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PDP mocks Buhari, APC as Transparency International releases report on Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the Transparency International Corruption perceptions Index released on Thursday Nigeria dropped two steps below on the 2019 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index. In the latest release on Thursday, Nigeria ranked 146 out of 180 countries studied. PDP in a statement by its Spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan said the report had further validated its position that corruption had worsened under President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC). The opposition party said the report was a prove to show that Buhari’s anti-corruption war…

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Ifeanyi Ubah wins as court restrains INEC from carry out judgment

The Federal High Court, Abuja, Thursday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from giving effect to the judgment delivered by the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory against Senator Ifeanyi Ubah. The court had ordered the electoral umpire to issue a Certificate of Return to Obinna Uzor as the Senator representing Anambra South. But Justice Taiwo Taiwo in his judgment after listening to Counsel to Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Charles Ndukwe, held that INEC and the other defendants cannot proceed to comply with the order of the FCT High…

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ALLEGED KILLING OF ALEX OGBU: SHI’ITES ACCUSES POLICE OF COMPLICITY

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has vehemently rejects the statement made by the Nigerian Police authority over the killing of a journalist, Alex Ogbu during the free El-Zakzaky protest in Abuja, on Tuesday. According to a report obtained by SuncityNews, signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa for the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement; “We reject straight out the claim made by the FCT Police spokesperson, Anjuguri Manzah, who insinuated that the police killed a passerby while responding to attack by Free-Zakzaky protesters. He purportedly claimed that the protesters assailed police…

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Cross River: Building A Thriving Health Care System

The management of Public health has remained a great challenge to all Governments across the world, especially in developing countries like Nigeria. This has remained so because of the dynamic nature of illnesses evolving on regular basis, sometimes with stubborn or even drug resistant pathogens, militating social aspects and economic indices. The havoc wrecked upon human community by these diseases, most times, are often heightened by certain anti-social behaviours manifesting in the form of substance abuse and perversions in the use of some medically beneficial drugs. In most places in…

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PDP PROTESTERS SHUTDOWN IMO, OGUN, UYO AND OTHERS

‘Reverse This Injustice Now’ – PDP Members Troop To Streets Across Nigeria Hundreds of supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party in some states across the nation are currently staging a protest against the supreme court ruling that sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo State.  The protesters carrying placards with various inscriptions could be seen calling on the leadership of the Supreme Court to immediately take a judicial review of the judgment and make a quick reversal in the best interest of the people. Some described the supreme court…

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Healthcare: Cross River Government renovates General Hospitals

By Matthew Okache The Cross River State ministry of health is renovating, expanding and equiping general hospitals across the state . The government has boosted the healthcare sector in the state by renovating the General Hospitals to a more than world-class standard for quality healthcare delivery. On assumption of office, the two weeks old Commisioner for Health Dr Betta Edu has hit the ground running by rolling out her agenda in repositioning the health sector. The ministry has since last week began the rehabilitation, upgrade and expansion of general hospital…

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856,000 children to be captured as Cross River flagged off 2nd health week

Cross River flagged off 2nd Round Maternal Newborn and Child health Week with loads of packages. 856,000 children under five and pregnant women will benefit! – Dr Betta Edu The Cross River State Government on Saturday flagged off the second round of the 2019 Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) week which is usually organized twice in a year to monitor the mother, pregnant women and every child from 0-58 months in terms of nutrition, hygiene and Immunisation and access to quality health care. while monitoring of Vitamin A supplementation…

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IHEDIOHA WRITES IMOLITES ON SUPREME COURT VERDICT

STATEMENT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, ON THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF THE MARCH 9, 2019. My dear good people of Imo State, I address you today, following recent developments affecting our dear state, and in particular the Supreme Court judgement of 14thJanuary 2020.In my relationship with you as Governor of Imo , I had employed regular consultations and dialogue as a tool of political discourse. This informs this course of action. I am reporting back to you our great Imo people…

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THE IMO GUBERNATORIAL JUDGMENT – A PAINFUL BUT LEGALLY CORRECT VERDICT

‘! It is indeed a perplexing paradox: Hope Uzodinma may not have won the 2019 Imo State gubernatorial election, yet the Supreme Court, on the facts, was right in declaring him the winner of that election in law. The error was not the Supreme Court’s, but that of Governor Emeka Ihedioha’s legal team; and it was a crucially fatal error. What happened was this: during the governorship election in Imo State, apparently concocted results, perhaps not having any basis whatsoever in reality, BUT SIGNED BY INEC PRESIDING OFFICERS, were turned…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Nullifies Election Of Ihedioha, Declares Hope Uzodinma Imo Governor

The Supreme Court has nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha and has declared Senator Hope Uzodinma winner of the March 19 Governorship election in Imo. The appellant Senator Uzodinma contended that he scored the highest number of votes in the election, but the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returned Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of the State The apex court declared that the votes due to Senator Uzodinma was unlawfully excluded from the 318 polling units and be added to his votes. In a unanimous decision by the 7 man…

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