Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "resign"

    PDP accuses FG of secretly releasing N16bn Paris Club refund to Osun

PDP accuses FG of secretly releasing N16bn Paris Club refund to Osun

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the federal government of releasing N16.6 billion Paris Club refund to Osun state ahead of the September 22 gubernatorial election.In a statement issued by Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, the party said the purported illegal diversion of public fund is tantamount to corruption on the part of President Muhammadu Buhari.The party alleged that [...]

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    Katsina senator: There’ll be no peace until Saraki resigns

Katsina senator: There’ll be no peace until Saraki resigns

Abu Ibrahim, senator representing Katsina south, says there will be no peace in the upper legislative chamber until Senate President Bukola Saraki resigns.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Ibrahim said going by conventions around the world, it is the majority party that produces the leadership in parliament.The senator said by leaving the All Progressives Congress (APC), the senate president [...]

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    Aisha Alhassan: I will quit Buhari’s cabinet when the time comes

Aisha Alhassan: I will quit Buhari’s cabinet when the time comes

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs, says she will resign as a member of the federal executive council (FEC) when the time comes.Alhassan said this in reaction to reports that she had relinquished her position to contest Taraba governorship poll.She had written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to notify him of her intention to contest the election under the [...]

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    Okogie insists Buhari should resign, says Nigerians not protected under his watch

Okogie insists Buhari should resign, says Nigerians not protected under his watch

Olubunmi Okogie, archbishop emeritus of the Catholic archdiocese of Lagos, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “seriously consider” resigning his position.Okogie, in an open letter titled ‘Dear Mr. President, Call a Spade a Spade’, said the killings recorded in the country since Buhari assumed office shows that his government has failed in the area of security, one of his core [...]

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    Gurib-Fakim, Africa’s only female president, resigns

Gurib-Fakim, Africa’s only female president, resigns

President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius has resigned over a credit card scandal.Yousouf Mohamed, her lawyer, told reporters on Saturday that Gurib-Fakim submitted her resignation in “national interest”.Mohamed said the resignation would take effect on March 23.Her resignation comes after Pravind Jugnauth, the  prime minister, accused her of backtracking on a promise to quit amid allegations of misconduct.Gurib-Fakim had denied having any plans [...]

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    Like Zuma, Ethiopian prime minister steps down

Like Zuma, Ethiopian prime minister steps down

Hailemariam Desalegn, prime minister of Ethiopia, has resigned amid deadly anti-government protests.Desalagen, who has led the country since 2012, also stepped down as chairman of the ruling coalition.His departure follows a national state of emergency that ended last year.In a televised address, Desalagen he will stay on as a caretaker prime minister until Ethiopia's parliament and ruling coalition accept his [...]

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    Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe must resign immediately, says opposition leader

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe must resign immediately, says opposition leader

Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, has urged President Robert Mugabe to resign in the interest of the country.Mugabe is insisting that he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and has shied away from mediation by a Catholic priest to allow him a graceful exit after the military seized power.“In the interest of the people, Robert Mugabe must resign and [...]

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    Fayose to Buhari: Resign! We can’t keep waiting for an incapacitated president

Fayose to Buhari: Resign! We can’t keep waiting for an incapacitated president

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to resign if he truly loves the country.Addressing reporters in Lagos on Tuesday, Fayose said the president has not been able to effectively discharge his constitutional duties because he is ill.He said being an "avowed corruption fighter", Buhari is now under moral burden to save Nigeria from "needless stagnation" [...]

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    Melaye asks Yahaya Bello to resign or be impeached

Melaye asks Yahaya Bello to resign or be impeached

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has called on Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, to resign or face impeachment.Melaye, who spoke at a press conference in Abuja, said this in reaction to the confirmation that Bello registered twice with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The federal lawmaker described the governor's action as an embarassment to the people of Kogi state and [...]

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    PDP the armed robber sympathising with APC the victim, says Lai

PDP the armed robber sympathising with APC the victim, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the call for resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the economy is "preposterous".Speaking in Abuja on Friday at a forum organised by the NAN, Mohammed lamented that PDP, the "armed robber" was sympathising with the victim, APC."It is very painful in a situation where the armed robber [...]

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