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Saraki swears in Adeleke as senator

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has administered the oath of office on Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the chamber, before yesterday’s plenary. Adeleke, who represents Osun West senatorial district, took over from his brother, Isiaka, who died in April 2017. A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator, Adeleke defeated Mudashiru Hussein of the …

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My Father, Buhari, Is Doing Pretty Good, Says Zahra On Twitter

Zahra, daughter of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed the state of health of her father when she was asked on twitter.Zahra had tweeted via her Twitter handle: “Afternoon Nigeria;’ to which someone had responded: ‘Where is your father please? #asking on behalf of Nigerians.”  And Zahra responded: “He’s doing …

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BREAKING: Governor Fayose sacks all Ekiti commissioners

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has directed the immediate dissolution of the State Executive Council. Dailypost reports that, all former Commissioners have been ordered to hand over to the Permanent Secretaries of their respective ministries. Lere Olayinka, Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, in a statement quoted …

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Senate Warns Fashola – Stop Deceiving Nigerians

  The Nigerian Senate has asked Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, to stop spreading wrong information about the 2017 budget. Speaking on Fashola’s claim that the budget for his ministry was altered, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi said “Even as at last year the 2016 Appropriation Act voted …

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Supreme Court Sacks Senator Danladi

The Supreme Court has sacked Abubakar Danladi, Senator representing Taraba North in the Nigerian Senate. The court ordered the Senator who was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC to refund all salaries and allowances earned in the Senate within 90 days. The court also declared Alhaji …

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Buhari’s Return to Nigeria Postponed

President Muhammadu Buhari will not return to Nigeria home from a medical leave in the UK this weekend, according to presidency.  It was earlier touted that Buhari would be returning this weekend. Sources, according to Reuters, say Buhari’s doctors said they will need to carry out testing on him on …

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Obasanjo Endorses Benue Governor For Second Term

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom for a second term in office.  Obasanjo made the endorsement on Saturday in Makurdi after commissioning the Schools of Nursing and Midwifery; NAN reports.  Obasanjo also commended Ortom for signing the anti-open grazing bill into law, stating that it would …

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Dino Melaye – I May Soon Be Arrested

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says he may soon be arrested over some of his comments.  Melaye made the remark when asking why Ibrahim Magu was still acting chariman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC during the second anniversary celebration of the 8th Senate. Melaye said, “I may …

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