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I Recommended Peter Obi To Atiku As Running Mate – Reno Omokri

I Recommended Peter Obi To Atiku As Running Mate – Reno Omokri

I Recommended Peter Obi To Atiku As Running Mate – Reno Omokri Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says he recommended Peter Obi to be Atiku Abubakar’s running mate during the 2019 elections because he was the best at the time. Speaking in an interview on the “Mic On podcast” hosted by Seun Okinbaloye, a journalist with Channels Television, Omokri said he consulted former President Jonathan before the recommendation. “…Peter Obi cannot deny that I was the one who recommended him to Waziri Atiku Abubakar. Waziri Atiku Abubakar asked me to help him to choose a running…
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EFCC, Yahaya Bello War Latest

EFCC, Yahaya Bello War Latest

EFCC, Yahaya Bello War Latest Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, (SAN) has bared his mind on the immediate-past governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello who is the run from EFCC. He said , “The bizarre drama confronting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the course of its efforts to perform its statutory duty has come to my notice (Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice) as a matter of very grave concern. “It is now beyond doubt that the EFCC is given power by the law to invite any person…
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President Tinubu Appoints New NAICOM Board

President Tinubu Appoints New NAICOM Board

Tinubu Appoints New Board For NAICOM President Bola Tinubu has announced the appointment of a new board for the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) with immediate effect. This was contained in a statement on Friday by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale. The new board members are seasoned professionals with a wealth of experience in the insurance industry. The new Board is comprising of Ms. Halima Kyari as Chairperson; Mr. Olusegun Ayo Omosehin as Commissioner for Insurance; Mr. Olawoye Gam-Ikon as Deputy Commissioner (Technical Operations); and Dr. Usman Ankara Jimada as Deputy Commissioner (Finance & Administration).…
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Immigration, DSS, Customs Place Yahaya Bello On Watchlist To Stop Him From Fleeing Abroad

Immigration, DSS, Customs Place Yahaya Bello On Watchlist To Stop Him From Fleeing Abroad

Immigration, DSS, Customs Place Yahaya Bello On Watchlist To Stop Him From Fleeing Abroad The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked all security agencies to place former Governor of Kogi State Yahaya Bello, on their watch list to prevent him from leaving the country “through any land, air or sea borders.” Granting the request and circulating the EFCC directive, the Nigeria Immigration Service in an internal circular seen by SaharaReporters directed its area and zonal commands to arrest Bello if seen. The circular stated that the former Kogi governor was under investigation and there was a suspicion that…
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Court Affirms Ganduje’s Suspension

Court Affirms Ganduje’s Suspension

Court Affirms Ganduje’s Suspension A Kano State High Court has affirmed the suspension of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The court, while granting an ex parte order, also restrained Ganduje from further parading himself as a member of the party. The order was granted by Justice Usman Malam Na’abba, on Tuesday, a copy of which was cited by Daily Trust. The order followed an ex parte motion filed Haladu Gwanjo and Laminu Sani by their counsel Ibrahim Sa’ad. The plaintiffs, who identified as executive members of APC Ganduje ward, said they brought the…
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EFCC Officials Leave Yahaya Bello’s Residence As Gov Ododo Takes Him Away

EFCC Officials Leave Yahaya Bello’s Residence As Gov Ododo Takes Him Away

Ododo ‘Takes Yahaya Bello Away’ As EFCC Officials Leave Residence Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have left the Abuja residence of Yahaya Bello, former governor of Kogi state. The EFCC operatives had earlier restricted movement in and around Bello’s house situated on Benghazi street, Wuse Zone 4. After a few hours, Usman Ododo, governor of Kogi, arrived at the Bello’s residence and was later seen leaving with his predecessor. An EFCC official could be overheard while speaking with his superior on the phone saying Bello was inside Ododo’s car that departed. Shortly after Ododo departed from…
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Kano APC Voids Ganduje Suspension, Sacks Ward Leaders

Kano APC Voids Ganduje Suspension, Sacks Ward Leaders

Kano APC Voids Ganduje Suspension, Sacks Ward Leaders The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kano state Chapter on Monday berated the APC Ganduje ward Leaders who had earlier suspended the National Chairman of the party, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Recall that the Chairman APC Ganduje’s ward, Inusa Suleiman Dawanau had announced suspension Ganduje over alleged corruption. The legal Adviser to the party at Ward level Halliru Gwanjo said they decided to suspend Dr Ganduje from the party due to the allegations levels against him by Kano state Government on bribery , and suspension started on Wednesday. However, while…
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Gov Fubara Dares Wike, Sets Up Committee To Recover Government Properties

Gov Fubara Dares Wike, Sets Up Committee To Recover Government Properties

Governor Fubara Dares FCT Emperor, Wike, Sets Up Committee To Recover Government Properties. The Governor of Rivers State, Sim Fubara has set up a committee to recover all Rivers State properties falsely grabbed by the former Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike. According to information available to “Precious Eze’s Blog”, below are a list of some of the properties identified for immediate recovery. The old NDDC building on Aba road The mall on GRA junction (under demolition) ⁠West African Glass Industry ⁠Rivers State University Hostel K Campus ⁠Rivers State High Rise aka PHC Towers ⁠Nigeria Engineering Works aka NEW ⁠Civil…
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“You Have Already Dug Your Pit For Disrespecting Me” – Fubara Tells LGA Chairmen

“You Have Already Dug Your Pit For Disrespecting Me” – Fubara Tells LGA Chairmen

‘You Have Already Dug Your Pit For Disrespecting Me’ – Fubara Fires Shots At Rivers LG Chairmen The Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has said local government chairmen in the State, who are disrespecting him, have already dug their pit and will soon fall into it.Fubara made the declaration on Thursday while speaking at the commissioning of the Comprehensive Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Ndoni, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of the State, which was built and donated to the state government by former Governor Peter Odili. The governor specifically berated some local government chairmen in the State for refusing to…
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17 Impeached Deputy Governors Since 1999(Full List)

17 Impeached Deputy Governors Since 1999(Full List)

FULL LIST: 17 Impeached Deputy Governors Since 1999 No fewer than 17 Deputy Governors have been booted out of office in the last 24 years, checks by The Nation has revealed. Phillip Shaibu, sacked Deputy Governor of Edo State, became the 17th to be removed from office since Nigeria’s return to democracy in 1999. For Shaibu, it was a long trek to freedom and a long-drawn battle to remain afloat in Edo’s political space. Over the years, some Deputy Governors have been impeached for political reasons that somehow amount to gross misconduct. Section 188 of the Constitution of the Federal…
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