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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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Covid-19: Buhari’s government is totally irresponsible, has failed woefully- PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has come hard on Buhari-led government in its approach towards the COVID-19 pandemic. The party said the government’s approach was parochial and marred by corruption, nepotism, incompetence and narrow-minded politics. The PDP, in a statement on Friday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, spanked the Buhari administration for rebuffing wise counsels on the pandemic. The party ...

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Obaseki vs Oshiomohle: Battle of the titans gets worse as group kicks againt Direct Primary

A group known as Concerned Edo Citizens Forum (CECF), has kicked against Direct Primary which the All Progressives Congress (APC) wants to use in choosing candidate that will contest under the party’s banner in the governorship election The group, on Friday in Benin, through its Convener, Roy Oribhabor, and the Secretary, Osamwonyi Ibude, cited the possibility of the spread of ...

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