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    Details have emerged on why President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Senate to confirm the appointment of Mr Godwin Emefiele as Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor for the second and final term of five years. A Presidency source told Political Economist that Buhari was impressed with the manner he has navigated through the nation’s economic ...
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    The Senate on Wednesday went into a rowdy session following a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye and co-sponsored by seven other lawmakers on alleged militarisation of the 2019 elections. The upper chamber became raucous when the Minority Leader, Sen. Biodun Olujinmi, stood up to calm nerves that became frayed following the movement of the ...
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    The Court of Appeal has refused to stay the trial of the suspended chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, in the false asset declaration charges brought against him by the federal government at the code of conduct tribunal. The Appellate Court in a unanimous decision in a ruling delivered by Justice Abdul Aboki ...
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    Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has promised to run a youth-driven administration if given the mandate in Feb. 16, general election. Atiku gave the commitment on Thursday at the PDP presidential campaign in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital where he was greeted by a mammoth crowd of supporters. According to ...
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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Kwara politics has taken a new direction through the people`s votes as seen in the Nov. 17 House of Representatives’ bye-election in the state. Malam Lanre Onilu, the APC National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. The statement was in reaction to ...
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    Thousands of Youths from various associations and groups on Saturday embarked on a rally in support of presidential ambition of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki in Ilorin, Kwara capital. The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that the rally was led by Olarewaju Oba, an aspirant into House of Representatives for llorin/Asa Federal Constituency, ...
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    The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has described the death of former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Koffi Annan, as the end of a golden era in global politics and international relations. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, described the late Annan as ...
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    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday described the recent defection of some governors and lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as nothing but a storm in a teacup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there have been rumours making the round about the defection of the ...
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    The Presidency on Sunday appealed to the National Assembly (NASS) to reconvene as urgent matters pending before it may affect the running of Nigeria and matters affecting Nigerians. The appeal was made by the Senior Special Adviser (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang at a news conference in Lagos. The ...
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    Leadership of the National Assembly has condemned impeachment move against Benue governor, Samuel Ortom, by eight members of the House of Assembly, saying it was desecration of legislative sanctity. President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, made the assertion in a statement in Abuja on Monday. The ...