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Saraki has returned all pension, says Kwara SSG

The Secretary to Kwara State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold has stated that Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has returned all monies paid to him as pension back to the coffers of the state government. The SSG made this known on Wednesday in Ilorin in a press statement issued to ...

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Senate to organisers of #OurMumuDonDo: ‘Your demands are not reasonable’

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Senate has reacted to series of protests that have been embarked upon by a coalition of civil society organizations, operating under the aegis of #OurMumuDonDo calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to return or resign as misplaced. Spokesman of the upper chambers, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi stated ...

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Restructuring: I didn’t call agitators political jobbers, says Osinbajo

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that he never called agitators for restructuring as “political jobbers”. Reacting to a statement credited to a chieftain of the pan-Yoruba socio cultural group Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo denounced news report ascribing the statement to him. In a press ...

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Another S-West PDP leaders meet in Lagos, declare Fayose ‘persona non grata’

By Olufunke Elushakin, Lagos Leaders of the Ali led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South West have met in Lagos where they declared Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose a persona non grata. The meeting also affirmed the leadership of Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe as the party’s authentic zonal chairman. ...

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After S’ Court verdict, Kano Assembly Speaker swears in PDP member

The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Yusuf Ata, on Tuesday administered oath of allegiance on Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member representing Kura/Garum Mallam constituency. Mohammed became a member of the assembly following the sack of Alhaji Hayatu Dorawar-Sallau of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

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Presidency to agitators: ‘Buhari won’t resign from office’

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Presidency has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign from office in spite of reports suggesting his failing health state. Buhari had been in the United Kingdom since May 7th on his follow up appointments with his doctors. Appraising the various issues generated by ...

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Charley Boy, youths storm Abuja, demand Buhari’s return or resignation

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Popular musician, Mr. Charles Oputa (popularly known as Charley Boy) on Monday alongside some youth stormed Abuja, the nation’s capital to demand the return or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. The President has been away for over 90 days on medical vacation to the United Kingdom ...

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North position on restructuring will benefit all Nigerians, says Almakura

Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Tanko Almakura has stated that a committee of Northern governors and traditional rulers will soon come up with a stand in the region’s and country’s best interests. Almakura stated that the committee under the leadership of his Sokoto State counterpart, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal will come ...

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Osun PDP mourns, says Aregbesola’s late mum a virtuous woman

The Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has condoned with the state Governor of the state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on the death of his mother, Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola. A statement issued by the State PDP chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo described the death of the governor’s mother as painful ...

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APC’s national secretariat upturn’s Banire’s suspension

National leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has voided the suspension of the party’s National Legal Adviser, Muiz Banire, by his ward and ratified by the leadership of the party in Mushin local government area of Lagos State. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, said ...

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