Monday, November 12, 2018

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    Melaye survives recall from senate

Melaye survives recall from senate

The attempt to recall Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, has failed.Out of the 189,870 signatories to the petition to recall him from the upper legislative chamber, only 18,742 were verified by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday.The verified signatories represent 5.34 percent of the 351,146 registered voters in Kogi west, thereby not meeting the required criteria.For [...]

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    We’re working on the recall of Abaribe from senate, says group

We’re working on the recall of Abaribe from senate, says group

A group known as Coalition of Abia South Senatorial Movement (CASSM) says it has commenced the recall process of Eyninaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia south.Speaking at a meeting in Aba, Abia state, on Tuesday, Paul Ikonne, leader of the group, said Abaribe has not performed well since he was elected into office as senator.Ikonne said due process would be followed [...]

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    Recall: Melaye heads to supreme court

Recall: Melaye heads to supreme court

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has headed to the supreme court to challenge the judgement of the appeal court over the bid to recall him from the upper legislative chamber.On Friday, the court of appeal, Abuja, dismissed all the grounds of appeal which Melaye filed against the judgement of the federal high court in Abuja.The lower court had asked the [...]

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    INEC vows to proceed ‘courageously’ with Melaye’s recall

INEC vows to proceed ‘courageously’ with Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it is not backing off in the process to recall Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west. Melaye's recall process has been entangled in a legal tussle since it started over three months ago.Speaking at the quarterly consultative meeting at the commission's headquarters in Abuja, Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, said the commission would not be [...]

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    It’s unconstitutional to continue with my recall, Melaye tells INEC

It’s unconstitutional to continue with my recall, Melaye tells INEC

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west district, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of breaching the constitution in his recall process.The senator is facing a recall from the senate by his constituents who accused him of poor representation.INEC had issued a timetable for the recall on July 3 but the lawmaker went to the court to challenge [...]

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    INEC to release fresh timetable for Melaye’s recall Monday

INEC to release fresh timetable for Melaye’s recall Monday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will release a fresh timetable for the process of recalling Dino Melaye, a senator representing Kogi west, from the upper legislative chamber next Monday.The electoral body said this in a statement signed by Mohammed Haruna, its national commissioner, on Tuesday."All legal hurdles have now been cleared and the recall process can now [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Is Ekweremadu right about senate deciding Melaye’s fate?

FACT CHECK: Is Ekweremadu right about senate deciding Melaye’s fate?

While speaking on the floor of the senate on Tuesday, Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would need the validation of the upper legislative chamber before Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, can be recalled.Melaye’s constituents are in the process of removing him from the red chamber. Signatures have been collected and a petition has [...]

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    Lalong, Okoye, Jibril — lawmakers whose recall bids failed. Will Melaye’s case be different?

Lalong, Okoye, Jibril — lawmakers whose recall bids failed. Will Melaye’s case be different?

What Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, described as “a comedy of errors” might as well lead to his exit from the red chamber, as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Monday for the commencement of his recall.Two weeks ago, the commission notified Melaye of the petition from his constituents and said it would issue a [...]

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    FACT CHECK: 111,534 voted in election but 188,588 ‘approved’ Melaye’s recall. Really?

FACT CHECK: 111,534 voted in election but 188,588 ‘approved’ Melaye’s recall. Really?

The process to recall Dino Melaye, a senator representing Kogi west, is in a way, beginning to gain steam.What began as a threat by Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, is now unfurling in a dramatic way.Melaye and Bello have been at daggers drawn over issues of political interest. But the rift ossified when Melaye called for the resignation of [...]

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    Suspended FUTA VC recalled to complete term which expires in 3 days

Suspended FUTA VC recalled to complete term which expires in 3 days

The governing council of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), has told Adebiyi Daramola, the institution's sacked vice chancellor, to return to office with immediate effect.Adegbenro Adebanjo, the institution’s head of information and protocol unit in a statement on Friday said the council took the decision at its meeting on May 18, presided by Joseph Waku, its chairman. [...]

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    South African minister recalled from UK trip for not taking permission from president

South African minister recalled from UK trip for not taking permission from president

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa on Monday ordered Pravin Gordhan, finance minister to return from an investor roadshow to Britain and the US because he “did not give permission for the trip".Gordhan, who was appointed in 2015, after the sudden sack of his predecessor, was in London for the first leg of a week-long non-deal investor roadshow in Britain [...]

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