Politics

PLATEAU LAWMAKERS: BETWEEN ELECTORAL ACT AND 1999 CONSTITUTION

PLATEAU LAWMAKERS: BETWEEN ELECTORAL ACT AND 1999 CONSTITUTION The last has not been heard of the electoral tribunal system that at the Appeal Court sacked all elected officers in Plateau State yet availed a leeway for only Governor Caleb Mutfwang to be reinstated at the Supreme Court. Feeling defrauded, concerned lawmakers are poised to test some provisions of the Electoral …

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NASARAWA GOVERNOR MOCKS PDP: PROTESTS WON’T CHANGE MY SUPREME COURT VICTORY

NASARAWA GOVERNOR MOCKS PDP: PROTESTS WON’T CHANGE MY SUPREME COURT VICTORY Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said those protesting against the affirmation of his victory in the March 18 governorship election by the Supreme Court were doing so in vain as their opposition cannot change the decision of the apex court. The Governor spoke at Aso Rock presidential villa on …

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WOMAN SHOT IN LAFIA WHILE PROTESTING NAKED AGAINST SULE’S SUPREME COURT VICTORY

WOMAN SHOT IN LAFIA WHILE PROTESTING NAKED AGAINST SULE’S SUPREME COURT VICTORY A yet-to-be-identified woman was shot in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, on Friday, while protesting against the Supreme Court’s judgement affirming the election of Governor Abdullahi Sule. Protests broke out in Lafia and other parts of the state over the court verdict, which upheld Sule’s election and threw …

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LAFIA ON FIRE AS PDP SUPPORTERS PROTEST SUPREME COURT VERDICT ON NASARAWA GUBER TUSSLE

LAFIA ON FIRE AS PDP SUPPORTERS PROTEST SUPREME COURT VERDICT ON NASARAWA GUBER TUSSLE In response to the Supreme Court’s decision confirming the election victory of Governor Abdullahi Sule of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), some disgruntled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loyalists have organized a protest in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital. The demonstration has led to the complete blockade of …

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CLARK KNOCKS BUHARI SAYS EIGHT-YEAR RULE UNJUST, FILLED WITH BIGOTRY, NEPOTISM

CLARK KNOCKS BUHARI, SAYS HIS EIGHT-YEAR RULE, UNJUST, FILLED WITH BIGOTRY, NEPOTISM FORMER Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark has taken a swipe at the immediate past President, Muhammadu Buhari, saying his eight years rule was bias, unjust, nepotic, uncivil and filled with religious bigotry. Clark was reacting on Thursday to remarks by the former President …

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IS BETTA EDU GOING DOWN ALONE?, BY DONS EZE

IS BETTA EDU GO DOWN ALONE?, BY DONS EZE Following allegation that a whopping N585 million meant for poverty alleviation programme for some states in the South South region of the country was paid into a private account by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu promptly ordered the suspension of the Minister, …

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NNPP SUPPORTERS WANT KANO GOVERNOR TO REINSTATE DEPOSED EMIR SANUSI

NNPP SUPPORTERS WANT KANO GOVERNOR TO REINSTATE DEPOSED EMIR SANUSI Teeming supporters of Kano State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, have made a fresh demand. They have urged Governor Yusuf to revisit the law splitting the old Kano Emirate into five emirates, and to reinstate the deposed 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi. Emir Sanusi was dethroned by the immediate former …

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INEC VERIFIES ABURE-LED LABOUR PARTY EXCO, SAYS DOCUMENTS PROVIDED SATISFY 80% OF NEEDED MATERIALS

INEC VERIFIES ABURE-LED LABOUR PARTY EXCO, SAYS DOCUMENTS PROVIDED SATISFY 80% OF NEEDED MATERIALS The Apapa-led Executives of the Labour Party may have suffered a severe blow as a three-man panel of officers from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), led by Assistant Director EPM, Omoregie Uhunmhangho, carried out an authentication exercise at the National Secretariat of the Labour Party. …

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PDP MOVES TO RECLAIM SENATE, REPS SEATS AFTER SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT

PDP MOVES TO RECLAIM SENATE, REPS SEATS AFTER SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun moves to take back 24 legislative seats from the All Progressives Congress, APC, following the judgement of the Supreme Court. The PDP formally submitted a petition to the National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FSJC) regarding the removal …

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HOW LALONG, 22 OTHER LAWMAKERS BENEFITTED FROM APPEAL COURT’S’WRONG’JUDGEMENTS

HOW LALONG, 22 OTHER LAWMAKERS BENEFITTED FROM APPEAL COURT’S ‘WRONG’ JUDGEMENTS While the Supreme Court was settling the disputes over the governorship elections in eight states on Friday, it zoomed in on Plateau State to point out sweeping electoral injustice fostered in the state by the Court of Appeal‘s decisions on the cases arising from the 2023 general elections. In …

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