Category Archives: Breaking

APC Removes Okorocha As Imo Campaign Co-ordinator

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has removed the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, as the state coordinator of the party’s campaign council. The decision followed the recommendation of the disciplinary committee set up by the Imo APC over allegations of anti-party activities levelled against the governor and others. The committee chaired…

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Read President Buhari’s Speech During The Swearing-In Of New Acting CJN Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) after the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen, following an order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on January 23rd. The new CJN was conveyed to the Presidential Villa at about 4:30pm in a black Mercedes Benz C240 with number plate…

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Buhari Suspends Onnoghen, Swears In Mohammed As Acting CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeira (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, until the concluson of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Consequently, the president swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Mohammed who hails from Bauchi State is the next most senior justice of…

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Just In: Appeal Court Sacks Gana, Declares Duke SDP Presidential Candidate

Moments ago, the Court of Appeal in Abuja declared former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke as the authentic presidential flag-bearer of the Social Democratic Party, SDP. The appellate court, in a unanimous judgement by a three-man panel of Justices, vacated a judgement of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, which had on…

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Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

Presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has withdrawn from presidential race and opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. In a statement issued this morning by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, Ezekwesili, was quoted as…

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Elections: General Danjuma Raises Alarm Over Plot To Rig Elections

Former Minister of Defence, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma rtd has raised the alarm of an alleged plot to use undemocratic ways to rig the 2019 general elections. The retired general alleged that there were clandestine moves to cause civil unrest in Taraba, with the hope of making the governorship election inconclusive. He dropped the allegations…

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Privatise Nigeria’s Oil Industry? Easier Said Than Done

A leading contender in Nigeria’s presidential election next month has pledged to privatise the country’s oil industry, but that’s a promise that might prove hard to keep, some observers say. Atiku Abubakar, the main opposition party contender, has vowed to break up the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), which he called a “mafia organisation“. The…

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APC Will Not Participate In Elections In Rivers State – INEC Confirms

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again confirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not participate in elections in Rivers State. INEC Commissioner, Festus Okoye, said the commission is acting based on a court ruling. “The Independent National Electoral Commission acts on the basis of existing facts. The facts on the ground…

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