Emmanuel Ogbeche

U.S. worry over military involvement, low-voter turnout in Nigeria’ elections

The United States has again expressed its worry over the interference by security forces in Nigeria’s electoral process, as well as the low voter turnout during the governorship and state assembly elections.

The worry is coming barely 48 hours to the conduct of supplementary elections in [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


Rivers Guber Collation: INEC gives roadmap to completion of process

Indications have emerged from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on the completion of the suspended Rivers state governorship election process.

The process was suspended by the electoral commission following the takeover of the collation center by suspected soldiers.

Sp [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


Glaucoma is responsible for 4.2% blind Nigerians- Expert

With a 16.7 percent National prevalence of blindness in Nigeria, Glaucoma is responsible for 4.2 percent, the Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association Committee on Eye Health, Dr. Biyi Kufo has said.

Commemorating the International Glaucoma Week, Dr Kufo said in a statement mad [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


Inside Onnoghen’s five accounts, bank official reveals all

It has come to fore the entire sum in embattled suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen,’s five accounts.

On Thursday, an official of Standard Chartered Bank, Ifeoma Okeagbue, who is the prosecution lead witness gave details of the balances on the five different accoun [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


Saraki dethroned, Tinubu keeps Lagos, Rivers boils · PDP gains Oyo, loses Gombe

It was the final knell for Senate President Bukola Saraki’s hold on Kwara politics as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, was declared winner of the governorship race by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

 

Sun, 10 March 2019


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Remi Tinubu’s reflexive hostility

When Jonathan Swift, the Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poe [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


Alleged fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-NHIS boss, Thomas, another

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, last Friday, March 8, 2019, re-arraigned former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Dr. Oluwafemi Martins Thomas, and one Kabiru Sidi, a bureau de change operator, on an amended seven-count charge bordering on money launderin [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


EFCC writes AGF, seeks Diezani’s extradition

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has informed Justice Valentine Ashi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court sitting in Apo that it has written the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, SAN, in respect to the extradition of a former Minister of Petroleum R [...]

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