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Join APGA or lose your seats, Obiano warns Southeast governors

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Thursday warned his counterparts in the South-east that they will lose their seats in the 2019 general elections unless they join his party, the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA. He gave the warning at a rally to celebrate his reelection and to campaign for the party’s …

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NGO Bill: Protesters storm National Assembly

Protesters in their hundreds on Wednesday besieged the National Assembly to prevent the passage of a bill for an act to provide for the establishment of the Non-governmental Organisation, NGO, regulatory commission. The protest was led by renowned human rights activist, Chidi Odinkalu. The protesters clad in shirts bearing ‘#NoToNOGBill …

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Saraki must face trial at CCT – Appeal court rules

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja had on Wednesday ruled that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki must face trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. The court also dismissed 15 out of the 18 counts of false assets declaration instituted against the Senate President, before the Code …

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Nigerian MPs begin investigation into suspension of SEC chief

Nigerian MPs begin investigation into suspension of SEC chief

ABUJA/LAGOS, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Nigerian lawmakers opened an investigation on Tuesday into the finance minister’s suspension of the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), saying they would look into whether the ministry had interfered with the SEC’s work. Lawmakers in the House of Representatives plan to investigate …

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Gunmen abduct former senator Arise

Unidentified gunmen have abducted former senator and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Ayo Arise while on his way to Abuja this morning Monday 4, according to Premium Times. The online newspaper reported that the kidnappers have contacted the family of the politician and had made a …

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Sen. Murray-Bruce calls Atiku “next president of Nigeria”

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, took to Twitter to describe Atiku Abubakar as “the next president of Nigeria”, few hours after the former vice president declared that he was re-joining his former party – the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Murray-Bruce said, ”Just watched @atiku, the …

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