According to reports, the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Gboyega Aribisogan, has debunked insinuations that some perceived enemies of Governor Ayodele Fayose within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were ganging up with some lawmakers to impeach the governor.
Addressing a press conference in Ado Ekiti, Aribisogan said those peddling the rumour were not only plotting to divide the Assembly, but have also begun desperate moves for the 2019 elections.
The Deputy Speaker, Hon. Segun Adewumi and […]
Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff enters her final battle to win back power on Thursday, when senators open an impeachment trial expected to remove her from office for good.
That would formally end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America’s biggest economy.
During a trial expected to last several days, the former Marxist guerrilla, 68, will take the stand to defend herself against charges that she fiddled state accounts.
She denounces the impeachment drive as a “coup” by her rivals, led by […]
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara said the grievances of the state legislature, which led to impeachment process against him were personal, selfish and against public interest.
Yari made the remark while fielding questions from journalists on Saturday in Gusau.
“There has never been any bill brought to me by the House of Assembly that l did not assent to nor have l ever spent money without their approval,” he said.
He said that the lawmakers’ claim that he had refused to see them […]
The Senate has expressed surprise that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made comments on mere speculation and fabrication by an online publication on a purported plan to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a statement by the Senate spokesman, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, he stated that the APC had the opportunity to cross-check what actually happened at the executive session, which held on Tuesday from its members in attendance.
He said the comments credited to the National Secretary of the Party, […]
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Dino Melaye, has denied media reports that he was plotting and instigating the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to him, the people spreading the falsehood were those who believe that a Nigeria that was not led by them must not exist.
Melaye represents Kogi West Senatorial District in the Red Chambers of the National Assembly, under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A statement personally issued by him […]
There was Commotion in Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber on Tuesday as some members threatened President Muhammad Buhari with impeachment, while Dino Melaye alleged threatened to ‘impregnate’ and ‘beat up’ Remi Tinubu, the wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader.
According to reports, the senators who met behind closed doors were incensed by the proposed trial of the leadership of the Senate for forgery.
Shortly after commencement of a plenary session, some Senators called on their colleagues, led by Senators Suleiman […]
Even with the incriminating evidence reeled out against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFFC, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Wednesday, Senators loyal to the Senate President have sworn to resist his impeachment.
Addressing newsmen at the CCT during the trial of Saraki, the senators represented by Senators Rafiu Ibrahim and Samuel Anyanwu described the trial as an attempt by the leading All Progressives Congress to blacklist its leader before Nigerians.
Senator Ibrahim […]
Members of the Senate Unity Forum, have reportedly started laying the ground work that would ultimately lead to the impeachment of Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki.
The Senate Unity Forum is the group loyal to Senator Ahmed Lawan, who fought against the emergence of Saraki as senate president.
Report gathered that the SUF had already reached out to pro-Saraki senators, to work with them for the impeachment proceedings, citing the ongoing trial of Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, as reason […]
Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, erupted into pandemonium on Tuesday morning as persons suspected to be thugs disrupted a protest organised by a group of Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun, CSCEO, to rally support for the serving judge of the State High Court, Justice Folahanmi Oloyede.
The judge had petitioned the state House of Assembly to investigate Governor Rauf Aregbesola over alleged mismanagement of the state resources.
It was gathered that skirmishes between the protesters and some hoodlums […]
Report gathered that scores of Osun State citizens were yesterday said to be warming up towards participating in today’s rally in support of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s impeachment, according to the organisers, Civil Societies’ Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State, CSCEO.
According to the group at a press briefing held in Osogbo yesterday, over 20 civil and faith based societies who are members of CSCEO are already mobilising their members towards the mass rally.
The group’s Chairman, Comrade Adeniyi Sulaiman Alimi, gave the […]