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Newly sworn-in Gov. Hope Uzodinma makes first appointments

Senator Hope Uzodinma, the newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, on Thursday announced his first appointments as he takes over the State Government House. Uzodinma was declared the authentic winner of the 2019 governorship election in Imo State by the Supreme Court during the week. He was handed his Certificate of Return by the Independent National

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Mbaka may be barred from preaching – Lagos Archbishop

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Adewale Martins, says the Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, could be banned from preaching if he continues to deviate from the doctrine and tenets of the Catholic Church. Martins who was appointed Archbishop of Lagos by the Pope in 2012, said this during an

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Amotekun is Product of Buhari’s Vision on Community Policing-Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said that Amotekun, a security outfit by the governors of the South-west states, is a logical end product of President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision on community policing. Also, the immediate past chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the creation of outfit, as an expression of

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Imo Guber: Supreme Court Sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, in a unanimous Judgment sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo State and ordered the immediate swearing in of candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma, as lawful winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had

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Iran will suffer ‘crushing blow’ if it attacks Israel, Netanyahu warns

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday warned Iran against attacking Israel in response to the American killing last week of senior military commander Qassem Soleimani. “We’re standing steadfast against those who seek our lives. We’re standing with determination and with force. Whoever tries to attack us will receive a crushing blow in return,” he declared

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Supreme Court to rule on Delta, Taraba, Abia, Niger governorship elections today

Nigeria’s Supreme Court will rule on four different governorship election trials today. The states are Delta, Abia, Taraba and Niger. A seven-man of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, has fixed judgment for 2pm for Taraba and Abia, while hearing is ongoing for Niger and Delta. Abia State governorship dispute is between Okezie Ikpeazu

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Kalu’s Conviction: no senator can stop people of Abia North from having voice in Senate-Ohuabunwa

Anietie Udobit Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has said that no senator can stop people of Abia North from having voice in Senate. Ohuabunwa, who made the call while answering questions from journalists in Umuahia yesterday, said the upper chamber of National Assembly had not said anything about the vacant seat of Abia North in the Senate.

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Anti-graft group urges Buhari, Osinbajo, govs to Publish assets

Anietie Udobit An anti-corruption advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project,SERAP has urged President Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and governors of the 36 states to publish the contents of their asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau. SERAP said in a statement by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oludare, on Sunday that

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Gbemi Saraki says AbdulRazaq using security agencies to settle political scores

The Minister of State for Transportation, Mrs Gbemisola Saraki, has condemned the demolition of the building belonging to her late father, Olusola Saraki, by the Kwara State Government. Gbemisola, who belongs to the same party, the All Progressives Congress, with the state Governor, AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman, accused him of using security agencies to settle family political

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