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Tambuwal’s Defection: House Of Rep. Lawmakers Finally React, Release Statement

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Lawmakers are standing firm by House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal over his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He will not quit his seat, the House said, adding that those who are pushing for that are ignorant of the law. A statement issued yesterday and signed by the Deputy Chairman, Media & Public […]

Updated: Police Defends withdrawal Of Tambuwal’s Security Details

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(UPDATED 12:36 pm): The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has redeployed the Police personnel attached to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. The Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, hinged the withdrawal of Tambuwal’s […]

Why we cannot force Tambuwal out; despite we own majority -PDP house of reps

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Its majority status in the House of Representatives far from overwhelming after a series of defections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, acknowledged Tuesday it may lack a required two-third support to force out the speaker, Aminu Tambuwal, who decamped from the party Tuesday. Mr. Tambuwal dumped the ruling party for the opposition All Progressives Congress, […]

PDP Finally Admits Speaker Tambuwal Can’t Be Impeached Constitutionally

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Its majority status in the House of Representatives far from overwhelming after a series of defections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, acknowledged Tuesday it may lack a required two-third support to force out the speaker, Aminu Tambuwal, who decamped from the party Tuesday. Mr. Tambuwal dumped the ruling party for the opposition All Progressives Congress, […]

Update: Ekiti Speaker Finally Sued To Court Over Petrol Station Ownership

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose

A group, Coalition of Democracy Vanguard, has dragged the Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin, before the Code of Conduct Bureau over his claim of ownership of a Petrol Station in Ado-Ekiti. The group in a petition dated October 27, 2014 and addressed to the CCB’s office in Ado Ekiti, alleged that […]

Update: PDP Lawmakers Set To Impeach Tambuwal As Speaker Over Party Defection

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party is pushing for the resignation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mallam Aminu Tambuwal over his defection to the APC. Already, the members of the National Working Committee of the party had met with PDP leaders in the House concerning the defection. The National Publicity […]

Senate to adopt $78 oil benchmark for 2015

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The Senate is set to adopt the proposed $78 as the country’s oil price benchmark for 2015 fiscal year. The discosure was made on Tuesday at the joint meeting on 2015-2017 Medium Term Expenditure Framework organised by Senate Joint Committees in Abuja. The Committees are Finance, National Planning, Economic Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. Chairman Senate […]

2015: What Senate President, David Mark Vowed To Sacrifice His Life For

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President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, Monday vowed to do everything humanly possible in order to actualize the creation of Apa State for his Idoma people. Mark gave this assurance in Otukpo, the ancestral headquarters of Idoma kingdom after accepting the nomination form bought for him by the 9 local government Chairmen from Zone […]

National Minimum Wage Withdrawal: Nigerian Senators Finally Given One-Week ultimatum

Trade Union Congress of Nigeria TUC

The Trade Union Congress on Saturday gave the Senate a one-week ultimatum to clarify its position on the removal of Minimum Wages Laws from the Exclusive List. In a communiqué jointly signed by the President of the union, Mr Bobboi Kaigam, and the National Secretary, Mr Musa Lawal, TUC said this was necessary before a […]

REVEALED: Should Speaker Tambuwal defect to APC, here is PDP next plan of action…

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party is waiting for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mallam Aminu Tambuwal’s defection to the All Progressives Congress before ‘dealing’ with him, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. Investigations by our correspondent in Abuja during the week, revealed that the national leadership of the party was not pleased […]

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