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Jibrin Denies Being Expelled From APC

Jibrin Denies Being Expelled From APC

The suspended former chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has denied reports of his expulsion from the All Progressives Congress, APC. He stated this in a press release on his Facebook and Twitter pages shortly after his expulsion was reported. Mr. Jibrin said the report came from a “dubious character and

Senators React To Saraki’s Judicial Victory At CCT

Deputy Leader of the Senate, Bala Ibn N’Allah, said the victory of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, was victory for democracy. He told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja it was obvious that the case against Mr. Saraki was only a distraction to governance. The CCT on Wednesday

Senate demands for National Conference report

The Senate on Thursday requested for the submission of the 2014 National Conference report for consideration by the Federal Goverment The Senate’s decision was sequel to a motion sponsored by the Leader of Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on the need for National Unity and Peaceful Co-existence in Nigeria. The National Conference was set up by

Bye-election: Adeleke’s brother wins PDP primary in Osun West

The younger brother of late  Isiaka Adeleke, Demola, on Wednesday emerged the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the July 8 bye election in Osun West Senatorial District. Adeleke, who defected to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday night, scored 343 votes at the primary election conducted by Chief

Fulani herdsmen threatening me over open grazing law – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Wednesday said he has received threat messages from Fulani herdsmen over the open grazing law recently enacted by his administration. Ortom stated this when he addressed members of National Council of Tiv Youths who protested at the state Government House, recent “outburst and unguided utterances against Tiv nation and

BREAKING: At last CCT discharges Saraki, dismisses all 18 charges

The Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja has dismissed the 18 charges of false asset declaration filed against the Senate President, Dr. Bulola Saraki. The two-man panel of the CCT led by Danladi Umar unanimously upheld Saraki’s no-case submission, holding that the evidence led by the prosecution was discredited under cross-examination and therefore unreliable. The

BREAKING: Finally, Acting President Osinbajo signs 2017 Budget

The acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law. Osinbajo appended his signature on the document at about 4:41pm inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The brief event was witnessed by principal officers of the National Assembly, presidential aides and other top government officials.

June 12 is ‘Mother of May 29’

To All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the agitation triggered by the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election results is the precursor of the democracy being enjoyed today. The former Lagos governor believes the Fourth Republic would have been a mirage if pro-democracy forces had not resisted military rule. In