Politics

Recall of Senator Dino Melaye Getting Hotter As 188,580 Electorates Sign For Him To Be Recalled!

It is getting interesting as the process to recall Senator Dino Melaye is getting hotter. It was reliably gathered that about 188,580 electorates have already signed for his recall.

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Hussein Beats Scare, emerges APC flag-bearer for Osun West bye-election

By Wasiu Popoola Former senator, Mudashiru Hussein on Wednesday emerged the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Osun West Senatorial District bye-election. Hussein, who was earlier disqualified by the APC screening committee and appeal committee, was eventually cleared by the National Working Committee of the party to contest the election. Although the former two-term member of the House of ...

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Court Reserves Ruling on Ex-Katsina Governor’s Appeal against EFCC

By Racheal Okporu The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna on Thursday reserved ruling in the appeal filed by former Katsina State governor, Ibrahim Shema against his alleged corruption trial. The Appeal Court, presided by Justice A.G Mshelia, adjourned indefinitely after taking submissions from counsels to both the appellant and the defendants. Shema had approached the Court on May 25, 2017, ...

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Isiaka Adeleke And The Cult Of Hypocrites

By abiodun KOMOLAFE Though it is difficult to believe that Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke has gone to be with his Maker, the truth, if we must admit, is that the former governor of Osun State and two-term Nigerian senator is gone forever and will be sorely missed! In a similar development, while the family’s rejection of the autopsy report conducted on his ...

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APC NWC Clears Senator Mudasiru Hussein for Osun West

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has Monday cleared Senator Mudasiru Hussein to contest the party’s primaries for the Osun West senatorial district holding tomorrow, Tuesday June 13, 2017.

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CCT judge queries ‘use of public funds to buy vehicles for politicians’

Hon. Justice Agwadza William Atedze of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has queried the use of public funds to buy vehicles for politicians, and counselled Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to research the issues “to see how best we can reconcile our social and cultural values viz-a-viz the entire war against corruption and advise our policymakers accordingly.”

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Ojudu, an unrepentant blackmailer, hypocrite, says Fayose’s aide

 Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described the Presidential Adviser on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu as an unrepentant hypocrite and blackmailer, who should resolve issues with his immediate family before dabbling into matters concerning Nigeria and Ekiti State in particular. Olayinka, who was reacting to Ojudu’s comment that the ...

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Ali Modu-Sheriff is the PDP Chair – Supreme Court

Breaking News Supreme Court has affirmed Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff as the legitimate and authentic PDP National Chairman.

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Enugu Governor Explains Why He Has Not Conducted Council Polls In Two Years

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State said the desire to make local government system responsive to service delivery accounted for the delay in conducting council polls in the state. Ugwuanyi disclosed this on Monday in Enugu during the 2017 Democracy Day celebration at the Michael Okpara Square.

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Nigerians in South Africa call for Diaspora Voting

The Nigerian community in South Africa, on Monday, suggested that one of the ways to deepen democracy in Nigeria was to introduce Diaspora Voting. Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, the President of the Nigerian community in that country from Pretoria, made this suggestion in a telephone chat with our correspondent.

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