• No one can suspend me from PDP – Kashamu boasts

    No one can suspend me from PDP – Kashamu boasts

    Senator Buruji Kashamu, the Senator representing Ogun East District at the National Assembly, has denied rumour of his suspension from the Peoples Democratic Party.

    This denial came hours after the Ogun State chapter of the PDP had allegedly suspended him and six others for their role in the crisis that engulfed the party in Ondo State.

    Their suspension reportedly took immediate effect on Friday, November 25.

    Others allegedly suspended with Kashamu are: Messrs Bayo Dayo, Pegba Otemolu, Semiu Shodipo, Fatai Adeyanju, Segun Seriki, […]

  • Why we invited Kashamu – Police expains

    Why we invited Kashamu – Police expains

    The police on Thursday denied allegations that it invited for questioning the representative of Ogun East Senatorial District, Senator Buruji Kashamu, in order to extradite him to the United States of America to answer to drug-related charges.

    Rather, the police said Kashamu was invited over allegations of threat to life, a complaint lodged against him by a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu.

    This was made known on Thursday by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, in his written […]

  • National convention won’t solve PDP’s problems – Kashamu

    National convention won’t solve PDP’s problems – Kashamu

    The representative of Ogun East in the Senate, Sen. Buruji Kashamu, has warned that the August 17 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party will not solve the problems confronting the party.

    He said it would be better for the elders of the party to wade into the crisis by having a peace meeting with the two people laying claim to the national leadership of the opposition party.

    Kashamu stated this in a position paper he submitted to the two factions fighting […]

  • PDP will resolve issues in no distant time – Kashamu

    PDP will resolve issues in no distant time – Kashamu

    Sen. Buruji Kashamu, (PDP – Ogun Central‎) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will resolve the ongoing crisis rocking the party in no distant time.

    Kashamu spoke on Friday in Abuja on the sidelines of a media briefing to clear the air on the recent court judgment that Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff remains‎ party of the chairman.

    The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) recalls that a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday affirmed Sheriff as PDP chairman.

    The court annulled a Federal High Court, […]

  • NDLEA plans to abduct me, political enemies want me dead – Kashamu

    NDLEA plans to abduct me, political enemies want me dead – Kashamu

    The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has alleged that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) was plotting his abduction.

    He also said his political foes were planning to assassinate him.

    A statement he issued yesterday in Lagos, said the NDLEA’s plot was to either have him abducted or attacked on the streets or at a social function.

    He noted that: “I do not know what I have done to them that they want to […]

  • Face your issues, leave Buhari’s wife out of your woes – Kashamu tells Fayose

    Face your issues, leave Buhari’s wife out of your woes – Kashamu tells Fayose

    Senator Buruji Kashamu, Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly has urged Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose “to stop the needless mudslinging against the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and face the allegations against him”.xxxIn a statement he issued in Abuja today, Kashamu likened Fayose’s attempt to link Mrs Buhari with the Halliburton scandal as a “needless distraction and an amateurish shadow-boxing. His action could be taken for a drowning man clutching at a […]

  • Senate investigates fresh plot to extradite Kashamu

    Senate investigates fresh plot to extradite Kashamu

    It was gathered that the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition has begun investigation into fresh allegations of moves by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to extradite Sen. Buruji Kashamu to the U.S.

    The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu while meeting with the senator and his solicitor on the allegation on Wednesday in Abuja, said the committee would carry out its mandate.

    He directed that all parties involved in the allegation, including former Chairman of (NDLEA), […]

  • Kashamu absent from Senate session on Wednesday

    Kashamu absent from Senate session on Wednesday

    It was learnt that the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, who was hailed by his colleagues while taking his oaths during the inauguration of the Eighth Senate, on Tuesday, was conspicuously absent during plenary on Wednesday.

    Kashamu, who was recently in the news following the attempt by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency to arrest him over alleged drug related dealings in the United States, stole the show on the floor of the Senate when called upon to […]

  • Court voids arrest warrant against Kashamu

    Court voids arrest warrant against Kashamu

    It was gathered that a federal High Court in Lagos has overruled the provisional warrant of arrest secured by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency seeking to extradite the Ogun East senator-elect, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, to the United States of America to face trial for alleged drug-trafficking offences.

    The court equally made an order halting the extradition proceedings in an application filed by the NDLEA before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Kashamu.

    Kashamu, on Monday through his lawyers, […]

  • How senator-elect, Kashamu, hid in toilet for 6 days during NDLEA raid

    How senator-elect, Kashamu, hid in toilet for 6 days during NDLEA raid

    A Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu, wanted by the United States government for alleged drug offences, hid in his apartment’s toilet in Lagos for six days as Nigerian anti-narcotic agents raided his home and placed him under house arrest two weeks ago, his lawyer said Thursday.

    The lawyer, Ajibola Oluyede, told a federal court in Lagos that Mr. Kashamu remained in hiding while 20 masked operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency took over his bedroom.

    Mr. Oluyede said despite an earlier ruling […]

  • We shall obey court order on Kashamu – NDLEA

    We shall obey court order on Kashamu – NDLEA

    Newsmen reported that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has expressed its readiness to obey the court judgement, which ordered its operatives to vacate the Lagos residence of Senator-elect for Ogun East Senatorial district, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, in Lekki.

    The agency said this in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Mitchell Ofoyeju, on Wednesday.

    It, however, failed to specify when its operatives would leave.

    The NDLEA had on Tuesday said it was not in possession of any court order to leave the Kashamu’s […]