PDP Calls For Reversal Of Supreme Court Ruling On Imo
Supreme Court judgement on Imo governorship election is groundless and should be reversed, says Uche Secondus, chairman, People Democratic Party The National Working Committee of our great party, after a thorough examination of all the issues relating to the miscarriage of justice by the Supreme Court on the Imo... Read more
Nigeria’s Supreme Court Declares Uzodinma Winner, Voids Ihedioha’s Election
Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Tuesday voided the election of Emeka Ihedioha’s as the governor of Imo State. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, unanimously declared Senator Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election and... Read more
How NDDC Fraudulently Awarded More Than N1trn Contracts In 7 months’ – Official
The Interim Management Committee (IMC) set up to audit the finances of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in its latest findings released on Thursday has alleged that the commission fraudulently awarded more than N1trillion worth of contract in seven months. The IMC said its findings indicated that the... Read more
Gov. Emmanuel Calls On Organisations To Assist Relatives Of Fallen Heroes
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has called on Corporate organisations operating in the country to assist relatives of soldiers, who fought and died for the corporate existence of the nation. Emmanuel made the call in his remarks during 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day held in Uyo Cenotaph on... Read more
Work For Regional Development, Gov. Wike Charges South South Traditional Rulers
Governor  Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on Traditional Rulers from the South-South to work in unity to advance the development of the political zone. He made the call on Tuesday in Government House, Port Harcourt when he hosted the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo,Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II,... Read more
South, Middle Belt Leaders Reject FG’s Declaration Of Amotekun Illegal
• Urge South-West govs to ignore attorney general • Region’s governors will respond appropriately, says Fayemi Just five days after the launch of the South-West’s security outfit, Amotekun, a test of might is brewing over it. The dramatis personae are in two groups. On one hand are the South-West... Read more
Nigeria’s Attorney-General Declares Operation Amotekun Illegal
Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami (SAN) has described the new security outfit in the South-West( Operation Amotekun) as illegal. He said the security and defence of the country are within the exclusive duties of the Federal Government. He said no state government, whether singly or... Read more
NDDC Kicks Off Audit, Inaugurates Contracts’ Verification Committee
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has inaugurated a 50-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to confirm and document projects and contracts in the nine Niger Delta states, as part of the process to redirect the Commission’s activities. Inaugurating the committee at the NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Acting Managing... Read more
Ministry Denies Endorsing Bash Ali’s World Record Fight
Nigeria’s Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has denied given approval to former boxing champion, Bash Ali to stage a “World Guinness Book of Record” fight in Nigeria. Kola Daniel, Special Assistant (Media) to Minister of Youth and Sports Development, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.... Read more
Governorship Elections: Okowa, Ikpeazu, Bello, Ishaku Win At Nigeria’s Supreme Court
Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal filed by candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 governorship election in Abia State, Alex Otti, which sought to unseat Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Delivering a lead judgement, Justice Hamiru Sanusi held... Read more