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Position Over Health? Gov. Suntai’s Wife Begs Legislators Not to Impeach Her Husband

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Taraba State political crisis has entered another phase with Hajia Hauwa, the wife of Governor Danbaba Suntai, called on members of the State House of Assembly not to impeach her ailing husband.

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This development followed the commencement of signatures collecting by the legislators for the impeachment of the governor, as the legislators understood Mr. Danbaba is not fit enough to resume duty, despite being treated in hospitals for about 10 months.

The legislators began the impeachment move on August 28, 2013, after the governor announced the dissolution of the state cabinet through his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Sylvanus Giwa.

According to sources, earlier today Hauwa got wind of the impeachment move and quickly arranged for the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Haruna Tsokwa, and a few other legislators to visit the governor.

It should also be noted that Hauwa did not allow the Speaker or the Acting Governor, Garba Umar, to have audience with Governor Suntai since he was brought back to Nigeria on August 25, 2013, Sunday.

However, Hauwa’s intervention has small chances to succeed, as, reportedly, most of the legislators have already signed the impeachment notice.

What really angered the legislators was the allegedly stage-managed video of Suntai’s purported broadcast to the people of the state.

Taraba residents were also annoyed, said there was nothing like a live broadcast by the ailing governor as reported by a section of the media, adding that it was a stage-managed recorded tape that the state owned television station broadcast on August 28, 2013.

According to sources, the swearing in of the new Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Timothy Kataps, was also stage-managed as none of the documents pertaining to his swearing in was signed by the Commissioner for Oaths.

Source: PM News

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  1. Biodun

    August 30, 2013 at 11:41 am

    Hauwa, u’re not grateful to GOD 4 keepin ur husband’s life. If God want him back on d sit, HE wuldnt hv taken his brain, instead some part of his body wuld go 4 d brutal accident. So madam keep ur eyes off d sit.

  2. Alhassan

    August 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    Hauwa jst go n pray 4 ur husbands health, if dia is life dia is hope

  3. Halima

    August 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Everybody knows where him/her bread is buttered. So, don’t blame the madam. Afterall, Hajia Turai Yar’adua did same and she is enjoying huge pension now…..so, madam…go ahead be pressing buttons…take your national cake…..good luck oo!!!

  4. Olaoluwa Adeleke

    August 30, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Madam, instead of u 2 seek 4 ur husband gud health. If he return 2 d office nd die in d next day, what would u do?.

  5. Alhassan

    August 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    Haba madam, Y cant U luk after ur husband condition of health, if U Insist of him going bak to office U mean to end his life.

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COVID-19 vaccine: US embassy celebrates Nigerian doctor Ogbuagu

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The United States Mission to Nigeria has celebrated Dr Onyema Ogbuagu, for his role in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Ogbuagbu, who graduated from the University of Calabar in 2003, migrated to the US and rose to become an Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Disease Specialist at Yale University.

He was part of the team that helped pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

In a Facebook message on Monday, the US mission wrote, “Nigerians contribute to the world in so many ways. Our hats off to Dr Onyema Ogbuagu at Yale who helped develop a COVID-19 vaccine.”

Ogbuagu is the son of a former Vice-Chancellor of Abia State University, Prof Stella Ogbuagu. He also has a twin brother who is an engineer.

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Elon Musk surpasses Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person as Tesla’s market cap inches closer to $500 billion

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After beating Mark Zuckerberg in world rich list ranking — the billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk has now leapfrogged Bill Gates to grab the world’s second-richest ranking.

Musk’s net worth rose more than $7.2 billion on November 23, driven by another surge in the Tesla share price, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. The current net worth of Elon Musk stands at $127.9 billion.

This comes as one of the biggest gains in the ranking of the world’s 500 richest people — Musk has added over $100.3 billion to his net worth this year.

Elon Musk surpasses Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person as Tesla’s market cap inches closer to $500 billion

In January 2020, he ranked 35th, but the soaring Tesla share price has driven his ranking to surpass other billionaires in the world.

The jump in Musk’s fortune came as the shares of the electric car-maker Tesla soared as the electric car makers market cap neared $500 billion on Monday.

Gates would have been on the top, had it not been for his philanthropy.

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#EndSARS Protest: Those who have murdered Nigerians will not benefit from trade or travel to the UK – Lyn Brown

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British politician serving as Member of Parliament, Lyn Brown has called for sanctions against those involved in the shooting incident during the EndSARS protest in Lekki on October 20.

Speaking during a debate in the house on Monday November 23, Lyn stated that the least they can do is to make sure that those who have “murdered” Nigerians and deprived them of their human rights are not able to benefit from trade or travel to the UK.

She added that these include government officials and the Nigerian army who are stopping a “transparent investigation and effecting of justice.”

The lawmaker also averred that it was unfortunate that the Federal Government went ahead to not only accuse protesters of sponsoring terrorism and freeze their accounts, but also blamed them for the increase in food prices.

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