Buhari vs Atiku Tribunal: Buba Galadima Testifies Against Buhari

The court case that ensued after the just concluded elections in Nigeria, which incumbent President Muhamaddu Buhari was declared winners by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has taken a dramatic twist as a factional member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr Buba Galadima has testified at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal where he took a dig at President Muhammadu Buhari. According to media reports, Galadima, who claimed to be the National Chairman of the Reformed APC (rAPC) on Monday, however, claimed that the party had an agreement with…

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Senate Resumes With Appointment Of Principal Officers

The 9th Senate has finally resumed from its 19-day recess and named Senator Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North) as Majority Leader. The assembly also named seven other principal officers. The other officers as read out at plenary by President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, include Senator Ajayi Boroffice (Ondo North) as Deputy Leader; former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia North) as Chief Whip while Senator Sabi Abdullahi (Niger East) emerged as Deputy Whip. Others include Senators Enyinnaya Abaribe (Abia State), Minority Leader; Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba South),…

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Rebuilding Imo State Begins As Gov. Ihedioha Suspends 27 LGA Chairmen, Others

Assumpta Cathedral Catholic Church, Owerri —————————————————————————————————- By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha, the Imo state governor yesterday suspended all the 27 Local Government Area Chairmen, their deputies and the 645 councilors in the state. The governor equally suspended all the political appointees of the 27 LGAs of the state. Chibuike Onyeukwu, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor in a statement issued in Owerri, said that the governor’s action was in pursuant to the provisions of Sections 4, 5, and 6 of the Local Government Administration as amendment…

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European Union Says Nigeria’s Last General Elections Were Not Transparent

Finally, Maria Arena, Chief Observer for the European Union (EU) that monitored the Nigeria’s 2019 general elections has come out bold to state that the election, which brought President Muhammadu Buhari and others to power were not transparent. The added that the elections were marred by violence and harassment of voters. She said at a press briefing in Abuja on Saturday thet, “Overall, the EU EOM concluded the 2019 elections were marked by severe operational and transparency shortcomings, electoral security problems and low turnout.” The EU, which submitted its final…

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Buhari Congratulates New Senate President, Speaker

By Editor Unlike in 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated the presiding officers of the national assembly with a heavy heart, the preferred candidates of the ruling party have this time emerged in both chambers of the national assembly. Ahmad Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege were elected as senate president and deputy senate president respectively while Femi Gbajabiamila emerged speaker of the house of representative and Idris Wase, deputy speaker, Buhari has happily congratulated the gentlemen. Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari’s spokesman said the president commended the “transparent and fair nature” of…

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Nigeria Sliding Towards Disaster Under Buhari Says Obasanjo

By Editor Fearless former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said the country is moving towards disaster under the present leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo, who spoke in an interview with Premium Times, also said even the economy was unstable insisting that the current administration led by Buhari had destroyed the war against corruption, which he said started during his administration. Obasanjo, who is one of the lone voices that is speaking out against the alleged tyranny of Buhari backed the candidate of the…

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Senators Ahmed Lawan, Ovie Omo-Agege Elected To Lead 9th Senate

By Editor Senator Ahmed Lawan and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege both of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been elected the president and deputy president of the 9th Nigerian Senate. The APC moved swiftly to avoid what happened to them at the 8th Senate when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), swept them off their feet and took over the leadership of the party. Lawan defeated the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) adopted candidate Ali Ndume, also of the APC with 79 votes. Ndume polled only 28 votes. Similarly, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the…

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Rochas Okorocha Humiliated, Denied Access To Senate Inauguration

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo State faced serious embarrassment when he arrived the National Assembly premises at 7:40.am on Tuesday ahead of the inauguration. He was bluntly denied accreditation. Okorocha, was declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial District but the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning official who oversaw the election in Imo State told the whole world that he declared Okorocha winner under duress. Okorocha therefore was not issued certificate of return by INEC. His closest rival, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

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Oyo State Assembly Elects 32-year-old As Speaker

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde ——————————————————————————————————— By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The not too young to run ideology seem to be yielding fruit fast as reports reaching us has it that the Oyo State House of Assembly has elected a 32-year-old member representing Ibarapa East State Constituency, Adebo Ogundoyin, as its Speaker. Ogundoyin, a second term lawmaker and member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), according to the story was elected shortly after Governor Seyi Makinde inaugurated the state assembly on Monday. In all, there are 26 members of the PDP…

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Atiku vs Buhari Tribunal: Justice Garba To Replace Justice Bulkachuwa

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Finally, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has announced Justice Mohammed Garba as replacement on the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal involving President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last elections in Nigeria. Bulkachuwa, by virtue of her position as the President of the Appeal Court was an automatic member of the tribunal, which was vehemently challenged by Atiku by virtue of the fact that her husband is a member of Buhari’s All Progressive Congress (APC), who also contested and…

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