Electoral Act: President Buhari is Pushing Nigeria to the Brinks -PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) charges the National Assembly to save the nation’s democracy by immediately overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amendment of the Electoral Act. The PDP Campaign says this legislative action has become imperative as the President’s decision is a calculated attempt to hold the nation to ransom, inject crisis into the electoral process and ultimately scuttle the conduct of the 2019 general elections, seeing that there is no way he can win in a free and fair contest. President Buhari’s…

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2019: Shun “unnecessary friends” CJN urges women judges

Abuja, Dec.7, 2018 (NAN )The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has urged women judges to shun  “unnecessary friends” who are capable of embarrassing the Judiciary and the nation as the 2019 elections draw near. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Onnoghen made this call at th eopening ceremony of the Biennial Conference of the National Association of Women Judges of Nigeria  (NAWJN) in Abuja with theme: “Life after the Bench, the judge Emeritus. “Avoid things that will embarrass the Judiciary and embarrass you, embarrass the country and…

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Disturbing Photos: Soldiers, Civilians Involved In Accident In Umuahia

Some Nigerians soldiers and civilians were involved in a serious accident in Abia State on Thursday. One of the injured soldiers, Agudu Samuel, a Commander with the Nigerian Army said they are currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center, Umuahia. “Sorry to inform you that i was involved in a very serious accident yesterday with my colleagues & the civilians that were traveling towards Aba from Umuahia.” he wrote.

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AGAIN!!! Buhari return electoral bill to NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari has communicated to the Senate and House of Representatives his decision on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 in accordance to the powers vested in him by the 1999 Constitution. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents in Abuja on Friday. Enang, who refused to disclose the content of the president’s communication to the National Assembly, neither confirmed assent nor rejection of the bill by the president. He said: “The president…

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Court restrains Emenike from parading himself as APC Abia Guber Candidate

Following the decision of a federal high court recently that recognized Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe led APC executive in Abia State and also ordered the replacement of Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah’s name with that of High Chief Ikechi Emenike as Abia State APC gubernatorial candidate, Dr Uche Ogah has obtained an Order from an Abuja high court today restraining Emenike from parading himself as APC governorship candidate and also restraining APC and INEC from changing his name. Remember, that Ogah had also obtained a Stay of Execution of the decision of…

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TradeMoni loan Most beneficiaries are not our members- NANTS Chairman

BY Victoria Ojeme ABUJA: The Chairman, National Association of Nigerian Traders, NANTS, FCT chapter Prince Edozie Ugwu, on Thursday disclosed that most beneficiaries TradeMoni are not members of the association. Ugwu urged the federal government to consult with them in the disbursement of the TradeMoni loan initiative. Ugwu, who made the appeal at the Trader-Moni loan disbursement exercise to traders in Wuse market in Abuja, noted that most of the beneficiaries were not members of the association. Mr. Ugwu described The Trademoni scheme as a good initiative but noted that…

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Uche Nwosu is not our party member, not our candidate -AA, national chairman

Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law of Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, has been rejected by the National Chairman of his new party, Action Alliance party, AA, Tunde Anifowose-Kelani. Nwosu‎ was rejected as the gubernatorial candidate of the party in Imo State. According to the Chairman, Nwosu was yet to become a registered member of the party. He said for this reason, the former Imo Chief of Staff, cannot be recognized as the party’s standard-bearer in Imo State for the forthcoming general elections. Kelani told reporters on Thursday that “Uche Nwosu is…

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Uche Ogah, other APC guber candidates meet with Osibanjo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidates in the South East on Thursday in Abuja expressed optimism of emerging victorious in their various states ahead of the 2019 elections. The candidates comprising Hope Uzodinma, Imo State, Uche Ogah, Abia State, Ayogu Eze, Enugu State and Sunny Ogbuoji, Ebonyi State, had a closed-door meeting with Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa. Eze, who spoke with State House correspondents afterwards, said the visit was essentially a private one. “It is purely a private visit to the vice president; there…

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OPINION: NVOSI COMMUNITY: WHEN CONSPIRATORIAL ALIENATION REACHES ITS CRESCENDO

BY ALEX ENEMANNA It is a known fact that so many rural communities around out dear nation have been abandoned in the developmental equation of our country. This is not because these communities live in a different world from the rest of, neither is it because they were created by a certain power different from the God all of us are made of. They are rather peopled by patriotic men and women who live within the estimated 923,868 sq km land of the nation called Nigeria, who also contribute their…

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Utomi warns Osibanjo: you maybe dragged into evil collaboration

Factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Prof. Pat Utomi has warned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to tread with caution on the party’s crisis in the state or lose everything as pastor, professor of law, and rights activist. Utomi, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday, said he had advised the vice president against allowing himself to be dragged into “evil collaboration.” He stated: “You may have heard rumours about meetings with the vice president. As I said clearly to the VP in the presence…

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