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Kwara Assembly plans bill on ritual killings, illegal exhumation of corpses

Members of the Kwara House of Assembly are set to pass a bill into law prohibiting ritual killings and exhumation of corpses in the state. Speaker of the House, Dr Ali Ahmad, made this disclosure in Ilorin while receiving members of the ‘Concerned Muslims of Kwara’ led by Prof. Lanre ...

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Oyo Assembly begs Ajimobi to pay pensioners’ entitlements

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday appealed to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi to pay of pension arrears to retirees in the state. The appeal followed a motion moved by the lawmaker representing Ona Ara, Mr Azeez Biliaminu, in which he made a passionate appeal for the payment of pensioners ...

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2019: No better candidate than Buhari, says Marwa

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) chieftain, Gen. Buba Marwa, on Tuesday, said so far, there was no better presidential candidate for the 2019 presidential election in the APC than President Muhammadu Buhari. Marwa, who is also a former military governor of Lagos State, made this disclosure in Yola after a ...

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Ambition, drove ex-VP Atiku from APC, says Ojudu

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been advised to in all honesty, tell Nigerians his true reasons for quitting the All Progressive Party, APC, to rejoin the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, instead of accusing the ruling party of failure to deliver on promises. Special Adviser to the President on Political ...

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Wike accuses FG of plot to use SARS to rig 2019 poll

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has accused the Federal Government of plot to rig the 2019 general election using operatives of the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS). In a statement issued by his media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu,on Tuesday, Wike made the assertion during his visit to the Board of Editors ...

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Imo Assembly majority, deputy leaders resign in controversial circumstances

Two principal officers of the Imo State House of Assembly, the Majority Leader, Hon. Lugard Osuji and his deputy, Hon.  Kennedy Ibeh resigned their positions in plenary. Though the circumstances regarding their action remained unclear as at the time of filing this reports; sources close to the assembly told NAIJAOXYGEN that ...

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Atiku storms PDP secretariat ahead of Saturday’s convention

A former Vice President of the country, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has stormed the national secretariat of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to formally concretise his defection to the party from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku had on Sunday announced his defection to the PDP on Saturday in ...

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Atiku’s return, a welcome development, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the return of a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, saying the move was a welcome one. In a statement issued by the publicity scribe of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye on Monday expressed the party’s gladness over the move, adding that ...

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PDP S’West Crisis: Kashamu faction loses as Appeal Court withhold recognition

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti has granted an interim order staying execution of all orders granted by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, restraining the Dr Eddy Olafeso led Southwest Zonal Exco of the People Democratic Party (PDP) from functioning. In its ruling, ...

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Atiku: Eight Adamawa commissioners dump APC for PDP

Cabinet reshuffle is eminent in Adamawa state, as at least at eight commissioners in the Senator Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow, led APC controlled state Government, have pulled out of the APC in support of the former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Waziri Adamawa. The serving commissioners, who are known as ...

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