Politics

Drama as new Abia assembly speaker resigns 24 hours after election

By Emmanuel Orji, Umuahia The newly elected Speaker of the Abia House of Assembly, Chief Kennedy Njoku, has resigned his appointment, less than 24 hours after he was elected by colleagues in a very dramatic manner.

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Members impeach Abia Assembly speaker, elect replacement

By Our Correspondent The Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Martins Azubuike, has been impeached by his colleagues.

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Ekiti APC says promotion of 15,000 workers a ruse

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked claims by Governor Ayodele Fayose that he has promoted 15,000 workers in the state civil service as part of the end of the year package for civil servants.

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Adamawa deputy governor, a Christian donates Mosque to Muslims

By Aliyu Mubi, Yola The Deputy Governor of Adamawa, Mr Martins Babale, has donated a Juma’at Mosque to Dalasum community in Toungo Local Government Area of the state.

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Tension in Abia as Orji schemes to make son Assembly speaker

By Our Correspondent There appears to be palpable tension in Umuahia, the Abia State capital as the immediate past governor, Senator Theodore Orji is scheming to make his son, Chinedu the Speaker of the State House of Assembly.

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Ijaw youths to El Rufai: ‘You are inciting north against N’Delta’

By Our Correspondent Ijaw youths have accused Kaduna State Governor, Mallam El Rufai, of inciting the north against the Niger Delta region.

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Umahi endorses Ebonyi lawmakers for 2019 polls

By Achike Uche, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor, Engineer David Umahi has endorsed all the 24 members of the state House for the next legislative election in the state.

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Atiku hails military, Buhari over victory against Boko Haram

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja A former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has felicitated with officers and men of the Nigeria Army on the spectacular feat of the invasion and sacking of Camp Zero, the last Boko Haram stronghold in Sambisa Forest.

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Ekiti APC youths disown chairman over attack on Adeboye

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Some youths in the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has apoligised to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye over some comments credited to the Chairman of the party, Mr. Jide Awe.

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I don’t know my successor as Ogun governor, says Amosun

By Ahmed Shobiye, Abeokuta Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has stated that he does not know who will be the next governor of the state in 2019 but knows those who would never be.

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