Do not heed the advice of the anti-democratic elements -Saraki to Buhari

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to heed the advice of the anti-democratic elements who have now populated the political space and putting pressure on him not to give assent to the 2018 Electoral Bill. Saraki in a statement in Ilorin today (Wednesday) signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, urged the President to rise above petty politics and act without further delay in the best interest of the country and its democracy by signing the Electoral Bill into law. Saraki…

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Buhari’ll rather lose than rig 2019 election – Adesina

President  Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, has said that the president would rather prefer to lose than rig the 2019 election. AdesinaI was surprised that Buhari’s party members wanted to bring his govt down – Akpabio Mr. Adesina, who gave the statement while appearing on a programme on Arise TV, corroborated President Buhari’s stand to the citizens and the international community that the 2019 elections will be free and fair. Adesina ensured that his principal would rather lose fairly than to rig the 2019 elections. According to him, the citizens…

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How Buhari’s Military Junta Persecuted Atiku Over 53 Suitcases – Atiku’s Wife

While speaking yesterday when she paid a courtesy visit to Niger Delta leader, Chief Edwin Clark, and other leaders of the South South, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Middle Belt Forum in Asokoro Abuja, wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Mrs Titi Atiku Abubakar, made a shocking allegation. According to Vanguard, Titi said that her husband and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, was victimised for insisting on inspecting the controversial 53 suitcases imported into the country by a first class northern traditional ruler during the military administration, headed by President Muhammadu…

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A’Ibom Speaker, Rt. Hon Onofiok Luke gave detailed account of desecration of chambers

  The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke today, Thursday, 6th December, 2018 appeared before the Senate Committee investigating the invasion of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, to present evidence of the invasion of the premises of the state legislature by five suspended lawmakers aided by the police, SUNCITY NEWS reports. Accompanied by Rt. Hon. Ime Okon and Rt. Hon. Aniekan Uko, the speaker, Rt. Hon Onofiok Luke gave a detailed account of the desecration of the chambers of the state legislature by…

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Newly promoted officers to be deployed to North-East – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has hinted that some of the newly promoted senior officers of the army will be moved to the North East to strengthen ongoing counter-terrorism operations. Buratai gave the hint on Thursday in Abuja, after he decorated the 29 newly-promoted Major-Generals and some of the Brigadier-General with their new ranks, NAN reports. “Some of you that have been promoted and, decorated today; we are only waiting for today and by tomorrow I expect you to pick your bags and start heading towards the…

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Use Abacha Loot to fund Ajaokuta, Reps tell FG

…say Original Russian builders to be recalled to complete complex The House of Representatives Thursday urged the Federal Government to use the recovered funds from the Abacha loot to finance the Ajaokuta steel complex. The lawmakers also said TPE of Russia (the original builders) should be recalled to complete the steel complex. These were part of the recommendations adopted from the report of the ad hoc committee on Ajaokuta Steel Complex headed by Hon. Idris Ahmed. “Since it is known that most of the Abacha loot was gotten from the debt by…

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Three mortuary attendants docked for allegedly cutting off dead woman’s wrists, heart

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has arraigned three mortuary attendants for allegedly cutting off the two wrists and heart of a dead woman. The police charged Micheal Olusegun, 65; Oluseyi Olamade, 41; and Adetunji Aliyu, 45, with two counts of conspiracy and misconduct with regards to a corpse, NAN reports. The Police Prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, told the court that the accused persons committed the offence at St. Raphael Divine Mercy Hospital in Ijede, Ikorodu area of Lagos. The Prosecutor said that one Anthony Lawani, lodged a complaint…

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Prepaid meters to be available to all Nigeria homes in 2020 – NERC boss

Nigeria’s National Electricity Commission (NERC) on Thursday disclosed that all Nigerian homes will have access to prepaid meters by 2020. NERC chairman James Momoh made the disclosure on Channels Television ‘Sunrise Daily’ show. “With all the mechanisms we have put in place, I am certain that every Nigerian home that wishes to have prepaid meter can have it by 2020,” Momoh said. Current Nigeria government claim it is supplying 7000 megawatts of electricity generation, having improved it from 3000 where it was in 2015. However, other African countries boast of…

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AKWA IBOM HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY NOT A REHEARSALS HALL FOR COMEDIANS -Abak 5 Elders

LOVERS OF VIOLENCE SHOULD LEAVE AKWA IBOM STATE ALONE The members of Abak 5 Elders has condemn in very strong terms the attempts by enemies of the ever peaceful Akwa Ibom State to undermine the peace Governor Udom Emmanuel has earned in the state through selfless and determined effort; painstakingly and intelligently pursued. The hallowed chambers of the Akwa Ibom state House of Assembly is not a comedians rehearsal or training auditorium, they said, Therefore, the orders from the hallowed chambers led by the respectable honorable speaker Barr. Onofiok Luke…

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House of Reps approves June 12 as democracy day

Members of the House of Representatives have approved June 12 as Nigeria’s new Democracy Day. The members approved this on Thursday while considering a report on “A Bill for an Act to Amend the Public Holidays Act, Cap. P40, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 to bring the Act in tandem with the current realities and exigencies of the modern times and to declare June, 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria and for Related Matters”. Considering the report during plenary, the lawmakers approved amendments to three clauses ‎in the…

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