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Senator Shehu Sani And The Street Parliament

Senator Shehu Sani ( APC Kaduna Central)

JERRY OBANYERO The Civil Rights Activists cum Politician, Senator Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central at the 8th Senate, is not new to mobilizing support for the downtrodden otherwise known as the “talakawas”. He has oftentimes picked up their fights, organised and led peaceful protest to press home the demands of the people he sees as the oppressed and the …

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The Emergence Of Nigeria’s Youngest House Of Assembly Speaker

The speaker, Aliyu Sabiu and the author of the article, Sheriff Muhammad Ibrahim Almuhajir.

SHERIFF ALMUHAJIR “Winners step into the circle to receive the prize, where once decided long before”. Poem. The wind of change that blew throughout Nigeria in the just concluded general elections has to a greater extent, allowed Nigerians to establish a genuine sentiment in the minds of many Nigerians that an inclusive society that utilizes the potentials of its youth …

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Edo Assembly Impeaches Speaker, Deputy

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There was pandemonium at the Edo State House of Assembly on Tuesday when suspected thugs invaded the complex, shooting sporadically and injuring six persons, following the impeachment of the Speaker, Mr. Victor Edoror, and his deputy, Mr. Bright Osayande, by 16 members of the House for alleged misconduct.It was learnt that trouble started when the Majority Leader, Mr. Folly Ogedegbe, …

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Okonjo And The Politics Of Political Will

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EBELO GOODLUCK Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has had a distinguished public career. Twice finance minister and economic tsar, as the coordinating minister of the economy in her last iteration, she has hands on experience of the country’s financials. That can’t be denied her. Recently, speaking on the economic crisis in Nigeria at George Washington University, Washington DC, she said the current economic …

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Fayose Asks China To Stop $2bn Loan To Nigeria

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The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has written to the Chinese Government, seeking the stoppage of the $2bn loan being sought by the Federal Government. President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to China this week was to discuss the development of the country’s infrastructure, including a $2bn loan for railway projects. But Fayose in his letter to President Xi Jinping of China …

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Saraki’s CCT Trial, Senate Makes Exceptional Move

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– The Nigerian Senate is reportedly making move to retain the seat of the embattled current Senate president, Bukola Saraki – The hallowed chamber has began move to amend the code of conduct act CAP C15 LFN 2004 bill, which was sponsored by a representative of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta North, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi The Nigerian Senate has commenced moves …

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