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September 15, 2018 6:09 AM Dogara: What we are doing to stop Speaker’s impeachment – Lawmakers

Lawmakers under the aegis of Parliamentary Democrats Group, PDG, has raised the alarm over plans to impeach Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, after receiving the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form. Spokesperson of the PDG, Mr. Timothy Golu, in a statement on Friday, warned that any move to impeach Dogara would be met with utmost 32

July 15, 2018 8:57 AM Breaking: Fayemi defeated Olusola with 19,338 votes to emerge governor -elect– The Sun News

Governor-elect of Ekiti State in the Saturday governorship poll in the state polled 197,459 to defeat Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 178,121 votes, showing a gap of 19, 338. According to the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu 23

July 10, 2018 3:23 AM 2019: PDP, ADC, R-APC, others team up against BuhariThe Sun News

“Those factories that were closed are going to come back alive by this time next year and Nigerians will rejoice. The people of the South East whom the programmes and practices of this government are forcing them to have a rethink on their membership of this country, today will rejoice and be happy that a new country that will be fair to all is coming 24

June 17, 2018 1:58 AM Abiola’s June 12 honour: We won’t thank Buhari –AfenifereThe Sun News

Leaders of the pan-Yoruba social-cultural group, Afenifere, have said that the Yoruba nation would not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition despite the recent honour bestowed on the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election. Two prominent leaders of the group, Senator Femi Okunrounmu and Chief 32

May 30, 2018 4:10 AM We should beware of power abuse, political persecution –SarakiThe Sun News

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerians to be vigilant and speak against anti-democratic policies and actions capable of subverting rule of law. He also canvassed strict adherence to the principles of rule of law, separation of powers, sovereignty of parliament, independence of the judiciary, and freedom of the press, adding 31

February 22, 2018 10:22 AM 2019 elections: Makarfi reveals game-plan of Obasanjo’s coalition

Senator Ahmed Makarfi​, former chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP​, has given an insight into the movement being promoted by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. ​Describing the movement as ‘coalition of Obasanjo’, he noted the group is not a political party​. Makarfi explained that the agenda of the movement is to gather 25

February 15, 2018 12:46 AM INEC, burden of multiple political parties

recent admittance by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the growing number of registered political parties would pose serious challenge in the management of ballot paper during the 2019 general elections should obviously be a source of concern to all. As at end of January 2018, the comprehensive list of the 68 political parties 32

January 19, 2018 1:29 AM Shithole comment: Can we blame Trump?

week’s comment by unpredictable and irreverent American President, Donald Trump describing African countries and Haiti as shithole countries has generated and is still generating heated debates on social media and across the country. Ripples generated by Trump’s remarks cut across other African countries and extend to the American societies. Many have picked 35

November 1, 2017 5:15 PM The Latest: White House calls NYC suspect 'enemy combatant'

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the Trump administration considers the New York truck attack suspect to be an "enemy combatant." Sanders tells reporters President Donald Trump is open to sending the alleged attacker to the U.S. prison on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Sanders says the actions of the alleged attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, justify 92

October 31, 2017 12:22 PM The Finance 202: Wall Street shrugs off Mueller indictments

Investors processed some troubling news out of Washington on Monday by downgrading their expectations for a tax overhaul. But the mild stock sell-off that resulted had apparently little to do with the first indictments from Robert Mueller’s probe of the Trump team’s alleged Russia ties. Instead, the market was responding to a Bloomberg News report that House 203