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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UTURU DECLARATION 2020: Ndigbo converge on Uturu,take stand for 2023…

The 5 World Igbo Summit held from January 2, to January 4, 2020 at Gregory University, Uturu and was attended by eminent sons and daughters of Ala Igbo. Among those in attendance were Chief John Nnia Nwodo, the President-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Navy Commordore Ebitu Ukiwe(Rtd), former Chief of General Staff, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, former Senate President and Secretary to the Federal Government, His Excellency, Ambassador George Obiozor, former Ambassador to the United States of America, His Excellency, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, former Governor ofAnambra State, His Excellency, Prof Okwesilieze Nwodo,…

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Minimum wage: FG workers reassured of payment of arrears

Federal civil servants had been reassured of payment of arrears of their consequential adjustments of the new minimum wage. A Director in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning said on condition of anonymity on Monday that the payment had since commenced. The source said some workers in various ministries, agencies and departments had started receiving payment alert from their banks. “To be frank with you, I have just received mine but hopefully other workers who have not received theirs will get it soon,” the source said. The director…

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2020: Nigeria may explode, 2020 portends further hard times for Nigerians – Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have laid landmines that may explode and ground the country in 2020 and warns Nigerians to brace up for the dictatorial regime in the new year. Prince Secondus said that with the Judiciary caged, the legislature ready and willing to rubber stamp whatever comes from the executive, media and the opposition intimidated, Nigerians should await the fang of a dictator wearing the apparel of a democrat.…

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National Assembly building may collapse soon – Senate spokesman

In response to a wide public outcry against plans to spend a whopping N37 billion on the renovation of the National Assembly; the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, Senator, Godiya Akwashike says the building is at the brink of collapse, explaining why it requires urgent repair. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday, the Senate Spokesman, said the National Assembly building which was built 20 years ago was in very bad shape; pointing out that what the National Assembly did was to simply drew the attention of the…

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Abia state government shutdown Private schools, gives reason!

Abia state government has shutdown Private Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools presently operating in Residential buildings, Warehouses, Church halls, Village/Town in the state in what she said are part of her attempts to ensure that the Abia Child is properly educated in the right environment and by the right teachers; According to a report obtained by SuncityNews, signed by Dr Kanelechi C.K. Nwangwa. Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Education Ministry of Education reads that the state government has taken the following decisions with immediate effect: All Private Nursery, Primary and Secondary…

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Akpabio/senatorial rerun: No replacement for APC

Says time for substitution over The All Progressives Congress (APC) may not field a candidate for the January 25, 2020 senatorial rerun in Akwa Ibom State, ordered by the Court of Appeal, our source learnt at the weekend. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would not allow the party to replace its candidate for the rerun, Senator Godswill Akpabio, who last week withdrew from the rerun in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom North-west senatorial district. The Court of Appeal, while giving judgment in a petition…

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Jonathan, first African leader to win Martin Luther King human rights award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was awarded in the US on Thursday for his leadership in human rights in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria. Jonathan, who was awarded in recognition of his leadership in “human rights, social justice and universal fight for freedom”, becomes the first African leader to be so honoured. The presidential award was presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by the late American human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr, best known for his human rights struggles and the I-have-a-dream speech. In statement on Friday, the…

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