WEAC Saga: PDP lawyers reject documents backing Buhari

WEAC Saga: PDP lawyers reject documents backing Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minute The legal team of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, rejected the documents tendered regarding the allegation challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s Secondary school certificate ahead of the February 23 presidential elections. Buhari’s counsel, Wole Olanipekun, before the tribunal, said, “We have served each of the parties the schedule, we intend to tender 16 copies of newspapers report and 17 documents titled, “APC Roadmap to a new Nigeria. We seek to tender the documents”. The legal team of the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

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Protest: Shiites claim to have lost 20 members during the protest

Protest: Shiites claim to have lost 20 members during the protest

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Nigerian Shia organisation said at least 20 of its members have been killed this week during a series of protests in the capital, Abuja, against the detention of its leader. Three more members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) died in detention on Wednesday from bullet wounds they sustained, group spokesperson Ibrahim Musa said in a statement on Friday, raising the toll to 20 since Monday. No official death toll has been released by the police….

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Ministerial list :What you need to know on the screening

Ministerial list :What you need to know on the screening

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Senate on Wednesday commenced the screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Ministerial nomination. President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, had announced the Ministerial  nominees to the senate for approval. He had confirmed the receipt of the list during plenary session and went on to reel out the names. Among the ministerial nominees, were former Ministers such as: Chris Ngige, Hadi Sirika, Rotimi Amaechi, Adamu Adamu, Mohammed Adamu, Babatunde Fashola and Lai Mohammed. Others in the list are Uche Ogah, Emeka…

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See full list of Ministerial nominees

See full list of Ministerial nominees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Citing section 147 (2) of the 1999 Constitution asamended, President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded 43names of Ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation. The President nominated one person per State as well as one from the six geopolitical zones of the country. See full list below… 1. Ikechukwu Ogar (Abia) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa) 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) 4. Chris Ngige (Anambra) 5. Sharon Ikpeazu (Anambra) 6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) 7. Maryam Katagun (Bauchi) 8….

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Breaking News: Former Governors dominate Buhari’s ministerial list

Breaking News: Former Governors dominate Buhari’s ministerial list

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari has finally forwarded the list of 43 ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation and there are about 8 former governors on the list. According to sources close to the Red Chamber, on the list announced by the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, is former ministers Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu. And also, former Osun Governor Rauf Aregbesola, former Benue Governor George Akume and former Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva. Godswill…

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Cabinet List :Sanwo Olu at war with Party Members

Cabinet List :Sanwo Olu at war with Party Members

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eletu Suliyat   The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is currently enmeshed in a silent war with prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state over his choice of cabinet members. If not promptly addressed, the crisis may result to the governor inheriting the same fate that befell his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Some days ago, Governor Sanwo-Olu transmitted 25 names of his choice commissioners and special advisers to the State Assembly…

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Osun Guber: MURIC reacts to Adeleke’s defeat to Oyetola 

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has described the Supreme Court ruling on the Osun State governorship election tussle as cerebral.   The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the appeal filed by Senator Ademola of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adeleke against Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The group’s reaction came in a press statement issued to DAILY POST on Saturday by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. The statement partly reads, “This judgement is…

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Election: Tribunal gives PDP, Atiku 10 days to prove allegations against Buhari

Election: Tribunal gives PDP,  Atiku 10 days to prove allegations against Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday, allocated 10 days to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to prove their allegation that the February 23 presidential election was rigged in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. The five-member panel tribunal headed by Justice Mohammed Garba, equally gave President Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, who were cited as 1st to 3rd Respondents,…

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Osun Crises: I will be declared Osun Governor July 5 says Adeleke

Osun Crises: I will be declared Osun Governor July 5 says Adeleke

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State during last election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has on Thursday, June 27, upbeat that he would become governor of Osun State on July 5, 2019. Senator Ademola Adeleke spoke at the PDP secretariat in Osogbo, while receiving the Osun West Action Democratic Party (ADP)’s Senatorial Candidate for 2019 elections, Dr. Dotun Babayemi and his supporters, Tribune reports. The Supreme Court will next Friday deliver…

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See an ex-Governor views to herdsmen menace

See an ex-Governor views to herdsmen menace

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eletu suliyat   Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has re-echoed his fears about that kidnappings and herdsmen menace currently bedeviling the Southwest region and Nigeria at large. He said the situation won’t end soon until leaders, especially some governors stop seeing themselves as “Cabal Yes Men”. The former governor said he had warned of the challenge long ago, adding that Nigeria and its people seemed conquered by the menace. Fayose on Twitter said…

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2019 Election: See new petitions by Atiku and PDP

2019 Election: See new petitions by Atiku and PDP

Reading Time: 3 minutes PROCEEDINGS ended unexpectedly on Wednesday at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) due to the request by a lawyer to Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chris Uche (SAN) for an adjournment to enable his clients react to the responses filed against a fresh motion by Atiku and the PDP. Atiku and his party are challenging the outcome of the last presidential election at the tribunal. Although they came second behind…

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Group tells INEC chair, Mahmood to resign or be disgraced

Group tells INEC chair, Mahmood to resign or be disgraced

Reading Time: 2 minutes National Coordinator, Committee for Democratic Governance ( CDG) says Professor Yakubu Mahmood should resign or be disgraced out of office over 2019 elections’ alleged irregularities. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has after the 2019 elections come under serious attacks by many Nigerians following its alleged shoddy performances and irregularities. But the national coordinator, Committee for Democratic Governance ( CDG), Comrade Imalah Ugochanum speaking with Journalists in Asaba on Tuesday, said INEC Chairman conducted failed…

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Southwest Governors insist on state police

Southwest Governors insist on state police

Reading Time: 2 minutes The six Southwest Governors (Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo ) yesterday in Ibadan, said they were committed to protect the lives and property of their people and vowed to put their political affiliations aside and confront killer-herdsmen, banditry and other security challenges facing the region. The governors also said to successfully protect their people in the geo-political zone, it had become necessary for the federation to permit states to raise their own police…

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I have no plan to compel INEC says Atiku

I have no plan to compel INEC says Atiku

Reading Time: 2 minutes There is no plan to lead a protest should the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) rule against my bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant him access to information on the Commission’s central server, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said on Sunday. Atiku, who was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, debunked reports that he was planning to lead a protest should his request be…

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Buhari asks CBN to blacklist any firm still importing palm oil

Buhari asks CBN to blacklist any firm still importing palm oil

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to blacklist any firm, its owner and top management caught smuggling or dumping palm oil into the country. The presidential directive was disclosed by CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, at a meeting with oil palm producers on Friday, in Abuja. Emefiele warned that henceforth, those caught smuggling palm oil into the country would be blacklisted from all banking businesses and would also be blocked from…

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Lagos State Youth felicitate the elected leader of the 9th National Assembly

Lagos State Youth felicitate the elected leader of the 9th National Assembly

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eletu Suliyat Lagos State Youth felicitate the newley elected leader of the 9th National Assembly that was inaugurated on Tuesday,June 11th,2019 at the National Assembly,Abuja. According to SEN. OLAFARE COMFORT O. Member,representing Lagos West Senatorial district at the Nigerian Youth Parliament, 4TH Assembly” On behalf of the entire Youth of Lagos State, I heartily felicitate with the Senate President, Sen. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, Deputy Speaker, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, Senators representing Lagos West Senatorial District, Sen….

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Breaking :PMB signs bill for june 12 as Democracy day

Breaking :PMB signs bill for june 12 as Democracy day

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eletu Suliyat   President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday (10 June 2019) assented to the Public Holiday Amendment bill into law.   The Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, briefed State House correspondents after signing ceremony.   The new law, according to him, allows public holiday to be declared on June 12 every year while May 29th will no longer be public holiday.   May 29th will only be handing over…

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5 things to know about the new Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

5 things to know about the new Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Abideen Muhammed Senator Ahmad Lawan, representing Yobe North, has been elected as Senate President. Lawan defeated Senator Ali-Ndume with 79 votes, out of the total of 107 votes cast. 1. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is a Nigerian senator who represents the All Progressive Congress in the Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State. He became a senator in 2007. 2. He emerged as the new Senate President of the 9th National Assembly with 79 votes cast…

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CAN, others blast Buhari for attending OIC summit at Saudi Arabia

CAN, others blast Buhari for attending OIC summit at Saudi Arabia

Reading Time: 8 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari’s hurried departure for the 14th Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia, in the evening after his inauguration last Wednesday, has left many wondering why the surreptitiousness. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and some legal practitioners are of the view that the country’s membership of the body remains unconstitutional, and a smokescreen for something sinister. The apex Igbo socio–cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, joined in the criticisms,…

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