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Kashamu was my mentor – Abati

The former spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan between 2011 and 2015, Reuben Abati, has spoken of how he was mentored politically by the late Buruji Kashamu. Mr Abati made this known in a tribute sent to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday. Mr Kashamu, a former senator and businessman, died of COVID-19 ...

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ANALYSIS: Ondo 2020: What the future holds for Akeredolu, Jegede as they battle again

Like in 2016, the major contenders for this year’s governorship election in Ondo State are Rotimi Akeredolu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). They were selected at the indirect primary elections held at the International Event Centre in Akure last ...

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Ondo 2020: Deputy Governor Ajayi meets Mimiko, to run under ZLP

Agboola Ajayi, the deputy governor of Ondo State, is expected to officially announce his move to the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and will be adopted as the candidate of the party for the October 10 governorship election, multiple sources close to Mr Ajayi and the ZLP have told this newspaper. ...

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Why I dumped PDP, rejoined APC – Dogara

The immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has explained the reason why he left the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). PREMIUM TIMES reported Mr Dogara’s defection on Friday after which he met with President Muhammadu Buhari. In a letter ...

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PDP scared of indictment in NDDC probe – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being afraid of indictment in the ongoing probe of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by the House of Representatives. At a sitting of the House panel conducting the probe on Monday, the NDDC acting ...

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Magu: No sacred cow in Buhari’s govt – APC

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said no alleged corrupt official can escape prosecution under the current administration led by an ‘incorruptible personality’, President Muhammadu Buhari. The party, which clinched power in 2015, denied the allegation of witch-hunting the embattled chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, because of his ...

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Ondo 2020: SSG resigns, lawmakers move to sack deputy governor, other politicial intrigues

Three months to the governorhsip election in Ondo State, tension and controversy has trailed the actions of the main political actors in the state. In the past week, lawmakers commenced impeachment proceedings against the state’s deputy governor; the state’s chief judge rejected the impeachment move; the Secretary to the State ...

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