Saturday, November 18, 2017

Politics

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Former Lagos State Governor, Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has asked the Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, to step down as chairman of the party. This was contained in a communiqué from his media office; he said ...
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It is no longer news that United States of America President Democratic Party Candidate and former First Lady, Hillary Clinton, fainted at the September 11 Memorial and was rushed out of the venue. This is not the first time, something like ...
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In many democratically advanced societies, politics of faith and religion operates free of grizzly philosophy, to the peaceful extent that religion could be official but not necessarily officious in their local politics. From Germany where Christian Democrats currently hold sway, ...
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Former Bornu State Governor, Ali Modu Sherrif has been nominated the new acting national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He emerged the chairman after the National Caucus of the PDP nominated him. Ali had earlier in the past ...
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Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday lamented the state of the economy and says he does not believe the present  administration will be able to do much. His words: “The problem today is that it is doubtful if the current administrative ...
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A member of the British Parliament, Rt. Hon. Mark Field, has advised the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to hold dear its brand name no matter the victimisation of the government in power. In a statement by Special Adviser to ...
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has spoken of the tensed moments he faced on March 28, 2015 ahead of his decision to concede victory to President Muhammadu Buhari after that year’s presidential election. “I was actually in that valley on March ...
ffk & buhari

Mr. President, as one of your most loyal and faithful subjects who has nothing but the utmost respect for your person and your office, I am constrained to write you this open letter. This is because there are issues I ...
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That fuel subsidy is not the problem and is inevitably necessary is never in doubt. What made fuel subsidy seem unwanted as it is being advocated by the same cabal and politicians who partnership sabotage and milk the country is ...
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“I’m not sure we are going there. Four hours on flying boat under whose guard? We remain in Yenagoa.” That was the response to the Whatsap message I sent to Ebenezer Adurokoiya of The Tribune while trying to find out ...
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Following his promise to former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom WikeWike, has renamed the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt, as Yakubu Gowon Stadium while, the Old Aba Road in the state capital as the Yakubu Gowon ...
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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, while expresssing disatisfaction at the fact that no edifice has been named after former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon, in Rivers State, has announced that the state government will immortalise the fomer leader ...
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The Diaspora Nigeria Nationals Network (DNNN), which has its members spread across the globe and its official headquarters in New York, has called on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to put a halt to the proposed anti-Social-Media Bill, or risk ...
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Chief Raymond Dokpesi, owner of AIT and former chairman of DAAR communications, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after being interrogated for three days. Mr. Dokpesi was arrested alongside Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto ...
Akpobolokemi

Former director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Akpobolokemi, was arraigned before Justice Salihu Sa’idu, of the federal high court, Lagos, on a 30-count charge bordering on conspiracy, fraudulent conversion of funds and money laundering, ...
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have released a statement, following the arrest of Raymond Dokpesi, Former Chairman of DAAR Communication, owner of Africa Independent Television (AIT), by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), describing his arrest as political persecution. ...
Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has denied having a quarrel with Senator Bola Tinubu, saying the envisaged rift only exists in the imaginations of those who have chosen the path of dishonour. The Governor, who was reacting to a ...
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The remains of the former Kogi State Governor and gubernatorial candidate for the All Progressive Congress, APC, Prince Abubakar Audu was laid to rest at his resident at Ogbonicha, Ofu Local Government Area, this afternoon, amidst tears. The burial rites were conducted by a team ...
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Following attempts on his life, the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu was absent for Wednesday session at the Senate. However, a senator representing Lagos central and wife of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator ...
Ike-Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday escaped an assassination attempt on his life in Abuja, his aid, Mr. Uche Anichukwu, has said. “The attempt occurred at about 10:00am between Apo Flyover and Dantata Construction Company’s yard, close ...
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Governor Ayodele Fayose, of Ekiti State, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as someone who is “begging for relevance now” Fayose was speaking with journalists on Friday after the Ekiti state house of assembly declared him the ‘leader’ of the ...
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The All Progressive Congress (APC), while expressing confidence at the calibre of men appointed ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari, has described the ministers as tested and trusted. This is coming as the party’s national secretary, Mala Buni, dismissed the Peoples ...
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‎President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday distribute portfolios and swear in ministers-designate, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said on Twitter on its official Twitter handle on Saturday. This means the much awaited federal executive council (FEC) will be constitu‎ted ...
Femi-Adesina-SA

The Presidency, yesterday denied rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari has assigned portfolios to ministerial designates ahead of their swearing in. This is coming following rumours which broke on social media on Sunday, where a list with portfolios was published. The ...
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Representative of Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Mr. Ben Murray Bruce, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to face the task of governance, rather than play the blame games. Buhari has continued to lament the current state of the economy, accusing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of running the ...
nyesom-wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who had his victory in the 11th of April Governorship election overturned, has slammed the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Chidi Odinkalu, for celebrating the verdict of the election tribunal. ...
Amaechi

The Senate is yet to make a decision on the petition against the ministerial nomination of the immediate-past governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi. This was due to the inability of the Senate Committee on Ethics and Public Petition to ...
Saraki and Tinubu

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said he will not reply the negative comments made about him by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu. While denying claims that he was conspiring with the Senate ...
Amaechi-Buhari

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in shock over the ministerial list released last Wednesday by President Buhari. Although the list will be revealed on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, names of those who ...
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, has rejected the nomination of Mr Adebayo Shittu from the state for minister. The party, in a statement yesterday, said Shittu would not serve the interest of the people in the State, ...
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and erstwhile Lagos State Governor, Senator Bola Tinubu, are locked in a war of attrition over the formation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. Already, former Lagos State Commissioner for Finance and a nominee of Tinubu into ...
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The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-East on Sunday asked Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State to fully accept responsibility for the fate of Ndigbo, especially their inability to secure any appointment so far in the ...
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Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has declared his love for President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking via a series of messages on a rally by labour workers, broadcast on social media by Lere Olayinka, his special adviser on public communications and ...
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Nigerian born Spanish lawyer, Helen Mukoro, has emerged the presidential candidate of an opposition party for the forthcoming election in Spain. She set a new record as the first woman to contest for Presidency in Spain and an immigrant to ...
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Former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Mr. Timi Alaibe has described an online news linking him with the death of All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Bayelsa State, Col. Sam Inokoba (retd) as “false and malicious.” ...
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A lawyer, Marcel Dim-Udebuani, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to nullify all the the 25 major appointments made so far by President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly being in breach of principle of federal character enshrined in the ...
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In view of the hue and cry generated by recent appointments which many described as lopsided, President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded for calm from Nigerians as he assured he will not marginalize any section of the country in subsequent appointments. ...
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SOME ministers who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan have warned President Muhammadu Buhari to give the former president his “due respect.” The former ministers said they had observed that the Buhari administration and members of the All Progressives Congress ...
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Lagos-based lawyer, Festus Keyamo, on Friday slammed those accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of being lopsided in his appointments of Nigerians into various positions in the government. There had been an uproar since Thursday when a new set of appointees were ...
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Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, has assured agitated members of the public that President Muhammadu Buhari intends to balance his federal appointments with time. Adesina, who revealed this on Friday while speaking with Ray ...
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The recent appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari have sent shock waves across his party, why the rest of the nation watches in amazement. One of the victims, Rotimi Amaechi, has left the shores of Nigeria in anger , for United ...
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THERE was an outrage in the ruling All Progressives Congress on Thursday over the announcement of new appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari. Leaders of the APC, who spoke to The PUNCH, complained that the appointments tilted in favour of the ...
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A former factional Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Mr. Dele Olugbemi, rejected his Appointment by Governor Ayodele Fayose as a member of the House of Assembly Service Commission. Olugbemi shunned the screening and confirmation of nominees on Wednesday ...
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Senator Femi Gbajabiamilia, the All Progressives Congress (APC) law maker, who was greatly expected to become speaker of the federal house of representatives but lost to Yusuf Lasun, has emerged the majority leader of the lower chamber. It could be ...
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TUESDAY – The senate has passed a vote of confidence on its leadership, amid ongoing crisis over allegations that rules were forged to elect the senate president and his deputy. In a motion‎ signed by 81 senators and moved by ...
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ALL progressives Congress, APC chieftain, Senator Joseph Waku, Saturday, fingered former Lagos State governor and national leader of his party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of being behind invitation of Mrs Toyin Saraki by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC. Waku, a ...
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The crisis in the house of representatives over principal positions is over, Abdulmumin Jibrin, spokesman of Consolidation Group, has said – ahead of Tuesday’s reconvening of the lower chamber. According to Jibrin, “gladiators” in the Femi Gbajabiamila camp have settled ...
Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari played to the gallery by recently slashing half of his salary. The governor said he was also ready to give up all of his own salary, because a government official’s ...

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