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Ndume: Tinubu has turned NASS to puppet- Atiku

The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar says that Tinubu’s administration has turned the National Assembly, especially the Senate into a ‘Puppet’. This is in light of the recent removal of Senator Ali Ndume as senate whip and his suspension from the All Progressives Congress, APC on Wednesday. Atiku who condemned the action, in a ...

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Tinubu has shut his doors, prevents Ministers, NASS members from seeing him- Ndume

Chief Whip of the Senate, Ali Ndume says President Bola Tinubu has shut his door and even some even ministers can’t see him to discuss burning issues regarding the hardship Nigerians are experiencing. In an interview with BBC Hausa, Ndume said the federal government’s inability to address these issues is a major challenge. He spoke shortly after he and his ...

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Why I am against death penalty for politicians who stole millions and billions- Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume, the Chief Whip of the Senate, has said that he would not support death penalties for corrupt politicians who steal in millions or billions but for those who steal in trillions. Ndume pointed out that corruption within Nigerian politics was primarily influenced by individuals. He suggested that it may not necessitate severe consequences. The senator acknowledged that ...

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Buhari wasn’t in charge of his administration- Ndume

The lawmaker representing Borno South, Senator Ali Ndume, says ex-President Muhammadu Buhari was not in charge during his reign as he didn’t endeavor to supervise the assignments that he gave. Ndume who spoke yesterday on Channels Television’s Politics Today, said that some kleptocrats were in the immediate past administration. “The President here is in charge. He takes charge, unlike our ...

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Ndume: Why I walked out of Senate plenary

Senate Chief Whip Mohammed Ali Ndume yesterday explained why he walked out of the Red Chamber after clashing with Senate President Godswill Akpabio during Tuesday’s plenary. In an interview with the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Ndume said: “When Senator Kawu Sumaila proposed a motion which he said was urgent on closing the border between Nigeria and ...

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I shouldn’t be held responsible if Akpabio fails- Ndume

Senator representing Borno South District, Ali Ndume said nobody should hold him responsible if the newly-elected President of the 10th Senate, Godswill Akpabio fails to meet the expectations of the office. Ndume stated this in an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, hours after the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly on Tuesday. Recall that Ndume was one of those ...

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Tinubu sneaked out to beg some Senators over Akpabio- Ndume

The senator representing Borno south district, Ali Ndume, has revealed how President Bola Tinubu “sneaked out” to persuade some lawmakers to support his preferred candidates for the 10th National Assembly leadership positions. Ndume, speaking on Tuesday in an interview with Channels Television, said the Tinubu deployed his “foot soldiers” to deliver his preferred candidates. Earlier, Godswill Akpabio was elected Senate ...

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75 senators-elect backing Akpabio- Ndume

No fewer than 75 senators-elect are backing Senator Godswill Akpabio for Senate President ahead of next week’s inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume said last night. Ndume, who was re-elected from Borno South, said Akpabio, who enjoys the endorsement of President Bola Tinubu and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will succeed Senate President Ahmad Lawan. Ahead ...

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Senate Presidency; Why I am supporting Akpabio- Ndume

The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Ali Ndume, has said that the leadership tussle in the Senate is all about money. Ndume has maintained that he opted out of the race for two reasons; the fact that the President told him to consider withdrawing and secondly, the claim that he has no money to share ...

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Senate Presidency: 69 Senators-elect have declared support for Akpabio- Ndume

The support base for Senate President aspirant Godswill Akpabio and Deputy Senate President aspirant Barau Jibrin has widened to 69 out of 109 senators-elect, Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South) said on Monday Ndume said the 69 Senators-elect are members of the ‘Stability Group’, who had already appended their signatures for their aspiration. Ndume, who led the Akpabio campaign team to ...

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