Bello Hails Judiciary For Sacking Melaye

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has said the judiciary deserves commendation for nullifying the victory of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye. Bello in a statement issued at the weekend titled titled,  “Kogi West Appeal Court Verdict: Attestation that Judiciary is Impartial” released by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed said the…

Bayelsa Guber: Militants Sue For Peaceful Poll

Ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state, a militant group that calls itself 21st Century of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience has pleaded on Bayelsans to eschew violence and vote for credible candidate. The group in a statement issued on Sunday by its leader, one “General” Izon Ebi, called on the federal…

Melaye Reacts As Appeal Court Sacks Him From Senate

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has reacted to Friday’s Appeal Court judgement that nullified his victory at the 2019 National Assembly election. In a short statement issued via his Twitter account, Melaye thanked God despite the unfavourable judgement. He called on his supporters to remain law abiding….

Bayelsa Guber : Former Minister Drags APC to Court

A former Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri has dragged the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. David Lyon, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Federal High Court in Bayelsa over the outcome of the party’s gubernatorial primaries. Lokpobiri who contested the primaries told the court that he won the governorship primary having…

Obaseki Denies Plans to Leave APC, Slams Airhiavbere

Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has debunked claims by a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major General Charles Airhiavbere (rtd), that he is planning to dump the APC ahead of 2020 gubernatorial election in the state. Reacting to the claims by Airhiavbere, the Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy Crusoe Osagie…

PDP Says 2020 Budget Fraught With Padding, Fraudulent Duplications and False Performance Indices, Will Further Impoverish Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the 2020 Appropriation Bill submitted yesterday to the National Assembly by president Muhammadu Buhari. The party in a statement on Tuesday signed by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the budget proposal will further impoverish Nigerians. It called on lawmakers to redirect the budget so as…