Politics

Ebonyi governor set to award life pension to ex-lawmakers, chairmen

By Michael Amadi, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi has hinted that plans are underway to pay monthly stipends to ex-lawmakers and local government chiefs of the state.

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PDP spits fire over Fayose, says remove governor and see hell

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) remove Governor Ayo Fayose from power through the Judiciary.

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Youths arrested with weapons not our members — Jigawa PDP

By Munir Hadejia, Dutse The Legal Adviser of Jigawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Yakubu Adamu, has refuted police report claiming youths who are members of the party were found with guns and other weapons while on their way to a political rally.

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Tinubu didn’t tell me he had anointed candidate for Ondo poll-Banire

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Muiz Adeyemi Banire has stated that the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu never discussed with him regarding his (Tinubu’s) preferred candidate in the recently held Ondo governorship election.

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PDP crisis will be over by March, says Senate minority whip

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Senate Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has expressed optimism that the factional crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be resolved latest by March.

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How members sacked Jigawa House of Assembly speaker

By Haliru Mashaka, Dutse Members of the Jigawa State House of Assembly have impeached their speaker, Hon. Idris Garba and in his stead elected Alhaji Isa Idris as new speaker.

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Members impeach Jigawa Assembly speaker

By Haliru Mashaka, Dutse Members of the Jigawa State House of Assembly have impeached their Speaker, Alhaji Idris Garba. Garba was impeached by his colleagues at plenary on Tuesday… Details later…

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Tinubu: Nigeria will fulfill her manifest destiny

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Nigerians for witnessing the beginning of 2017.

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Niger Delta not out to divide Nigeria, says Wike

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt Rivers state governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has stated that leaders and people of the Niger Delta will always strive to defend the unity of the country just as he maintained that the people of the area should be counted out of the race and agitation to divide the country.

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PDP youths beg ex-governor Lamido to contest 2019 presidential poll

By Isa Kazaure, Dutse Youths who are members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Jigawa State have stormed Bamaina, the country home of former Governor Sule Lamido to beg him to contest the 2019 presidential election.

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