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Buhari, APC defrauding Nigerians – Fayose

For the second day running, Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress over the new pump price of fuel imposed on

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Chaos in Benin as lawmakers sack Speaker

Benin, the Edo state capital was thrown into turmoil on Tuesday as the  State House of Assembly impeached its speaker, Victor Edoror. Edoror, a member of the All Progressives Congress, was removed alongside

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Saraki returns to Appeal Court, insists on Umar’s disqualification

The Senate President, Dr Bukola
 Saraki, has appealed against the refusal of Code of Conduct Tribunal chairman, Danladi Umar to disqualify himself from his ongoing corruption trial.
Saraki is standing trial

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Governors demand more share from federal revenue, 18 months moratorium on debts

…As Buhari laments inability of 24 states to pay salaries [G]overnors of the 36 states of the federation have called for the review of the current revenue sharing  formula between

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2016 budget: Buhari’s demands are difficult to meet – Senate

By Nura Salami [S]enate Leader, Alhaji Muhammad Ndume, on Monday shed more light on the raging controversy over the 2016 budget. The Senate Leader told journalists in Maiduguri, Borno state

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Masari, Nnamani urge Presidency, NASS to end budget crises

By Nura Salami [K]atsina state governor,  Aminu Bello Masari and a former Senate President, Senator Ken Nnamani, have counseled President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly to

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I am interested in Buhari’s job – Lamido

Former Governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido   on Monday said he would
contest for presidency on the
platform of the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.
Lamido made this known to
newsmen on Monday in

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Reps grill Police IGP over Kogi Assembly crisis

The House of Representatives
Adhoc Committee on Kogi
 Assembly Crisis on Thursday
quizzed the Inspector-General of
Police, Solomon Arase, over the
re-opening of Kogi House of
Assembly complex.
The House had through a
resolution directed  Arase to
seal

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Senate suspends amendment of Code of Conduct law

The  Senate has resolved to suspend its planned amendment of certain sections of the Code of Conduct act and other anti- corruption laws. The bill was initiated and referred to

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Key evidence against Saraki burnt in bank — Witness

An investigative officer with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Michael Wetkas who is testifying against the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday told the Code of Conduct Tribunal that documents relating to

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