Politics

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...

PDP’s Benue Governor, Ortom, gets Supreme Court’s endorsement 

    Again, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, in continuation of its rounds judgment on governorship polls, has upheld the election of Samuel Ortom of the People's Democratic Party, the Governor of Benue State. It dismissed an appeal by Mr Emmanuel Jime,...

Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed appeal...

Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

  Putting paid to apprehensions and speculations of a possible sack, Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday morning affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party as the valid winner of the  March 9 governorship poll in Sokoto State. It dismissed an...

Edo State: Welcome to the Politics of 2020

By Osakue Aiyevbekpen As we start the year 2020 today (January 1), I consider it auspicious to make few remarks on only one aspect of the politics of Edo State. I have watched all kinds of people building a rampart...

Oshiomhole lacks legitimacy, temperament, moral authority to lead, as Edo APC call for his resignation

  The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has stated that the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, lacked legitimacy, temperament and moral authority to lead the party, hence the need for him to resign. The Edo APC chapter...

Certificate Forgery: Finally Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Sacked

...court orders INEC to issue Certificate Of Return to Obinna Uzoh For forging the National Examination Council (NECO) Secondary School certificate, the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, has been sacked by the court. Summarily, Justice Bello Kawu of...

Bello meets Buhari says he won by a landslide

    Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has said he will meet those who want to challenge his victory at the November 16th gubernatorial elections in court, boosting that he won landslide.   “Just few hours ago, I received my certificate of...
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Fatal cosmetic surgery: Surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju, faces trial 

  For carrying out a failed cosmetic surgery, a plastic surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju of MedContour, is to face prosecution...
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Post-Covid-19 initiatives for creative industry will be implemented, says Information Minister 

  Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has given avowed commitment for a diligent implementation of the post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee recommendations for the Creative...

Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of...

Remdesivir first coronavirus drug to receive EU approval 

The first drug to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union has been given the green light, with the European Commission approving...

COVID-19: Poor sensitization, advocacy at grassroots may hinder fight – Monarch

  Poor public sensitization, enlightenment and advocacy may have dogged the fight against the COVI9-19 pandemic particularly at the grassroots, a monarch has said.   According to...