POLITICAL

Saraki says Magu stood for what is right; gives reasons for rejecting him

Speaking at NAN forum in Abuja on Tuesday, Senate President Bukola Saraki said he had a personal encounter with Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), during the previous administration. It was an encounter that enabled ...

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Akeredolu names former governors’ relatives as commissioner-nominees

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Tuesday named 18 persons as his commissioner-nominees, containing names of former governors’ relatives. Among the list of the commissioner-nominees are the son of the late former governor, Adebayo Adefarati, Gboyega and a brother ...

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We have authentic documents that prove Amaechi’s corrupt acts – Wike

There seem to be no end to the dogfight between incumbent governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi. Wike has accused the former governor and minister of transportation of overwhelming corruption. Addressing the 106th Quarterly Meeting ...

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El-Rufai orders investigation of attack on senators, journalists

Some APC Senators, Representatives and journalists were on Sunday attacked at the the Kaduna State Secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) by “political thugs”. Reacting to the situation, Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, condemned the attack, saying ...

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Thugs attack federal lawmakers and journalists in Kaduna

Some political thugs invaded the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State Council on Sunday, injured journalists, vandalised properties and disrupted a press briefing by some APC chieftains in the state. The thugs were said to have ...

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PARIS REFUND: Kogi releases N4.2 billion for workers salary, N2bn to LGs

Kogi State Government has released N2 billion to the 21 local government councils in the state as their share of the N6.2 billion of the Paris Club refund the state received from the Federal Government. A statement issued in Lokoja ...

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FRESH: Makarfi involved in car crash

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, was involved in  auto-crash earlier today (Friday) along the Abuja-Kaduna Highway. Dayo Adeyeye, spokesman of the party, who disclosed this in a statement, said the chairman and other occupants ...

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Major areas where House of Reps disagreed with Senate on constitution amendment

The National Assembly has concluded its review and voting on constitution amendments. The senators did their review and voting on amendment of up to 33 laws in the Constitution, while members of the house of representatives voted on Thursday. The ...

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CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT: How house of reps voted

The House of Representatives on Thursday considered 33 bills from the harmonised report of the committee on constitution review. Some of the bills passed by the lower legislative chamber are the 35 percent affirmative action for women, not too young to ...

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House of Reps counters senate, okays devolution of power to states

Devolution

The House of Representatives, unlike the senate, has approved the devolution of more power to states. This is part of some amendments to the 1999 constitution seeking to alter the “second schedule, part I & II to move certain items ...

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