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“I Am Still The Governor,” Ikpeazu Insists & Obtains Court Injunctions Restraining Ogah From Being Sworn In

On the heels of Dr. Uche Ogah being issued a Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has released a statement insisting that he remains the governor pending the resolution of his appeal against the ruling by the appellant courts. He also obtained an injunction from an Abia…

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New Governor For Abia? INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Uche Ogah

Following the court verdict  that declared Okezie Ikpeazu ineligible to contest for governor after it was discovered he submitted fake tax clearance to his party- People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the run up to the elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has heeded to the court order and issued a Certificate of Return to the…

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FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday

  The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 5th and Wednesday, 6th July, 2016 as public holiday to mark Eid al-Fitri Celebrations. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mr Basse Akpayung. The statement said the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who…

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Lawsuit Challenging Buhari’s Academic Qualifications Withdrawn

  The lawsuit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari from the 2015 Presidential Poll for allegedly not possessing requisite education qualification has been withdrawn by Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaiwe, an Abuja-based lawyer. Nwokocha-Ahaiwe’s suit alleged that Buhari was not qualified to run for the office of the president on the ground that he did not possess…

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Court Dismisses Femi Fani-Kayode’s Rights Enforcement Suit

  An Abuja High Court at Apo, yesterday, dismissed a fundamental rights enforcement application that the embattled former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, lodged against his detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports Vanguard.  Fani-Kayode, who is currently answering to a 17-count corruption charge before the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court,…

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NNPC, China sign $50bn Mou On Oil & Gas Development

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth 50 billion dollars with some Chinese companies for infrastructure development in oil and gas sector. The information is contained in a statement issued by the Corporation on Wednesday in Abuja. It stated that “NNPC wishes to announce the recent landmark…

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Amazing! Little Hadiza Rescued From Bama Has Been Totally Transformed

  Last year, Hadiza was rescued from Bama, Borno State – a city that was hitherto held captive by Boko Haram, looking so sickly and emaciated. Thanks to the help of CMAM (Collaborating to improve the management of acute malnutrition Worldwide) and some well-meaning Nigerians, the little girl has been totally reformed. Pictured right is…

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