Saturday, September 22, 2018

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    Trump: Americans will be poor if I’m impeached

Trump: Americans will be poor if I’m impeached

US President Donald Trump says American citizens will become “very poor” if he is removed from office.He wondered why anyone would think of impeaching a president “who has done a great job”, adding the effect will also be felt on the US stock market.Trump was speaking during an interview with Fox News on Thursday.“I don't know how you can impeach [...]

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    Impeachment: Two-thirds of all national assembly members vs two-thirds of the majority

Impeachment: Two-thirds of all national assembly members vs two-thirds of the majority

BY SUMNER SHAGARI SAMBOSince the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki from the ruling All Progressives Congress to opposition Peoples Democratic Party, all hell has been let loose in Nigeria's polity with the two dominant political parties threatening impeachment against each other.With Saraki's defection and attendance of the recent National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the PDP where he was [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Linking Buhari to Benue impeachment saga is paranoia at its worst

Femi Adesina: Linking Buhari to Benue impeachment saga is paranoia at its worst

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says insinuations suggesting that President Muhammadu Buhari has a hand in the impeachment saga in Benue state is the height of paranoia.On Monday, eight members of the state house of assembly served an impeachment notice on Samuel Ortom, governor of the state.The impeachment plot, allegedly coordinated by Terkimbi Ikyange who was removed as speaker of the assembly [...]

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    R-APC: We’re shocked by Buhari’s silence on illegal attempt to impeach Ortom

R-APC: We’re shocked by Buhari’s silence on illegal attempt to impeach Ortom

The Reformed-All Progressives Congress (R-APC) says it is shocking that President Muhammadu Buhari has not deemed it fit to condemn the "illegal" attempt to impeach Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state.Eight lawmakers of the state house of assembly commenced impeachment proceeding against the governor on Monday, while some 22 others were reportedly blocked from attending plenary by the police.Reacting to this Kazeem [...]

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    ‘Serious dent on our democracy’ — and other reactions to Ortom’s impeachment notice

‘Serious dent on our democracy’ — and other reactions to Ortom’s impeachment notice

Eight Benue All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers on Monday served an impeachment notice on Samuel Ortom, governor of the state.The plot to oust him is reportedly being coordinated by Terkimbi Ikyange who was removed as speaker of the assembly last week.Below are reactions from Nigerians on Twitter and Facebook:https://twitter.com/officialKolaO/status/1023901038955438080https://twitter.com/iameneji/status/1023886472074670081https://twitter.com/itschigbo/status/1023900036235751425https://twitter.com/emmaikumeh/status/1023867340377739265https://twitter.com/JackObinyan/status/1023904848713015296https://twitter.com/Benuespeaks/status/1023904666114039808https://twitter.com/scarfy04/status/1023904613995618304https://twitter.com/Kuma_Tor/status/1023904387641565184https://twitter.com/Chukwudi1985/status/1023908954647261184https://twitter.com/PatrickAkaa/status/1023908560827297792https://twitter.com/officialKolaO/status/1023907829139341312https://twitter.com/walexcul/status/1023907573047734272https://twitter.com/CollinsUma/status/1023885888705757184https://twitter.com/hemdee_non/status/1023922965535227904https://twitter.com/theonce001/status/1023922944618188800https://twitter.com/durushimiri/status/1023914518571884544Facebook.[...]

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    Lawan: Buhari’s impeachment bid laid to rest… US confirmed $496m payment

Lawan: Buhari’s impeachment bid laid to rest… US confirmed $496m payment

Ahmed Lawan, senate majority leader, says Donald Trump's confirmation that the US has received $496m from Nigeria for fighter jets has put the issue of impeaching President Muhammadu Buhari to rest.Some members of the house of representatives had called for the impeachment of the president for approving the release of $496 million without consulting the national assembly.But Lawan says the [...]

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    PDP senator: If I moved a motion for Buhari’s impeachment, I must be stupid

PDP senator: If I moved a motion for Buhari’s impeachment, I must be stupid

Matthew Urhoghide, senator representing Edo south, has denied moving a motion for President Muhammadu Buhari to be impeached.On Thursday, the lawmaker asked the senate to invoke section 143 against the president for approving the release of $496 million for the purchase 12 Tucano aircraft without the approval of the national assembly."There are serious consequences for violation of our constitution. I want this senate [...]

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    House of reps soft pedals on impeachment move against Buhari

House of reps soft pedals on impeachment move against Buhari

The house of representatives has resolved to temporarily back down on the move to commence impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari.Some of the lawmakers had earlier called for the impeachment of the president for approving the release of $496 million for the purchase of some fighter jets without consulting the national assembly.At plenary on Thursday, the lawmakers reached a compromise [...]

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    Lawmakers want Buhari impeached for spending $496m on jets without approval

Lawmakers want Buhari impeached for spending $496m on jets without approval

Some members of the house of representatives have called for President Muhammadu Buhari's impeachment for approving the withdrawal of sum of $496 million without their nod.This follows a letter which Buhari wrote to the house on Tuesday, defending his approval of the money used for the procurement of 12 Super Tucano aircraft from the US.The money was said to have been withdrawn [...]

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    House of Reps has ‘no evidence’ to impeach Buhari

House of Reps has ‘no evidence’ to impeach Buhari

The house of representatives has no iota of evidence of impeachable offence against President Muhammadu Buhari, according to Alhassan Doguwa, chief whip of the green chamber.Talks of impeachment emanated last week after a rancorous executive session within the senate chamber.However, the senate immediately disregarded the report while promising to investigate the origin of the rumour.Speaking in the same vein, Doguwa, [...]

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    Impeachment: Nasarawa lawmakers ‘ignored’ Jonathan

Impeachment: Nasarawa lawmakers ‘ignored’ Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan’s efforts to settle the dispute between the Nasarawa lawmakers and Governor Umaru Almakura were rejected by the PDP-dominated house of assembly, an APC member and minority leader of the legislature has said.Mr Tanko Maikatako, who is in the same party with the governor, said he was surprised by the attitude of the PDP lawmakers."The president's efforts toward [...]

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    No plan to impeach Ajimobi, says Oyo lawmaker

No plan to impeach Ajimobi, says Oyo lawmaker

The job of Senator Abiola Ajimobi as governor of Oyo State is safe, a member of the state house of assembly has said.Following the removal of Adamawa Governor Murtala Nyako and the impeachment notice served on Nasarawa Governor Umaru Al-Makura, the All Progressives Congress (APC) had raised the alarm that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was out to induce lawmakers [...]

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    Adamawa: Tukur’s son in race to succeed Nyako

Adamawa: Tukur’s son in race to succeed Nyako

Hon. Awwal Tukur (pictured), son of former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, is in the race to succeed Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako as governor of Adamawa State, party sources have informed TheCable.The former member of the house or representatives, who maintains a low public profile, is going to face a formidable challenge for the [...]

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    4 fatal mistakes that led to Murtala Nyako’s fall

4 fatal mistakes that led to Murtala Nyako’s fall

There is a general belief that President Goodluck Jonathan is responsible for the downfall of Vice Admiral Murtala Hammanyero Nyako, but the former governor of Adamawa State did not make things easy for himself with the way he conducted his local politics. He consistently played poor politics. TheCable lists the major mistakes of the man called Baba Mai Mangoro1. His son's [...]

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    Nasarawa lawmakers move to impeach governor

Nasarawa lawmakers move to impeach governor

The speaker of the Nasarawa State house of assembly, Alhaji Musa Ahmed, has directed the clerk of the house to serve Governor Tanko Al-Makura with notice of impeachment for "gross misconduct".This followed a motion of public interest raised by the deputy majority leader, Mr Yahaya Usman (PDP-Umaisha/Ugya), during plenary in Lafia on Monday.Usman presented a document signed by 20 of [...]

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    PDP woos Nyako to escape impeachment

PDP woos Nyako to escape impeachment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is offering Adamawa Governor Murtala Nyako a lifeline to escape impeachment: a swift return to the party.Nyako, who left the party for All Progressives Congress (APC) last year, is currently facing impeachment proceedings by the state house of assembly.Although TheCable reported at the weekend that the process could be completed "within 10 days", moves have been [...]

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