Gov. Ganduje to Kwankwaso, “you are a selfish leader”

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Wednesday night at the Government House while receiving the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as well as troops of the Kwankwasiyya Movement that decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state carpeted his erstwhile political leader and former governor, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, saying he is a very self centred politician who thinks of nothing but himself. Ganduje in his words said, “It is natural to be a bit selfish but I have never seen anyone as selfish…

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Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodima Imo governor

. The election of Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo State has been nullified by the Supreme court on Tuesday. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, unanimously declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress as winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election and the validly elected governor of the state. There was a lull in the courtroom as the apex court handed down the judgment. Ihedioha’s lawyers and supporters were visibly shocked after the apex court…

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Incompetence tale trails Minister of Power, Sale Mamman

How Minister of Power, Sale Mamman’s Incompetence Is Embarrassing President Buhari When President Muhammadu Buhari got into office as President for the first time in 2015, he promised to give Nigerians the best and work with the best set of people that would join him to move Nigeria forward. This, he did with the appointment of people with the ability and capability to make changes and one of the stars of his government then was a former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, who was given three portfolios…

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Tinubu visits Buhari, speaks on Bakare’s call for successor

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday said it was too early to debate which zone of the country should produce the next president. He cautioned that such a debate would negatively affect the pace of governance by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Tinubu, who spoke after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday cautioned that discussing 2023 presidency now would distract the administration from providing people-oriented services and executing its development agenda. Tinubu’s declaration came on the heels…

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Obaseki’s Christmas gift to Oshiomole rejected

Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and former Edo State governor, on Wednesday rejected Christmas gifts sent to him by the Edo State Government. It was gathered that messengers from the state government were dispatched to deliver the conventional Christmas presents reserved for former governors of the state to Oshiomhole but were turned back. The messengers said they met the mother of the former governor, who rejected the items, stating that her son would not accept the gifts. The gift items meant for Oshiomhole included four…

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National Assembly will be rubber stamp than fight executive – Gbajabiamila

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has said the National Assembly will rather be a rubber stamp for the progress of the country than fight the executive arm of government. Gbajabiamila spoke on Sunday during a meeting with members of his constituency in Surulere, Lagos State. The event, tagged, ‘2019 End of the Year Grassroots Empowerment Programme,’ was attended by residents, members and leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the state. Different gifts and equipment, including financial donations, were presented to the constituents, who turned out in…

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Shehu Sani to Buhari: Address allegation of north’s dominance in cabinet

Comrade Shehu Sani, the Executive Director of African Centre for Peace and Development, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to address the allegation raised by southerners that his government is dominated by northerners and Muslims. He gave the charge yesterday while receiving members of Bushara Baptist Church led by Rev. Joel Yohana in Kaduna where they presented him with the book, “77 Years Silent Exploit in Northern Nigeria: The untold story of Bushara Baptist Church from 1948-2019.” The representative of Kaduna Central in the eighth Senate also asked the president to…

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Kano Emirates:Ganduje appoints Emir Sanusi as chairman, Council of Chiefs

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has appointed Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano Emirate, as Chairman Kano State Council of Chiefs. This is come after the alleged war between the two Kano top citizens. Their war began when Sanusi’s utterances before the 2019 elections, suggest that he was against the re-election bid of Ganduje. On winning his second term in office, the Governor split the Kano emirate into five leaving Sanusi with 10 of the 44 local government areas he had control over. Abba Anwar, the governor’s spokesman in…

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At last, DSS releases Sowore from detention

Less than 24-hour after an ultimatum issued by an Abuja based Federal High Court to release the convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, the Department of State Services (DSS) has complied with the order. The court also awarded N100,000 against the prosecution for failing to comply with court orders requesting the release of Sowore and for not serving the defense counsel with necessary documents early enough. The penalty, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu said, must be paid to the defendants before the commencement of trial. The judge consequently adjourned hearing till Friday.…

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SERAP: Court orders Saraki, Amaechi other ex-Governors to return pensions

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos State has ordered the recovery of pensions collected by former governors serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly. In a case instituted by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), the court ordered the Federal Government to recover the earlier paid pensions to these former political office holders. It also directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) to challenge the legality of states’ pension laws which allow former governors and other past public…

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