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Fayose Tasks NJC on Justice Abang, Calls For His Sack


Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the controversial Federal High Court, Abuja judge, Okon Abang as a disgrace to the judiciary, calling on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to “save the judiciary from this disgrace called Okon Abang by showing him the way out of the bench.” Governor Fayose, in his reaction to the Appeal Court judgment, which ...

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APC Insists: Ondo Governorship Election Must Hold

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted the scheduled November 26 governorship election in Ondo State must hold. Reacting to a statement credited to the Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday calling for the postponement of the election, the APC through its National Secretary Mai Mala Buni, on Sunday said the Ondo governorship election ...

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PDP urges INEC to Postpone Ondo governorship poll

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo state. A statement signed by Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the faction, said the election should be postponed pending the determination of its suit before the Supreme Court. ...

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List Of 33 Nigerian States That Can’t Pay Workers Salaries

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola

A recent report released by a data gathering and analysis firm based in Nigeria has revealed the spate of insolvency among component states. BudgIT has released an updated list of states that can’t pay the salaries of their workers. In 2015, BudgIT said only 19 states were caught in the web of insolvency, but now the number has swollen to ...

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It Took Us Ten Days To Count The N1.2bn ONSA Cash Collected By Agbele, Fayose’s Aide – Witness

Abiodun Agbele, Fayose's aide, in court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 14, 2016 continued the examination of its first prosecution witness, PW1, Alade Oluseye Sunday, on a case of alleged fraud against Abiodun Agbele, an aide to the governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja. Sunday, a manager and ...

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Saraki debunk defecting rumour

Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki has debunked social media rumour that alleges that he has defected to the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to Saraki, he is still committed to the APC; a party that he helped midwife and worked for its victory in the 2015 elections. A statement issued by his Special Assistant on New Media, Bamikole ...

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PDP apologise to Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party have promised to move Nigeria away from the current situation it is. In a series of tweets posted on their Twitter account @pdpNigeria, the party apologised to Nigerians for the part it played that made Nigeria what it is today; promising to help find solutions to improve the deplorable situation. The tweet reads, “We accept responsibility and apologise ...

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Kashamu urges Sheriff to let go of party rift with Makarfi

Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP-Ogun East) on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party disputed Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to allow the rift rocking the party to be resolved. Kashamu said this in a statement he signed and released to newsmen in Abuja. According to him, one certain thing from the many reconciliation meetings and diplomatic shuttles is that the PDP ...

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PDP mocks Saraki, warns aggrieved members against defecting

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday while warning disgruntled members of the party who are contemplating defecting to other parties to, in their own interest, think twice before taking such a decision, saying they will suffer same fate as Saraki and others. The Ekiti state Chairman of the party, Mr Gboyega Oguntuase said at a news conference in Ado ...

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