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Senator Demands for Good Reason to Impeach President Buhari
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Senator Demands for Good Reason to Impeach President Buhari

Abdulfatai Buhari, the lawmaker representing Oyo North in the Senate has called for a good reason to initiate the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari. Abdulfatai who said this when he paid a Sallah visit to former Governor Rashidi Ladoja of Oyo State, stated that impeaching a President has a process. He also cautioned against causing problems that could not be easily solved. The senator said; “Impeaching the President has a process. Anybody calling for the impeachment of the President should give a good reason. Then, we shall table it, discuss it, and the two chambers must come together. Impeaching the President is not what someone can just wake up one day and call for. There is a procedure for it. Why do you want to cause a problem and create confusion that you cannot sol...
APC Threatens To Report Mbaka To The Pope & To Expose Him
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APC Threatens To Report Mbaka To The Pope & To Expose Him

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Yekini Nabena, has cautioned the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, against making statements that could cause instability in the country, threatening to expose him to the Pope. Mbaka had called on the National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari if he fails to resign over increased insecurity in the country. Reacting to Mbaka’s statement Friday in Abuja, Nabena said it was unfortunate for a man of God “who is supposed to deploy all known spiritual means of averting crisis but rather threatening a democratically elected government for his own personal benefits while pretending to be speaking for the people.” While making reference to the book of Mark 4: 35-4...
Reps May Impeach Buhari If Nothing Changes After Security Summit – Dachung Bagos
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Reps May Impeach Buhari If Nothing Changes After Security Summit – Dachung Bagos

President Muhammadu Buhari could face impeachment proceedings if the security summit to be held by the House of Representatives fails to improve the security situation in the country, an opposition lawmaker has said. Dachung Bagos (PDP, Plateau), who represents Jos South/Jos East federal constituency of Plateau State, said the security summit to be organised by the House is the last opportunity for the President. He said this while appearing on a Channels TV Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday. On Wednesday, the House inaugurated a special ad-hoc committee, chaired by the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila. The committee will organise a security summit between May 24 and 28. Mr Bagos said if the summit fails to yield the needed changes, the lawmakers will call for the ...
The House of Representatives Should Impeach the President if he Doesn’t Want to Resign”- Fr Mbaka says
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The House of Representatives Should Impeach the President if he Doesn’t Want to Resign”- Fr Mbaka says

Worried by the alarming spate of insecurity in the country, the Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Fr Ejike Mbaka, has called for the impeachment of President Buhari. Speaking at the Adoration Ministry in Enugu recently, the clergyman wondered how the President will maintain grave silence despite the wanton killings across the country. “Let me tell you; if it is in a civilized country, by now, President Buhari would have resigned with what is happening. Nigerians are crying because there’s no security in the country, the House of Representatives should impeach the president if he doesn’t want to resign. A good coach cannot watch his players be defeated when he has players sitting down on the bench. It is either Buhari resigns by himself or he wi...
#EndSARS: “Impeach Buhari Now!” – Farooq Kperogi To NASS, Gives Reasons
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#EndSARS: “Impeach Buhari Now!” – Farooq Kperogi To NASS, Gives Reasons

An associate professor of Journalism and Critic, Farooq Kperogi has called on the National Assembly to launch impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari amidst the #EndSARS protests. Kperogi, in a tweet on Tuesday, disclosed that the impeachment was in order because the President allegedly has Dementia, a mental disease. "I'd called on the National Assembly to impeach and remove Buhari because his dementia has caused him to lose the mental presence to govern." "Amid the conflagration that has enveloped Nigeria, he's been absent. His minders won't allow him to talk unmediated because his sick and vacant mind would become apparent." President Buhari is yet to address Nigerians since the protests began. The #EndSARS protests against police brutality and bad gov...
Fayemi Not Planning To Impeach Me – Ekiti Deputy Governor, Bisi Egbeyemi
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Fayemi Not Planning To Impeach Me – Ekiti Deputy Governor, Bisi Egbeyemi

Ekiti Deputy Governor Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi has said there is no rift between him an Governor Kayode Fayemi. There have been some insinuations in some quarters that Egbeyemi has been threatened with impeachment by Fayemi to coerce executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward 8 in Ado Ekiti to sign a resolution to suspend the Special Adviser to the President on political matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, from the party. It was alleged the Ado Ekiti APC Ward 8 Chairman, Mr. Clement Afolabi, was abducted and taken to the Deputy Governor’s personal residence to compel him effect Ojudu’s suspension. Egbeyemi, who pledged his unalloyed loyalty to in all circumstances, chided some individuals he described as “fifth columnists, peddlers of fake news and mischief makers” for tr...
Akeredolu Rejects Plot To Impeach Deputy
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Akeredolu Rejects Plot To Impeach Deputy

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has refused suggestions from political allies that he should commence impeachment processes against his deputy, Hon Agboola Ajayi. The Nation has learnt. Relationship between Akeredolu and the deputy has broken down over what an aide to the Governor described “as broken down of excessive trust.” It was gathered some politicians approached the Governor to either ask Agboola to resign or face impeachment but the Governor declined and asked the man be left alone. The deputy has not been seen recently in many public functions. Sources close to the office of the Deputy Governor however said the Governor would fail in any impeachment plot because the deputy picked majority of the House of Assembly members. Some political allies of the...
Why We Wanted To Impeach Obasanjo — Former Senate President, Anyim
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Why We Wanted To Impeach Obasanjo — Former Senate President, Anyim

Former Senate President and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim, says arbitrary change of presiding officers of the 4th Assembly was why the lawmakers moved to impeach former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Anyim stated this on Monday in his address during a public lecture of the National Assembly Legislative Digest, which held at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Conference Centre in Abuja The former SGF described a situation where the impeachment of a presiding officer of the legislature is regarded as democracy in action, while that of the executive is seen as democracy under threat ,as unacceptable. According to him, “a contrived impeachment of any elected officer in any arm of government is ‎unhealthy for democracy,” urging both arms of government to a...
Jimi Agbaje Reacts to Plans to Impeach Governor Ambode, Blames it on Lagos Cabal
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Jimi Agbaje Reacts to Plans to Impeach Governor Ambode, Blames it on Lagos Cabal

The governorship candidate of the PDP in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje has reacted to the plans to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode by the Lagos State House of Assembly. Ambode is being accused of incurring expenditure from the 2019 budget without presenting it before the house. Reacting to the move to impeach him, Jimi Agbaje who lost to Ambode in the 2015 governorship election said the move is being dictated by the cabal in Lagos. “I received the news of the impending impeachment of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode with a lot of reservation, especially with its timing and motive. This is just 19 or so days to the federal elections and the governorship, a fortnight thereafter. So the natural questions to ask are: Why this haste? And what is the motive?” the statement read. “Of course, the ...
House Of Reps Speaks On Alleged Plan To Impeach Osinbajo
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House Of Reps Speaks On Alleged Plan To Impeach Osinbajo

The spokesman for the House of Representatives and Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazak Namdas, has denied allegations that Reps members were collating signatures to impeach the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. Namdas told journalists on Wednesday that he is not aware of such process in the House. According to him, “There is nothing like impeachment before the House of Representatives as I speak now. “As far as I am concerned, I speak for the House, and there is nothing like impeachment before the House for consideration. I don’t speak for members, I speak for the House. “At least, officially before the house, there is nothing like that. I am not aware of any impeachment.” Namdas’ reaction comes amidst allegation that some of the lawmaker...
No Plan To Impeach Ambode – Lagos Assembly
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No Plan To Impeach Ambode – Lagos Assembly

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has refuted claims that the State Assembly is planning to impeach the state governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Ambode, early October, amid dramas, lost the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress in the state to his rival Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a most humiliating defeat. “Impeachment is constitutional and has its process. we are not embarking on that yet,” the assembly speaker Mudashiru Obasa said on Monday. “Akinwunmi Ambode has not committed any impeachable offence.” There have been speculations that there is a fast-paced plot is unfolding in the state assembly to unseat Ambode before the expiration of his single term. The impeachment rumours thicken after the lawmakers on Thursday ordered Privat...
Plot To Impeach Gov Ambode Thickens
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Plot To Impeach Gov Ambode Thickens

A fast-paced plot is unfolding in the Lagos State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to sack embattled Governor Akinwunmi Ambode before the expiration of his single term on 29 May, 2018, Saturday Tribune learnt from both pro and anti-impeachment groups in the state. The plot, which is now at an advanced stage, according to sources on both sides of the divide, is mainly being hatched by the elite in the party but being sold to the rank and file as a last-minute solution to feared defeat of the party in next year’s governorship election. Factional chairman of the state chapter of the party, Mr Fuad Oki, has warned the House of Assembly to drop its threat to impeach Governor Ambode or it would incur the wrath of Lagosians. Also, a Lagos-based civil rights movem...
JUST IN: Senators, House Of Rep Members Begin Signing Of Petition To Impeach President Buhari
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JUST IN: Senators, House Of Rep Members Begin Signing Of Petition To Impeach President Buhari

An authoritative and investigative report have revealed that the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari might be materialized soon after a new move by lawmakers of the National Assembly.  Senators and members of the house of representatives have started collecting signatures for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmakers, who are not happy with the decision of the president to approve $496 million for the procurement of 12 Super Tucano aircraft from the US without their backing, had given the impression that the matter was being resolved. The issue of impeachment first arose at the house of reps on Wednesday. While deliberating on a letter Buhari wrote to the national assembly, saying he had anticipated that the lawmakers would approve the withdrawal, Kingsley Chin...
#ImpeachBuhari: House Of Reps Planning To Impeach Buhari For Spending $462m Without Approval
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#ImpeachBuhari: House Of Reps Planning To Impeach Buhari For Spending $462m Without Approval

The spending $496m without parliamentary approval has pitched President Muhammadu Buhari against the House of Representatives with most members calling for the impeachment of the President. Following the reading of President Buhari’s request in a letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara at Tuesday’s plenary informing the House that $496m had been spent for the procurement of military aircraft from the United State of America(USA), lawmakers could not hide their disdain for what they called breach of the constitution by the President. According to Buhari, the expenditure was made in anticipation that the Green Chamber would approve it, as part of the 2018 Appropriation Bill, currently before the National Assembly. The letter titled ‘Supplementary input into the 2018 Appropriation Bill: Purchas...
2019: PDP Ex-Ministers Challenge Buhari To Re-contest
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2019: PDP Ex-Ministers Challenge Buhari To Re-contest

Former ministers who served in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration rose from an emergency meeting yesterday challenging ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 elections. The ex-ministers explained that they would not seek Buhari’s removal on ground of ill health because they wanted the president to get well and return to face the PDP in the 2019 presidential election. The meeting which was presided over by former Special Duties Minister, Tanimu Kabiru Turaki, and had 20 of the ex-ministers present, said it was unfair for Buhari to have sought the removal of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua during the ailment that eventually took his life. Turaki, who read the resolutions of the ex-ministers at the end of the meeting, declared: “People behave diff...
Impeach Yar’adua Now – Buhari Told Law Makers In 2010
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Impeach Yar’adua Now – Buhari Told Law Makers In 2010

Former Head of State, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has declared that the only solution to present political uncertainty in the country is for the National Assembly to set machineries in motion for the impeachment of ailing President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. The 2003 and 2007 presidential candidate of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) made the declaration yesterday while addressing members of the National Unity Forum (NUF) which had visited him in Kaduna. The forum led by Alhaji Maigida Musa Abdu had from last week began visiting notable northern leaders to seek their opinions on how best to handle the Yar'Adua mess and at the same time ensuring that the region does not lose out completely in the power equation, especially as the country approaches 2011. For instance, when it...
APC, PDP Trade Words Over Fayose’s Removal Plot
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APC, PDP Trade Words Over Fayose’s Removal Plot

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has dismissed the allegation by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the party was plotting his removal through the manipulation of the judiciary to re-open Army Panel report on the 2014 governorship poll to have his election victory reversed. Fayose had in a letter to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, accused former Governor Segun Oni and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, of clandestine moves to coerce the judiciary to use Army Panel report to reverse his election victory, praying the CJN to resist the move to preserve democracy and integrity of the judiciary. But APC Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, described the allegation as unfounded and baseless. Accusing Fayose of crying wolf ...

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