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10 APC exco members defect to ADP

Ten All Progressives Congress (APC) executives in Osun state have dumped the party, and officially joined the Action Democratic Party (ADP). In their resignation letter addressed to the chairman of the state APC, the chieftains explained what inspired their defection. The letter reads below: “On assumption of office, we all took the oath to do justice […]

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PDP blows hot over alleged plot by APC to reconvene Senate, impeach Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on Nigerians to resist any attempt by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Nigerian Government to forcefully reconvene the Senate. The party also asked the international community to hold the APC-led federal government responsible should the nation’s democracy fall under any harm in the coming days. The main opposition […]

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Dino Melaye fires back at Oshiomhole for asking Saraki to resign

Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, has reacted to call by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that Bukola Saraki should resign as the Senate President. Saraki had recently defected from the ruling APC to PDP. Following his defection, the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole said Saraki can’t runaway with the party’s […]

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Nigerian govt gives update on 116 Nigerians trapped in Libya slave camps

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday said 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya slave camps would be repatriated home soon. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement by her media aide, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, and made available to NAN disclosed that the Federal Government and the International Organisation […]

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Ganduje spits fire, reveals why his deputy resigned

The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has reacted to the resignation of his deputy, Hafiz Abubakar. He claimed that the former deputy governor spent over N150million on foreign and local trips. The governor said this to counter Abubakar’s claims before his resignation yesterday that Ganduje had not been paying his allowances. Mr Ganduje said his former deputy resigned over […]

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Wamakko’s supporters destroyed Sokoto airport facility – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Sunday decried invasion of the runway of Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto, by crowd of Senator Aliyu Wamakko’s supporters. FAAN General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, made the condemnation in a statement in Lagos. The former governor visited Sokoto on Friday for a political rally meant to […]

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EFCC to grill Ekweremadu again, goes after wife

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are set to quiz the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu’s wife The anti-graft agency also disclosed that it was aware Ekweremadu had been discharged from hospital on Saturday, adding that his interrogation will resume. The Enugu-born politician was earlier allowed to go for medical care. A source told […]

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NBC boss in ‘hate speech’ scandal, says Saraki a ‘kleptocratic hegemony, he’s not from Kwara’ [Leaked chat]

President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointee, Modibbo Kawu, the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is enmeshed in what has been termed hate speech against Senate President Bukola Saraki. Saraki, governors of Benue, Kwara and Sokoto recently announced their defection from the APC to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Earlier, some members of the National Assembly defected from […]

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Dino Melaye reacts to Presidency’s call for Senate to reconvene

Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West, on Sunday said alleged attempt by the Presidency to reconvene the Senate before the adjourned date was “tale by the moonlight.” The Presidency had earlier appealed to the National Assembly to reconvene as urgent matters pending before it may affect the running of Nigeria. The appeal was made by the Senior Special […]

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Defection: NNPC speaks on financing Saraki’s impeachment

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Sunday spoke on the report that it was financing the plot to impeach the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The NNPC dissociated itself from the politicking at the National Assembly. In a statement in Abuja by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, the state oil company […]

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Reno Omokri reveals what will happen to Akpabio if he decamps to APC

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has said that former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Senator Godswill Akpabio, will have all his sins forgiven, if he decamps to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Reacting to Akpabio’s visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, Omokri said in a tweet, that even the Economic and Financial Crimes […]

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Defection: Why Gov. Tambuwal must resign now – Sokoto group

A Group of ‘Concerned Citizens of Sokoto State’ has called on the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal to resign his position as governor following his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the group made the call while addressing a press conference […]

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School testimonial: Sen. Adeleke decries arrest of principal

Senator Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Osun governorship election, has condemned the arrest of the Principal of Ede Muslim High School, Mr Khalid Abass, over alleged forgery of school testimonial issued to the Senator. DAILY POST recalls that the principal, Khalid Abass was on Wednesday whisked away by Police detectives from the […]