• Ex-Taraba Acting Gov, Umar, Did Not Participate In Abuja PDP Primary – Group

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    The former acting governor of Taraba State Alhaji Garba Umar did not participate in the states’ disputed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries held at the party’s headquarters in Abuja, the UTCiaya Amana Political Movement has said. The group’s coordinator, Jinadu Yawe in a statement to journalists insisted that only “anointed” candidates took part in the…

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    Femi Gbajabiamila: The Tortuous Road To The House Leadership

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    For over eight years, Femi Gbajabiamila has fiercely defended his political party’s position in the House of Representatives. EDEGBE ODEMWINGIE reports on the behind the scenes political power play and intrigues that eventually led to his announcement as majority leader of the 8th House. “For politicians, loyalty to party, which in practice has to mean…

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  • Speakership Endorsement: Crisis Hits North East Reps Caucus

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    The North-East Caucus in the House of Representatives may have been factionalised over the reported endorsement of candidates vying for the speakership position of the House in the incoming 8th National Assembly. Members of the North-East Caucus had endorsed Hon. Mohammed Tahir Monguno from Borno State as their speakership candidate if the All Progressives Congress…

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    Tambuwal In A Fix Over Defection

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    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, has suddenly found himself in a dilemma, where finding solution to his impending defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is also part of the problems hindering his defection. This is because, for long, the speaker’s body language, utterances…

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