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Osita Okechukwu calls for Adams Oshiomhole’s resignation as APC chair

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has asked the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to resign honourably to save the party from further embarrassment.
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2019: South East’ll vote party that supports restructuring – Group

A socio-political group, Igbo Kwenu Association, has said Igbo living in the South East and other parts of the country would vote any political party that supports restructuring.

SERAP: Investigative journalism key to taming corruption in Nigeria

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in Lagos on Thursday launched its latest publication entitled “Uncovering Corruption in Nigeria: A Manual for Investigative Journalists”.

House of Reps begin probe of NHIS crisis

A House of Representatives ad hoc committee chaired by Nicholas Ossai (PDP, Delta) yesterday began the probe of the embattled Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf.
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Osun election: PDP demands reconstitution of electoral tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the immediate reconstitution of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.

House of Reps reads riot act to insurance companies over alleged infractions

The House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Other Institutions has alleged that there are serious infractions on the part of major insurance companies in Nigeria.

Muhammadu Buhari bans 50 prominent Nigerians from travelling

The war against corruption received a boost on Saturday as President Muhammadu Buhari ordered Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, to begin full implementation of Executive Order 6.

Ike Ekweremadu: Asset declaration charges against me laughable, malicious

Deputy President Ike Ekweremadu has described the asset declaration charges filed against him by the Federal Government as laughable, malicious and an attempt to to smear his name as political activities gather momentum.

2019: Lagos APC faction declares support for Akinwunmi Ambode’s second term bid

A faction of the APC in Lagos State led by Mr. Fouad Oki, has supported Akinwunmi Ambode’s return bid, saying like his predecessors, he was entitled to a second term of office without a contest.

ECOWAS court fines federal government, Imo N100 million over property demolition

The ECOWAS Court has asked the federal government and the Imo state government to pay N100.09 million as special damages to a family whose property was demolished four years ago in Imo State.

House of Reps: Maiduguri Police protest shows leadership problem President Buhari mustn’t ignore

Members of the House of Representatives warned on Thursday that security challenges in the country would continue to worsen, leading to anarchy if more protests by policemen occurs across the Federation.

Patience Jonathan: Court refuses to reverse companies guilty plea

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, dismissed an application by four companies that pleaded guilty to laundering 15.5million dollars allegedly owned by former first lady, Patience Jonathan.
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2018 Budget: Your aides didn’t brief you properly – National Assembly tells President Buhari

Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari expressed reservations over some alterations in the 2018 budget, both chambers of the national assembly have sent a response to the president.

Mustapha Jokolo: I’m not desperate for Emir of Gwandu stool

Deposed Emir of Gwandu, ‎Alhaji Mustapha Jokolo, said he was not desperate for the stool amidst legal theatrics militating against his re-instatement.

Ways to Nigeria’s present criminal revolution

The military involvements in politics for twenty-nine years out of Nigeria’s fifty-seven years of independence has drawn back and miniaturized the sense of democracy and good governance among Nigerian political leaders so much that political discussions are no longer issue-based or interesting.

1999 constitution as ‘enemy of progress’

With the campaign for #BringBack1963Constitution gaining momentum, how many Nigerians have bothered to read the document? Never mind.

This thing called ‘1999 Constitution’

It is such a bad document that it is only fit for the refuse dump. I am further told that all the problems and troubles with Nigeria can be traced to this vile document which has destroyed the hopes and aspirations of millions of Nigerians.

Constitution amendment: Northern states lawmakers endorse local govt autonomy

The visiting unionists sought the support of the House for autonomy of the local government councils in the ongoing review of the 1999 Constitution by the National Assembly.

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Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.