Politics

Amazing: EFCC drops corruption charges against Diezani, others

If a report by Daily Trust is anything to go by, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has dropped all 14 count charges against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The EFCC was also said to have dropped the charges against Ben Otti, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Stanley Lawson, Lanre Adesanya, and Dauda Lawal, all …

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Governor Bello warns trouble makers, assures a Hitch-Free Exercise on Niger LG Polls

John Adams In Minna  Worried by security reports of possible violence in the forthcoming local government elections in the state, the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has warned politicians and political thugs intending to ferment trouble of any kind to have a rethink as the security agents have been put on alert to …

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After Yari’s letter, Zamfara assembly abolishes law on jumbo pay for ex-govs

The Zamfara state house of assembly has abolished the law that allows former governors, their deputies, speakers and their deputies to get jumbo pension and other allowances. The development comes one day after a letter Abdulaziz Yari, a former governor wrote to Bello Matawalle, lamenting the non-payment of his monthly N10 million upkeep since August, …

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Kogi and Bayelsa elections: Arrest those behind electoral violence – Senate

The Senate on Tuesday asked security agencies to apprehend those behind the violence that marred the elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. This was one of the resolutions arrived at by the red chamber after the matter of the election was raised during plenary. As shared via the verified Twitter handle of the Senate, Senator George …

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APC Adams Oshiomhole begs all APC state governors on the N30,000 minimum wage

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has pleaded with all APC state governors to implement the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustments. Oshiomhole made the plea on Monday in Jos at the Federal Government- Progressives Governors Forum parley in Jos. “As progressives, let us be the first to pay the new …

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Okowa praises Atiku at 73 for fighting Anti-democratic forces.

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has congratulated former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, GCON, as he celebrates his 73rd birthday on Monday. Delta state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has praised former Vice President, Atiku-Abubakar on his 73rd birthday. [chronicle] In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifejika, in Asaba on Sunday, the governor described …

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The constitution should be ammended to allow third term for presidents and Governors – Charles Enya

Charles Enya, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state who served as the organising secretary for President Buhari’s campaign organization during the 2019 general election has filed a suit (FHC/AI/CS/90/19) before a federal high court in Abakiliki seeking the amendment of the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari get another term in office. The APC …

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Those behind the killing of PDP women leader must be brought to justice – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says those behind the killing of Kogi Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Women Leader, Madam Achejuh Abuh, must be brought to justice as he awaits scrupulous investigation into the incident. AFP President Muhammadu Buhari (Guardian) Late Achejuh Abuh, the Women Leader of Wada Aro Campaign Council, Ochadamu ward, was, on Nov. 18, burnt …

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INEC pronounces Bello as the winner of 2019 Kogi governorship election

INEC pronounces Bello as the winner of 2019 Kogi governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has formally announced the present governor, Yahaya Bello, as the winner of the last Saturday’s governorship political race in Kogi State. <p>The pronouncement of the outcome was put on hang on Sunday evening after outcomes in 19 out of the 21 council zones were discharged by INEC. </p> But the …

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INEC presents certificate of return to Okowa, 25 Delta Assembly members

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday presented certificate of return to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and withheld certificates of returns of four Assembly constituencies due to pending court cases. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that out of the 29 constituencies in the Assembly, four constituencies were not issued certificate of return due to …

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