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Dino Melaye in DSS Hospital, says Spokesman


The Department of State Service (DSS) has said it admitted Senator Dino Melaye at it’s Abuja Clinic as part of inter-agency collaboration with the police. A statement late Friday night by DSS spokesman Peter Afunanya said the Police brought Melaye to the DSS facility after obtaining a 14-day detention warrant …

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PDP alleges plot to arrest lawmakers for booing Buhari


The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has said it uncovered plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Presidency to arrest the National Assembly members who booed President Muhammadu Buhari during his 2019 proposed budget presentation last Wednesday. The PPCO spokesman, Buba Galadima, who addressed newsmen Sunday …

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PDP alleges fresh ‘plot’ to use police, DSS to remove Saraki


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that there was a fresh plot to use the Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to forcefully remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from office. The party also condemned what it termed continuous clampdown, harassment, intimidation, arrest and detention of members …

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Kemi Adeosun: Why I decided to resign


Embattled former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has given reasons for her decision to resign from her position in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. In her resignation letter made available to journalists, the former minister noted that she was shocked by the outcome of the investigation done on the allegation that …

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Jonathan did not rescue any girls, Chibok parents say


Parents of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 have refuted claims by Reuben Abati, presidential spokesperson under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, that the Federal Government under the former leader had rescued many of the girls. The former aide had disclosed, during a television interaction with Femi Adesina, …

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NASS siege: Osinbajo hailed for sacking Daura


Emerging from its National Executive Council meeting on Thursday, the Arewa Consultative Forum hailed the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, for firing a former Director-General of the Department of State Security, Lawal Daura, whose men invaded the 8th National Assembly. It condemned the action of the DSS, noting that the …

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DSS: We didn’t find N21bn, weapons in Daura’s house

Lawal Daura

The Department of State Services has denied the rumour making the round that a huge sum of money and weapons were found in the house of its sacked Director-General,  Mr Lawal Daura. The service said that the rumour emanated from some fake videos, which it said were circulated as being …

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Okorocha: Igbo don’t know how to honour their own


 Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha has said that the Igbo alone cannot produce a president of Igbo extraction, adding that the Igbo would need the rest of Nigerians to be able to have a president of Igbo origin. Okorocha spoke while fielding questions from journalists on Sunday at the Government House, …

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NASS invasion: FG plans to implicate us – Saraki, Ekweremadu


The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu,  have raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the Federal Government to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party. They said the latest plot was to twist the facts of the invasion of …

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