Emmanuel Ogbeche

No law bars our members from contesting Senate presidency, House speakership - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has responded to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, that no law bars its members to vie for principle offices in the ninth National Assembly.

The party said its elected senators and members of the House of Representatives are constitutionally eligible [...]

Tue, 26 March 2019


My plans for Bauchi, says governor-elect

The Bauchi state governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, has unveiled his blueprint for the state, describing his victory at the polls as a rejection of the four years ‘nightmare’ of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government.

“Four years ago, the citizens of Bauchi State a [...]

Tue, 26 March 2019


Kano Rerun: Reports Of Violence Exaggerated – Commissioner

The Kano state government has dismissed claims of violence during last Saturday’s rerun elections in the state, accusing the opposition of exaggeration.

The state Commissioner of Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, in a statement on Tuesday also accused the opposition an [...]

Tue, 26 March 2019


Supplementary polls: Observer groups slam ‘Poor INEC’ · Tambuwal, Ganduje in lucky escape · Useni heads to tribunal · Bauchi knows fate Monday

The March 23 supplementary polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in five states of Benue, Bauchi, Plateau, Kano and Sokoto, have been described by observer groups as poor and characterized by impunity.

The slamming is coming on the heels of the electoral victories of Sam [...]

Sun, 24 March 2019


Gradually, the dancing senator gets his steps

Is it too early for the Dancing Senator, Ademola Adeleke, to thrill Nigerians with new dance steps, or there are more hurdles to cross?

 

 

 

Last Friday, the 3-man electoral tribunal sitting in Abuja ruled that Adeleke is the [...]

Sun, 24 March 2019


One month after polls, EU congratulates Buhari on re-election

The European Union, EU, has finally congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election.

This is coming one month after the poll which held on February 23.

A statement by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the president, Femi Adesina, on Saturday, said the EU expressed [...]

Sat, 23 March 2019


EFCC Says US Report On Nigeria’s Anti-graft War Misleading

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described as misleading a report of the United States Department of Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour over Nigeria’s anti-graft war.

 

 

 

 

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Thu, 21 March 2019


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


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