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Breaking: Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

Breaking: Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

August 17, 2018

Lawmakers in Pakistan’s lower house of parliament elected former cricket legend Imran Khan as the country’s new prime minister on Friday, paving the way for him to form a coalition government. Continue reading Breaking: Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM at Vanguard News. Author: Nwafor Polycarp Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/breaking-pakistani-lawmakers-elect-imran-khan-as-new-pm/

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Oshiomhole meets with APC lawmakers, insists on Saraki’s impeachment

Oshiomhole meets with APC lawmakers, insists on Saraki’s impeachment

August 14, 2018

Ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmakers in the upper and lower legislative houses of the National Assembly on Tuesday met at the Sheraton Hotels, Abuja. Addressing the lawmakers, the National Chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole explained that the meeting of National Assembly members on APC platform would be a continuous exercise. He clarified that […]

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Tinubu Quotes Bible, Reveals What PDP Lawmakers Plans Against President Buhari

Tinubu Quotes Bible, Reveals What PDP Lawmakers Plans Against President Buhari

August 9, 2018

Bola Tinubu and Godswill Akpabio   Sen. Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that some members of the National Assembly were planning to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.   But he warned the plotters to drop their sinister move because it is not “possible for a lizard to wrestle […]

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Apple tells lawmakers iPhones are not listening in on...

Apple tells lawmakers iPhones are not listening in on…

August 9, 2018

Oregon lawmakers wrote to Apple and Alphabet asking whether devices record or listen to users. Apple insists the only way to trigger voice technology is to say ‘hey Siri’. Author: Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6037693/Apple-tells-lawmakers-iPhones-not-listening-consumers.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

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APC, PDP trade words over zonal rally in Osogbo

BREAKING: Six Kano lawmakers dump APC for PDP

August 8, 2018

Six members of Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday announced their defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The decamped lawmakers represent Gwarzo, Gwale, Gezawa, Rogo, Madobi and Bichi Local Government Areas of Kano state. DAILY POST reported on Tuesday, that a former special adviser attached to […]

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APC, PDP trade words over zonal rally in Osogbo

Six APC lawmakers set to join PDP

August 7, 2018

Six pro-Kwankwasiyya All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in the Kano State House of Assembly are expected to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the resignation of the Kano State Deputy Governor, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar. A former special adviser attached to the Deputy Governor’s Office at the state Government House, Hafiz Ahmed Bichi, who […]

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BREAKING: 170 PDP lawmakers barricade Senate chamber

BREAKING: 170 PDP lawmakers barricade Senate chamber

August 7, 2018

About 170 federal lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have barricaded the entrance of the Senate chambers. Yusuf Tajudeen, a member of the House of Reps, who spoke on behalf of the PDP lawmakers, said the action followed the alleged plot to remove Senate President Bukola Saraki. “Right now, we […]

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APC lawmakers offered N150m each to impeach Saraki, Dogara – Timi Frank

APC lawmakers offered N150m each to impeach Saraki, Dogara – Timi Frank

August 4, 2018

The immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progresives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused the presidency and the leadership of the APC of a plot to induce its Senators, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly members with humongous cash to impeach the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola […]

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Ortom: This is another Abacha regime, PDP Reps cry out

Impeachment notice: Benue rise up against 8 rebel lawmakers

August 4, 2018

The Benue political space was last Monday engulfed in a political whirlwind when eight members out of the 30 members of Benue State House of Assembly, curiously embarked on what many described as a an impossible mission to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom. Continue reading Impeachment notice: Benue rise up against 8 rebel lawmakers at Vanguard […]

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2019: Momoh insists Buhari will defeat defected lawmakers, governors in their states

2019: Momoh insists Buhari will defeat defected lawmakers, governors in their states

August 3, 2018

A former Minister of Information, Chief Tony Momoh, on Friday, said the defection of Senate President, Bukola saraki and other Bigwigs from the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. Momoh made the remark in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, saying Buhari would […]

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How George Akume Offered 22 Lawmakers N88m To Impeach Me – Gov. Ortom Makes New Claim

How George Akume Offered 22 Lawmakers N88m To Impeach Me – Gov. Ortom Makes New Claim

August 3, 2018

According to a report by The New Telegraph, the embattled Governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has accused his estranged political godfather and Senator George Akume, of offering N88 million (N4 million each) to 22 lawmakers in the state House of Assembly to fast-track his impeachment over allegation of funds misappropriation and enactment of […]

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APC Lawmakers Planning To Impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki

APC Lawmakers Planning To Impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki

August 2, 2018

Senate President Bukola Saraki   Peoples Democratic Party members of the House of Representatives have raised the alarm over an alleged imminent impeachment of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.   According to Punch, the members, who have vowed to keep vigil over the Senate chambers, said Senator Ali Ndume, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and Senator Ovie […]

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Imo lawmakers defy court injunction, impeach Madumere

Imo lawmakers defy court injunction, impeach Madumere

July 31, 2018

IMO State Deputy Governor , Eze Madumere, has been impeached by the State House of Assembly. Continue reading Imo lawmakers defy court injunction, impeach Madumere at Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/imo-lawmakers-defy-court-injunction-impeach-madumere/

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Dogara And Saraki React To Impeachment Notice By APC Lawmakers

Dogara And Saraki React To Impeachment Notice By APC Lawmakers

July 30, 2018

Speaker Yakubu Dogara and Senate President Bukola Saraki   Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have described the move by eight members of the Benue House of Assembly to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom as illegal.   In a joint statement, the two leaders, who are being expected to join […]

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Benue APC Lawmakers Serve Governor Ortom Impeachment Notice – Headlineng

July 30, 2018

LAWMAKERS of the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) have served an Impeachment notice to Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. The legislators numbering about eight ( out of the 30 members of the parliament, have also taken over the premises of the state assembly with the support of the police. This was disclosed by Tahav Agerzua, […]

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Ekiti guber: Gov. Akeredolu denies involvement in shooting at Fayemi’s rally

APC crisis: Akeredolu reacts to Gov Ortom, lawmakers’ exit

July 30, 2018

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has spoken on the implications of the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) including the gale of defections by some National Assembly members and Benue Governor Samuel Ortom. Akeredolu told the correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Atlanta, US, that there was no cause […]

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2,000 APGA, PDP members defect to APC in Abia

Oyo APC chieftain speaks on defection of lawmakers

July 29, 2018

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebare Badmus has stated that the defection of three Oyo APC House of Representatives members to the African Democratic Congress (ADC) showed an intractable crisis in the state chapter, warning that the party must be rescued before it gets late. Speaking with DAILY POST in Abuja […]

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Ghanaian Lawmakers Collapse With Laughter Over Obscene Village Names (Video)

Ghanaian Lawmakers Collapse With Laughter Over Obscene Village Names (Video)

July 28, 2018

It was laughter galore in the Ghanaian legislative chamber when the unsual and hilarious names of son villages were read on during plenary. Author: Source : https://www.tori.ng/news/102634/ghanaian-lawmakers-collapse-with-laughter-over-obs.html

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How Benue lawmakers scaled fence into Assembly complex

How Benue lawmakers scaled fence into Assembly complex

July 28, 2018

Members of the Benue State House of Assembly on Friday scaled the fence of the Assembly Complex into the premises in an attempt to hold a parliamentary session. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that both the impeached speaker, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange (APC Ushongo) and his successor, Mr Titus Ubah, (APC Kyaan) were at the […]

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Defection: What Okowa said about Ortom, lawmakers, APC

Defection: What Okowa said about Ortom, lawmakers, APC

July 26, 2018

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has welcomed the defection of Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom and the All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmakers to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying that their action was an indication that the PDP was prepared to rescue Nigeria from the present state of affairs. In a statement in Asaba on […]

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Buhari meets APC Senators after mass defection of lawmakers to PDP

Buhari meets APC Senators after mass defection of lawmakers to PDP

July 26, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari and senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC will meet this night, Wednesday. The meeting follows the defection of over 50 lawmakers on the floor of the National Assembly on Tuesday. According to Punch, the meeting is scheduled for the First Lady Conference Hall of the Presidential Villa, […]

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2019: Sagay speaks on Osinbajo coming back as Buhari’s running mate

Buhari’s aide, Sagay, calls defected APC lawmakers ‘malaria parasites’

July 26, 2018

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN) Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has described federal lawmakers who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as malaria parasites. He said the lawmakers have been making the APC sick in the last three years. Sagay told Daily Independent […]

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APC slams defecting lawmakers, says they are selfish

APC slams defecting lawmakers, says they are selfish

July 25, 2018

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Cross River State, Dr Matthew Achigbe, has said that the defection of APC Senators and House of Representatives members will not affect the party’s chances of emerging victorious in 2019. DAILY POST had reported that no fewer than 15 senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, […]

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How Buhari Reacted To APC National Assembly Lawmakers Who Dumped The Party

How Buhari Reacted To APC National Assembly Lawmakers Who Dumped The Party

July 25, 2018

“I wish all of our party members who today defected, the very best in their future undertakings. The APC has done its best to stop the defections, and I must commend the party leadership for working tirelessly to unite the party and position it for future victory. I am confident that no harm or injury […]

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Adamawa Assembly speaks on ‘defection’ of APC lawmakers to PDP

Adamawa Assembly speaks on ‘defection’ of APC lawmakers to PDP

July 23, 2018

Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday said it has no information on the alleged defection of some lawmakers from the All Progressives Congress (APC), to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Information, Alhaji Abubakar Isa (APC-Sheleng), made this known while speaking with newsmen in Yola. Isa was reacting to […]

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Senator Nyako speaks on decamping from APC

2019: Nyako confirms mass defection of APC federal lawmakers, reveals Oshiomhole’s predicament

July 22, 2018

The Senator representing Adamawa Central at the National Assembly, Abdulaziz Nyako, has confirmed a possible mass defection of federal lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to other political parties in few days. The Adamawa-born politician also said that the APC has succeeded in dumping former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by […]

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2019: What Atiku will do to Buhari – PDP

2019: Lawmakers, 8 Commissioners dump APC to PDP as Atiku declares for presidency

July 22, 2018

Eight Commissioners, three members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly and some Local Government chairmen of the All Progressives Congress-led administration in the state, have decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus revealed this in Yola, the state capital, during the grand rally for one of the party’s presidential […]

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Lawmakers In Rowdy Session Over President Buhari's 'Controversial' Executive Order

Lawmakers In Rowdy Session Over President Buhari’s ‘Controversial’ Executive Order

July 12, 2018

House of Reps   There was commotion in the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, during the debate on the Executive Order 006 of 2018 recently signed  by President Muhammadu Buhari.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Buhari had on July 5 signed the order seeking to restrain owners of assets being […]

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Suspension of lawmakers: Lawyer drags Imo Assembly, Speaker to court

Suspension of lawmakers: Lawyer drags Imo Assembly, Speaker to court

July 5, 2018

A human rights lawyer, Mr. Frank Ugboma, has dragged Imo State House of Assembly, the Attorney General of Imo State and the Speaker, to the Federal High Court, Owerri, challenging the recent suspension of four lawmakers. The post Suspension of lawmakers: Lawyer drags Imo Assembly, Speaker to court appeared first on Vanguard News. Author: Emmanuel […]

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Miyetti Allah Slams Fulani Lawmakers For Failing To Protect Fulani Herdsmen

Miyetti Allah Slams Fulani Lawmakers For Failing To Protect Fulani Herdsmen

June 30, 2018

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has lambasted Fulani lawmakers in the National Assembly for failing to protect the interest of herdsmen. The Secretary-General of the group, Saleh Al-Hassan, said this during an interview on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Friday. He said, “Our elite have failed to protect us. Our National Assembly members […]

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2,000 APGA, PDP members defect to APC in Abia

2019: Why APC governors, lawmakers will lose second term bid – Party chieftain, Ningi

June 28, 2018

An All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, Ibrahim Ali Ningi has stated that most of the governors elected under the party’s platform and have second term ambition will lose their seats in the 2019 elections for working against President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated that this political permutation will apply to both federal and states legislatures in […]

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2019: Labour Party speaks on ‘alliance’ with govs, lawmakers

2019: Labour Party speaks on ‘alliance’ with govs, lawmakers

June 13, 2018

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Labour Party (LP) has stated that the party was not in alliance with the National Intervention Movement (NIM) also known as the third force. LP also dismissed media reports linking the LP with coalition of 15 governors, 80 senators and 15 political parties to form a mega party […]

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Shunned summons: Ozekhome, Pedro, Quakers differ with Falana

Ex-Kwara lawmakers back Saraki, Ahmed; describe Police probe as confusing

June 12, 2018

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Former lawmakers, on the platform of Kwara State Forum of Ex-Legislators, rose, yesterday, in defense of President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed over an alleged plot to link them to the activities of kidnappers and cultists, who were arrested in some parts of Ilorin, the state capital […]

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APC Lawmakers Beaten Mercilessly By Angry Mob In Kaduna State (Photos)

APC Lawmakers Beaten Mercilessly By Angry Mob In Kaduna State (Photos)

June 8, 2018

The angry mob attacked the lawmakers in Kaduna Kaduna lawmakers, Abubakar Mamadi and Mark Yari were beaten by mob after getting caught with election materials in Chikun local government area, according to a report by LIB. The sad incident happened yesterday following the re-scheduled local government election in the area. An attack was launched by […]

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Nigerian Lawmaker, Kazaure In Trouble For Accusing Lawmakers Of Plotting To Impeach Buhari

Nigerian Lawmaker, Kazaure In Trouble For Accusing Lawmakers Of Plotting To Impeach Buhari

June 6, 2018

Muhammed Kazaure     The lawmaker reportedly accused some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of planning to impeach the president.   Kazaure had reportedly made the allegation on Tuesday during an interview with reporters in Abuja, shortly after the emergency joint executive session of the National Assembly.   Kazaure’s colleagues, Nicholas Ossai and […]

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Lawmakers Are Secretly Gathering Signatures To Impeach President Buhari

Lawmakers Are Secretly Gathering Signatures To Impeach President Buhari

June 6, 2018

Muhammed Gudaji Kazaure, a member of the House of Representatives, has raised an alarm over what he said is a plot to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.    According to Vanguard, Kazaure, who addressed the House Press Corps immediately after the 3-hour long joint closed door session of the Senate and the House, said some lawmakers have been […]

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Alleged sharp practices: House sub-committee probes 100 companies

Ogun lawmakers clash: Mafe is after my life – Adeleye

June 5, 2018

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—THE member representing Remo North constituency in Ogun State House of Assembly, Mr. Adebiyi Adeleye, has raised the alarm over alleged “threats and attack” on his life by a fellow lawmaker, Adeyinka Mafe, who is the Majority Leader of the House. Adeleye also alleged that suspected hoodlums sponsored by Mafe, attacked him […]

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Tension as court reinstates sacked APC chairman ahead of congress

APC: Saraki, Dogara, Dasuki, Govs, lawmakers attend nPDP meeting [Full list]

May 26, 2018

Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, Chairman, Former New PDP, has spoken on the group recent parley with APC leadership. He also disclosed the outcome of the meeting was shared with a number of nPDP members. It would be recalled that the former PDP stalwarts, two weeks ago, complained of marginalisation in the ruling APC. On Saturday, […]

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Women Lawmakers Meet Buhari, Demand Osinbajo's Seat Come 2019

Women Lawmakers Meet Buhari, Demand Osinbajo’s Seat Come 2019

May 25, 2018

Women lawmakers in the country have pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to concede the slot of the Vice President to them in subsequent elections in the country, Vanguard reports.   The female lawmakers made the statement on Friday when they paid a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   Speaking […]

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Impeachment: Kano lawmakers settle differences

Impeachment: Kano lawmakers settle differences

May 17, 2018

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has waded into the crisis that almost engulfed the State House of Assembly following a threat by aggrieved lawmakers to impeach the speaker and his deputy. Ganduje The spokesman of the aggrieved legislators and former Speaker of the House, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, announced at a news conference in Kano […]

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APC comes hard on Okorocha, says Imo governor frustrated

Imo lawmakers state position on APC congress, Okorocha’s support for son in-law as successor

May 17, 2018

The Speaker, Imo House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, has called on the national leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) to reschedule ward and local government congress in the state. He made the call at APC National Secretariat on Wednesday in Abuja, while speaking with newsmen after a closed-door meeting with National Chairman of the party, […]

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PIB: Don’t induce lawmakers, Saraki tells oil firms

PIB: Don’t induce lawmakers, Saraki tells oil firms

May 8, 2018

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday urged the International Oil Companies and Oil Producers Trade Section (IOC/OPTS) operating in the country not to induce lawmakers during the consideration of other sections of the Petroleum Industry Bill. The Fiscal and Host Communities Bills, a components of the Petroleum Industry Bill is currently […]

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$496m withdrawal from ECA: Buhari acted in national interest— Lawmakers

$496m withdrawal from ECA: Buhari acted in national interest— Lawmakers

May 5, 2018

By Joseph Erunke Following the controversies over the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to seek the consent of the National Assembly before withdrawing $496m from the Excess Crude Account to purchase fighter jets from the United States, the president has received the backing of two national lawmakers. House of Representatives member, Hon Ibrahim Isiaka and […]

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APC stakeholders to begin recall process of Imo lawmakers over support for Okorocha’s brother in-law

APC stakeholders to begin recall process of Imo lawmakers over support for Okorocha’s brother in-law

May 4, 2018

Leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State have unanimously resolved to initiate recall processes of some members of the Imo State House of Assembly whose actions,they said were inimical to the progress of the state. The stakeholders said the actions of the lawmakers with particular reference to purported endorsement of a […]

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Ajimobi, Alao-Akala, Oyo Lawmakers Bid Ex Oyo Speaker Farewell (Photos)

May 3, 2018

The final journey of the former Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Michael Adesina Adeyemo began Thursday morning after a special sitting was held in his honour. At the sitting held at the House of Assembly in Ibadan were Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state, his predecessor, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, members of […]

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