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IGP, Idris shuns Senate again

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The action cannot be right, we will give him time for reflection, to be well guided by his bosses – Saraki *** As Senate Mandates Ahmad Lawan, Abu Ibrahim to engage the Executive on the enormity of the consequence of IGP‘s action *** Tight Security as Masked security men storm National Assembly ABUJA—FOR the second time in one week, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim ... Read More »

Ekiti Guber: Senator Olujimi Finally Speaks On Dumping PDP For SDP

Deputy Minority Whip of the Senate, Senator Biodun Olujimi has dispelled rumours she is set to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the Social Democratic Party, SDP. According to her, the rumours of her planned defection to SDP was a political gimmick by those opposed to her governorship ambition to disorient her followers and supporters. Speaking to BusinessDay newspaper, she said: “Many of our ... Read More »

BREAKING: Osun Govt Seals OAU Over Tax Debt

Officials of the Osun State Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday stormed the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and sealed the main gate and the administrative block over a tax debt of N1.8 billion. Our correspondent gathered the officials of the revenue agency, together with heavily armed security operatives, stormed the university and sealed the institution after getting an order of the court to do so. One ... Read More »

Senate Panel Presents Buhari’s Impeachment Report Today …Grills IG On Melaye


The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is expected to appear before the Senate on Wednesday (today). He will be grilled by the lawmakers on the arrest, detention and hospitalisation of Senator Dino Melaye.   The appearance will be broadcast live on Nigerian Television Authority. The upper chamber of the National Assembly had last Wednesday summoned the police boss to brief senators the next day on ... Read More »

Ekiti Gov: I Won’t Step Down For Anybody, Says Bamidele


A former member of the House of Representatives and governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Opeyemi Bamidele, has explained why he is the best for the state. The former Commissioner for Information in Lagos State said his track records in public service put him in good stead ahead of any other governorship aspirant. Bamidele also described the rumour that he had ... Read More »

Secondus Rejects Dayo As Ogun PDP Chair


The leadership crisis in the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has deepened following the refusal of its national leadership to recognise Mr. Adebayo Dayo as the state chairman of the party. The Independent National Electoral Commission recently recognised Dayo as the state chairman of the party. Dayo and members of his group were not allowed to participate in the national convention of ... Read More »

Full Speech Of Buhari’s Meeting With Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday held a press conference met with his US counterpart, Donald Trump at the White House. Buhari said his meeting with the U.S. President Donald Trump yielded positive results in economy, security and anti-corruption. Trump, however, condemned killing of Christians in the country, while Buhari commended the U.S. government for its cooperation with Nigeria in its effort to recover stolen funds. Here ... Read More »

2019: APC Cannot Be Allowed To Take Nigerians For A Ride – Babangida


Former governor of Niger state, Aliyu Mu’azu Babangida, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will take over power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. He said the APC has failed Nigerians and cannot be allowed to continue taking the people for a ride. Babangida disclosed this when he received members of the state’s Inter Community Relations Committee (ICRC) led ... Read More »

Funding Won’t Threaten 2019 Elections, Says Minister


the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has said that the budgetary provision for the Independent National Electoral Commission will not be a threat to the conduct of the 2019 general elections. The minister spoke in response to the enquiries on the ministry’s financial provisions for the elections. The Director (Special Duties) in the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Olukayode ... Read More »

INEC Promises Free Ekiti Election


The Independent National Electoral Commission has assured stakeholders that the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State will be free, fair and credible. It said it would deploy technology that would make the electoral process devoid of rigging and interference. The Head, Election and Party Monitoring unit of INEC in Ekiti, Mr. Austin Orogbu, gave the assurance at the governorship primary of the Advanced Peoples ... Read More »

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