Showing posts with label Tambuwal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tambuwal. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tambuwal confirms stepping down for Buhari, Atiku, explains why

Speaker of the House of Reps, Aminu Tambuwal has released a statement explaining why he's stepping down from the 2015 presidential race and instead going for the governorship race of Sokoto state. His statement below...

1. A few days ago, precisely on Friday the 14th of November,2014 a group of friends, associates, colleagues and admirers cutting across all ages, ethnic, social, religious, political and geographical divides presented to me the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for me to participate in the presidential primaries of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the 2015 Presidential Election.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Tambuwal: We’ll stop PDP impunity, Rep says

The Minority Whip of the House of Representatives, Mr. Samson Osagie, on Monday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress would use all legal means within its reach to check the ‘excesses and impunity’ of the Peoples Democratic Party and its plan to force the Speaker of the house, Aminu Tambuwal, out of office.
Osagie, who told our correspondent that he was a second plaintiff in the suit filed by the APC caucus in the house to stall the plan by the PDP, accused the ruling party of sabotaging the nation’s democracy in “material aspects.”

Friday, October 31, 2014

Tambuwal sues FG over removal of his security aides

Just one day after his security aides were withdrawn by the Federal Government, the Speaker of the House of Reps, Aminu Tambuwal, has filed a suit contrary to the FG before a Federal High court in Abuja.
Tanbuwal filed the suit today Oct. 31st asking the court to declare that the withdrawal of his security aides while he's still the Speaker is unlawful and unconstitutional. He also asked the court to restrain FG from further infringing on his rights and privileges. You will find reports they want to declare his seat vacant and organize a bye-election for the goal of replacing him. Tanbuwal asked the court to restrain FG, INEC, PDP and IGP from doing this. For the time being, he wants the court to order FG to get back his security detail pending the determination of the suit.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Authorities withdraw security guys attached to speaker, Tambuwal

The Nigerian Police Force have withdrawn the security detail of the Speaker of the House of Reps, Aminu Tambuwal, who recently defected from the PDP to APC. In a statement released few minutes ago on their official website, the Police said they withdrew Tambuwal's security because his recent defection flouts the 1999 constitution. Find the statement after the cut...