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Taraba Lawmakers Stop Gov. Suntai From Resuming Duties

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  Taraba lawmakers stop Gov. Suntai from resuming duties, ask him to return to hospital. The Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Haruna Tsokwa, has announced that the lawmakers have decided to ask Governor Danbaba Suntai to go back …

Ailing Governor Suntai Wants To Resume As Governor

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Barely 24 hours after returning from the United States where he was bedridden for months, ailing governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai has reportedly written to the State House of Assembly seeking to resume office as the state governor. DailyPost …

Jonathan Directs Immediate Action To End ASUU Strike

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  President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday directed the two Federal Government committees negotiating the requests by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to take immediate measures at ending the on-going strike. The Chairman of the Universities Needs Implementation Committee, Gov. …

You are an embarrassment to the country – Patience Jonathan dares Soyinka

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Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, yesterday fired back at Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for castigating her over the ongoing crisis in the Rivers State House of Assembly. Mrs. Jonathan in a communiqué by her spokesman, Ayo Osinlu, expressed …

Rivers Crisis: House Of Reps Take Over Functions Of Rivers Assembly

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The House of Representatives, Wednesday, passed a motion to take over the legislative functions of the Rivers State House of Assembly following the crisis that took place on Tuesday, July 8. In approving the motion, the House said it was …

President Jonathan Tells Politicians in Rivers to Respect Constitution and Rule of Law

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President Goodluck Jonathan has noted with concern the recent untoward political developments in Rivers State and he calls on all those involved in regrettable acts of political violence to show greater respect for the constitution and the rule of law. …

I Will Not Resign, Tukur Dares Jonathan

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Bamanga Tukur, on Tuesday told those seeking his removal from office that his job was not vacant. “Chairman is there dam! dam! The chairman is not only in office, he is …