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    Remi Tinubu accuses Ekweremadu of bypassing APC senators

Remi Tinubu accuses Ekweremadu of bypassing APC senators

Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central, has accused Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, of favouritism.Tinubu made the allegation on the floor of the senate on Wednesday after Ekweremadu called her to second a motion to approve votes and proceedings of Tuesday.Gilbert Nnaji, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator, had moved the motion for the approval of votes and proceedings.But Tinubu, [...]

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    Senate asks Adewole to get emergency vaccines for Ebola

Senate asks Adewole to get emergency vaccines for Ebola

The senate has asked Isaac Adeowole, minister of health, to get emergency vaccines in the event of a case of Ebola in the country.The resolution of the upper legislative chamber was sequel to a motion sponsored by Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central.Moving the motion on the floor of the senate on Tuesday, Tinubu cited a report that of the [...]

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    Tinubu: Melaye made me shed tears but I have forgiven him

Tinubu: Melaye made me shed tears but I have forgiven him

Oluremi Tinubu, representative of Lagos central senatorial district, has revealed that she shed tears on Wednesday over her encounter with Dino Melaye, her Kogi west counterpart.Last week, both lawmakers had an altercation at an executive session of the senate, with Melaye allegedly threatening to assault her, but Tinubu said as a Christian she has no choice but to forgive him.According [...]

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    For Tinubu, Lagos legislators storm APC headquarters

For Tinubu, Lagos legislators storm APC headquarters

Wasiu Eshilokun, deputy speaker of the Lagos state house of assembly, on Wednesday led a delegation of legislators from the assembly to the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.Eshinlokun, who submitted a protest letter to John Oyegun, chairman of the party, accused the leadership of the senate of complicity over the clash between Remi Tinubu (APC-Lagos Central) [...]

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    Kogi group asks APC to reconcile Melaye, Tinubu

Kogi group asks APC to reconcile Melaye, Tinubu

Okun Progressives, a socio-political and economic association in Kogi state, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to intervene in the dispute between Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, and Oluremi Tinubu, his Lagos central counterpart.Last week, both lawmakers had an altercation during an executive session.The issue has created uproar, with groups loyal to the legislators, staging protests and [...]

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    I will NOT apologise to Remi Tinubu, says Melaye

I will NOT apologise to Remi Tinubu, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi west, says he will not apologise to Oluremi Tinubu, his colleague from Lagos central and wife of Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Melaye said this at the executive session of the senate on Tuesday.In a closed-door session of the senate last Tuesday, Melaye and Tinubu had engaged in a [...]

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    Tinubu’s women supporters take anti-Melaye protest to Ambode’s office

Tinubu’s women supporters take anti-Melaye protest to Ambode’s office

Women under the aegis of Concern Group staged a peaceful protest to the office of Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, on Monday.The women, who are from the three senatorial districts in Lagos, said they decided to march to the governor’s office to protest the alleged verbal attack launched on Oluremi Tinubu, lawmaker representing Lagos central senatorial district, by Dino [...]

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    Lagos lawmaker describes Melaye as an ‘irrational rabble rouser’

Lagos lawmaker describes Melaye as an ‘irrational rabble rouser’

Wasiu Eshilokun, deputy speaker of the Lagos state house of assembly, has described Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, as “an irrational rabble rouser”.Speaking on Monday when he led 20 of his colleagues to receive some protesters at the assembly complex, Eshinlokun said the alleged threat which the Kogi senator issued against Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central, [...]

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    Melaye: Remi Tinubu almost slapped a senator and she got away with it

Melaye: Remi Tinubu almost slapped a senator and she got away with it

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district at the national assembly, has alleged that Oluremi Tinubu, his colleague who represents Lagos central, almost "slapped Senator Rafiu Ibrahim" and got away with it.Melaye and the wife of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, were last week involved in a verbal altercation during an executive session within the senate chamber.Ever [...]

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    Melaye: I’m in Lagos, walking on Tinubu’s street… waiting for noise makers

Melaye: I’m in Lagos, walking on Tinubu’s street… waiting for noise makers

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says he has been walking freely on Bourdillon road, Ikoyi Lagos, "waiting for noise makers".Oluremi Tinubu, his colleague, whom he squared off with earlier in the week, resides there.Apparently out of reverence for Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor, who is Oluremi's husband, many politicians refer to Tinubu as 'The Lion of Bourdillon'.Melaye's alleged [...]

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    Kogi youths divided over Dino Melaye

Kogi youths divided over Dino Melaye

Hours after members of the Kogi West Youth Leaders Forum (KWYLF) disowned Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, over his face-off with Oluremi Tinubu of Lagos central senatorial district, a faction of the forum has passed vote of confidence in Melaye.Addressing a press conference in Lokoja, capital of the state, on Friday, the pro-Melaye group led by Mohammed [...]

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    Kogi youths ask Melaye to apologise to Tinubu

Kogi youths ask Melaye to apologise to Tinubu

A group known as Kogi West Youth Leaders Forum has asked Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to apologise to Oluremi Tinubu, the lawmaker representing Lagos central senatorial district.Sesere Monday, spokesman of the group, accused Melaye of being fond of making unguarded remarks.The youths, who said the lawmaker has brought embarrassment to his constituency, tendered an unreserved apology to Tinubu."We [...]

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    Tinubu’s wife moves motion on Apapa gridlock

Tinubu’s wife moves motion on Apapa gridlock

‎Oluremi Tinubu, a senator representing Lagos central and wife of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday presented her first motion at the eighth senate.Her motion‎ dwelt on the Apapa port gridlock, which she observed had resulted in "telling consequences on the nation's economy".Tinubu stated that "75 percent of Nigeria's trade was ship-borne‎ and shipped [...]

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    My husband didn’t want me to return to senate, says Tinubu’s wife

My husband didn’t want me to return to senate, says Tinubu’s wife

Oluremi Tinubu, former first lady of Lagos, says her husband, who is national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), initially opposed her plan to return to the national assembly for a second term as representative of Lagos central senatorial district.She disclosed this while responding to questions at a conference organised by the south-west region of the Department For International Development (DFID).According [...]

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