Recall: Dino’s Lawyers Serve INEC Restraining Order

Spanners might be thrown into the works of the on-going recall process of Senator Dino Melaye as his Lawyers on Monday said they have served the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with an order restraining it from continuing with the senator’s recall from the Senate. Melaye’s lead counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), told our correspondent that INEC was served with the order on Monday morning. “The clear order was duly served on INEC this (Monday) morning. “INEC, has therefore, been restrained by Justice John Tsoho from taking any steps on…

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Hyenas And Jackals Will Soon Be Sent Out Of My Husband’s Kingdom – Aisha Buhari

In a veiled reference to subterranean moves to grab power by some political actors, Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President, has given an insight into the power play at the Nigerian seat of power in the wake of a sickness that has kept her husband out of the country for over two months. President Muhammadu Buhari had flown to London 63 days ago to resume medical treatment after an earlier round early this year. In a Facebook post on Monday, Mrs. Buhari took a cue and alluded to some…

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N-Power Lagos: What Is Going On?

In January 2017, successful applicants of the N-Power programme protested at the State House of Assembly over non-commencement of the programme in the State. The first phase which kicked off in December 2016 with the deployment of volunteers to their duty posts in other parts of the country was yet to start in Lagos. By March, the protesters were back again at the State Assembly protesting non-deployment and non-payment of their stipends since December. They stated that they were only verified after their initial protest in January after which they…

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N-Power Focal Persons: How Are They Faring?

N-Power focal persons are officials appointed by State Governors to assist in implementing N-Power in their States. They have the responsibility of managing the job creation scheme and acting as a liaison between the State and the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), office of the Vice-President. To underscore the importance attached to the programme, focal persons are mostly cabinet-level appointees of the Governor. Some States have also created a Social Investment Programme Office to make coordination and supervision, seamless. The focal persons have had to face some challenges since the…

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Don’t Drag The Presidency Into Kwara Politics, Lagos APYF Warns

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Youth Forum (APYF) has reacted to the press release that purportedly emanated from Kwara APYF accusing the Presidency of being behind an alleged plot to recall Senate President, Bukola Saraki. In a statement released today, the forum condemned in the strongest terms, the attempt to link Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to the said plot and drag him into the murky waters of Kwara politics. They asked the people of Kwara to urge their representatives at the Senate to concentrate on their legislative…

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