Politics

CCT judge queries ‘use of public funds to buy vehicles for politicians’

Hon. Justice Agwadza William Atedze of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has queried the use of public funds to buy vehicles for politicians, and counselled Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to research the issues “to see how best we can reconcile our social and cultural values viz-a-viz the entire war against corruption and advise our policymakers accordingly.”

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Ojudu, an unrepentant blackmailer, hypocrite, says Fayose’s aide

 Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described the Presidential Adviser on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu as an unrepentant hypocrite and blackmailer, who should resolve issues with his immediate family before dabbling into matters concerning Nigeria and Ekiti State in particular. Olayinka, who was reacting to Ojudu’s comment that the ...

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Ali Modu-Sheriff is the PDP Chair – Supreme Court

Breaking News Supreme Court has affirmed Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff as the legitimate and authentic PDP National Chairman.

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Enugu Governor Explains Why He Has Not Conducted Council Polls In Two Years

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State said the desire to make local government system responsive to service delivery accounted for the delay in conducting council polls in the state. Ugwuanyi disclosed this on Monday in Enugu during the 2017 Democracy Day celebration at the Michael Okpara Square.

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Nigerians in South Africa call for Diaspora Voting

The Nigerian community in South Africa, on Monday, suggested that one of the ways to deepen democracy in Nigeria was to introduce Diaspora Voting. Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, the President of the Nigerian community in that country from Pretoria, made this suggestion in a telephone chat with our correspondent.

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Make sure your Sit-at-home order is optional, Ekweremadu advises IPOB, MASSOB

By Maxwell Adeleye The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra had called on citizens of South-East to stay at home on May 30 to observe their anniversary. Ekweremmadu gave the advice on Sunday at an Inter-denominational church service at the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Abakaliki, to commemorate 2017 Democracy Day ...

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Gov. Yahaya Bello breaks electoral law.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello of double registration for Permanent Voter Card against electoral law.

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Mark a failed senator, says Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has lashed out at Senator David Mark, saying he has failed his people in spite of his long years of service at ther senate.  The governor was reacting to the statement credited to Mark in Port Harcourt where he hailed Governor NyesomWike for performing and slammed Ortom for “sharing wheel barrows”   In a statement by ...

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Your ‘Kangaroo’ panel can’t probe me, Fayemi tells Fayose

Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development, has told Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, that the inauguration of a judicial commission to probe his administration in the state is an exercise in futility. Speaking through Yinka Oyebode, his media aide, Fayemi said the governor’s action is at variance with the laws of the land which makes it subjudice ...

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PDP Crisis: Supreme Court rules in favour of Makarfi faction

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filled by a factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali-Modu Sheriff, asking the court not to hear a motion by his challenger, Ahmed Makarfi.

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