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National Assembly dumps plan to override Buhari’s veto

SENATE and House of Representatives yesterday made a U-turn on  their plan to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto  of the order of Elections Bill. Attempts to pull through a new bill sponsored by Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Suleiman Nazif, failed on the floor of the

Buhari has no power to approve $1billion for arms – Senate

The Senate has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of $1 billion for the procurement of arms. President Buhari had on Wednesday approved the release of $1 billion for the procurement of security equipment to be used in the fight against Boko Haram. terrorists But the lawmakers had taken a swipe at

Collaborate with EFCC, ICPC to curb electoral fraud – Group charges INEC

A human rights group, The Democrat (TD) has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), to curb electoral corruption in the forthcoming general elections in 2019. The group also called

President Buhari Withdraws Support For Oyegun Tenure Extension

 President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn his support to the decision of the National Executive Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to extend the tenure of National Working Committee (NWC ) of the party saying it contravenes the  party’s constitution and the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He disclosed

Northern, Southern youth leaders say Buhari’s government has failed

Youth leaders of the Nigerian Ethnic Nationalities have said the present government under President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in all ramifications. They, therefore, charged Nigerians, particularly the youths to begin to examine other options and review the leadership selection process in the country. In a communiqué co-signed after a meeting in Abuja

Tinubu absent as Buhari hosts APC National Caucus meeting

A national leader of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, was conspicuously absent on Monday as President Muhammadu Buhari played host to a meeting of the national caucus of the party. The meeting, which began at about 8:20 p.m. is holding inside the new Banquet Hall of the State

Five useful idiots and the spirit of the accursed slave (Part 1)

"Useful idiot" is a political term which is often used to describe the misguided supporters of an unreasonable, irresponsible, ill-conceived and ill-advised cause. First coined in western Europe in the late 19th century, the term was made all the more popular by its usage in Mona Charen's excellent book titled "Useful Idiots: