Edo election: Obaseki may return to APC

Scheming for the control of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by various camps ahead of 2023 general elections has worsened the crisis rocking the ruling party. Two top chieftains of the party yesterday claimed to be its acting chairman following the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The chieftains represent two key camps of the party who are out to grab the leadership position. The upholding of the suspension of Oshiomhole by the Court of Appeal had created a vacuum in the leadership of the party. To fill the vacuum, the…

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Appeal Court sacks Oshiomhole as APC National Chairman

Oshiomole The Court Of Appeal, Abuja has affirmed the suspension of Adams  Oshiomhole as a member and National Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC. The Appellate Court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court which in March ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole as well as stopped him from parading himself as the national chairman of the party. In a unanimous judgement in the first appeal delivered by Justice Eunice onyemanam, the court held that the FCT High Court had territorial jurisdiction to have entertained the suit as…

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Glowing Tributes to DCP Abba Kyari, receives “Award For Outstanding Service”

Standing ovation to DCP Abba Kyari at the National Assembly after he was presented with Award for Outstanding Service by the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives. The House of Representatives has honoured leader of the Inspector-General of Police’ Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, over his exceptional service to the Nigeria Police Force and Nigeria. Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, was invited in the chamber during Thursday’s plenary. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, paid glowing tributes to the police officer, whom he described as an intelligent officer Mr.…

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Delay in confirmation of Uduk as DG SEC worrisome, Akwa Ibom community decries

The indigenes of Akwa Ibom resident in the FCT have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to forward to the National Assembly the name of acting Director General of Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Mrs. Mary Joseph Uduk for immediate confirmation as the substantive DG of the Commission. This is even as the indigenes under the aegis of Akwa Ibom Community Abuja are alleging that the delay in the confirmation of Mrs. Uduk is on the account that she is from the minority ethnic group, urging President Buhari to further strengthen…

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Controversy over appointment of 20 Northerners of 23 NNPC Top Position jobs unnecessary, FG Replies Nigerians

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says its appointments always adhere to the principle of merit, transparency, accountability and placement of square pegs in square holes. Kennie Obateru, NNPC spokesman said this in a statement Sunday received by www.suncitynewsng.com. The corporation in March disengaged some of its staff and appointed new top management officials. This triggered criticisms from Nigerians, Niger Delta leaders and groups. But the corporation is insisting that federal character was also a factor in the progression of the newly appointees. 23 Management Positions Appointments Under Buhari in…

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Ambassadorial List: What have we done to Buhari to deserve this injustice -FCT natives

Natives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have condemned the absence of an indigene of Abuja name from the 42 ambassadorial-designate nominees list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate for confirmation. The natives which consist of stakeholders and indegenous civil society organisations from cross sections of the FCT in an emergency press briefing yesterday questioned the offence they have committed against the present administration for them to marginalized and denied of rightful political positions. Speaking on behalf of the natives at the briefing, Commandant Isaac David, President of…

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Peterside to Wike: You’re wicked and your action is unlawful

*Wike; whether you are PDP or not, all we are saying is that nobody is above the law Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday supervised the demolition of two hotels in Eleme and Onne for violating the Executive Order 6 of the state government, which banned the operation of hotels in the state. The affected hotels, Prudent Hotel, Alode in Eleme, and Etemeteh Hotel in Onne, were said to have been operating despite the executive order barring all hotels in the 23 LGAs of the state from opening for…

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Supreme Court Nullifies Orji Uzor Kalu’s Conviction

The Supreme Court has nullified the judgment which convicted the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu. A seven-man panel of the apex court also set aside the judgment which convicted Ude Udeogu, a former Director of Finance and Account at the Abia State Government House. The Supreme Court gave the judgement on Friday, about five months after both men were convicted of corruption allegations levelled against them by the Federal Government. Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos had sentenced Senator Kalu to 12 years…

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Rural Roads and Security: Gov Sule Walking the Road Less Travelled

. By: Ismaila Y Kana Onzonu Nasarawa State, created alongside six others on October 1st, 1996 has had a tortuous ride indeed. The state is known as the home of solid minerals because of the huge mineral deposits wasting away in her bosom or sometimes mined with impunity by orientals, however, the states Economic mainstay is unarguably, Agriculture. This sector makes up over 80% of the means of livelihood of the people of Nasarawa State. From the Yam hips in Asakyo, to the mountains of Melon and sesame bags in…

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ANAMBRA GUBER: I WILL DIVERSIFY ANAMBRA ECONOMY IF GIVEN OPPORTUNITY TO GOVERN -DR MADUKA

*AS CRUDE OIL PRICE CONTINUES TO CRASH FURTHER – I WILL DIVERSIFY ANAMBRA ECONOMY IF GIVEN OPPORTUNITY TO GOVERN ANAMBRA STATE* Anambra State born and American base popular medical practitioner, Dr. Godwin Maduka, has said that he will create multiple streams of income generation if elected governor of the state come 2022 The guber hopeful, popularly known as the lion of Africa made this assertion through his official Facebook page “I had earlier said….. if elected Governor of Anambra State that I’ll create multiple streams of revenue that will make…

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