Doyin Okupe, an ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared that it would be very difficult to impeach Bukola Saraki, the president of the Senate following his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The chairman of NYPF, Moses Siasia, the chief executive of CODE, Hamzat Lawal and the pioneer chairperson of the CYC, Ahmed Adamu, alleged that foreign contractors had instigated mind-boggling corruption in Nigeria.
Supporters of Senator Ubale Shitu took to the streets of Jigawa over the recent defection of the Senator representing Jigawa northeast senatorial district. They said the governor failed to keep his promise to the people.
Following the invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) last Tuesday, Nigerian Senators have demanded a judicial probe into the incident to enable Nigerians to know what led to it.
Ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerians to always do the right thing even in the face of persecution, saying it is better to be persecuted for doing the right thing rather than being associated with bad conducts.
There have been allegations directed at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Yobe state that the opposition is using surrogates to buy PVC at the cost of N5,000 per card.
Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Nigerian senator and chairman of the committee on power and steel at the upper chamber, on Thursday, August 16, said the presidency’s call for the National Assembly to resume was not necessary.
The national publicity secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, has urged the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari for reportedly withholding his assent to the electoral act amendment bill sent to him.
The Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirants in Benue state are said to be resisting moves by the party to give Governor Samuel Ortom of the state automatic ticket to contest the governorship election in the state in 2019.
In a bid to resolve issues of multiple presidential aspirants in the PDP, the national chairman of the opposition, Prince Uche Secondus on Thursday, August 16, met with General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the for military leader.
The Lagos government has denied a report on social media alleging that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was making moves against non-indigenes especially Igbos in the state. The government said the report is baseless and mischievous.
The chairman, Yobe State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Adamu Chilariye, has accused the PDP of illegally buying the permanent voter’s card (PVC) of unsuspecting members of the public.
The minority leader of the Gombe House of Assembly, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Haruna, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Haruna announced his defection on Thursday, August 16.
The federal government and governors of the federation, on Thursday, August 16, resolved to explore how the operations of the Nigeria police can be decentralised to improve the level of policing and security in the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Thursday, August 16, completed the registration process of 23 new political parties in Nigeria. The electoral umpire also presented certificates to the newly registered parties.
He called on Nigerians to open their eyes and not fall for the blackmail from the ruling party “because the campaigners of Senator Saraki's removal could not fault him (Saraki) on his primary duties as Senate President.”
A former lawmaker, Senator Ayogu Eze, had defected from the PDP to the APC in Enugu state. APC members view Eze as a strong force who will help them dislodge the PDP from power in the state, as 2019 approaches.
A chieftain of the PDP in Delta state, Sunny Onuesoke, has told the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, that the ruling party cannot impeach Senate president, Bukola Saraki.
The Patriotic Northern Coalition for Justice, Peace and Equity (PNCJPE) has urged members of the National Assembly especially its leadership not to do anything that will escalate political tension in the country.
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Following calls for the removal of Saraki, Sunusi Musa an Abuja-based legal practitioner in this piece talks about how many senators are constitutionally required to remove Dr Bukola Saraki as the Senate president.
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is reportedly unhappy over its inability to settle the rift between the camp of Senator Ademola Adeleke and some aggrieved governorship aspirants in Osun state.