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NASS leadership: APC lawmakers-elect from Plateau endorse party decision

Lawmakers-elect from Plateau have resolved to support Sen Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives, as directed by the All Progressive Congress (APC). APC National Working Committee (NWC), have nominated the duo to lead the two chambers of the national assembly. APC chairman Adams Oshiomhole, who announced the party’s decision last month, directed ...

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NASS Leadership: Don urges political parties to give members freedom to decide

Political parties in Nigeria have been advised to allow the National Assembly (NASS ) members the free hand to elect their principal officers. Dr. Ifeanyichukwu Abada, the Chairman of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) gave the advice in an interview with t in Nsukka on Tuesday, saying that any interference from ...

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Dogara flays Tinubu, says he is pursuing fascist agenda to control all levels of power

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has descended on a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Ahmed Tinubu. According to Dogara, the former Lagos Governor was pursuing fascist agenda to control all levels of power in Nigeria. Dogara, in a statement signed by his Media Aide, Turaki Hassan, on Tuesday, said that only the ...

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Lagos Govt. sets to welcome President Buhari on Wednesday

The Lagos State Government says preparations are in top gear to host President Muhammadu Buhari on his official visit to the state on Wednesday. This was announced in a statement issued by the state Ministry of Information and Strategy on Tuesday in Lagos. It said that during the one-day working visit, a number of state projects would be commissioned by ...

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Sanwo-Olu says he is confident of victory at Tribunal

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday said that he was confident of victory at the Lagos State Gubernatorial Electoral Petition Tribunal. Sanwo-Olu expressed the optimism when he came to the tribunal sitting at the Ikeja High Court Complex, to sign a response to two petitions challenging his victory at the March 9 governorship poll. The petitions were filed ...

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NASS Leadership Zoning: Why I disagree with Tinubu- Hon. Bago

One of the topmost contenders for the position of speakership of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Mohammed Umar Bago, has said his loyalty to President Muhammad Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no equal. This was even as, the young lawmaker received the blessing of the Yoruba paramount ruler, the Ooni of Ife, HRM Oba Enitan ...

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Onnoghen: Islamic group slams NCEF over allegation of Jihad against christians

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, lampooned the National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF for claiming that the conviction of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, was a Jihad against Christians. It will be recalled that its Chairman, Solomon Asemota, NCEF had insisted that the development was a continuation of the “jihad that began with the overthrow of General Yakubu ...

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Nationality Crisis: How Obasanjo exposed Atiku- Lawyer

A foremost legal practitioner and a former National Secretary of the Labour Party, LP, Olukayode Ajulo, has stated that it was former President Olusegun Obasanjo that compounded Atiku Abubakar’s travail as regards his nationality Ajulo, an All Progressives Congress, APC, lawyer, stated this while fielding questions from The Sun. According to him, being a former Vice President does not automatically ...

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NASS Leadership: APC must zone position of Speaker to northern district- Kwara elders

A group of elders in Kwara South Senatorial District, on Monday, called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the position of Speaker to the northern part of the state in the interest of fairness and justice. Chief James Bamisaiye Ayeni, Chairman of the group known as Elders of Kwara South, made this appeal in a ...

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Presidency replies Rev. Mamza over ‘sleeping on duty’ comment against Buhari

Presidency on Monday described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza describing President Muhammadu as ”sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.” Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. The presidential aide observed that it was unbecoming of a ...

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