop pension for ex-Governors, Speakers in Imo- Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has explained why his government wants to stop pension for ex-Governors and Speakers. He has sponsored the bill for the repeal of governors and Speakers’ Pensions and Privileges Law of 2007. Uzodinma explained that the bill was illegal and gave a few privileged people the power to feed fat on the commonwealth of the ...

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