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Nigeria: Insight Into Neo Northern Radicals
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Nigeria: Insight Into Neo Northern Radicals

By Hugo Odiogor Suddenly, radical thoughts are emerging from the North. The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, III, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Mohammad Ii, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, Sen.. Shehu Sani, Alhaji Nasri El Rufai are posturing to be different from the likes of Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasi, Prof. Ango Abdullahi among other. The […]

Cross River Slates Local Government Elections for June 17
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Cross River Slates Local Government Elections for June 17

  By Dianabasi Effiong, Calabar   The Cross River State Independent National Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) says it will conduct a fair and credible Local Government elections on June 17 in the state.   Chairman of the Commission, Dr Mike Ushie, gave the date on Thursday when he addressed journalists, political parties and other stakeholders in […]

Only in Nigeria that Judges are Treated As Common Criminals Says Mba Ukweni (SAN)
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Only in Nigeria that Judges are Treated As Common Criminals Says Mba Ukweni (SAN)

  Mba E. Ukweni is a young and vibrant lawyer practicing in Cross River State. The former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) is known to be an astute, dedicated, committed and intelligent lawyer. Mba, as he is fondly called by his colleagues, is a workaholic and also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). […]

Dickson's men bickering snowballs into labour crisis at Radio Bayelsa
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Dickson’s men bickering snowballs into labour crisis at Radio Bayelsa

A lingering face-off between two loyalists of Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson has snow balled into a labour crisies between the newly appointed General Manager of Radio Bayelsa christened Glory FM. Mr Hayford Lawson, a former Speechwriter to the Governor appointed General Manager of Radio Bayelsa was relieved of his appointment and recalled to the Government […]

Umahi endorses state's legislators as Ebonyi PDP chapter adopts governor as sole candidate for the 2019 polls
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Umahi endorses state’s legislators as Ebonyi PDP chapter adopts governor as sole candidate for the 2019 polls

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has endorsed the candidacy of all  the 24 members of the state House   for the next  legislative  election in the state. Umahi made this known  when the  legislators and their spouses led by the speaker, Francis  Nwifuru, paid him a Christmas homage at his country home in Uburu. The governor […]

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PDP Chairmanship: Southwest Zones Post to Lagos And Ogun

The Southwest zonal caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday met at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State in an attempt to present consensus candidates for positions zoned to the region by the Southern Caucus. On Thursday, last week, the Southern Caucus of the Party in Port Harcourt zoned the office of […]

Abia Chief Judge denies allegations of hiding from duty
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Abia Chief Judge denies allegations of hiding from duty

The Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Uzoamaka Uzokwe has dismissed rumours that she absconded from her duty as unfounded. In a release issued on Satuday by the state judiciary’s Acting Chief Registrar, Mrs. Vicky Analaba, the Chief Judge  described the allegations as “spurious and mischievous”. Her words: “The attention of the Chief Judge of […]

Umahi to Elechi: My govt not behind your visits to EFCC
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Umahi to Elechi: My govt not behind your visits to EFCC

   … says ‘Your men wrote petitions against us’ Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has denied a claim by his predecessor, Chief Martin Elechi, that he headed   the Executive Council Committee on Inspection during his (Elechi) second tenure as  governor. Umahi also dismissed  allegation  that   he was the hand behind a number of […]

Don't panic, I remain your governor, Ikpeazu tells Abians
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Don’t panic, I remain your governor, Ikpeazu tells Abians

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has called on Abians not to panic, but remain calm over the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja delivered today in favor of Mr. Uche Oga against him, in the case of alleged falsification of tax receipts. Governor Ikpeazu, who said that […]

Umahi  extends olive branch to  Elechi
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Umahi  extends olive branch to  Elechi

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has extended a  hand of friendship  to his immediate predecessor,  Chief Martin Elechi, by asking  him to forget the past and and join hands with him to rebuild the state. Umahi,  who spoke during this year’s Democracy Day celebration  at the Abakaliki Township Stadium, also announced Elechi as one of the […]