POLITICAL

Over 52 percent of Kogi west voters endorse Dino Melaye’s recall

A total of 188, 588 voters, representing 52.3 percent of the total number of registered voters in Kogi west senatorial district have reportedly approved the recall of Dino Melaye from the senate. Pius Kolawole, a special adviser to Yahaya Bello, governor of the ...

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APC chieftain to Ndigbo: Drop `Biafra,’ go for presidency

Chief Donatus Nwankpa, the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, has advised pro-Biafra agitators to shelve their secession plan and negotiate to produce an Igbo president in the country. Nwankpa gave the advice in an interview with the News ...

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FAYOSE: I’m going straight to the villa, “I’m the next president”

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has declared his intention to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking during a meeting with political office holders at government’s house, Ado Ekiti, Fayose described himself as a man of the people. ...

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How to recall a senator – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is not aware of any moves to recall Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity (VEP), Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said this in an interview with ...

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Suspended lawmaker, Jibrin denies expulsion from APC

Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives, says he has not been expelled from the All Progressives Congress (APC). On Thursday, Sani Ranka, chairman of the party in the local government area of Kano state, said a unanimous ...

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Sanusi visits Osinbajo at Aso Rock

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday hosted Muhammed Sanusi, emir of Kano, at the presidential villa, Abuja. Both men met for two hours at the vice-president’s mini conference room. When accosted by state house correspondents, Sanusi declined to comment on ...

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APC expels suspended lawmaker, Jibrin

The Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled Abdulmumin Jibrin, suspended member of the house of representatives. Sani Ranka, chairman of the party in Bebeji local government area, hinged the action on alleged anti-party activities of Jibrin. ...

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Kogi recalling Dino Melaye because he lacks parental care – Governor Bello

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has attacked a senator from the state, Dino Melaye, saying the lawmaker was not properly nurtured into adulthood by his parent. The comment came Wednesday as a political feud between the two former allies deteriorates, ...

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“A torturous trial but I harbour no grudge” – Saraki

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has described his almost two years long trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) as a torturous one. Saraki in an official statement on his acquittal by the tribunal said that ...

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False Asset Declaration: CCT to determine Saraki’s fate today

The Code of Conduct Tribunal will today, Wednesday, deliver judgment on the no-case submission filed by Bukola Saraki, Senate President, to challenge his trial bordering on false assets declaration and other related offenses. Saraki had contended that none of the ...

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