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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Saraki disbands Buhari Support Group in Senate

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has ordered the immediate disbandment of a group, Parliamentary Support Group, in the Senate It is not clear if Saraki, as Senate President, has such constitutional powers to disband a freely formed group, especially as the Constitution guarantees freedom of association. However, none of the members of the pro-Buhari group, raised objection when Saraki gave ...

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Ekiti governorship: Fayemi notifies APC, says public office too serious for charlatans

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, has notified the national and state leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) of his ambition to run for July 14, governorship election in Ekiti.

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#EkitiDecides2018: Ekiti Deputy governor submits expression of interest form (Video)

Ekiti Deputy Governor, Kolapo Olusola,on Friday submitted his expression of interest and nomination forms as part of the procedure in contesting for the governorship primary election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Loyalty: We are ready to die for you, Nigerian Army tells Buhari

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has re-assured President Muhammadu Buhari of the unflinching loyalty of the Army to him and commitment to the defence of the nation’s democratic government. Buratai gave the commitment at the end of the four-day 2018 first quarter Chief of Army Staff Conference in Abuja. Represented by Rasheed Yusuf, the Chief of Policy and ...

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Soundbites from London: Buhari is not competent to lead Nigeria, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has charged Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria to own up to his “inability” to curtail the security situation in the country instead of always resorting to excuses, particularly in the international arena. The party also said by telling Justin Welby, an Archbishop, that the insurgents and marauders killing Nigerians were fighters trained by the late ...

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Senate suspends pro-Buhari Senator for 90 days over unguarded comment

The Senate on Thursday, suspended  Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta-APC) over a “dissenting comment’’ on decision of the Upper Chamber on adoption of conference report on INEC Commission Act (2010) Amendment Bill. The suspension, which would last for 90 legislative days, followed a report of the Senate Committee on Ethics Privileges and Public Petitions presented at plenary. Presenting the report, Chairman of the committee, ...

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Obasanjo’s eight years in power greatest disaster in Nigeria’s democracy – Momoh

Former Minister of Information, Tony Momoh, has lambasted former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, saying his eight years in power as a democratic leader was a disaster.

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Buhari’s government the most corrupt in Nigeria since 1960, says PDP

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has charged youths across the country to take over the mantle of leadership.

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PDP alleges plot to frame up Fayose, Wike, Ekweremadu, others, seeks protection

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Judiciary and Security Agencies to protect their independence and resist attempts to use them against the provisions of the law.

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Panel on Recovery of Public Property a legacy of Buhari’s Military era – Ekweremadu

The assets forfeiture case launched against the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu is a political witch-hunt by an illegal body, which is primarily about fictitious properties, Uche Anichukwu, Media Aide to Ekweremadu has said. While noting that the Special Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property was a legacy of President Muhuammadu Buhari’s Military era, Anichukwu in a ...

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