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IMPEACHMENT: Labour grounds Ekiti, banks shut


Banks in Ado Ekiti were again shut on Friday as organised labour took over the streets to protest against plot to impeach Governor Ayodele Fayose by the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers of the Ekiti State House of Assembly. The labour unions comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress ...

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APC rejects May 28 handover date


There are indications that the All Progressives Congress is uncomfortable with the May 28 handover date proposed by the out-going administration. Investigation by Saturday PUNCH revealed that the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) are set to clash over a proposal by the Jonathan team ...

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Revealed: Plot to abduct Jega during presidential poll


Fresh facts have emerged on the March 31 attempt by a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, to scuttle the announcement of the March 28 presidential election results. The main part of Orubebe’s action, according to Reuters on Thursday, was a plot to use hired thugs   ...

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