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Premium Times Asks Osinbajo To Intervene In Its Reporter’s Arrest

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (file)   Online newspaper Premium Times has called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to intervene in the arrest of its reporter, Mr Samuel Ogundipe, by the police. The media outfit made the call on Tuesday in

2019: Makarfi Asks PDP To Choose Credible Candidate

 The former caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has called on the party to present a credible candidate ahead of the 2019 general elections. Makarfi who is also a presidential aspirant, made the

Kwara APC Asks Saraki To Resign As Senate President

(File) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. The Kwara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the Senate President Bukola Saraki to emulate Senator Godswill

BREAKING: Oshiomhole Asks APC Senators To Impeach Saraki

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole (file)   The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has called for the impeachment of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. Oshiomhole made the call on Friday at a press

PDP Asks International Community To Condemn NASS Blockade

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the international community to intervene in the recent developments in the country specifically the blockade of the National Assembly complex by some security operatives

INEC Boss Asks Appeal Court To Quash Arrest Order Against Him

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu (file)   The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, has asked the Court of Appeal to quash the arrest order issued against him. He made the request in an appeal

SERAP Asks UN To Help Stop Passage Of Press Council Bill

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the United Nations to help stop the National Assembly from passing a bill which it says will undermine press freedom in the country. In a statement signed on Sunday by

Buhari Asks Supporters Campaigning For Him To ‘Exercise Restraint’

File photo of President Muhammadu Buhari   President Muhammadu Buhari has urged his supporters currently campaigning for his re-election to exercise restraint. The President made this appeal on Saturday in a statement titled ‘Political Campaigns: Easy Does It.’ The statement

Gbajabiamila Asks APC To Challenge Defection In Court

   The majority leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has questioned the legality of the defection of members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). At a press briefing on Tuesday, he

Buhari Asks Doctors To Seek Other Means Of Negotiation, Not Strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with NMA executives at the State House in Abuja on July 19, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to medical doctors to avoid going on strike but consider other means of negotiation for

Ekiti Election: SERAP Asks INEC To Prosecute ‘Vote Buyers’

File photo of Ekiti residents voting on Saturday, July 14, 2018.   The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prosecute those behind alleged vote-buying in the just concluded elections in

SERAP Asks Adeosun To Clear Air Over Alleged NYSC Certificate

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun to clear the air over the allegations of certification forgery leveled against her “without further delay’ and settle the facts of the case once

Senate Asks Police To Reduce Highway Roadblocks In South-East

File photo   The Senate has called on the police to reduce roadblocks mounted on the highways in the southeastern region in the country. The lawmakers made the plea during plenary on Thursday at the red chamber of the National

Giwa Takes Control Of NFF As Dalung Asks Pinnick To Obey Court Order

  Mr Chris Giwa has taken over control of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as fresh crisis rocks the nation’s football governing body. This followed a directive from the Minister of Sports and Youths, Mr Solomon Dalung, who asked Mr