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Nasarawa Police Command Arrest 22 Over Impeachment Protest

4 years ago /

The Nasarawa State Police command have arrest of 22 people who allegedly turned a peaceful protest over the impeachment notice served on the state governor, Tanko Al-Makura, into a violent one.

3 Dead And 1 Injured As Nasarawa Impeachment Heats Up

4 years ago /

Three people died while one person was wounded yesterday during clashes between Gwandara and Eggon youths who were protesting over the commencement of impeachment proceedings against Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State.        

Adamawa: Acting Governor Dissolves Nyako's Cabinet, Scraps SPPU

4 years ago /

The Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has ordered the scrapping of the Special Projects and Programmes Unit (SPPU) under the Government House.

Osun Governorship Election: Dr. Ben Obi Calls For Transparency

4 years ago /

The Special Adviser to the President on Inter-Party Affairs, Dr. Ben Obi, on Thursday has stressed the need for the conduct of free, fair and acceptable governorship election in Osun.    

Reps Urge Nigeria-Cameroon Boundary Commission To Avoid Demarcation Errors

4 years ago /

The House of Representatives has urged the Nigeria-Cameroon Boundary Commission to be on the alert, to avert errors that could be made in the demarcation of borders between the two countries.

Chibok Schoolgirls: Jonathan Embarrasses Nigeria – Lai Mohammed

4 years ago /

Since the kidnap of the Chibok schoolgirls, the President is still yet to meet the parents of the abducted girls. Pakistan child education campaigner, Malala Yousafzai’s visit to Nigeria seems to have changed the mind of the President in meeting the parents of the abducted girls in which the All Progressives Congress, APC, has described as a compound embarrassment to the President and Nigerians.    

Fayose Commend President Jonathan For Appointing Adeyeye As Minister

4 years ago /

Ayodele Fayose, the Governor-elect of Ekiti state has expressed his gratitude to President Goodluck Jonathan for appointing an indigene of the state as Minister of State for Works.    

PDP, Jonathan Acting With Impunity - John Oyegun

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s main opposition All Progressives Congress, APC has described Tuesday’s impeachment of Adamawa state governor, Murtala Nyako and the threat to impeach the Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura as gross impunity on the part of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in their bid to retain power in 2015.

25 Pro-Amaechi Lawmakers Defect To APC

4 years ago /

The 25 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly loyal to Governor Amaechi have formally announced their defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).  

President Jonathan Bribed Adamawa Lawmakers To Impeach Nyako - APC

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of bribing the members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly with $300,000 each to impeach the former Governor, Alhaji Murtala Nyako.

 

Impeached Adamawa Governor, Nyako, Rejects Deputy’s Resignation

4 years ago /

Despite being impeached from office, Tuesday, by lawmakers of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Murtala Nyako has rejected the resignation of Bala Ngilari, his deputy.Mr. Ngilari, who was also facing impeachment charges alongside Mr. Nyako, had tendered his resignation before the lawmakers, shortly before his principal was removed from office.

Adamawa Impeachment: Nigerians Give Varying Opinions

4 years ago /

Mixed reactions are trailing the impeachment of Adamawa state governor, Murtala Nyako, the resignation of his deputy, Bala Ngillari and eventual swearing-in of the house of assembly speaker, Umaru Fintiri as acting governor.              

Nasarawa Impeachment: Al-Makura Rushes To Abuja To Meet Jonathan

4 years ago /

Following the impeachment notice served on the Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura by the state Assembly, the embattled state chief executive hurriedly left Lafia, the state capital yesterday for Abuja in an effort to prevail on President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene in the matter.

Nasarawa Impeachment: Security Prevent Clerk From Serving Al-Makura Impeachment Notice

4 years ago /

The clerk of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ego Maikeffi, on Tuesday said that he was denied access to the Government House, Lafia to serve the state governor, Tanko Almakura, an impeachment notice.

Nasarawa Traditional Rulers Move To Save Al-Makura

4 years ago /

The traditional rulers were in the government house to strategise on how to prevail on the lawmakers to drop the charges.

Embattled Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, Has Been Impeached

4 years ago /

The governor was removed a while ago as the state House of Assembly deliberated on the report of an investigative panel that probed allegations of financial misconducts against him.

Breaking News: Bala Ngilari, Adamawa Deputy Governor Resigns

4 years ago /

Adamawa State Deputy Governor, Bala Ngilari has resigned from his post. His resigntination is coming on the heels of the impeachment proceedings he is currently facing with his boss, governor Murtala Nyako.  As event unfolds, it is more likely that the governor may be impeached before the week runs out.

2015: PDP Reps Endorse Jonathan‪‪ For Second Term

4 years ago /

Members of the House of Representatives under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last night unanimously endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan as the party’s flag bearer for 2015 presidential election.

 

Mammoth Crowd In Maiduguri As Military Opens Closed Airport For Modu Sheriff

4 years ago /

The Maiduguri International Airport that was shut down by the military two weeks ago was hurriedly opened yesterday just as activities were grounded to a halt for hours as the ex-governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff visited to prepare ground for his rumoured exit from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Why APC Is Likely To Lose Lagos In The 2015 Election - Femi Aribisala

4 years ago /

Just think how many votes can be harvested in Lagos by telling commuters an incoming PDP government will allow okadas back on the roads. I did not know how precise my analyses of Bola Tinubu’s misfortunes are, until I saw the barrage of the Lilliputian army sent to attack me. In the last few days, I have been much-maligned and abused by a league of Tinubu’s henchmen. Lagos State cowboys have also descended on my office, asking for building permits when I am not building anything; demanding to know if my office is fire-proof, and threatening to close it down if I show no “satisfaction” within two days.