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Lagos Speaker, Obasa reportedly feigns illness to avoid investigation

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, who is currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over massive financial misappropriation, has run to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, after feigning sickness. It was learnt that the EFCC had in October 2020, given Obasa back his passport to enable him get medical treatment, only for ...

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Aso Rock attack shows Buhari lacks capacity to secure Nigeria- PDP

The major opposition, the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that bandits were behind the alleged security breach at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Acccording to PDP,  the alleged security breach was an indication that Buhari lacked the capacity to secure Nigeria. The gunmen reportedly attempted to break into the office of Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari. Buhari’s spokesman, Garba ...

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APC wants to frustrate electronic transmission of results- PDP

The major opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to use electronic transmission for results from polling units in the 2023 general elections. The statement was made via a  statement on Tuesday by spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan Acccording to him, the electoral body would have no excuse not to use the ...

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Buhari should respect himself by resigning immediately- Ayo Adebanjo

The Acting head  of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign immediately due to myriad of challenges facing Nigeria. Stating that law and order has broken down in the country, he stressed that Buhari should respect himself by taking the exit door The elder stateman made this call  during the dedication ...

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Omokri to Buhari: Bandits will invade Presidential Villa soon

Following the robbery attack on Presidential Villa on Monday evening,  a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has said that the Boko Haram insurgents may hoist their flag in the area soon. Recall that there was a robbery attempt at the residence of Ibrahim Gambari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari in presidential villa. The attack was confirmed by ...

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Anambra 2021: Mode of primary election could spell doom for APC- Chieftain

Ex-Progressives Congress (APC) National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunasor has warned the ruling party concerning how it will organise its primary election for the upcoming Anambra Gubernatorial election. Acccording to the APC chieftaint, he failure of the stakeholders to agree on the mode of party primaries may spell doom for the party as regards the election. He gave the warning  ...

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Electoral Act: Saraki says he is on same page with APC Senator

Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that he agreed with the Senator representing Kebbi South, Bala Ibn Na’Allah (APC), on the issue of Nigerians engaging their representatives to get the Electoral Act signed. The former Kwara State Governor lauded  Na’Allah, a one-time Deputy Majority Leader in the Senate, saying that legislators must always put the needs of the people, over ...

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PDP, Sowore lambaste gov Yahaya Bello over collapsed bridge

The  Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), in Kogi State has blastedGovernor Yahaya Bello over the collapse of Ozuma Bridge, in Okengwe, under Okene Local Government. The major opposition party said this in a statement signed on Tuesday by the Director Media and Communication Dayo Onibiyo. PDP described the development as bad and dangerous, lamenting that the collapsed Bridge in the home ...

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INEC makes move to expand polling units in Lagos

The major opposition party, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would will expand voters’ access to polling units by expanding existing voting points and voting settlements into full polling units. This was disclosed by the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Sam Olumekun, during a stakeholders’ meeting at Alausa, Ikeja. Olumekun said where necessary, there ...

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2023 Presidency: Enough is enough, Yoruba Muslim must become the President- MURIC

Ishaq Akintola, the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has saud that the 2023 presidential ticket must be given to a Yoruba Muslim irrespective of political party. Speaking further, Akintola accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of making covert move to  draft Akinwunmi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AFDB), into the 2023 presidential race Acccording to the Islamic ...

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