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Unity Forum call for Saraki’s resignation as he faces CCT trial

A group of APC Senators under the aegis Unity Forum, have called on Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign from office as he faces trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Unity Forum is made of APC Senators like Sen. Ahmed Lawan, APC’s choice for Senate President & Suleiman Hunkunyi.

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Anyone saying the Chibok girls will return is telling lies – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said the over 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State may never be found because their whereabout is unknown. He stated this on Friday, February 5 while fielding questions during the Seventh Roundtable with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a programme organised by Obafemi Awolowo ...

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Former Senate president, Ken Nnamani, resigns from PDP

Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party. Nnamani was Senate President from 2005 to 2007. In a statement titled, ‘PDP, the burden and my conscience,’ which he released today February 6th, Nnamani said he was quitting politics in the interim but will however ...

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Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal marry new wife

The pair reportedly got married yesterday..

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You must resign as the senate President now, Lawan group tells Saraki

The anti-Saraki senators, under the aegis of the Senate Unity Forum, on Friday asked Dr. Bukola Saraki to step aside as Senate President. The group, following Friday’s Supreme Court judgement on the trial of the Senate President at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, said that Saraki must resign as the ...

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I keep praying to God to be merciful to the over 170 million Nigerians –Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that with the quantum of problems his administration inherited, he sometimes wondered why he had to seek power at this time. Buhari spoke in London while addressing members of the Nigerian community in the United Kingdom. Our correspondent obtained a transcript of the ...

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The plot to cut down Tinubu’s power in South West

Prominent cabinet members of President Muhammadu Buhari from the South-West have been strategising to form a well-grounded political structure aimed at wrestling the region from the strong grip of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Ripples Nigeria can exclusively report that the plot, which started ...

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Osinbajo to act as President, has Buhari proceeds on 5-day vacation

President Buhari has begun a short vacation from today, Feb. 5 to February 10, 2016. A statement by Special Adviser to Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says that while Buhari is away, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will perform the functions of the President.

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Senate President Bukola Saraki reacts to Supreme Court ruling

Read the press statement below.. After listening to the ruling of the Supreme Court in the appeal he filed to challenge the process of arraigning him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki hereby states as follows:

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Saraki must go on with his trial- Suprem court rules

The Supreme court has ruled that Senate President, Bukola Saraki must continue his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). In a judgement delivered this morning, the apex court dismissed Saraki’s appeal challenging the authority of the tribunal in trying him for a 13 count charge of asset falsification ...

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