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Ekiti Lawmaker, Senator Abiodun Olujimi Got Slapped’ By A NASS Staff

  The Senate wing of the National Assembly was in frenzy on Monday, January 29, 2018, following an “elevator fight” between Ekiti lawmaker, Senator Abiodun Olujimi and a legislative staff. Despite being a plenary-free day, today happened to be a very busy day at the National Assembly. This was because the Senate committee on petroleum (downstream)…

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Ekwueme Was Committed To The Unity Of Nigeria – Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the late former Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme, was committed to the unity of Nigeria throughout his lifetime. Osinbajo made the statement during a Parade of Honour for Ekwueme mounted at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday as part of the last respects by the Federal Government for him. He expressed the…

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Saraki’s Assets Falsification Trial Resumes February 6

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja, has fixed February 6 for the Federal Government to re-open its case against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki over alleged assets falsification. The tribunal, led by Danladi Umar, okayed resumption of hearing of the charge by the Federal Government against Saraki, in obedience to a…

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Senator Marafa Walks Out Director Representing Buhari’s Minister

Senator Kabir Marafa, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources Downstream, on Monday, walked out a Director of the Ministry of Finance sent to represent Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, at public hearing on the alleged N5 trillion subsidy paid to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Marafa declared that it was disrespectful of…

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Buhari Supports CFTA, Calls For African Single Market To Tackle Unemployment, Poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the speedy establishment of a single, unified market in Africa saying this would increase trade, create more jobs and reduce poverty. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President made the call on Monday while presenting Nigeria’s position in favour…

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President Muhammadu Buhari Pledges To Fight Corruption! Speaks At The AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari says the war against corruption has come to stay in Nigeria as he described it as “one of the greatest evils of our time.’’ The President stated this while formally launching the African Anti-Corruption Year 2018 during the Opening Ceremony of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government…

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President Buhari, Obasanjo Meet, Exchange Banters After Damaging Statement

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo met on Sunday for the first time since the latter released his public statement criticizing the former over his poor leadership and advising him against seeking reelection.   The leaders are attending the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the…

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Don Waney’s Younger Brother “Obata Osu” Killed By Security Forces

Oluchi Igwedibia, a younger brother to late serial kidnapper and mass murderer Johnson Igwedibia a.k.a Don Wani, has been shot dead by security forces. Oluchi, popularly known as “Obata Osu” was among the suspected gang that allegedly participated in the brutal murder of 23 persons in Omoku, Rivers, on January 1 and was among the…

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