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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WE’LL REVISIT SANUSI’S DETHRONEMENT, KANO EMIRATE RESTRUCTURING – KWANKWASO

WE’LL REVISIT SANUSI’S DETHRONEMENT, KANO EMIRATE RESTRUCTURING – KWANKWASO Former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s successor and leader of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has reiterated his commitment to revisiting the contentious issues surrounding the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, and the subsequent restructuring of the Kano emirate. The NNPP leader, who played …

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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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RELOCATING CBN KEY DEPARTMENTS, FAAN, TO LAGOS ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE ABUJA’S CAPITAL STATUS – AYCF

RELOCATING CBN, FAAN’s KEY DEPARTMENTS ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE ABUJA’S CAPITAL STATUS — AYCF The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), a prominent Northern Nigerian youth organisation, has strongly condemned recent attempts to relocate key departments of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), fearing adverse consequences for Abuja’s status as the capital city and …

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TENSION HEIGHTENS IN ABUJA AS MULTINATIONALS, EMBASSIES PLAN TO RELOCATE TO LAGOS

TENSION HEIGHTENS IN ABUJA AS MULTINATIONALS, EMBASSIES PLAN RELOCATING TO LAGOS A northerner, Hidima, has alleged that several multinationals and embassies are contemplating moving from Abuja to Lagos due to escalating incidents of kidnappings and growing insecurity in the Federal Capital Territory. Hidima, a Doctor of Philosophy, shared this information on his verified X account, as sighted by Abujapress. It …

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POLICE ARREST MR. IBU’S DAUGHTER, SON OVER REFUSAL TO HAND OVER ASSETS

POLICE ARREST MR IBU’S DAUGHTER, SON, OVER REFUSAL TO HAND OVER ASSETS Both the adopted daughter of Mr Ibu, Jasmine Chioma, and the actor’s son were reportedly rearrested by the police, leading to their detention and subsequent charge to court, January 18, 2024. The charges were as a result of their refusal to comply with Mr Ibu’s wife’s demands, seeking …

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POLICE ARREST ACTIVIST DISRUPT PRESS CONFERENCE TO DEMAND SUSPENSION OF DEFENCE MINISTER MATAWALLE OVER ALLEGED N70B FRAUD

POLICE ARREST ACTIVIST, DISRUPT PRESS CONFERENCE TO DEMAND SUSPENSION OF DEFENCE MINISTER, MATAWALLE OVER ALLEGED N70B FRAUD The President of the National Movement for Defence of Democracy and Good Governance (NMDDGG), Goddie Akpama, has been whisked away by Nigerian police in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. Akpama was taken away during a press conference on Thursday. Akpama was said …

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NEW ENUGU CITY MANAGEMENT AGENCY BILL PASSES SECOND READING

NEW ENUGU CITY MANAGEMENT AGENCY BILL PASSES SECOND READING The New Enugu City Management Agency bill on Thursday passed through the second reading in the state House of Assembly. If passed, the bill is designed to decongest the Enugu metropolis. The member representing Ezeagu Constituency, Rt. Hon. Chima Obieze, while leading a debate on the bill, said the idea of …

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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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TINUBU GOVT RELOCATES FAAN HEADQUARTERS FROM ABUJA TO LAGOS

TINUBU GOVT RELOCATES FAAN HEADQUARTERS FROM ABUJA TO LAGOS The Federal Government has approved the relocation of the Federal Airport Authority (FAAN) from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja to the nation’s commercial city, Lagos. In a memo signed by FAAN Managing Director, Olubunmi Kuku, dated Monday 15th January, 2024 revealed that the Minister of Aviation, Festus Keyamo has directed …

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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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FG SUSPENDS ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE

FG SUSPENDS ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, on Wednesday, released the 2024 electricity tariffs which showed that the Federal Government is to shoulder about N1.6tn subsidy this year to avert electricity tariff hike. In the tariff review applications of the 11 power distribution companies in Nigeria, the NERC revealed what it approved as their different cost-reflective tariffs …

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AFCON 2024: HOW EAGLES TRAMPLED ON ELEPHANTS -OSIMHEN ON NIGERIAN VICTORY OVER IVORY COAST

AFCON 2023: HOW SUPER EAGLES TRAMPLED ON ELEPHANTS – OSIMHEN ON NIGERIA’S VICTORY OVER IVORY COAST Victor Osimhen has revealed the secret behind the Super Eagles victory against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire. The three-time champions defeated the hosts 1-0 in a keenly contested encounter at the Alassanne Quattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan on Thursday night. PAOK Salonica centre-back, William …

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FIRE RAZES PETROL STATION, FUEL TANKER IN ENUGU

FIRE RAZES PETROL STATION, FUEL TANKER IN ENUGU Fire has razed Station, Hanscharis Petrol, along Enugu-Abakaliki federal road by Emene Junction in Enugu State. The fire also razed a fuel tank with 13,000 premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise known as fuel. The fire ignited when the fuel tanker was discharging fuel to the underground tank, but no motorist was affected. …

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