Politics

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu’s deputy, Ajayi reacts to defeat at PDP primaries
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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu’s deputy, Ajayi reacts to defeat at PDP primaries

Ondo State Deputy Governor Hon Agboola Ajayi, has reacted to his defeat at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primary election. 247 NNU, had reported that Eyitayo Jegede on Wednesday emerged winner of the PDP governorship primaries. Out of the 2111 delegates who voted during the primaries which lasted about eight […]

Drama As Godswill Akpabio Denies Saying 60 Per Cent Of NDDC Contracts Were Given To Lawmakers
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Drama As Godswill Akpabio Denies Saying 60 Per Cent Of NDDC Contracts Were Given To Lawmakers

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has denied accusing members of the National Assembly of collecting 60 per cent of contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akpabio in a letter read on the floor of the House during plenary by Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, claimed to have referred to […]

Breaking News: House Of Reps Sue Akpabio For Saying He Gave National Assembly Members Contracts
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Breaking News: House Of Reps Sue Akpabio For Saying He Gave National Assembly Members Contracts

The House of Representatives is set to sue Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for comments he made that federal lawmakers receive over 60 per cent of contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akpabio made the comment on Tuesday when he appeared before the House Committee probing […]

I am on the same level with Tinubu – Ngige Blasts Ad Hoc Committee
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I am on the same level with Tinubu – Ngige Blasts Ad Hoc Committee

There was a mild drama on Tuesday as the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, and member representing Ikeja Federal Constituency, Lagos State, James Faleke, exchanged words. Ngige was appearing before the House Ad Hoc Committee on the Arbitrary Breach of Presidential Directives on the Suspension of Top Management […]

Sowore Recounts The Day Isa Funtua, Garba Shehu And Others Tried To Negotiate With Him In Detention
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Sowore Recounts The Day Isa Funtua, Garba Shehu And Others Tried To Negotiate With Him In Detention

A delegation led by Ismaila Isa-Funtua tried to talk Omoyele Sowore out of his call for revolution for which he was detained illegally for over four months in 2019, the Sahara Reporters’ publisher said Tuesday. Mr Sowore recalled the incident in the wake of the death of Mr Funtua, a […]

House Of Reps Committee Blows Hot As Akpabio Reveals Evidence Of Giving Contracts To NASS Members
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House Of Reps Committee Blows Hot As Akpabio Reveals Evidence Of Giving Contracts To NASS Members

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission have accused Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, of misleading the parliament and the public. Honourable Thomas Ereyi-Tobi, who is presiding over the hearing, also accused Akpabio of lying under oath while testifying before the panel. He […]

BREAKING NEWS: House Of Reps Committee Blows Hot As Akpabio Reveals Evidence Of Giving Contracts To NASS Members
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BREAKING NEWS: House Of Reps Committee Blows Hot As Akpabio Reveals Evidence Of Giving Contracts To NASS Members

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission have accused Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, of misleading the parliament and the public. Honourable Thomas Ereyi-Tobi, who is presiding over the hearing, also accused Akpabio of lying under oath while testifying before the panel. He […]