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Senate confirms 15 resident electoral commissioners

Nigerian Senate confirms Senate confirms resident electoral commissioners

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of 15 persons out of 27 nominated by President Buhari as Resident Electoral Commissioners. The Senate had previously stepped down the list from the President in protest against the retention of Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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Sen. Isiaka Adeleke died of drug overdose – Coroner

Sen. Isiaka Adeleke

The Coroner appointed by the Osun Government to investigate the cause of death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke has declared that his death was caused by drug overdose. The Coroner, Chief Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara while giving his verdict in Osogbo on Tuesday, said all the evidence before him in no way …

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Adeleke’s Death: Coroner Fixes May 29 For Verdict

The Coroner Inquest set up by Osun Government to investigate the cause of the death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke has fixed May 29 to release its findings. The Coroner, Chief Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara made this known during the court’s sitting on Monday in Osogbo. Ayilara said that the court commenced …

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Adeleke’s Family mulls autopsy, threatens suit

The family of late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke says it will consider all legal options against the Chief Medical Director of Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Prof. Akeem Lasisi, over the autopsy conducted on the late politician. Dr Deji Adeleke, the immediate younger brother of the deceased, told newsmen on …

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CBN, FIRS, 32 agencies 8 months late on Budget submission

The Senate on Tuesday frowned at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and 32 other parastatals and agencies of government for failing to submit their 2017 budget proposal eight months after they were due to have been submitted. Following a point of Order raised by …

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Sen. Isiaka Adeleke Died Of Overdose Of Banned Drugs – LAUTECH CMD

The Chief Medical Director of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Prof Akeem Lasisi, has testified that the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, was given an overdose of banned injections. Testifying before the Olusegun Ayilara-led coroner set up by Governor Rauf Aregbesola in Osogbo, on Monday, Lasisi, speaking …

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FG Deploys Ambassadors In July

Nigerian ambassador-designates would be posted to the country’s various missions abroad by July, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. Amb. Sola Enikanolaiye, the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in New York that the ministry had started receiving “agreemo”. ‘Agreemo’ is a memorandum …

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Chief Of Staff Abba Kyari Inserted Controversial ‘Coordinator’ Clause In Buhari’s Letter To National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has been named as the architect of the president’s controversial letter to the National Assembly informing legislators that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was to be the “coordinator” of government activities during Mr. Buhari’s latest trip to Britain to undergo urgent medical care. …

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Osinbajo Is The Acting President – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani on Wednesday weighed in on the controversy surrounding the recent letter President Buhari sent to the senate notifying them of his medical followup to the UK. In the letter, President Buhari stated that Osinbajo would coordinate activities of the government while he is away. Some Nigerians have …

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Buhari names Osinbajo as ‘coordinator’ of nation’s affairs

President Muhammadu Buhari says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will “coordinate” the nation’s affairs while he is abroad for medical treatment. A letter sent by the president to the Senate, notifying lawmakers of his trip, however raised questions Tuesday about Mr. Osinbajo’s powers after Mr. Buhari failed to address him as …

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