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Kano APC Reverses Ganduje's Suspension

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The state working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano has nullified the suspension of Abdullahi Ganduje, national chairman of the party. They also suspended ward party leaders who earlier suspended Ganduje. The APC executives in Dawakin ward under Tofa LGA of Kano had on Monday suspended Ganduje over the allegations of corruption leveled against him. Abdullahi Abbas, chairman of the APC in Kano, alleged that the ward executives who suspended Ganduje were caught in anti-party activities, adding that they are working with the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP). Abbas said the ward executives have now been suspended for six months.

Just In: Edo State Deputy Governor Shaibu Impeached

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Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu has been impeached on Monday by the state House of Assembly. Shaibu who has been having a running battle with Governor Godwin Obaseki had refused to honour invitations extended to him by the seven-man panel which investigated allegations leveled against him.

Alleged Budget Padding: SERAP Sues Over Failure to Recall Ningi

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The Socioeconomic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has instituted a legal action against the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, over the failure to recall Bauchi Central Senator, Abdul Ningi. SERAP also sued Akpabio over his inability to refer the budget padding allegation to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for prosecution. Ningi had raised an alarm that N3.7 trillion was untraceable in the 2024 budget. His allegation led to a three-month suspension by the Senate following his inability to substantiate the budget padding allegation. Following his suspension, activist lawyer, Femi Falana had charged the Senate to reinstate Ningi, a demand that has not been met.

APC Declares Ondo Guber Primary Inconclusive

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that the Ondo state governorship primaries were inconclusive and requested a fresh election. Usman Ododo, the Chairman of the seven-member committee responsible for the conduct of the primaries, declared the exercise inconclusive. He stated that the main reasons behind the decision were the delay and late arrival of materials and personnel to 13 wards in the Okitipupa area council of Ondo state.

Former Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu Confirmed Dead

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Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the former Minister of Science and Technology during Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is dead, according to sources close to the deceased. Onu, the first civilian governor of Abia State, died in Abuja on Thursday at an undisclosed hospital, following his battle with an undisclosed medical ailment.

Ningi Issues Akpabio 7 Days Ultimatum to Reverse Suspension, Threatens Lawsuit

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The embattled Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Abdul Ningi, has issued a seven days ultimatum to the Senate President, Godwill Akpabio to reverse the three-month suspension imposed on him or will be forced to drag to Senate boss to court. Ningi wrote through his lawyer, Femi Falana, on Wednesday, noting his suspension was faulty. Recall that the lawmaker had in a media interview with the BBC Hausa Service, alleged that while the budget passed by the National Assembly for the 2024 fiscal year was N25 trillion the one being executed by the Presidency was N28.7 trillion. However, at the plenary on March 12, the Senate demanded that Senator Ningi defend the allegation and was eventually slammed with a three-month suspension for damaging the image of the Red Chamber over what Senators decided was an unfounded allegation.

Obaseki Appoints 38-year-old Omobayo Godwin as Deputy Gov.

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Hours after the impeachment of Philip Shaibu as deputy governor, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has appointed 38-year-old Omobayo Godwin, as his new deputy.

N3.7 Trillion Budget Padding: Ned Nwoko Got N1bn

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The Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Ned Nwoko has revealed that his constituency got more than N1 billion as projects fund.

Zamfara Lawmakers Step-Up To Impeach Speaker Moriki

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The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon. Bilyaminu Moriki, is set to be impeached by majority lawmakers from the opposition party.