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Breaking: All APC governors dump Oyegun for Buhari over Tenure extension

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According to Dailypost, the 24 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have agreed with President Muhammadu Buhari that APC constitution should be respected in electing a new National Working Committee, NWC, members for the party.

This was disclosed by the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari after Buhari met with some of the governors.

President Buhari had at the party’s National Executive Committee’s meeting last week declared as illegal, a proposal for the extension of the tenure of the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led NWC of the party.

All APC governors dump Oyegun for Buhari over Tenure extension

Yari said, “We consulted and all the 24 governors of the APC are in the same page with Mr. President that we are going to respect our party constitution, we are going to respect the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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“So, therefore, we collectively agreed that we will have congresses at all levels – local, state and national.”

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Breaking News: National Assembly cancels presiding officers’ meeting

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Breaking News: National Assembly cancels presiding officers’ meeting

The meeting of the leadership of the National Assembly scheduled for Tuesday afternoon has been put off.

This was disclosed by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives,Yusuf Lasun, while briefing newsmen at the entrance of the National Assembly complex in Abuja.

According to him, the meeting was called off following the blockade mounted at the entrance of the complex by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).

“A meeting cannot be held under this kind of atmosphere.

“It is unfortunate that this is happening; because when the parliament is under siege, democracy is under siege,” Lasun stated.

We reported that DSS operatives on Tuesday morning blocked the entrance to the National Assembly.

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Breaking News: Senator Ben Bruce confirms Melaye has been kidnapped

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Following the attack on Senator Dino Melaye by unknown gunmen in the Gwagwalada area of Abuja Thursday morning, it has been confirmed that the Senator has been abducted.

Melaye’s abduction was disclosed by Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Bruce, via his Twitter handle.

In a tweet, Bruce disclosed that Melaye’s brother, Moses informed him of the lawmaker’s abduction.

“I have just been informed by Moses Melaye, @dino_melaye’s brother, that Dino has been abducted by unknown persons in a Toyota Sienna that blocked their car and overpowered them on their way to Kogi to answer to Dino’s court case. Lets be on the watch out. Will keep you updated,” he tweeted.

Melaye was reported to have been attacked by armed men in Gwagwalada area of Abuja.

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