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”No plan to impeach Governor Ambode for now” – Lagos House of Assembly speaker, Mudashiru Obasa says

The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa says the house has no agenda to impeach the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, for now.   The speaker stated this during plenary yesterday while reacting to reports that he threatened to initiate impeachment proceedings against Governor Ambode if he …

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‘It is possible for US to lift visa ban on Atiku any time’ – Campaign spokesperson

In a recent interview with Punch, the spokesperson of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential campaign organization, Segun Showunmi, says the ban on Atiku’s US visa can be revoked anytime soon.   Showunmi said this while responding to a question on whether Atiku’s performance might be hindered by the visa ban placed …

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Shehu Sani vows to contest next year’s election, to reveal his new party soon

Senator Shehu Sani has vowed to seek re-election as the Senator representing Kaduna Central in the senate. Sani recently resigned from the ruling party APC after his long battle with his state governor, Nasir El-Rufai.   In a statement released this morning, Sani said he willl be announcing his new political party in …

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Shehu Sani resigns from APC

Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sani’s resignation from the ruling party was contained in a letter dated October 19th and addressed to the chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole. He did not however give reasons for his action. Sani has been …

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‘Nnamdi Kanu has called’ – FFK says

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, says leader of the proscribed secessionist group, Indeginous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has called him. Kanu who went missing after the military invasion of his home in September 2017, resurfaced in Jerusalem yesterday, October 19th. FFK in a tweet posted this afternoon, said he …

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‘My father denied Shehu Sani his senatorial ticket’ – Bashir El-Rufai taunts twitter user

Bashir El-Rufai who is the son of Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, tweeted this hours after news broke that Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central in the senate, has resigned from APC. It is public knowledge that Senator Sani and Governor El-Rufai are strong political enemies. 0Shares

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Senator Magnus Abe speaks on ‘dumping’ APC for PDP

Senator Magnus Abe, the lawmaker representing Rivers East Senatorial District has denied rumours of him dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.   Abe denied some online reports of his defection in a chat with reporters this evening saying, “how can I leave my father’s house …

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Obasanjo joins Buhari’s campaign organization

Few days after his father publicly declared his support for PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Olujonwo, the son of ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo, today joined the President Buhari campaign organization, Festus Keyamo shared the photo above on his twitter handle with the caption ”Obasanjo Joins Buhari’s Campaign Team: From Left – …

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”Presidency has ordered EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely” PDP alleges as his tenure ends tomorrow

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Presidency has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to incarcerate, indefinitely, the outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose.   Fayose’s tenure ends tomorrow October 16th. He left the state today to appear before the antigraft agency where he will …

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Egypt’s top appeal court upholds 3-year jail term for ex-President, Mohammed Morsi

On Monday, Egypt’s top appeals court upheld a three-year prison sentence and hefty damages on deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on charges of insulting the judiciary, state media reported.   The Court of Cassation also confirmed the same sentence for 19 other defendants in the same case. The initial sentence …

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