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Impeached Ogun Deputy Speaker heads to court

Barely two weeks after his impeachment as the Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Oludare Kadiri has headed to court to challenge his removal. It was earlier reported that Kadiri was removed over alleged gross misconduct and insubordination. But, the lawmaker, who has since been replaced by Hon. Akeem Balogun, debunked the allegations, saying his removal ...

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How Ogun Deputy Speaker was booted out of office

The ad-hoc committee of the Ogun State House of Assembly constituted last Tuesday to investigate allegations of misconduct against the Deputy Speaker, Oludare Kadiri, submitted its report on Thursday with a verdict of guilty passed on him. The house led by the Speaker, Kunle Oluomo, and guided by the Committee report, proceeded to remove Kadiri as Deputy Speaker for alleged ...

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Imo Assembly boots out Majority Leader

The Imo state house of assembly has removed its majority leader, Uche Ogbuagu. The embattled senior lawmaker represents Ikeduru state constituency was said to have been impeached by a majority vote. He had decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the opposition, People’s Democratic Party (PDP). More to come..

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Why Nigeria needs a female President now, says Akwa-Ibom Dep Speaker

The Deputy Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Felicia Bassey, has said that it is high time a woman became  president of Nigeria Bassey said while reacting to the emergence of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala as the head of the World Trade Organisation and Kamala Harry as Vice President of the United States of America, USA. Acccording to ...

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2023: Why APC must be mature in choosing presidential candidate- Osun Speaker

The Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Timothy Owoeye says that  the All Progressives Congress (APC) needs to be mature in picking its candidate for the 2023 presidential election. The Speaker gave this advice on Monday while participating in the revalidation exercise  in Unit 6, Ward 10, Ilesha East Local Government Area of the State. He made reference ...

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2023: Why Yahaya Bello is qualified to succeed Buhari- Kogi Speaker

Kogi State lawmakers has continued its lobby for the state Governor, Yahaya Bello to succeed President Mohammadu Buhari in 2023. On Wednesday, the members of the legislative house paid a visit to  the Kwara State capital, on Wednesday, to lobby All Progressives Congress (APC) House members on the ambition of Governors Bello. The Kogi lawmakers urged intensive synergy among the ...

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New Kano Speaker sworn in, dismisses rumours of defection

Mr Hamisu Ibrahim-Chidari has been sworn in as the new Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly. After his swearing, in he dismissed rumours making the rounds that some lawmakers were making move to defect from All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ibrahim-Chidari said that there is no iota of truth in the speculations, urging the public ...

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Just in: Gombe Assembly impeaches Speaker, Majority Leader

The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly, Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim Kurba has been impeached. by 16 out of the 24 members of the legislative house Deputy Speaker, Siddi Buba, presided over the impeachment. The new Speaker has since been elected. He is Abubakar Muhammad Luggerewol from Akko Central constituency at the Assembly. In a similar development,  the leader ...

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Just in: Imo Speaker impeached, accused of corruption, high handedness

The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Chichi Collins has been shown the way out. He was impeached over financial impropriety, high handedness, and gross misconduct, according to Channels. Collins was removed from office by the lawmakers on Friday during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital. It’s been reported ...

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Just in: Edo Speaker impeached, accused of high-handedness

Speaker for Edo State Assembly Francis Okiye has been impeached over alleged high-handedness. House Majority Leader, Henry Okhurobo, moved the motion for his impeachment. Nine of the 10 Assembly members at the Plenary signed his impeachment letter. Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West Constituency was immediately sworn in as the new Speaker. More to come…..

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