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    Senate confirms Banire as AMCON chairman

Senate confirms Banire as AMCON chairman

The senate has confirmed Muiz Banire as chairman of the governing board of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).Banire, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was nominated for the position by President Muhammadu Buhari in July.The former legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was confirmed after a report was presented by Rafiu Ibrahim, chairman senate committee [...]

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    Fouad Oki: Tinubu playing god by opposing Banire’s appointment

Fouad Oki: Tinubu playing god by opposing Banire’s appointment

Fouad Oki, a factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, says Bola Tinubu is playing god by opposing the appointment of Muiz Banire as chairman of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).Solomon Adeola, lawmaker representing Lagos west senatorial district, had laid a petition signed by two other senators from the state against Banire’s nomination.But in a [...]

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    Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed 1,467 persons to fill positions at parastatals and agencies — the highest number of appointments the president has made since May 2015.He also appointed 209 chairmen of boards.Of the long list of appointees are major executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other friends of the party.In October, Buhari hinted that he would [...]

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    Banire’s mother files suit against Lagos over ‘planned’ demolition of home

Banire’s mother files suit against Lagos over ‘planned’ demolition of home

Sarat Banire, mother of Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has filed a suit against the Lagos state government over the planned demolition of her home.On Wednesday, Banire said Lagos threatened to pull down the home of his mother if a building permit was not provided in 24 hours.But Anifowose Wasiu Abiola, commissioner for physical [...]

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    Lagos: Banire lied! His mother’s house not marked for demolition

Lagos: Banire lied! His mother’s house not marked for demolition

The Lagos state government says no house has been marked for demolition.On Wednesday, Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, is on a vendetta against him after failing to remove him as the legal adviser of the party.He said the state government threatened to pull down the home of his [...]

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    Banire kicks as Lagos threatens to demolish mother’s home

Banire kicks as Lagos threatens to demolish mother’s home

The Lagos state government has threatened to pull down the home of the mother of Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC) if a building permit is not produced in "24 hours".In a statement on Wednesday, Banire who is away in Saudi Arabia on lesser Hajj said the threat to pull down the house is due to [...]

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    APC panel recommends 10-year suspension of Banire

APC panel recommends 10-year suspension of Banire

The disciplinary committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ward C, Mushin, Lagos state, has recommended a 10-year suspension of Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the party.The panel investigated the allegation of anti-party activities levelled against Banire.On August 14, the panel conducted a hearing on the petition written against Banire by two party members of his ward, Olukayode Tolu and [...]

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    He’s our leader — I have no problem with Tinubu, says Banire

He’s our leader — I have no problem with Tinubu, says Banire

Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has no problem with Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party.Banire, who served as commissioner in the two terms of Tinubu as Lagos governor, has been having a running battle with the leadership of the party in the state.However, the disagreement reached its height in the [...]

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    Lagos APC bent on ‘sanctioning’ Banire — despite opposition from national body

Lagos APC bent on ‘sanctioning’ Banire — despite opposition from national body

The Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) seems bent on sanctioning Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the ruling party.   Banire, a former commissioner in the state, has been having a running battle with the leadership of the party in Lagos.However, the disagreement reached its height in the buildup to the last local government election in the [...]

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    Lagos deputy speaker drags Banire to court, seeks expulsion from APC

Lagos deputy speaker drags Banire to court, seeks expulsion from APC

Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni, the deputy speaker of the Lagos state house of assembly, has filed a suit before an Ikeja high court seeking the expulsion of Muiz Banire, the national legal adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The claimants in the suit filed on Friday, including Babatunde John Kehinde and Kazeem Olatunji, are accusing Banire of anti-party activities.They asked the [...]

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    Banire’s ward can’t suspend him, says APC spokesman

Banire’s ward can’t suspend him, says APC spokesman

Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the local chapter of the ruling party cannot suspend Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the party.On Thursday, Taofeek Ajani-Balogun, acting secretary of Banire's ward, had announced his suspension over "anti-party activities".He said the decision to suspend Banire had been forwarded to the local government area for further deliberation and recommendations to [...]

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    APC suspends Banire over ‘anti-party activities’

APC suspends Banire over ‘anti-party activities’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Mushin local government area of Lagos state has suspended Muiz Banire, the party's national legal adviser, over "anti-party activities".The party's executive committee in Mushin on Thursday upheld the decision to suspend Banire as recommended by his ward (Ward C, Ilasamaja, Mushin).Taofeek Ajani-Balogun, acting secretary of the ward, said the decision to suspend Banire from [...]

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    APC crisis: Protesters storm Ambode’s office, demand expulsion of Banire

APC crisis: Protesters storm Ambode’s office, demand expulsion of Banire

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Mushin local government area trooped to the office of Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, on Tuesday, to demand the removal of Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the party.Security operatives had a tough time controlling the protesters, who came in their hundreds.The protesters, who wielded different placards, accused Banire of anti-party activities [...]

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    My life is under threat, says Banire

My life is under threat, says Banire

Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has been receiving life-threatening messages over his fight against the "imposition" of candidates in the party.Banire has accused the party leadership of working against internal democracy and not allowing popular candidates to represent the APC in Saturday's local government election.His criticisms have drawn the ire of the top hierarchy of the [...]

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    Banire, APC legal adviser, ‘steps aside’ over bribery allegations

Banire, APC legal adviser, ‘steps aside’ over bribery allegations

Muiz Adeyemi Banire, national legal adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has quit his position following an allegation of N500,000 involving him.Banire is being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly offering the sum to a judge as bribe.Three days ago, the commission quizzed him, while his passport was seized.Though he has maintained innocence, the [...]

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