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Bulama takes office as APC National Secretary

  Arch. Waziri Bulama on Monday took his seat at the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the new National Secretary. Bulama was inaugurated by the National Chairman of the ruling party and ex-Edo Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomole. Among...

Suspension: Oshiomhole’s appeal suffers setback Appeal Court adjourns hearing indefinitely 

    The hope of the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Mr Adams Oshiomhole, to vacate his suspension order suffered a major setback on Monday.  The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has suspended  hearing in the case...

Ihedioha loses as Supreme Court upholds its Imo judgment

    ...judgment that declared Uzodinma winner was entered in error, says minority verdict Expectedly, the Supreme Court has thrown out the appeal of ex-Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for a review of its judgment on the governorship...

Five months after, Court declares ex-Kogi Deputy Gov. Simon Achuba’s removal nullity 

The impeachment of a former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr Simon Achuba, in October 2019 is an exercise in futility and therefore a nullity, a court ruled on Thursday. "It is hereby declared null and void as it  did not...

Supreme Court dashes APC’s hope for Bayelsa governorship judgment review

  …awards N60m cost APC, Lyon, Degi-Eremienyo’s lawyers Nigeria’s Apex Court on Wednesday sealed the hope of a review of its judgment sacking the All Progressives Party (APC) governor-elect, David Lyon as Bayelsa governor on the eve of his inauguration by...

Oshiomhole Is Divisive, Contemptible, Destroying the APC – Babachir Lawal

  Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government to the Federation, SGF, said the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole is working to destroy the party. He said the ruling party has become a “funny organization” under the...

INEC declares PDP’s Diri Douye winner of Bayelsa governorship election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Douye Diri winner of Bayelsa governorship election.   The Chairman of the Commission Professor Mahmood Yakubu made the declaration at the Commission's Headquarters in Abuja.   The Supreme Court...

Senator Diri Douye: The Teacher Becomes Bayelsa Governor

  Douye Diri a  former public school teacher who dreamed of becoming a principal before becomes the executive governor of Bayelsa state. Douye started his career as a teacher and taught in several Government Schools in the Rural Area in the Old...

Ahead of inauguration on Friday, Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa Governor-elect

  ...declares PDP winner Like a thunderbolt, the Supreme Court on has nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The duo is to be inaugurated in less than 24 hours. Consequently, the People's Democratic Party...

Adamawa Governor Fintri cleared by Supreme Court

Still dishing out judgments on the dispute March 9, 2019 governorship poll, the Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed Mr Ahmadu Fintri of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Adamawa State.  The apex court held that...
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CBN Report: Economy contracted in May, manufacturing worst hit

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released its report on the economy indicating that the nation's manufacturing sector contracted. It...
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U.S says foreign enemies taking advantage of divide over race,

  U.S National security adviser Robert O’Brien has said that foreign powers were trying to exploit the fraught state of U.S. race relations and protests...

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu feels unwell, shuns public engagements 

  Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie  Ikpeazu, is reported to be feeling "unwell" in the last few days, PerSecondnews learnt.     According to sources close to the Government...

For Second Straight Day, Nigeria Surpasses 300 New Cases of Coronavirus

  The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 300 for the second consecutive day on Sunday and the number of deaths increased...

Cross River, Kogi’s intransigence on COVID-19: Buhari to intervene, says PTF

      President Muhammadu Buhari will take a decision over the seeming ``intransigence’’of  Kogi and Cross River States in the COVID-19 fight, the Presidential Task Force...