Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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    PDP senators: APC will meet their match in us if they foment trouble

PDP senators: APC will meet their match in us if they foment trouble

Isah Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim, both senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), say the All Progressives Congress (APC)  will meet their match in them if the ruling party attempts to foment trouble in the upper legislative chamber when they reconvene.The national assembly embarked on its annual recess on July 24 and it is expected to reconvene on September [...]

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    ‘Why always blame someone for your failure?’ — pro-Saraki senators tackle APC

‘Why always blame someone for your failure?’ — pro-Saraki senators tackle APC

Senators loyal to Senate President Bukola Saraki have accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of abandoning its mandate of bringing positive change.Isah Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim, senators representing Bauchi central and Kwara south respectively, asked the ruling party to stop blaming the senate president as he is “not the cause of their woes".The APC and Saraki have been on a [...]

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    Misau describes Ojudu’s allegation against Saraki as a conspiracy theory

Misau describes Ojudu’s allegation against Saraki as a conspiracy theory

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, has wondered how Senate President Bukola Saraki would work with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to undermine the Buhari administration.Misau said this in response to an article, 'Fifth Columnist in our recent history', written by Babafemi Ojudu, an aide of the president.But in a statement on Monday, Misau described Ojudu's allegation as a [...]

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    Misau tackles Tinubu: Come forward and prove your claim of plot to impeach Buhari

Misau tackles Tinubu: Come forward and prove your claim of plot to impeach Buhari

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, says Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators have no intention to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.He said the claim made by Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is fabricated.Tinubu, while speaking at an APC rally in Akwa Ibom, alleged that some lawmakers have hatched a plot to impeach the president.But in a statement on Thursday, [...]

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    APC senator warns army: Stop playing politics with the nation’s security

APC senator warns army: Stop playing politics with the nation’s security

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, has accused the army of playing politics with security.He said this on Tuesday while contributing to the debate on the recent killings in Zurmi, Zamfara state.The motion was sponsored by Tijjani Kaura, senator representing Zamfara north.Misau wondered why Boko Haram insurgents carry out attacks after the army claimed to have defeated them."Mr President we [...]

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    Misau raises the alarm on ‘plot’ to remove Saraki, says a minister pulling the strings

Misau raises the alarm on ‘plot’ to remove Saraki, says a minister pulling the strings

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, says a minister is spearheading a move to remove Bukola Saraki as Senate President.Misau said this on the floor of the senate on Wednesday while contributing to a motion sponsored by Shuaibu Lau, senator representing Taraba south, on herdsmen attacks in his state.The Bauchi senator said the unnamed persons are plotting to remove the [...]

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    FG files additional charges against Misau

FG files additional charges against Misau

The federal government has amended the charges against Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, at a high court in Maitama, Abuja.Two counts were added to the charges on Tuesday bringing it to seven from five.Misau is accused of making false claims against Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police (IGP), and the Nigeria Police Force.The senator had alleged that the IGP collected [...]

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    IGP: No law prevents me from marrying a serving policewoman

IGP: No law prevents me from marrying a serving policewoman

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says the police act does not prevent him from marrying a serving policewoman.On October 4, Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, accused Idris of being romantically involved with two policewomen whom he gave special promotion.The senator said Idris married one Asta, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), an act which he says contravenes the [...]

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    ‘I’m not here to answer your questions’ — IGP tells lawmakers

‘I’m not here to answer your questions’ — IGP tells lawmakers

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), did not entertain any question from the senate committee probing the allegations which Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, levelled against him.Idris had initially refused to appear, making the lawmakers to threaten him with a warrant for his arrest.Misau had accused the IGP of illegally receiving money from oil companies where police officers were sent to provide security.Misau [...]

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    IGP appears before senate committee

IGP appears before senate committee

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has appeared before a senate ad hoc committee investigating some allegations levelled against him.The upper legislative chamber set up the committee on October 4, following allegations raised by Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central.The senator had accused the IGP of illegally receiving money from oil companies where police officers were sent to provide security.Misau claimed that [...]

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    Senate committee threatens to issue warrant for arrest of IGP

Senate committee threatens to issue warrant for arrest of IGP

The senate committee set up to probe Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has threatened to issue a warrant for his arrest.This is as a result of Idris' failure to honour its summons.Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, had petitioned the senate, accusing the IGP of collecting money illegally from police officers and some oil companies.The Bauchi senator also alleged that the IGP [...]

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    Misau: I didn’t make any allegation against ‘highly revered’ Aisha Buhari

Misau: I didn’t make any allegation against ‘highly revered’ Aisha Buhari

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, says he had no intention to attack Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari.Misau had claimed that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP), gave two SUVs to the president's wife upon her request for a Sienna and Hiace.But the first lady denied the allegations, saying she had been using her personal cars.Although the police later confirmed [...]

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    Police: IGP allocated two vehicles to Aisha Buhari’s security personnel

Police: IGP allocated two vehicles to Aisha Buhari’s security personnel

Jimoh Moshood, police spokesperson, says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, allocated two vehicles to the security personnel of Aisha Buhari, wife of the President.Moshood said the vehicles were not for her "personal use" as alleged by Isah Misau, a senator representing Bauchi central.In a statement on Thursday, Moshood described Misau's claims as a deliberate attempt to misinform the public and drag [...]

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    ‘I’m still using my personal cars’ — Aisha Buhari denies Misau’s allegation

‘I’m still using my personal cars’ — Aisha Buhari denies Misau’s allegation

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has denied the allegation by Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, gave her two cars.On Wednesday, Misau had told a senate ad-hoc committee assigned to probe Idris that Buhari’s wife had requested a Sienna and Hiace bus through her aide but Idris bought two SUVs for her.According [...]

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    IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

IGP gave Aisha Buhari two SUVs for her private engagements, Misau claims

Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, has alleged that Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, purchased two Prado sport utility vehicles (SUVs) for Aisha Buhari, wife of the President.According to Misau, the vehicle was purchased for her personal use and was "not part of appropriation".Speaking Wednesday before the senate ad-hoc committee assigned to probe Idris, Misau said Buhari's wife had [...]

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    IGP asks court to stop senate from probing him

IGP asks court to stop senate from probing him

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has asked a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high court to stop Bukola Saraki, president of the senate, and the upper legislative chamber from probing him.Saraki and the senate are defendants in the suit.Last week, the senate resolved to probe the allegations raised by Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, against Idris after he drew [...]

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