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US Sex scandal: Accused lawmakers deny allegation, insist on proof

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, mandated its committees on Ethics and Privileges and Foreign Affairs to investigate alleged sexual misconduct against three of its members. This followed a motion brought under Order six, Rules two and 22 of the House Standing Orders by one of the accused, Rep. Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue). In the motion, Gbillah described the action …

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EFCC Freezes Governor Fayose’s Account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has frozen the personal account of the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose and many of his associates. The governor’s personal account in Zenith Bank, Ekiti branch, was allegedly frozen on the order of the anti-graft agency , according to a source in the bank. Fayose, who had earlier issued a counter-cheque to …

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Pastor Ize-Iyamu is Edo PDP Governorship flag-bearer

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged as the governorship flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State in the forthcoming (September 10) gubernatorial election. He garnered a total of 584 votes in the party’s primaries which took place in Benin City on Monday.

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Court restrains Sheriff from parading himself as PDP Chairman

The Federal High Court Seating in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday, June 6, 2016 heard the Case between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Ali Modu Sheriff & co. on Suit N0: FHC/PH/CS/524/2016 restraining Senator Sheriff and his co-defendants from parading themselves as national officers of the Party and to recognize the National Caretaker Committee as constituted by …

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Edo APC Guber: Attempt by Obaseki’s camp to buy PVC from delegates rebuffed

By Dr. Harrison Omorodion It was a show of shame for the Director-General of Obaseki campaign organization, Osarodion Ogie,who is also Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s Chief of Staff and Dennis Idahosa at Iguobazuwa on June 13, 2016 as they sought to buy up Personal Voters Cards PVC) from Ovia South-West delegates at a meeting held at the party secretariat.

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Buhari sends list of 47 ambassadorial nominees to Senate

President Muammadu Buhari on Thursday sent a list of 47 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for its consideration and confirmation. The President of the Senate, Sen.Bukola Saraki, who read the letter to the Senate said that President Buhari requested the Senate to approve the list at the shortest time possible. “I have the honour to forward the attached list of …

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