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Kwara Assembly passes law to stop governor from dissolving elected councils

A Bill for a law to amend the Kwara State Lacal Government (Amendment) Law No. 3 of 2006, has been passed by the State House of Assembly.

Groups urge Plateau lawmakers to reject water privatisation

Trade unions and civil society groups on Tuesday mounted pressure on members of the Plateau State House of Assembly to expunge privatisation clauses from a bill on the water sector.
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Group threatens to picket Lagos Assembly over Akinwunmi Ambode’s impeachment plot

A Lagos-based civil rights movement, Save Lagos Group (SLG), has threatened to picket the Lagos State House of Assembly next week if it goes ahead with alleged plans to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

APC suspends national deputy chairman

The Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), North East Zone, Abubakar Ajiya, has announced the suspension of the Zonal Chairman, Mustapha Salihu.

2019: David Mark promises to tackle security challenges if elected

Sen. David Mark, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, on Friday promised to tackle the security challenges facing the country if he emerges as the PDP candidate and wins the 2019 presidential election.

General Abdulsalami hails peaceful transition of power in Liberia

Former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), on Sunday hailed the ongoing peaceful transition of democratic government to another in Liberia.

‘Power is not sexually transmitted’

We’ve heard of sexually transmitted diseases. But sexually transmitted power? No! Yet that was the scenario the Zimbabwean military succeeded in preventing a week ago when it first placed Robert Mugabe, the country’s president for 37 years, under house arrest in order to prevent the ascension to power of Grace, wife of Mr. Mugabe.

No special privilege for anybody in PDP – Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is opened to new to members, but there will not be special privilege for anybody, its national chairman Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, has said.

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Olu Akerele: Naming national stadium after MKO Abiola shows President Buhari has good heart

A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
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President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.