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    N’assembly working on electoral bill rejected by Buhari

N’assembly working on electoral bill rejected by Buhari

The national assembly has started working on the electoral act amendment bill recently rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari.The joint national assembly committee on the bill announced this in Abuja on Monday.Suleiman Nazif, chairman of the joint committee, said the lawmakers were meeting to consider issues raised by the president regarding the bill.This is the fourth time the committee would be [...]

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    Nigerians living in fear, says Lamido as he meets southern, middle belt leaders

Nigerians living in fear, says Lamido as he meets southern, middle belt leaders

Sule Lamido, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerians are living in fear.Lamido said this on Monday when he met with the Southern and Middle Belt Forum in Abuja.The former Jigawa governor is the fourth aspirant to meet with the elders after former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Attahiru Bafarawa, former Sokoto governor, and [...]

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    Federal high court judges asked to conclude pre-election cases by October

Federal high court judges asked to conclude pre-election cases by October

Adamu Abdu- Kafarati, chief judge of the federal high court, has directed that all political cases that are pending before the judges in courts across the country be concluded before the end of October 2018.He gave the directive at a special court session to mark the commencement of the 2018/2019 legal year.He said he has issued a circular that interim [...]

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    Pro-Atiku group: Garba Shehu has forgotten Buhari’s claim that Abacha didn’t steal

Pro-Atiku group: Garba Shehu has forgotten Buhari’s claim that Abacha didn’t steal

The Atiku presidential campaign organisation says it finds it amusing that the presidency tagged the HSBC as corrupt over its prediction that a victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 will have a negative effect on the country.In a recent report, the bank had predicted that a Buhari second tenure would stunt the economy.It also foretold that the Peoples Democratic [...]

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    Omisore: FG should find killers of Bola Ige

Omisore: FG should find killers of Bola Ige

Iyiola Omisore, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the Osun state governorship election, expresses the hope that the government would find the killers of former Justice minister Bola Ige.Omisore, who was one of those accused of killing Ige, said on Sunday that he was of the hope that the federal government would search for and find the killers.Ige, [...]

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    PDP: Dogara’s return is clear testament our issues have been resolved

PDP: Dogara’s return is clear testament our issues have been resolved

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the return of Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, shows that the issues which led to his exit in 2014 have been resolved.In the past weeks, prominent members of the national assembly, including Senate President Bukola Saraki, have defected to the PDP from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Dogara, however, is yet [...]

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    EFCC tackles HSBC, says bank laundering money for corrupt Nigerians

EFCC tackles HSBC, says bank laundering money for corrupt Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused HSBC Bank of laundering proceeds of corruption for over 50 Nigerians, including a serving senator.A recent report attributed to the bank predicted that if President Muhammadu Buhari wins his second term bid, it would “stunt the economy”.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, had on Saturday [...]

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    Falana asks police to reverse dismissal of officers who invaded Clark’s house

Falana asks police to reverse dismissal of officers who invaded Clark’s house

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the police officers who invaded the house of Edwin Clark, Ijaw leader, should not have been dismissed from the force.Three of the four officers involved in the act were dismissed after they searched Clark’s residence based on a tip-off but did not find anything incriminating.The police have since apologised to the Ijaw leader over [...]

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    APC: Adeosun’s resignation shows character, integrity

APC: Adeosun’s resignation shows character, integrity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as minister of finance is an act of honour, strength, character and integrity.Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the APC, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.In her resignation letter to the president, Adeosun admitted that her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate was forged.The [...]

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    Kaduna APC youth assure Buhari, el-Rufai of two million votes in 2019

Kaduna APC youth assure Buhari, el-Rufai of two million votes in 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC) youth in Kaduna state have pledged two million votes to President Muhammadu Buhari and governor Nasir el-Rufai in the 2019 general election.The youth on Saturday made the pledge at the end of the 'Kaduna State APC Emerging Young Leaders Summit'.In a communiqué signed by Umar Yaro, APC youth head of mobilisation, they appealed for more [...]

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