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INEC Has No Plans For Elections In Adamawa Before 2015 - Jega

4 years ago /

The chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega says the commission has no plan yet for a fresh governorship election in Adamawa state because it is yet to be informed officially about the impeachment of governor Murtala Nyako.  

Ekiti Assembly Approves 19 New LCDAs

4 years ago /

Ekiti State House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the creation of 19 additional councils in the state.

Iraq Elect Fouad Massoum As New President

4 years ago /

Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote.

Nasarawa State House of Assembly Direct Chief Judge To Set Up Panel On Gov. Al-Mukura

4 years ago /

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has directed the state Chief Judge, Suleiman Dikko, to set up a panel to investigate Governor Tanko Al-Makura, accused by lawmakers of committing impeachable offences.

Al-Makura Returns From Abuja To Nasarawa

4 years ago /

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state returned to the state yesterday after a week’s stay in Abuja following the decision of the state House of Assembly to serve him an impeachment notice.    

PDP And APC Bicker Over Burning Issues In The Nation

4 years ago /

Nigeria's ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP and the leading opposition, All Progressives Congress, APC are embroiled in a war of words over former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari’s state of the nation’s statement.  

Osita Chidoka Bows Out As FRSC Boss

4 years ago /

Former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Osita Chidoka, has bowed out of the agency, with a charge on the FRSC to continue to make the roads safer, noting that safe roads are economically and socially beneficial to any nation.

EFCC Declares Ex. Adamawa Governor Nyako Wanted

4 years ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have declared sacked governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, wanted.

Enugu House Of Assembly Commence Impeachment Proceeding Against Deputy Governor

4 years ago /

The Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday, commenced impeachment proceedings against the state’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi.

Buhari Cautions Jonathan Against Impeachment Of Opposition Governors

4 years ago /

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, wants President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene and pull the brakes on what he described as runaway train of impeachment in the interest of survival of democracy.    

House Of Representatives, NMA Meeting Ends In Deadlock

4 years ago /

Hopes of an end to the three-week-old doctors strike vanished on Monday as meeting between the doctors union, the minister of labour and members of the House of Representatives ended in deadlock.

Ban Ki Moon To Speak With BringBackOurGirls Campaigners

4 years ago /

The attention of the world will be on Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Wednesday as the United Nations, Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon speaks to the BringBackOurGirls campaigners on the 100th day of the abduction of the Chibok girls.

Press Statement: PDP To Atiku, Don’t Allow Your Media Managers Destroy Your Legacy Says APC Is ‘One Chance Bus’

4 years ago /

Our attention has been drawn to a statement purportedly signed and issued by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar against the PDP and the Presidency. The PDP does not wish to join issues with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, one of the founding fathers of our great party and two-time former Vice President. However, we want to caution his media managers to desist from associating him with propaganda, political mudslinging and character assassination that the APC has become notorious for.

$1 Billion Loan: Tinubu Accuses President Jonathan Of Lying To Nigerians

4 years ago /

Ahmed Tinubu accuses President Jonathan of lying to Nigerians about a $1 billion loan he requested lasted week before the National Assembly.        

Ebonyi State Speaker Impeached

4 years ago /

18 out of the 24 members of the Assembly reportedly voted out the Speaker. The members lifted the suspension of the three members before impeaching Nwazunku.

I Will Never Withdraw My Memo – Nyako

4 years ago /

Embattled former governor of Adamawa State Murtala Nyako has vowed never to withdraw the memo he addressed to the northern governors despite alleged intimidation and threats of arrest being planned against him.

10 Million People To Die From Tobacco Consumption By 2015 – CISLAC

4 years ago /

The director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, Mr Akinbode Oluwafemi has said that about 10 million people may die from tobacco if the rising consumption trend is not controlled. Mr Oluwafemi who made this call in Abuja lamented the high rate of smoking in Nigeria due to weak control measures. According to him, tobacco is the only legally available product which kills more than half of its users and as speculated by Scientists, it is a major threat to public health.

2015 Election: APC Threatened By Recent Political Development

4 years ago /

The aspiration of the All Progressives’ Congress, APC, to dominate the Nigeria political landscape after the 2015 general elections is being threatened by recent political development in the country.      

I’ve Returned Nyako’s Stolen Mandate, Umaru Fintiri Tells PDP

4 years ago /

The acting Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, stormed the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, asking the people of the state to pray for him in his new assignment of taking the people out of the ‘ wilderness.’

Murtala Nyako On The Run – EFCC

4 years ago /

After series of unsuccessful attempts to arrest impeached Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, the Federal Government may declare him wanted any moment from now. The government wants the former Chief of Defence Staff arrested and prosecuted over alleged looting of Adamawa State treasury and treason against Nigeria.