Politics

Osinbajo Probe Panel, Grills NIA DG, Ayo Oke

By Rachel Okporu The suspended Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, appeared before the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee probing allegations of financial impropriety against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, and the discovery of N13.3 billion discovered in Ikoyi Towers by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The ...

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Adeleke buried amidst tears

 The remains of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke has been buried at his residence in Ede on Monday.  The corpse was brought to the residence from Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo at about 10:46am, where the Chief Immam of Ede, Alhaji Moshood Akaje performed the funeral prayers at about 11:03 am.

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Ex-Ondo Speaker, Olabimtan celebrate 60th birthday with Orphans, less-privileged

A former speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Victor Adekanye Olabimtan on Saturday celebrated his 60th birthday with the less privileged mainly the handicapped, orphans, blinds, deaf and special education students at Correctional Home, along Ondo road, Akure, the state capital.

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South East APC gives APGA quit notice in Anambra, Assembles political war-lords for Governorship election

By Maxwell Adeleye   Ahead of the November 18, 2017 Governorship election in Anambra State, All Progressive Congress (APC) South East leadership, has given the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) leadership quit notice in the state.

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Buhari Suspends SGF, NIA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr David Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke This was contained in a statement made available to journalists earlier today by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.

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Referendum Not Enough To Sway North For Political Restructuring’, says Abacha’s Lawyer, Yadudu

By Maxwell Adeleye   Even though it has significant population advantage, the North will reject any referendum that will facilitate the restructuring of the Nigerian federation, Professor of Law, Auwwalu Hamisu Yadudu has said. 

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Yayi denies ownership of Lagos Starched Money

By Maxwell Adeleye   Popular Lagos Senator and Ogun 2019 gubernatorial hopeful, Olamilekan Solomon fondly called YAYI has denied the news flying around that the huge money discovered yesterday inside a building in Ikoyi, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) belongs to him.

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Party Lauds Appointment of LG Caretaker Committee In Osun

 By Saka Kikelomo   The Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has commended Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola over the recent constitution of Transition committee into Local Government and Local Council Development Areas in the state.

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APC suspends convention

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has postponed its mini convention, which was scheduled to hold April 29. However, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party, will meet on April 25. The NEC will take place after a national caucus meeting, which holds April 24.

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No crack in PDP Senate Caucus, says Abaribe

 …..Pledges Cooperation with Senate Leadership    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senate Caucus on thursday denied that there is a crack in its fold.    The denial is against the backdrop of insinuations that there is a growing rift within the opposition fold in the upper chamber which necessitated conflicting statements last weekend. 

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