Speakership: Tinubu Loses Out As Lawmakers Reject Gbajabiamila

Bola-Ahmed-Tinubu

Bola Ahmed Tinubu has started having problem with some leaders of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC over his insistence to impose his protege Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives. The former Lagos state governor is the National Leader of the ruling party. Recall that Tinubu failed in his bid to install the lawyer cum lawmaker, speaker following the party’s victory in the 2015 general elections. Yakubu Dogara,  representing Dass/Toro/Tafa Belewa Federal constituency won that epic contest after securing the backing of PDP lawmakers. Gbajabiamila is…

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Much Ado About Buhari’s Cabinet of Integrity

  By Oji Odu The recent disclosure by President Muhammadu Buhari that his new cabinet will be comprised of people of integrity, has rather elicited skepticism among not a few Nigerians on what to expect on the ‘Next Level’ promise of the government, bearing in mind what many perceive as failure on the part of those that ran the first four years of his administration. President Buhari disclosed this at a dinner organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) women and youths to celebrate his re-election. He acknowledged the vital…

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Ogun 2019: Royal Rumble

By Akinwale Kasali With few days to the 2019 governorship election in Ogun State, politicking, alignment and re-alignment of political bigwigs is at its peak. Canvassing and soliciting of votes from the electorates in the state is also on the high as politicians are jostling for the electorates, promising them (electorates) juicy packages in other to have their votes. No doubt, the battle for the Oke Mosan seat will be fierce among the leading contenders which include; Allied Peoples’ Movement, APM, candidate, Abdulkabir Akinlade, All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Dapo…

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Fidelity Bank: Teacher, Others Win N18m In GAIM Promo

FIDELITY Bank has again made good its promise of changing the lives of ordinary Nigerians by making them millionaires. Oghenewajutome Ezo, a teacher is among the latest millionaires that emerged in the ongoing Get Alert in Million Promo. The Mathematics teacher could not belief his luck when he received a whopping N3 million cash prize at the week end. He was part of the loyal customers of Fidelity Bank who received N18 million cash prizes and 18 consolation prizes during a presentation in Lagos. “I am a teacher. I teach…

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Court Case: BCO Writes EU, US; Afenifere, Ohaneze, NCF And PANDEF Back Atiku

By Uche Mbah The Buhari Campaign Organization, BCO, has written to the International Community-specifically the European Union, the United States and the United Kingdom urging them to prevail on the Presidential Candidate of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, not to go to Court over the 2019 Presidential Poll. Writing separate letters to EU, US and UK through their consulates and High Commissions in Nigeria, the group said the International Community should emulate former President Goodluck Jonathan who conceded defeat without going to Court. “We…

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