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APC Govs Resolve NASS Leadership Crisis


The leadership cri­sis rocking the National Assem­bly has been declared over by All Progressives Congress (APC) gover­nors. Speaking after a mara­thon meeting on Friday between the governors and all the parties involved in the National Assembly crisis, Imo State Gover­nor and Chairman of APC Governors’ Forum Rochas Okorocha, said the ...

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Niger Recovers Eight Vehicles From Ex- Gov Aliyu


Niger State Government has invaded the Tunga private residence of the immediate past Governor of the state, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu to ‘recover’ different car models said to have been illegally acquired by the former Governor. While Aliyu was away, our correspondent gathered that some staff from the Transport Office, ...

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Buhari, Obama and same-sex marriage


ENIOLA AKINKUOTU examines the implications of the United States’ Supreme Court judgment on the foreign policy outlook of President Barack Obama In less than three weeks, President Muhammadu Buhari will visit his counterpart in the United States, Barack Obama, for the first time to discuss political and economic issues as ...

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APC: Nyesom Wike squanders N60bn in 30 days


Nyesom Wike,Governor of Rivers State has been accused of squandering over N60 billion in his first 30 days as governor of the oil rich state. The State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclosed further broke down the expenditure to an average of N2 billion per day. Rivers ...

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CSOs Condemn Call For Oyegun’s Resignation


The Network of Civil Society Organizations have called on the leadership of the National Assembly under Senate President Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, to cooperate with the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and respect the supremacy of the party. In ...

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Crisis: Buhari meets Gbajabiamilia, others


President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening met behind closed-doors with some members of the House of Representatives. The lawmakers were led to the meeting held inside the Conference Hall of the First Lady’s Office inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja by Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila. Gbajabiamila led 29 other lawmakers loyal to ...

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UN: 10,000 Burundians fled country over weekend before vote


Geneva (AFP) – Nearly 10,000 Burundians fled the country over the weekend before Burundi closed its borders ahead of controversial and violence-wracked elections in the troubled central African nation, the United Nations said Tuesday. Since Burundi’s political turmoil began in April, some 144,000 people have fled the country, with the ...

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BREAKING: Ambassador Wali takes over from Jega at INEC


Professor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come to an end. The former INEC boss, who took over from Professor Maurice Iwu, assumed office on June 8, 2010 during the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Professor Jega today officially handed over leadership ...

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APC insists on Ekweremadu’s removal


The battle for the control of the National Assembly may be long drawn as the leadership of the All Progressives Congress on Monday insisted on removing the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, of the minority Peoples Democratic Party. One of our correspondents learnt on Monday that the ruling APC was ...

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Aso Rock conducts audit of security personnel


Authorities of the Presidential Villa, Abuja have ordered a comprehensive audit of security personnel and forces deployed in the seat of power. The audit may have been necessitated by the ongoing inter-agency rivalry in the Villa. According to a memo signed by the Aide-De-Camp to the President, Lt. Col. Lawal ...

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I’ll soon EXPOSE Jonathan’s LOOTS – Angry Buhari Explodes


President Muhammadu Buhari said the enormity of the billions stolen during the administration of his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, will be exposed when the loots are recovered, and returned to the national treasury soon. Buhari, in a statement yesterday by his special adviser on media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, was ...

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Buhari Inaugurates National Economic Council, see members


Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari has formally inaugurated the National Economic Council (NEC) assuring the governors of the 36 states of fair distribution of federal allocation. At the inauguration ceremony held at the Council Chamber of Presidential Villa in Abuja, he noted there will be more transparency and accountability in this ...

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