29 Jan 2016 Features
WITH last Wednesday’s unanimous verdict of the Supreme Court, which upturned the decision of the Appeal Court that had earlier ordered a repeat of the April 11, 2015 governorship election in Rivers State, a great sigh of relieve swept through the state. Before the judgment, a thick pall of apprehension had hung heavily on the…
28 Jan 2016 Features
… as Wada insists on rule of law ANOTHER milestone albeit negatively was recorded yesterday in Nigeria’s political history when Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was sworn in as Governor of Kogi State without a deputy. The deputy Governor-elect, Mr. James Faleke made good his threat not to present himself to be…
27 Jan 2016
AS this year’s governorship race gathers momentum in Ondo State, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Senator Robert Ajayi Boroffice (OON) has declared his ambition to govern the state increasing the aspirants to over 30 so far.
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THE Publicity Secretary of Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Joe Igbokwe has described the decision to swear in Alhaji Yaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State today a travesty that must be seriously considered before it is implemented.
27 Jan 2016 1
NATIONAL coordinator of the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko has stressed the need for respect for human rights as the Nigeria Army prosecutes the counter-insurgency and terrorism operations in the country.
26 Jan 2016
TODAY the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship elect, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, will take over as Kogi State Governor from outgoing Governor Idris Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but the controversies that trailed his emergence as Governor-elect of the state has continued to take the shine off his inauguration.
26 Jan 2016
KWARA State House of Assembly yesterday approved the request of the state government to access N2.7 billion loan from Sterling Bank for the payment of October 2015 salary arrears of workers and pensioners in the 16 local councils and purchase of official vehicles for public office holders in the state.
26 Jan 2016 1
EKITI state governor, Ayodele Fayose said yesterday that he would remain in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) despite the tacit persuasion by his Osun state counterpart, Governor Rauf Aregbesola asking him to reconsider membership of the party in view of the myriads of challenges it
26 Jan 2016
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed judgment for March 8, in a suit filed by five voters seeking the removal of the senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District in the upper chamber, Monsurat Sunmonu over alleged dual citizenship.
26 Jan 2016 Features
AS controversies continue to trail the purported annulment of the election of the Bayelsa House of Assembly Speaker, Kobenwei Benson, by the Court of Appeal, the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the April 2015, House of Assembly poll, Mr. Ebifaghe Orunimighe, has asked the Speaker, to respect the judgment of the court and…
26 Jan 2016 1 Features
THE National Secretary of the United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDESS) and a member of the 2014 National Conference, Mr. Tony Uranta has called for the implementation of the recommendations of the conference report to enable Nigeria overcome her myriads of socio-economic and political challenges and sustain its unity. Uranta spoke exclusively with The…