Lawan, Senate Risk Face-Off With Buhari Over NDDC Management

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday said it would not recognize the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), headed by Dr. Joy Yimebe Nunieh risking face-off with president Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate had at the plenary when the consideration of the NDDC budget forwarded to it on Tuesday by president Buhari…

Appeal Court Affirms Okorocha, Kalu Victories

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri on has affirmed the victory of Senator Rochas Okorocha, of Imo West senatorial district. The chairman of the panel, Justice R.A Ada, who read the judgment on Thursday said that the appeals filed by Senator Osita Izunaso of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Jones Onyereri of…

Abia North: Kalu Reacts to Judgment

The chief whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu has reacted to the Monday‚Äôs judgment of the National and State Assembly Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia that nullified his victory at the February 23 National Assembly election. Kalu in a statement issued by his media office on Monday declared that he will challenge the decision…

PDP Governors Say Nigeria Army Has Descended Into Criminality

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has blamed the Nigerian Military for the insecurity in the country. The Forum in a statement issued by the chairman, the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson on Monday condemned the killing of three policemen in Takum, Taraba state and a commercial motorcyclist in Abia state both last…

South East Governors Meet, to Fund Cattle Rearing [See Full Communique]

Governors of the five states in the South East geopolitical region on Sunday resolved to rally funds together to fund investments in cow rearing, rice farming, cassava, piggery, poultry and others.  The governors who met at the Enugu state government house under the chairmanship of the governor of Ebonyi state, Dave Umahi also maintained their…