Metuh To Face Trial Over Alleged Destruction Of Evidence A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, has lost his bid to stop his trial before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) sitting in Maitama, Abuja. The trial judge, Justice Ishaq Bello, in a ruling on Thursday rejected a no-case application...... read more
Bayelsa, Kogi, ‘difficult states to conduct elections’ – INEC Bayelsa and Kogi “are not easy states” when it comes to conducting governorship elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said. The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this, on Tuesday, in a meeting with the Bayelsa State Traditional Rulers Council in Yenegoa, the state capital. Mr Yakubu who spoke with...... read more
That Mamman Daura lives in Villa, controls Presidency is most unfortunate – Afenifere Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has described as shameful revelations by the daughter of Mamman Daura, Fatimah, that they have been living in the Presidential Villa for over three years. Afenifere further stated that it was most unfortunate that an unelected man could hijack the seat of power as revealed by the...... read more
Political Marginalization: Your Demands are Legitimate, Abia Speaker Tells Aba North Traditional Rulers   Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE, has said that the demands by Aba North Traditional Council over political marginalizion of Aba North Indigenes was legitimate. The Speaker made this known when he received in audience the Aba North Traditional Rulers in his office...... read more
Gov. Dickson appoints 60 new aides 5 weeks to Bayelsa guber election TheGgovernor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson, has appointed 60 new special advisers.  This development was announced in a statement signed on Thursday by Fidelis Soriwei, chief press secretary to the governor.  The appointees, drawn from the eight local government areas of the state, Soriwei said would help the government finish well.  “His...... read more
Federal roads in bad shape, Abia Assembly laments The Abia State House of Assemby has brought to the fore, the deplorable state of federal roads across the state and called on federal lawmakers from the state to draw federal government’s attention to them. This was part of the resolutions taken during Tuesday’s plenary session of the house, presided over...... read more
I’ll remain loyal to Buhari - Osinbajo Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will remain loyal to his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari. The VP’s promise was contained in a magazine titled, ‘This is Nigeria’, which was circulated on Tuesday night during the Independence Day dinner held at the old banquet hall of the statehouse in Abuja. The message titled...... read more
Obaseki sacks all aides, promises fresh appointments within 30 days Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has terminated the appointment of all his senior special assistants and special assistants with immediate effect. In a statement made available to journalists in Benin on Wednesday, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Osarodion Ogie, said fresh appointments would be announced within the next...... read more
BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Ganduje’s election The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano on Wednesday upheld the victory of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The tribunal declared that the petition of the main opposition, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Abba Yusuf, challenging the victory of All Progressives Congress(APC) lacked merit. The chairman...... read more
Abia Assembly begins screening of commissioner nominees Monday The Abia State House of Assembly (ABHA) will on Monday, September 23 begin live broadcast of its legislative activities, through its social media handle. This is even as it has invited all the 24 commissioner nominees to the Assembly Complex on Monday for screening by lawmakers.   Notable persons on the...... read more
What does Alex Otti really want? By John Okiyi Kalu The Scriptures in the Book of John Chapter 10 verse 10, our Lord Jesus Christ defined his mission on earth and that of the devil thus:   "The thief (Satan) comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have...... read more
It’s not true that Buhari doesn’t know how to govern —Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday disproved the insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t know how to govern. He also disagreed with inference that selfishness is the bane of those in government, saying that the Buhari administration is doing its best for Nigerians. Osinbajo said the efforts of the incumbent administration could...... read more
Abia: Tribunal Upholds Ikpeazu's election An elections petitions tribunal sitting in Umuahia has dismissed the petitions filed by Alex Otti of APGA seeking the cancellation of election results in 15 out of 17 local government area. The tribunal held that the petitioner failed to prove his allegation of over voting and noncompliance with electoral act in...... read more
It is an insult to say Senators don't deserve new SUVs, lawmaker tells Nigerians The Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, has condemned the controversy surrounding the Senate’s budget of N5,550 billion for the purchase of Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs). He said Nigerian senators deserve SUVs and it is an insult to say otherwise, Punch Newspaper reports. The status of a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is...... read more
BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Sen. Abaribe's election Election petition tribunal in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, has this morning dismissed the case filed by the APGA Candidate for Abia South 2019 Senatorial election, Sir Chris Nkwonta.   It also awarded N1. 5M cost against the petitioner, Nkwonta   Details later.... ... read more
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