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Buhari meets with Saraki at the state house

Amid reports that the hard and soft copy of the 2016 Budget has gone missing, President Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki met behind closed doors at the state house this afternoon. The meeting lasted for 30 minutes after which Saraki left the state house. Saraki refused to speak with ...

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2016 budget reportedly goes missing at National Assembly

According to a report by Daily Trust, the hard and soft copy of the 2016 budget proposal submitted to the National Assembly by President Buhari on December 22nd is missing. The disappearance of the budget document was announced by Senator Ali Ndume during a closed door session that lasted 90 ...

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Olisa Metuh sues FG over his prolonged detention

Embattled National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, has dragged the Federal government before a Federal High Court in Abuja over his continued detention. Metuh is being detained for allegedly receiving N400 million from former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki. In a suit filed by his counsel, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, Metuh ...

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Fayose condemns Faleke, Audu’s arrest by DSS, says “Nigeria now

Read the press statement below… Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the yesterday’s arrest and detention of the Kogi State Deputy Governor-Elect, Hon James Abiodun Faleke and Mr Mohammed Audu, son of the late former Governor of Kogi State and All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Abubakar Audu, ...

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Witch-hunt: Jafaru Isa’s Release Vindicates Us – PDP

Read the press statement below… The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) says the release of the associate of President Muhammadu Buhari and APC chieftain, Brig. General Jafaru Isa (retired) by the EFCC barely eight hours after arrest while its spokesman Chief Olisa Metuh remains detained and without being charged to court ...

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INEC declares Seriake Dickson winner of Bayelsa governorship election

The incumbent governor of Bayelsa state has been declared winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa state. Having won the rerun election in Southern Ijaw LG, Seriake was declared winner of the election by INEC. He pulled a total of 134,998 votes to defeat APC’s Timipre Sylva who pulled 86,852 ...

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APC blasts PDP’s attacks against anti-graft war

The APC asked the anti-corruption agencies to ignore the attacks of the opposition party PDP against the anti-graft war of the Pres. Buhari’s government. In a statement by the National Secretary of the APC, Mai Mala Buni on Saturday, it stated that the APC was aware of the plan by ...

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DSS invites Faleke, and late Audu Abubakar’s son

The political climate in Kogi state appears to be far from being stable as officials of the Department of State Security today invited the former deputy candidate to late Prince Audu Abubakar, James Faleke ‎for questioning. According to a report by Vanguard, the invitation according to sources is a security ...

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Senator Uche Ekwunife defects to APC

Senator Uche Ekwunife, the former senator representing Anambra Senatorial District announced on Friday that she had defected to All Progressives Congress (APC). The senator whose election was annuled by Appeal Court in Enugu on December 6, 2015, on grounds of irregularities. The court ordered a the Independent National Election Commission ...

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Metuh: ‘Holding Charge Illegal’- PDP Tells EFCC, FG

Read the PDP statement below.. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the continued incarceration of its spokesman, Chief Olisa Metuh by the EFCC since Tuesday, without charging him to court, clearly shows the dictatorial character of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC Federal Government, which has not hidden its disdain for ...

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