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Kashamu’s Death: “Nigerians are watching out for your own death,” Fayose slams Obasanjo

Former Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose has berated Olusegun Obasanjo over the comment made by the ex-President on Buruji Kashamu‘s death. It will be recalled that Obasanjo, had in a statement by his spokesman Kehinde Akinyemi, said Kashamu was able to manoeuvre laws and politics of the society on alleged crime in and outside of Nigeria but couldn’t avoid death. Reacting ...

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Igbo traders in Lagos vow to vote for APC in all elections

Igbo traders in Lagos have vowed to be voting for the candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) in all elections that will be held in the state. They said that this is because of the leadership of the lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Jude Idimogu. This declaration was made during a get together ...

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Ten things you should know about late Sen Buruji Kashamu

Senator Buruji Kashamu died on Saturday due to COVID-19 complications at a Lagos hospital. Below are some things you should know about the late senator: 1. Kashamu represented Ogun East senatorial district from 2015 to 2019. 2. Kashamu was the Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election. 3. He was indicted for conspiracy to ...

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Just in: Frontline politician, Senator Buruji Kashamu is dead

Ex-Senator representing Ogun-East Senatorial District Buruji Kashamu, is dead. He gave up the ghost at the First Cardiology Hospital, Ikoyi, Lagos. It was gathered that he had been on a life support machine for weeks at the hospital after slipping into a coma following Coronavirus complications. “I have just lost my good friend of forever to ‪#COVID19‬. Until his death, ...

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2020: I will not support a Northerner to succeed Buhari, says gov El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has explained why the southern part of the country should not  produce the next president of Nigeria. Speaking during an interview on BBC Hausa on Saturday,  El-Rufai said he will not support a Northerner to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. The Governor also denied he has ambition to contest for presidency in ...

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“Leave Edo alone, face your epileptic 2023 ambition,”- PDP blasts Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State has lashed out the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC for criticizing Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. The state ruling party urge the political Juggernaut to concentrate on what they described as epileptic 2023 presidential ambition rather than wasting time and energy on Edo political situation. The South-South national vice ...

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“We will not allow APC, Oshiomohole to impeach gov Obaseki,” Wike vows

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has vowed to make every move to stop the motive to impeach Governor Godwin Obaseki ‘illegal’ Wike/said the crisis  in Edo State was orchestrated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to lay the foundation for removal of Obaseki. The Governor, who spoke in Government House, Port Harcourt, on Friday, said the APC was jittery ahead of ...

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PDP Governors’ Forum urges security agencies to adopt new strategies

The Governors Fórum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tasked security agencies redesign their strategies. The forum urged them to concentrate on emerging threats to national security currently being experienced in many parts of the country. The forum listed the threats to include banditry, Boko Haram insurgency and kidnapping of innocent Nigerians. The Forum Chairman and Governor of Sokoto, ...

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“I am disappointed in Buhari for endorsing Ize-Iyamu”, Obaseki laments

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has expressed displeasure to the the endorsement of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to the Governor, it was disappointing and a dilemma that Buhari could endorse Ize-Iyamu despite facing trial for corruption to the tune of N700m. Speaking through his Special Adviser on Media and Communication ...

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Tinubu to gov Obaseki: Your dictatorial and woeful leadership will soon end

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has berated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, accusing him of endangering democratic process in the state. He was reacting to the unfolding political development in the state, especially the blockade of the State House of Assembly and removal of its roof ostensibly for repairs. Tinubu said the ...

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