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Fayose to EFCC: I ‘ll appear before you October 16


Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) informing the agency of his intention to appear before it on October 16. Fayose’s tenure will lapse on October 15 and the Governor -elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi will take over on October 16. Fayemi …

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Arrest of INEC boss halted by Appeal Court


The Court of Appeal in Abuja has issued a stay of execution on the warrant of arrest against the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Mahmoud Yakubu over alleged contempt of court. Justice Abdul Aboki, who led a three-member panel of justices, yesterday ordered the Federal High …

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Osinbajo to act in Buhari’s absence as president begins vacation in London


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will act as President Muhammadu Buhari begins a ten-day vacation in London from tomorrow. Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina announced the President’s vacation in a statement made available to State House Correspondents yesterday. The statement said, “In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution, a …

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President Buhari to visit London on 10-day vacation


President Muhammadu Buhari will begin another round of vacation from Friday. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday. Adesina said Buhari would be away for 10 working days. He said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo …

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PDP Reps condemn move to impeach Gov Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom

Peoples Democratic Party members of the House of Representatives have condemned the unfolding political crisis in Benue State where eight out of 30 members of the House of Assembly served Governor Samuel Ortom impeachment notice. The PDP caucus, led by the Deputy Minority Leader, Mr Chukwuka Onyema, has just addressed …

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Buhari urged to sign constitution amendment on budget timeline


The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately signed the Sections 81 and 121 Sections of the 1999 Constitution as amended, which sought to compel the President and state governors to submit budget estimates to the national and state assemblies respectively, 90 days to the …

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