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Edo Election: Pedro Obaseki Emerges Accord Party Candidate

Posted in politics on 06 July 2016. 94 hits.
Mr Pedro Obaseki has emerged the candidate of the Accord Party for the Edo State governorship election. Mr Obaseki, who is the sole aspirant, was unanimously adopted by delegates at the party’s convention held in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Mr Obaseki said his nomination is a call to...

Odibo emerges LP Edo guber candidate

Posted in politics on 06 July 2016. 77 hits.
The Labour Party in Edo State has elected one Comrade Cyril Odibo as its governorship candidate for the September 10 governorship election. A total of 126 delegates participated in the election. Comrade Odibo polled 96 votes to defeat Pastor Amos Areleogbe who scored 17 votes while three votes...

Abia Governorship: Status quo remains as Court adjourns hearing to Thursday

Posted in politics on 05 July 2016. 44 hits.
…My enrollment order not enforceable says Justice Abang Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, will remain in office as governor of the state, pending the conclusion of matters in courts. This was the decision of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, who adjourned hearing to...

PDP warns against use of judiciary to threaten democracy”

Posted in politics on 04 July 2016. 59 hits.
Senator Ahmed Markafi led Peoples Democratic Party has warned against the judiciary being used to threaten democracy in the country. Speaking Sunday in Port Harcourt against the backdrop of developmemts in Abia , Edo and within the party, member of the Caretaker Committee of the party, Prince...

VOTERS REGISTRATION EXERCISE

Posted in politics on 01 July 2016. 64 hits.
July 1, 2016 Politics 30 Views It is general knowledge that INEC had commenced the CVR process in Ondo and Edo States on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 with a scheduled end date on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The five-day exercise was expected to provide an opportunity for eligible voters in the...

#BenueSouthRerun: Mark floors Onjeh again

Posted in politics on 01 July 2016. 70 hits.
* PDP Chairman, defending Counsel, Aide hail judgement By Paul Mumeh The National Assembly election Petition Tribunal sitting over the Benue South re-run election in Makurdi, Benue State today dismissed the petition by the All Progressives Congress (APC ) candidate, Daniel Onjeh against the...

INEC Proposes Dates To Conduct Re-Run Elections

Posted in politics on 01 July 2016. 64 hits.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has proposed July 23 and 30 to conduct the re-run elections into the National Assembly for Kano, Kogi, Imo and Rivers States. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known on Thursday at a meeting with security officers, INEC...

INEC fixes rerun elections dates in Rivers, others Thursday

Posted in politics on 30 June 2016. 59 hits.
The independent National Electoral Commission has Said that it would fix dates for ‎suspended rerun elections in Rivers, Imo, Kogi and Kano States on Thursday. Chairman of the commission,  Prof.  Mahmood Yakubu, said this during his remark at the opening of second quarterly meeting with Resident...

Bayelsa Governorship Election: Tribunal Set To Deliver Judgment

Posted in politics on 30 June 2016. 69 hits.
The Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal is set to deliver judgement in the petition filed by former governor of Bayelsa State and flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Bayelsa governorship election, Mr Timipre Sylva on a date yet to be decided by the tribunal. The Chairman...

Delta Begins Commercial City Project In State’s Capital

Posted in politics on 29 June 2016. 50 hits.
June 29, 2016 featured post, Politics 19 Views The Delta State government has signed an agreement with Development Partners to kick-start the construction of the Delta Commercial City project in Asaba, the State’s capital. Speaking during the signing ceremony, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa assured...

Keep calm… I’m still your governor, Ikpeazu tells supporters

Posted in politics on 28 June 2016. 55 hits.
Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state, has urged his supporters to not to panic because he “remains the governor of the state according to law”. Ikpeazu was reacting to Monday’s judgement of a federal high court sitting in Abuja, which deemed him unqualified to have been elected governor, and...

Money Laundering: EFCC Closes Case Against Ex-Gov Akwe Doma

Posted in politics on 24 June 2016. 53 hits.
The trial of a former governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe Doma, and two others, continued on June 23, 2016, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presenting its ninth witness, as it closed its case against the accused persons. Akwe Doma, alongside Timothy Anthony Anjide, a...

Edo: Political Obsequy Of The Godfather By Louis Odion

Posted in politics on 24 June 2016. 42 hits.
So, after all the feint and razzle-dazzle, the victory dance of Osagie Ize-Iyamu would be aborted even before it started. For the gangling matador expected to lead PDP's chariot against the foe on September 10, how ironic that the first attack came, barely 24 hours later, in the form of a...

Saraki, Ekweremmadu And Life Parasitism By Emmanuel Uchenna Ugwu

Posted in politics on 24 June 2016. 45 hits.
This month a year ago, Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu conspired with top clerks of the National Assembly and bastardized the senate rules of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Saraki and Ekweremmadu used the resultant playbook to choreograph their coronation as Deputy Senate President and Senate...

Why we shunned INEC peace parley – Rivers APC

Posted in politics on 23 June 2016. 41 hits.
THE Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday explained why it shunned the peace parley organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission. INEC had in Port Harcourt on Monday organised a meeting with political parties, where only 11 parties signed a pact, and...

Forgery Scandal: Saraki And Ekweremadu's Arraignment May Not Hold Tomorrow As They Continue To Evade Proper Service

Posted in politics on 23 June 2016. 44 hits.
The anticipated arraignment of the President Bukola Saraki and Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu respectively and others for their alleged complicity in the forgery of the 2015 Senate Standing Rules that brought them into office may not hold tomorrow as planned. Sources in the...

'Fayose Is Childish, With Boorish Instincts', Presidency Says

Posted in politics on 23 June 2016. 47 hits.
The Presidency has dismissed as laughable the desperate attempt by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State to link President Buhari's wife Aisha to US Congressman William Jefferson's bribery scandal for which the American lawmaker was convicted in 2009. Reacting to Fayose's allegations in a press...

'Fayose Is Childish, With Boorish Instincts', Presidency Says

Posted in politics on 23 June 2016. 48 hits.
The Presidency has dismissed as laughable the desperate attempt by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State to link President Buhari's wife Aisha to US Congressman William Jefferson's bribery scandal for which the American lawmaker was convicted in 2009. Reacting to Fayose's allegations in a press...

Forgery Scandal: Saraki And Ekweremadu's Arraignment May Not Hold Tomorrow As They Continue To Evade Proper Service

Posted in politics on 23 June 2016. 39 hits.
The anticipated arraignment of the President Bukola Saraki and Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu respectively and others for their alleged complicity in the forgery of the 2015 Senate Standing Rules that brought them into office may not hold tomorrow as planned. Sources in the...

Niger Delta Avengers Deny Entering Into Ceasefire Agreement With FG

Posted in politics on 23 June 2016. 43 hits.
The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), a new militant group that has claimed responsibility for a recent series of attacks on oil and gas facilities across the Niger Delta, have denied reports that they entered into a ceasefire agreement with the Federal Government. Reports began circulating earlier...
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