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Stolen Mace: Omo-Agege, Ndume To Appear Before NASS Committee Today


The Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee investigating the invasion of the Senate and stealing of the Mace, has summoned former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South, and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, APC, Delta Central to appear before it today. The invitation of both Ndume and Omo-Agege by the committee is for them to explain their alleged roles in the attack of ... Read More »

Baraje’s nPDP Meets APC, Reiterates Ruling Party Membership


Leader of the new Peoples’ Democratic Party (nPDP), which fused with the All Progressives Congress, has said that the group will remain in the ruling party. nPDP leader, Kawu Baraje, stated this on Monday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen after a closed-door meeting with the members of APC’s National Working Committee. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Baraje and the group recently submitted a four-page ... Read More »

2019 Elections: Umahi Throws Ebonyi House Of Assembly Contests Open


Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party would favour no candidate during the 2019 general elections’ for House of Assembly. Umahi made the assertion on Monday at Ezillo, Ishiellu Local Government Area (LGA) of Ebony during a solidarity rally in his honour. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had earlier at several ... Read More »

INEC To Engage 15,000 Corps Members In Poll


No fewer than 15,000 Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members will participate in the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. INEC National Chairman, Mahamood Yakubu addressing pressmen on new release of 2019 Election Time Table and Schedule of Activities for 2019 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council Elections while at INEC Office Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National ... Read More »

Amaechi’s Ally, Ojukaye Flag Amachree Emerges New Rivers APC Chairman


A former Chairman of Asari-Toru local government area, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, has emerged the new State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State. The emergence of Ojukaye as the new Rivers State Chairman of APC came by way of affirmation from the party delegates in a State congress that began as early as 5am, Monday. DAILY POST reports that the APC decided to ... Read More »

Breaking: Dino Melaye Granted N10m Bail In Lokoja


A High Court sitting in Lokoja in Kogi state has granted Senator Dino Melaye who is representing Kogi West Senatorial District, bail. Senator Dino Melaye Justice Naair Ajanah granted the Senator bail in N10 milion and one surety in like sum The Judge considered the health challenges of the embatted senator Details later <<vanguard>> Read More »

2019: Buhari Will Win Election Without Npdp Members – El-Rufai


GOVERNOR Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state Tuesday said that the recent threat by members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic, nPDP, to quit the All Progressives Congress, APC, if President Buhari refused to meet with them and address the alleged marginalization of its members will not affect the election victory of the President in 2019. El-Rufai Some members of the PDP that broke away from ... Read More »

Stolen Mace: Crisis Looms As NASS C’ttee Summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

STRONG indications emerged Tuesday that crisis looms in the National Assembly as former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South and Senator Ovie Omo- Agege, APC, Delta Central have been summoned to appear before a joint Committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Omo-agege, Saraki and Nudume The duo of Ndume and Omo- Agege are to appear Wednesday before the Senate ... Read More »

APC Reps Endorse Oshiomhole For National Chair


The Caucus of the All Progressives Congress at the House of Representatives on Tuesday endorsed a former Edo State governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, as the next national chairman of the party. Oshiomhole and the lawmakers had met behind closed doors at the National Assembly for over three hours, where he solicited their support. In attendance were the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara; Deputy Speaker, Mr. Yussuff ... Read More »

Buhari Set To Inaugurate EFCC’s New Office


President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the new office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, where he is expected to formally inaugurate the office in Abuja. According to his personal assistant, Bashir Ahmad, on his Twitter page, the president arrived at the anti-graft agency’s head office to inaugurate it on Tuesday afternoon. He tweeted; “President M@Buhari arrives at the new Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (@officialEFCC) Head Office to formally ... Read More »

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