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Only persons with solid base will be elected into party positions, President Buhari tells APC State Chairmen    

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja told state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that only members with solid base from the grassroots to national level will represent the party in elective positions. Receiving state chairmen of the party led by the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, at State House, …

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 Recover pensions collected by Akpabio, Saraki, others – Court tells FG; Directs AGF to challenge states’ pension laws

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgment has ordered the Federal Government to “recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly, and directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN to …

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Plateau Governorship tussle: Proceed immediately to Supreme Court on appeal, Useni tells lawyers; ‘Fighting him is like fighting a father,’ – Gov. Lalong  

By Thompson Yamput Jos; Chijioke Okoronkwo Abuja Lt-Gen. Jeremiah Useni, the Governorship Candidate of  the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau in the 2019 elections, on Friday instructed his lawyers to proceed to the Supreme Court to challenge the judgment of the Court of Appeal which affirmed the victory of …

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Senate receives Buhari’s request for consideration of 2019/2020 NDDC budget  *Wants Commission’s confirmed  board members sworn-in immediately  

The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the consideration and passage of the 2019/2020 budget estimates for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The request was contained in a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and read on the floor …

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Bayelsa Election: Buhari’s alleged blackmail of ex-President Jonathan false, irresponsible – Presidency

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Nov. 26, 2019 The Presidency has described as “false and irresponsible’’ reports that former president Goodluck Jonathan was blackmailed to support the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), in recent Bayelsa State governorship election. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, the Senior Special Assistant to …

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Senate yet to receive request from Buhari for Magu’s confirmation – Lawan  ***Says NASS will hold Govt officials accountable

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Lawan made the disclosure when a delegation of the Presidential Advisory …

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