Edo Guber: HURIWA Warns Against Army Deployment

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Monday in Abuja asked the President Muhammadu Buhari to be a Statesman and not interfere in the coming election in Edo state to select the governor of the state. HURIWA said through its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, that it was completely out of order for President Buhari to be seen extremely concerned about the outcome of the election when in actual fact as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he is holding office on behalf of the entirety of…

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Benin Monarch holds peace meeting with Gov. Obaseki and Pst. Ize-Iyamu

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba, N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare the Second has called on political parties participating in the Edo State governorship election to go about their campaigns peacefully. Aigboje Ikhuoria reports that Oba Ewuare the Second made the call at a peace meeting with the State Governor and PDP candidatate, Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, their running mates and some political leaders. Spread the love

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Fani-Kayode Sues Daily Trust, Iliyasu Gadu Over Alleged Defamation Of Character

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani Kayode has threaten to Sue the Daily Trust Newspapers and an article writer Iliyasu Gadu Over and article published on the newspapers that was tagged; FFK, THE DRUG ADDLED THUG IN DESIGNER WEARS. In a letter dated 31st August,2020 through his lawyer Adeola Adedipe want the newspaper to retract the story and apologise on another two national dailies, or pay six billion naira. The letter added; The other letter read: Spread the love

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Osinbajo Chairs Exco-Legislative Forum

In a bid to quicken legislative processes to deliver more dividends of democracy to Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated a government Consultative forum including representatives of the Executive and the legislative arms alongside APC party leaders. The forum will foster harmonious working relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government in such a way that they will both effectively work to advance the Next Level manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress. Constituting the forum at the Council Chambers in the State House, Abuja, Buhari named, Vice-President…

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Supreme Court Upholds Yahaya Bello’s Election As Kogi Governor

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in the November 16 governorship election. A seven-member panel of justices on Monday unanimously dismissed the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP candidate, Musa Wada for being unmeritorious. The main judgment read by Justice Uwani Abba-Aji said the Grounds 1, 2, 3 of the appeal hinged on alleged overvoting, card reader malfunction and electoral violence were not proved beyond a reasonable doubt. The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal which sat in Abuja had in…

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DSS Tongue Lashes Mailaifa, Warns Against Inciting Comments

The Department of State Services DSS, on Friday, warned that it would clamp down on notable personalities and groups who incite a breakdown of law and order in the country.   This is contained in A statement from the spokesman of the Service, Peter Afunanya said in line with its mandate of detecting and preventing threats and crimes; “the Service hereby reiterates its previous warning that it will henceforth not condone unruly conducts of persons and groups that ought to know better.”   He added The Service will not stand…

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Anambra Governor Obiano Suspends 12 Monarchs For Visiting President Buhari

Anambra Governor Willie Obiano  suspended 12 more traditional rulers for visiting President Muhammadu Buhari last week. The suspension was announced through a circular titled “Suspension of Twelve (12) Traditional Rulers in Anambra State,” dated August 11, 2020 by Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Mr. Greg Obi. The one-year suspension clamped on the monarchs, according to a statement, was for embarking on a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari without consultation or approval from the Government. He had suspended monarch of Ukwulu, Igwe Peter Uyanwa, over alleged petitions from…

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PDP Governors Slams Yahaya Bello, Debunks Defection Story

The PDP Governors’ Forum has debunked  as unfounded, the allegation by the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello while featuring in an interview on national  Television’s ‘on Friday night, that about 10 governors under the Peoples Democratic Party PDP are set to join the ruling All Progressives Congress APC. This is contained in a statement issued by the Director-General, PDP Governors’ Forum. C.I.D. Maduabum who said;  This statement does not merit any response but for the fact that it may demoralise PDP members and Nigerians who are not aware of the…

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Edo guber: PDP Governors’ Tasks INEC, Security Agencies on Free, Fair Election

  Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum, has admonished the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the nation’s security agencies, among others government agencies to ensure that the election is free and fair. The PDP Governors’ Forum, under the leadership of Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, made the call in its congratulatory message to Governor Godwin Obaseki on his emergence as the flag bearer of the PDP in the Edo State governorship election. The Forum, in a statement signed by…

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PDP Asks NJC To Sanction Port Harcourt Judge Over Obaseki 

The Peoples Democratic Party has written a petition to the National Judicial Council asking for sanctions for Justice E.A. Obile of the Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court, in respect of suit N0: FHC/PH/CS/69/2020. In the petition sighted on Tuesday, the PDP, which said it was the 7th defendant in the suit in question, claimed that the Plaintiff was being externally sponsored “to do the hatchet job” of perverting the judicial process to ensure that Governor Godwin Obaseki does to fly our Party’s flag in the forthcoming gubernatorial…

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