Politics

ONLY COURT WILL DETERMINE FATE OF RIVERS LAWMAKERS WHO DEFECTED FROM PDP – INEC CHAIRMAN

ONLY COURT WILL DETERMINE FATE OF RIVERS LAWMAKERS  WHO DEFECTED FROM PDP – INEC CHAIRMAN The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has finally broke its silence on the controversy trailing the status of the members of the Rivers State House of Assembly that crossed from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Commission’s chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, …

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HOUSE OF REPS MEMBERS MEET OBASANJO, SEEK SUPPORT FOR PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM

HOUSE OF REPS MEMBERS MEET OBASANJO, SEEK SUPPORT FOR PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says members of the House of Representatives seeking to reintroduce the parliamentary system of government through constitutional amendment should get the support of the critical masses. The former president spoke in Abuja on Tuesday during a meeting with members of the House of Representatives promoting …

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OBASANJO SENDS STRONG MESSAGE TO TINUBU AFTER NIGERIANS DEMAND HIS EXIT

OBASANJO SENDS STRONG MESSAGE TO TINUBU AFTER NIGERIANS DEMANDED HIS EXIT Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that while Nigeria is a complex nation, governing it is not overly challenging. During the inauguration of the presidential lodge at the Osun State Government House, Oke- Fia, Osogbo, alongside Governor Ademola Adeleke and former governor Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola on Sunday, May …

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I WAS HIGHEST BENEFICIARY OF INCORRUPTIBLE JUDICIARY – PETER OBI

I WAS HIGHEST BENEFICIARY OF INCORRUPTIBLE JUDICIARY – PETER OBI The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general election, Mr Peter Obi, said he was the highest beneficiary of the judiciary in the country when there were incorruptible judges. Obi stated this during Justice Anthony Aniagolu’s Memorial Lecture, organised by the family and hosted by Godfrey Okoye …

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TINUBU’S REIGN OF DECEPTION, DESTITUTION AND HOPELESSNESS BY PROF USMAN YUSUF

TINUBU’S REIGN OF DECEPTION, DESTITUTION AND HOPELESSNESS, BY PROF. USMAN YUSUF Children of the poor continue to die needlessly from vaccine-preventable diseases like measles, diphtheria, diarrhea, pneumonia and meningitis due to lack of access to healthcare. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s year in office has been one like no other. He has willfully turned Nigerians into destitutes in their land of …

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EX-SENATOR TACKLES FUBARA OVER MOVE TO PROBE WIKE

EX-SENATOR TACKLES FUBARA OVER MOVE TO PROBE WIKE The former senator and elder statesman, who represented the Rivers Southeast in the National Assembly, said any attempt to initiate any probe at this stage of the crisis would be viewed as vendetta. Senator Olaka Nwogu has told Rivers State Governor, Sir. Siminalayi Fubara, that his plot to probe the past administration …

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FUBARA TO PROBE WIKE’S EIGHT YEARS AS GOVERNOR

FUBARA TO PROBE WIKE’S EIGHT YEARS AS GOVERNOR Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara has announced a plan by his administration to set up a panel of inquiry into the governance of the state. Governor Fubara stated this on Monday after swearing in Dagogo Iboroma as the Attorney General of the state shortly after the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) was …

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PETER OBI MEETS WITH ATIKU, LAMIDO, SARAKI, DISCUSSES “STATE OF THE NATION”

PETER OBI MEETS WITH ATIKU, SARAKI, LAMIDO, DISCUSSES “STATE OF THE NATION” The campaign team of Labour Party (LP) Presidential flag bearer in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi has opened up on the reason for his visit to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, erstwhile Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in Abuja. The former …

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FALANA FAULTS RIVERS GOVERNOR’S DIRECTIVE ON STATE LEGISLATURE

FALANA FAULTS RIVERS GOVERNOR’S DIRECTIVE ON STATE LEGISLATURE A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has criticized the Rivers State Governor, Simi Fubara, for directing members of the state House of Assembly to convene at the Government House for plenary. Falana, who featured in Channel Television’s Sunday Politics, emphasized that the legislature was independent of the executive arm of …

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TINUBU WARNS FUBARA, WIKE: END POLITICAL CRISIS IN RIVERS

TINUBU WARNS FUBARA, WIKE:  END POLITICAL CRISIS IN RIVERS President Bola Tinubu has issued a stern warning that he won’t tolerate the escalating feud between Rivers Governor Fubara and his predecessor Wike threatening to destabilize the state, vowing to end the conflict if they don’t resolve it democratically. The President asserted his neutrality in the ongoing political turmoil in Rivers …

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