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Group Urges Buhari To Bypass NASS And Release INEC N242b Election Funds

Group Urges Buhari To Bypass NASS And Release INEC N242b Election Funds

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The group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to bypass the National Assembly and approve for release the N242billion supplementary budget. The group said the budget for the sake of national interest should be treated like the Tucano Military Aircrafts funds approved before NASS debated on it. National President of the group, Comrade (Engr) Igbini Odafe Emmanuel in a statement on Tuesday said the National Assembly members should save themselves the problem of cutting short their vacation and allowed express approval of the budget. "I ask President Buhari to urgently treat the INEC N242b Supplementary Budget the same way he treated the release of funds for purchase of the Tucano Military Jets if indeed it is truly fo...
Boards Inauguration: Call Oshiomhole, Ngige To Order, They Are Both Wrong Constitutionally, Says Group

Boards Inauguration: Call Oshiomhole, Ngige To Order, They Are Both Wrong Constitutionally, Says Group

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The group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call to order the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige and APC National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole over what they called attempt to trample on the 1999 Nigerian Constitution, as amended. The group in a statement by its National President, Comrade (Engr) Igbini Odafe Emmanuel on Tuesday, said that both Oshiomhole and Ngige are wrong in the ongoing wrangling over the inauguration of board of agencies and parastatals. According to Igbini, Oshiomhole did well by faulting the unconstitutional action of Ngige, but he too over stretched the powers vested on him as APC National Chairman by the Constitution of APC which he said is inferior to 1999 Nigeria...
$462m For Fighter Jets: Reps Can’t Prove “Gross Misconduct” To Warrant Impeachment Of Buhari – VATLAD

$462m For Fighter Jets: Reps Can’t Prove “Gross Misconduct” To Warrant Impeachment Of Buhari – VATLAD

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Anti corruption group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has told the House of Representatives that it cannot proved beyond reasonable doubt before a competent Panel duly constituted by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, allegation of "Gross Misconduct" against President Muhammadu Buhari in the purchase of $462million fighter jets. The group averred that the decision taken by President Buhari does not in any interpretation amount to ''gross misconduct" but the House of Representatives, can courageously and patriotically commence the process of impeachment if allegation of "gross misconduct" is lawfully made. In a statement on Wednesday made available to BigPen Online, President of VATLAD, Comrade (Engr) Igbini Odafe Emmanuel, said,  "Section 143 of 1999 Niger
Count Buhari Out Of Senate Fiasco – Group

Count Buhari Out Of Senate Fiasco – Group

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Anti corruption group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), says President Muhammadu Buhari should not be drag into the senate fiasco. The group in a statement signed by its National President, Comrade (Engr) Igbini Odafe Emmanuel on Friday, stated that President Buhari has remain neutral to the affairs of National Assembly since 2015 and should not be drag into the purported desecration of the upper chambers. "It is same President Buhari who in year 2015, bluntly refused to interfere with elections of principal Officers of the Senate and House of Representatives, why then would he now be interested in the desecration of this same National Assembly as some politicians want Nigeria and the world to believe?, it queried. The group also wondered why there i...
Group To Jega: ‘We Are Not Fools; You Should By Now Tendering Unreserved Apology To Nigerians’

Group To Jega: ‘We Are Not Fools; You Should By Now Tendering Unreserved Apology To Nigerians’

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An anti corruption group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has taken a swipe on former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega. The group said Jega should not take Nigerians for fools or "insult our collective intelligence" with his utterances on National Assembly reordering of the sequence of 2019 general elections in the country. The group spoke in a statement signed by its National President, Comrade (Engr) Igbini Odafe Emmanuel and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state. VATLAD berated Jega for speaking out now when in 2015, he unconstitutionally deregistered some political parties acting on some unlawful laws by the National Assembly and the script of then ruling party, PDP. Reports had quo...