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MEND threaten to resume hostilities over lawmakers’ pay

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), a militant group in the oil-rich region, on Monday said it would resume the destruction of oil facilities over the humongous salaries and allowances currently paid to members the National Assembly. The group, largely perceived to have waned in potency after the arrest of its former leader,

I forgive you, Fayose tells Ekiti lawmakers over impeachment moves

Embattled, Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday told outgoing members of the House of Assembly, that he had forgiven them for attempting to impeach him. This was in a statement through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi. Fayose lamented how things ended between him and the lawmakers but promised that they would not

‘Steer clear Or face our wrath’ PDP warns Ekiti APC outgoing lawmakers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alerts of plots by outgoing Ekiti APC state lawmakers to cause confusion and trigger mayhem as a means of securing political control of the state, but warned that its members will be fully mobilized to stiffly resist the scheme. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh in a statement on

Ekiti Assembly Crisis: Court strikes out APC lawmakers’ suit against Fayose

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday struck out a suit filed by the 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers, challenging the removal of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin and his deputy, Adesegun Orisalade. Justice Saliu Saidu, who gave the ruling, awarded a cost of N100, 000 against Omirin

Delta lawmaker suspended for ‘occult like’ dressing

The Delta State House of Assembly has suspended Mr. Keston Okoro, the member representing Udu constituency, for what the lawmakers described as ‘indecent dressing’. Okoro’s suspension took effect after the Speaker of the Assembly, Peter Onwunsanya, who gave the order during the sitting, noted that the suspended member was fond of dragging the name of

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