Politics

Nnamani chides Fayose for ‘senseless criticisms’

The Senator Ken Nnamani-led Electoral Reform Committee’s maiden public hearing yesterday began in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Nnamani criticised Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose for “engaging in a brand of criticism that does not require intelligence to carry out”.

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Buhari’s enemies are within his presidency – APC Senator

An All Progressives Congress (APC) senator from Bauchi state, Isa Misau, says the enemies of President Muhammadu Buhari are within the presidency. Misau said this on Wednesday, while contributing to the debate on the refusal of Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), to appear before upper legislative chamber in uniform.

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Five PDP Governors​ Join Sheriff’s Camp

By Maxwell Adeleye At least five of the 11 governors in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are openly engaged with the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff leadership of the party. The gains by the Sheriff tendency in the party came as Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State asked factional chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, to step down his claim upon the reality ...

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PDP is dead – Chime

A former Governor of Enugu State, Mr Sullivan Chime, has confirmed that he has left the PDP. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Friday in Enugu, Chime said that his decision to quit the PDP was because the party was “no longer in existence in the true sense of it’’. Chime said, however, that ...

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Inaugural Meeting of APC Secretaries of State Governments in Ikeja, Lagos.

001: L-R: Secretary to the Ogun State Government and representative of the State Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adeoluwa with Representative of Lagos State Governor and the Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule with the Secretary to the State Government Mr. Tunji Bello, during the Inaugural quarterly meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretaries to State Governments with the theme: “Setting Strategic Implementation ...

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Masses charged on credible political representatives.

RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE. Nigerian masses have been charged to be courageous and bold enough in engaging their political representatives at all tiers of government to always give account of their stewardship. They were also implored to ensure that only credible and trustworthy politicians are elected as their representatives irrespective of parties.

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I won’t run for Presidency in 2019, says Tinubu

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has debunked a news publication alleging that he will run for the Presidency in 2019.

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Customs raid on market: Ogun Rep takes rice traders’ case to NASS

By Ahmed Sobiye, Abeokuta A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Jimoh Ojugbele has decried the raid on the Sango- Ota garage market, Ogun State, by the Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), and described it as unfortunate.

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Sheriff seeks jail term for Makarfi, others, alleges contempt of court

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt The court affirmed National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has asked the Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to jail his arch rival, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, and some of his loyalists.

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Court sacks PDP senator for electoral fraud

By Sunday Isan, Uyo The Federal High Court 2, sitting in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital has nullified the 2015 Senatorial elections for Uyo Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-east).

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